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Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hantavirus-pulmonary-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351844

Jun 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis Blood tests can reveal if your body has made antibodies to a hantavirus. Your doctor may order other laboratory tests to rule out other conditions with similar symptoms. Treatment Specific treatment options for hantavirus pulmonary syndrome are limited. But the prognosis improves with early recognition, immediate hospitalization and adequate support for breathing. Supportive therapy P...

TMJ disorders - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tmj/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350949

Dec 27th, 2018 - Care at Mayo Clinic for TMJ disorders Team approach. For complicated problems, team members work together to address your TMJ disorder in a coordinated way. Your team may include a dentist, oral and maxillofacial surgeon, pain management specialist, and others, if needed. Diagnostic and treatment options. Mayo clinic experts can offer advanced diagnostic evaluations and a variety of treatment o...

Non-Drug Pain Management
https://medlineplus.gov/nondrugpainmanagement.html

Aug 26th, 2018 - What is pain? Pain is a signal in your nervous system that something may be wrong. It is an unpleasant feeling, such as a prick, tingle, sting, burn, or ache. Pain may be sharp or dull. It may come and go, or it may be constant. You may feel pain in one area of your body, such as your back, abdomen, chest, pelvis, or you may feel pain all over. There are two types of pain: Acute pain usually co...

Calciphylaxis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/calciphylaxis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20370568

Jun 7th, 2018 - Calciphylaxis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Calciphylaxis is a complicated disease that requires specialists in nephrology, dermatology, plastic surgery, endocrinology, infectious disease, wound care, pain management and other areas to work together to treat people with calciphylaxis. Each year, almost 400 people receive calciphylaxis care at Mayo Clinic. Advanced treatment. M...

Osteomalacia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteomalacia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355520

Apr 28th, 2017 - Diagnosis Osteomalacia can be difficult to diagnose. To pinpoint the cause and to rule out other bone disorders, such as osteoporosis, you might undergo one or more of the following tests: Blood and urine tests. These help detect low levels of vitamin D and problems with calcium and phosphorus. X-rays. Slight cracks in your bones that are visible on X-rays are characteristic of osteomalacia. Bo...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hantavirus-pulmonary-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351844?p=1

sis Blood tests can reveal if your body has made antibodies to a hantavirus. Your doctor may order other laboratory tests to rule out other conditions with similar symptoms. Treatment Specific treatment options for hantavirus pulmonary syndrome are limited. But the prognosis improves with early recognition, immediate hospitalization and adequate support for breathing. Supportive therapy People ...

Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteomalacia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355520?p=1

sis Osteomalacia can be difficult to diagnose. To pinpoint the cause and to rule out other bone disorders, such as osteoporosis, you might undergo one or more of the following tests: Blood and urine tests. These help detect low levels of vitamin D and problems with calcium and phosphorus. X-rays. Slight cracks in your bones that are visible on X-rays are characteristic of osteomalacia. Bone bio...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/calciphylaxis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20370568?p=1

hylaxis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Calciphylaxis is a complicated disease that requires specialists in nephrology, dermatology, plastic surgery, endocrinology, infectious disease, wound care, pain management and other areas to work together to treat people with calciphylaxis. Each year, almost 400 people receive calciphylaxis care at Mayo Clinic. Advanced treatment. Mayo Cl...

Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tmj/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350949?p=1

t Mayo Clinic for TMJ disorders Team approach. For complicated problems, team members work together to address your issues in a coordinated way. The team may include a dentist, oral and maxillofacial surgeon, pain management specialist and others, if needed. Surgical treatment. It's rare to need surgery on the temporomandibular joint, but when it's necessary, Mayo Clinic oral and maxillofacial ...

Nerve Blocks
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/nervous_system_disorders/nerve_blocks_134,128

Nerve blocks, or neural blockades, are procedures that can help prevent or manage many different types of pain. They are often injections of medicines that block pain from specific nerves. They can be used for pain relief as well as total loss of feeling if needed for surgery. Perhaps the best-known nerve block is an epidural. Many pregnant women ask for an epidural during childbirth to ease th...

