To dream that you have an illness denotes despair, unpleasant changes, or some emotional breakdown. The illness may be symbolic of your inability to cope with a situation. You see that being ill is an easy way out. On a more direct note, this dream may signal you to pay closer attention to your health especially to the areas of body revealed in the dream.
In particular, to dream that you have a terminal illness or disease implies that you are living on "borrowed time". The dream is a reminder that life is too precious and that you need to make the most of your time everyday. Alternatively, to have a terminal illness in your dream signifies hopelessness, grief and self-pity. What area of your life is making you feel this way?
Having an illness in a dream represents a sickening character, or a hypocrite. Finding oneself ill in a dream means enjoying a good health for that year, or it could mean loss of devotion and lack of piety. If a warrior finds himself sick in a dream, it means that he will be wounded. If one sees his wife sick in a dream, it means that she is negligent of her religious obligations. If a sick person sees himself riding an ox, or a swine in a dream, it means his death. A feverish illness in a dream means pressure caused by a ruler. Feeling sick, or feeling down with an undiagnosed illness in a dream means spending money, or wasting it in ways other than on God’s path. In a dream, illness mostly denotes religious disobedience and religious disdain. If one’s sick child recovers from an illness in a dream, it means his death. If one sees the entire city suffering from an illness in a dream, it means a war, or a siege. If one sees himself ill in a dream, it also means victory over his enemy and enjoying a happy life. Otherwise, seeing anyone suffering from an illness in a dream means lack of work, and for a rich person it means becoming needy. If a business traveller sees himself ill and desiring something in his dream, it means that his business deal will not fall through, for physicians mostly do not grant their patients their wishes. If a bedridden person sees himself freeing a slave from bondage in a dream, it means his death, for a dead person has no property. Seeing a friend sick in a dream means that one will suffer from the same illness. Illness in a dream also signifies spending money, repentance, prayers, supplications, im- ploring, while falling in love in a dream means a sickness. Seeing two of one’s children sick in a dream means that one may suffer from trachoma or ophthalmia, for one’s eyes in a dream represent his children. Illness in a dream means that one has lost something to his adversary. Seeing one’s father ill in a dream means having a migraine headache, for one’s father in a dreams also represents his head. An illness in a dream also signifies falsehood and corruption. If one sees himself suffering from a terminal illness in a dream, it means that his sins will be forgiven, and he will die with God Almighty pleased with him. An illness in a dream also signifies a calamity, distress, fear of something, desiring something, or trouble. The illness of a woman in a dream represents her step daughters from her husband. Man’s sickness in a dream also could signify abstaining from sexual course with his wife during her menstrual period. The illness of scholars means weakness in their religious adherence. The sickness of a ruler means religious failure, or that he may die in that same year. The illness of a teacher in a dream means separation from his students. The illness of a child in a dream means distress and worries for his parents. The death of a suffering old person, or someone with a terminal illness in a dream means relief. The death of an animal in a dream means lack of benefits. A plague in a dream means drought, or prosperity for physicians as well as for undertakers. Complaining about some pain in a dream means distress, unless if the one complaining in the dream is an opponent, then it means victory and joy for the person seeing the dream.
For a woman dreaming of her own illness, foretells that some unforeseen event will throw her into a frenzy of despair by causing her to miss some anticipated visit or entertainment. See Sickness.
To dream of mental illness represents you or someone else that has difficulty controlling behavior that is considered unacceptable or abnormal. A mental illness may also reflect feelings about yourself having embarrassing habits or dependencies that you are trying to control.
Alternatively, a mental illness may reflect feelings about yourself or others having bad habits you want to keep controlled. It may also reflect feelings about bad or embarrassing habits you feel make you dangerous.
A chronic illness in a dream means hindrances or suspension of one’s travel plans, or difficulties in earning one’s livelihood in a work that involves using one’s hands and feet, or it could represent impediments to achieving one’s goal.
To dream of being seasick represents feelings of wanting to do nothing except get a negative or uncertain situation over with. Regretting having decided to try to confront a problem. Having a lot of difficulty confronting your honest emotions as you face an issue. Feeling uneasy about having to endure uncertainty.
