Emojis are available on all platforms like Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. You can send different type of smiling face and other symbols to express instead of sending full text message. You can simply send a “Face with Medical Mask” emoji to indicate you catch flu or not feeling well. Similarly, people also use “Face with Thermometer” emoji for general sickness like fever. If you wonder how to type these sick emoji faces, here are various options for you.
Unwell or Sick Emoji Symbols
Unicode consortium maintains the standard for all emoji symbols. It assigns a unique codepoint for each emoji to facilitate the character encoding. Operating systems like Windows/macOS and applications like Facebook/Twitter can use this unique codepoint and display the emoji with different styles. Unwell or sick face is a group under “Smileys & Emotions” section of official Unicode emoji. It contains 11 emoji symbols to indicate different kind of sickness.
How to Type Unwell or Sick Emoji Symbols?
Using alt code shortcuts is the quickest way to type these symbols in Windows computers. However, you can also use emoji panel in Windows and Character Viewer in macOS for this purpose.
Alt Code Shortcuts for Unwell or Sick Emoji
Here is a list of unwell or sick face emoji symbols you can insert in Windows applications with alt code shortcuts. The “Windows Shortcut” is in decimal format and the “Word Shortcut” is in hexadecimal format.
|Emoji||Name||Windows Shortcut||Word Shortcut||Unicode Point|
|😷||Face With Medical Mask||Alt + 128567||1F637 Alt + X||U+1F637|
|🤒||Face With Thermometer||Alt + 129298||1F912 Alt + X||U+1F912|
|🤕||Face With Head-Bandage||Alt + 129301||1F915 Alt + X||U+1F915|
|🤢||Nauseated Face||Alt + 129314||1F922 Alt + X||U+1F922|
|🤮||Face Vomiting||Alt + 129326||1F92E Alt + X||U+1F92E|
|🤧||Sneezing Face||Alt + 129319||1F927 Alt + X||U+1F927|
|🥵||Hot Face||Alt + 129397||1F975 Alt + X||U+1F975|
|🥶||Cold Face||Alt + 129398||1F976 Alt + X||U+1F976|
|🥴||Woozy Face||Alt + 129396||1F974 Alt + X||U+1F974|
|😵||Dizzy Face||Alt + 128565||1F635 Alt + X||U+1F635|
|🤧||Exploding Head||Alt + 129327||1F92F Alt + X||U+1F927|
Using Windows Shortcut
Follow the below instructions to use the alt code in Windows:
- Turn on NumLock on your keyboard.
- Hold one of the alt keys and type the code using number pad.
- Release the alt key to make the symbol.
- For example, alt + 128565 will make the dizzy face emoji like 😵.
Using Word Shortcut
The above method works on all Windows native and third-party applications. However, you need to type the numbers with number pad that does not come with modern day laptop keyboards. The alternate option is to use the hexadecimal code as a shortcut.
- Open Microsoft Word document.
- Type the hexadecimal code and then press alt + x keys together.
- This will convert the code into corresponding emoji symbol.
- For example, 1F927 Alt + X will make the sneezing face emoji like 🤧.
Remember, this method will only works on Microsoft Word documents. You may need to copy and paste the emoji if you want to insert on other applications.
Using Emoji Panel in Windows 10 Computers
If alt code and alt + x shortcuts are not working, you still have one more option.
- Press “Win + Dot” or “Win + Semicolon” shortcut keys.
- This will open emoji panel in Windows 10 based computers.
- Type the emoji to filter and insert on your application.
Insert Unwell or Sick Emoji in macOS
There are no keyboard shortcuts available for macOS. However, you can use the Character Viewer app to insert sick emoji symbols.
- Press “Command + Control + Space” shortcut keys or go to “Edit > Emoji & Symbols” menu. This works on all native and third party applications.
- Type the sick emoji name or the hexadecimal code to filter the symbol.
- Double click to insert on the cursor’s position.
Using in HTML Documents
HTML accepts the decimal and hexadecimal codes in specified format. Below is the code example for inserting Vomiting Face emoji 🤮. You can replace the codes to insert other emoji symbols.
Generally, emoji are solid symbols in macOS and social applications. Even Microsoft Office 365 applications on Mac will show the emoji symbols in beautiful colors.
However, Windows will display them as a line diagram on all Office applications like Word, Excel and PowerPoint. You can customize these line diagram emoji by applying various text effects and changing font colors.
Here is a summary image for all sick emoji shortcuts. You can download and use it as offline reference.