Metabolic Myopathy
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/nervous_system_disorders/Metabolic_Myopathy_22,MetabolicMyopathy

What You Need to Know Metabolic myopathies are rare genetic diseases that affect metabolism — the processes through which the body’s cells convert fuel sources into usable energy. People with metabolic myopathies lack certain enzymes involved in providing energy that helps muscles contract. Metabolic myopathy can cause a serious reaction to general anesthesia called malignant hyperthermia.  Tre...

After Surgery: Discomforts and Complications
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/surgical_care/after_surgery_discomforts_and_complications_85,P01390

What are some common postoperative discomforts? The amount of discomfort following surgery depends on many things, including the type of surgery performed. Typical discomforts may include: Nausea and vomiting from general anesthesia Sore throat (caused by the tube placed in the windpipe for breathing during surgery) Soreness, pain, and swelling around the incision site Restlessness and sleeples...

Patient-Controlled Analgesia Pumps
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/nervous_system_disorders/patient-controlled_analgesia_pumps_134,96

Patient-controlled analgesia (PCA) is a type of pain management that lets you decide when you will get a dose of pain medicine. In some situations, PCA may be a better way of providing pain relief than calling for someone (typically a nurse) to give you pain medicine. With PCA you don't need to wait for a nurse. And you can get smaller doses of pain medicine more often. With this type of pain t...

Postoperative Management
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/surgical_care/postoperative_management_85,P01397

Recovering From Surgery / Intensive Care After Surgery: Discomforts and Complications Pain Management Discharge Planning

Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/pediatrics/cleft_lipcleft_palate_90,P01847

Causes Symptoms Diagnosis and Treatment Recovery Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate: What You Need to Know Cleft lip and cleft palate are among the most common congenital facial differences (or birth defects) in children. These birth differences arise when the tissues and bone inside the mouth do not fuse properly, resulting in a space in the upper lip and/or palate. Both cleft lip and cleft palate sur...

Circumcision
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/test_procedures/urology/circumcision_135,31

(Penis Foreskin Removal) Procedure overview Circumcision is the surgical removal of the foreskin that covers the tip of the penis. It is usually done on the first or second day after the baby’s birth. Circumcision can be done on older children and adults, but this can be more complicated because it needs general anesthesia.  Circumcision is a relatively simple procedure that is done in the hosp...

Circumcision for Children
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/pediatrics/circumcision_for_children_90,P03080

What is circumcision for children? Circumcision is a surgery to remove the skin covering the end of the penis. This is called the foreskin.  This surgery is most often done 1 or 2 days after a baby boy’s birth. Circumcision can also be done on older boys. This can be more complex. An older boy may need medicine (general anesthesia) to put him to sleep during the procedure.   Why might my child ...

Cryotherapy (Cold Therapy) for Pain Management
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/nervous_system_disorders/cryotherapy_cold_therapy_for_pain_management_134,95

Cryotherapy literally means cold therapy. When you press a bag of frozen peas on a swollen ankle or knee, you are treating your pain with a modern (although basic) version of cryotherapy. Cryotherapy can be applied in various ways, including icepacks, coolant sprays, ice massage, and whirlpools, or ice baths. When used to treat injuries at home, cryotherapy refers to cold therapy with ice or ge...

Cleft Lip/Cleft Palate
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/plastic_surgery/cleft_lip_and_palate_in_children_90,P01847

Causes Symptoms Diagnosis and Treatment Recovery Cleft Lip and Cleft Palate: What You Need to Know Cleft lip and cleft palate are among the most common congenital facial differences (or birth defects) in children. These birth differences arise when the tissues and bone inside the mouth do not fuse properly, resulting in a space in the upper lip and/or palate. Both cleft lip and cleft palate sur...

Sympathetic Nerve Blocks for Pain
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/healthlibrary/conditions/adult/orthopaedic_disorders/sympathetic_nerve_blocks_for_pain_135,54

A sympathetic nerve block is believed by many pain health care providers to be an effective method for controlling chronic pain.  However, there is not a great deal of medical evidence to show whether these blocks are actually helpful. This therapy targets the sympathetic nervous system, a series of nerves that spread out from your spine to your body to help control several involuntary body fun...