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.
See also: complain, of
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Leonard Upjohn came to him, while he was making himself a cup of tea in the kitchen, and said that Cronshaw was complaining of Philip's insistence that he should have a doctor.
Neighboring residents and business owners since 2005 have filed court actions against Smith & Thompson, complaining of nausea, burning eyes, diarrhea and other ailments, court papers show.
For the average patient complaining of allergies, the initial treatment can include the stronger dilutions of antigen.
He was last seen on July 11 complaining of abdominal pains, losing weight, and being off his food.
The court found that the jail superintendent was entitled to qualified immunity from liability for his decision to have the pretrial detainee shackled when outside of his cell based on the wording of the note that the detainee had sent to the superintendent complaining of his loss of commissary privileges, because the right to complain to prison administrators was not clearly established.
We have been contacted by hundreds of workers who have been complaining of these problems for years, and the City just doesn't seem to want to address their complaints.
The court found that the jail superintendent was entitled to qualified immunity from liability for his decision to have the pretrial detainee shackled when outside of his cell based on the wording of the note that the detainee bad sent to the superintendent complaining of his loss of commissary privileges, because the right to complain to prison administrators was not clearly established.
Percival, the AL saves leader with 29, was at a hospital being examined by a neurologist after complaining of dizzy spells for the third time in three days.