Asymptomatic

Definition

Asymptomatic means there are no symptoms. A person is said to be asymptomatic if:

     
  • An illness or condition is present without recognizable symptoms.  
  • He or she has recovered from an illness or condition and no longer has any symptoms.  
  • He or she is healthy.  
  • A particular illness or condition does not generally produce symptoms.

Johns Hopkins patient information

Last revised: December 7, 2012
by Mamikon Bozoyan, M.D.

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