To dream that you or others are sick denotes discordance and trouble in your life. It may signal a part of yourself that needs to be healed, either physically or mentally. Perhaps you are wallowing in your own self-pity. You need to quit feeling sorry for yourself.
To dream that you have AIDS indicates that your psychological integrity is being attacked. You feel defenseless, weak and powerless.
To dream that your mate has AIDS suggests that you are in an unhealthy or destructive relationship. There is something that you are not expressing to each other.
To dream that someone else has AIDS signifies your need to be more compassionate and sympathetic to others. Alternatively, the dream may be a pun on "aid". Perhaps someone is looking for your help in something.
If you dream of being affected with AIDS it represents your insecurities, something of you are not capable to manage and your consciousness is being affected by it. The dream symbolizes your personality which you can not protect for some reasons. What you have to do, is find out what barriers you are facing and then you will be able to pass them. When you see your friend having an AIDS it represents your friendship with that person you have a dream being in mystery and conundrum. It could be a sign of you and your friend not sorting out the problems you have. You should be very patient, as this friendship must be restored.
To dream that you are a patient suggests that you are going through a healing process. Alternatively, this dream may be a pun on your need for patience. Remember that good things come to those who wait.
To dream that you are a thief suggests that you are afraid of losing what you have. Perhaps you feel that you are undeserving of the things you already have. Alternatively, to dream that you are a thief indicates that you are overstepping your boundaries in some situation or relationship.
To dream that you are a witness to a theft or a victim of theft indicates that someone is wasting your time and/or stealing your energy and ideas. Perhaps you feel robbed in some way.
In a dream, a thief represents an illness, deficiency in one’s character, or a physical ailment. If the thief is a black man, it means that the illness relates to one’s black bile. If the color of his skin is red, then it relates to one’s blood. If the color of his skin is yellow, then it relates to his galls. If the color of his skin is white, then it relates to his chest and phlegm. Whatever a thief takes in the dream should be interpreted in relation to the substance of what he took. If he takes nothing from one’s house, then it denotes a passing ailment. If one catches the thief, or holds to his shirt in the dream, it means that he knows the cure. A thief in a dream also represents an assassin, the angel of death, a visitor, or someone asking for marriage. If there is a sick person in the house and a thief enters that house in a dream, it means the death of the ailing person. If a thief comes to one’s house and takes nothing from it in a dream, it means the recovery of sick person from his illness. A thief in a dream also can be interpreted to represent a cunning person, a deceiver, an adulterer, a hunter, a backbiter, someone who asks for things that do not belong to him, a lion, a snake, a Satan, eavesdropping, or one’s mind, desire and passions. If a scholar sees a thief in his dream, it means that he will learn wisdom from an anecdote. A thief in a dream also represents a liar, or the humiliation inflicted upon such a person.
Dreaming of being a thief and that you are pursued by officers, is a sign that you will meet reverses in business, and your social relations will be unpleasant. If you pursue or capture a thief, you will overcome your enemies. See Stealing.
To dream that you have cancer denotes hopelessness, grief, self-pity, and unforgiveness. You feel you are wasting your life away. This dream also represents areas in your life which are bothering you, disturbing you, and hurting you in some emotional way. An emotional issue is eating away at you.
To dream that you are being treated for cancer signifies a positive change in your life.
To dream that someone has cancer indicates that you need to change your negative way of thinking before it eats away at you. Start being more positive.
To dream that someone is a Cancer sign symbolizes your tendency to keep and hold on to everything. You have a lot of power and influence. The Cancer sign also indicates that you tend to be sensitive, moody and emotional. You are also very family oriented.
To have one successfully treated in a dream, denotes a sudden rise from obscure poverty to wealthy surroundings. Dreaming of a cancer, denotes illness of some one near you, and quarrels with those you love. Depressions may follow to the man of affairs after this dream. Dreaming of a cancer, foretells sorrow in its ugliest phase. Love will resolve itself into cold formality, and business will be worrying and profitless.