complain of (something)

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complain of (something)

To state the physical ailments or symptoms of illness that one is experiencing. The appendicitis patient came into the ER complaining of stomach pain.
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complain of something

to moan and suffer from a disease; to report the symptoms of a disease or health condition. Kenneth complained of a headache and general weakness. The patient was complaining of a headache.
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Akbar Hussain complained of the independent monitors raids on school and reporting absence of watchmen while they have had completed their duty hours already.
About 60 students who had complained of health problems were treated at the scene, some having to be hosed off in a decontamination chamber.
reported that 40% of their patients complained of fatigue, 63% complained of weight gain, and 35% complained of low libido.
A 33-year-old man complained of nasal obstruction and watery rhinitis of 1 year's duration.
Nixon, who was convicted of murder at Preston Crown Court in 1989, first complained of abdominal pains in October 1999 but was not diagnosed with stomach cancer until after he was admitted to hospital on July 20 this year.
The Denver Post reported on May 11, 1993: "A bizarre infestation of three common fungi and one mystery mold has closed a mile-long utility tunnel beneath Denver's new airport after workers complained of respiratory troubles.
Mary's Catholic Church was evacuated Sunday morning after some parishioners complained of burning eyes, dry throat and coughing.
In 1997, Moore et al reported that half of the 222 patients in their series complained of persistent nasal obstruction despite the presence of a large airway.
Debra Levy, a single mother with three children in Sherman Oaks, said her landlord recently tried to evict her after she complained of discriminatory treatment by the manager.
Manager Terry Collins said Percival first complained of dizziness Thursday, both before and after pitching against Minnesota for his 29th save.
After eating Nablusi Kanafa - phyllo dough filled with white cheese soaked in sugary syrup - Arafat complained of a severe pain in his right molar.
About 150 students at Fair Avenue School were forced to return T-shirts they had received as DARE program graduates after some complained of itchy red skin, authorities said Friday.
Hoggatt's mother, Verna Hoggatt, said she believes her son would be alive today if he had been taken out of the game when he first complained of pain and of having suffered a blackout.
In 1991, female Navy officers complained of being groped and fondled along with other women by drunk male Navy officers at a convention of Naval aviators in a Las Vegas hotel.
Teammates said later that Hoggatt had complained of tingling or numbness in his legs following a play in which he had run nearly 70 yards down field to make a tackle.