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Anhidrosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anhidrosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20369400

Dec 2nd, 2019 - Overview Anhidrosis is the inability to sweat normally. When you don't sweat (perspire), your body can't cool itself, which can lead to overheating and sometimes to heatstroke — a potentially fatal condition. Anhidrosis — sometimes called hypohidrosis — can be difficult to diagnose. Mild anhidrosis often goes unrecognized. Dozens of factors can cause the condition, including skin trauma and cer...

Gastritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gastritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20355807

Oct 22nd, 2019 - Overview Stomach and pyloric valve Stomach and pyloric valve Your stomach is a muscular sac about the size of a small melon that expands when you eat or drink to hold as much as a gallon of food or liquid. Once your stomach pulverizes the food, strong muscular contractions (peristaltic waves) push the food toward the pyloric valve, which leads to the upper portion of your small intestine (duode...

Gastritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gastritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355813

Oct 22nd, 2019 - Diagnosis Endoscopy Endoscopy Endoscopy An endoscopy procedure involves inserting a long, flexible tube (endoscope) down your throat and into your esophagus. A tiny camera on the end of the endoscope lets your doctor examine your esophagus, stomach and the beginning of your small intestine (duodenum). Although your doctor is likely to suspect gastritis after talking to you about your medical hi...

Zollinger-Ellison syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/zollinger-ellison-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20379042

Oct 22nd, 2019 - Overview Zollinger-Ellison syndrome is a rare condition in which one or more tumors form in your pancreas or the upper part of your small intestine (duodenum). These tumors, called gastrinomas, secrete large amounts of the hormone gastrin, which causes your stomach to produce too much acid. The excess acid then leads to peptic ulcers, as well as to diarrhea and other symptoms. Zollinger-Ellison...

Zollinger-Ellison syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/zollinger-ellison-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20379046

Oct 22nd, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will base a diagnosis on the following: Medical history. Your doctor will ask about your signs and symptoms and review your medical history. Blood tests. A sample of your blood is analyzed to see whether you have elevated gastrin levels. While elevated gastrin may indicate tumors in your pancreas or duodenum, it also can be caused by other conditions. For example, gastrin ...

Dehydration - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dehydration/symptoms-causes/syc-20354086

Sep 18th, 2019 - Overview Dehydration occurs when you use or lose more fluid than you take in, and your body doesn't have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. If you don't replace lost fluids, you will get dehydrated. Anyone may become dehydrated, but the condition is especially dangerous for young children and older adults. The most common cause of dehydration in young children is s...

Dehydration - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dehydration/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354092

Sep 18th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor can often diagnose dehydration on the basis of physical signs and symptoms. If you're dehydrated, you're also likely to have low blood pressure, especially when moving from a lying to a standing position, a faster than normal heart rate and reduced blood flow to your extremities. To help confirm the diagnosis and pinpoint the degree of dehydration, you may have other tests...

Pancreatitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20360233

Sep 6th, 2019 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose pancreatitis include: Blood tests to look for elevated levels of pancreatic enzymes Stool tests in chronic pancreatitis to measure levels of fat that could suggest your digestive system isn't absorbing nutrients adequately Computerized tomography (CT) scan to look for gallstones and assess the extent of pancreas inflammation Abdominal ultrasound t...

Airplane ear - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/airplane-ear/symptoms-causes/syc-20351701

Jul 30th, 2019 - Overview Airplane ear (ear barotrauma) is the stress on your eardrum that occurs when the air pressure in your middle ear and the air pressure in the environment are out of balance. You might get airplane ear when on an airplane that's climbing after takeoff or descending for landing. Airplane ear is also called ear barotrauma, barotitis media or aerotitis media. Self-care steps — such as yawni...

E. coli - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/e-coli/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372064

Jul 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose illness caused by E. coli infection, your doctor will send a sample of your stool to a laboratory to test for the presence of E. coli bacteria. The bacteria may be cultured to confirm the diagnosis and identify specific toxins, such as those produced by E. coli O157:H7. Treatment For illness caused by E. coli, no current treatments can cure the infection, relieve symptoms ...

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...

Frostbite - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frostbite/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372661

Mar 19th, 2019 - Diagnosis The diagnosis of frostbite is usually made based on your signs and symptoms, the appearance of your skin, and a review of recent activities in which you were exposed to cold. Your doctor may conduct tests, such as an X-ray, a bone scan or an MRI. These can help him or her determine the severity of your frostbite and check whether bone or muscle is damaged. Mayo Clinic Minute: Why the ...

Frostbite - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frostbite/symptoms-causes/syc-20372656

Mar 19th, 2019 - Overview Frostbite Frostbite Superficial frostbite, as seen here on the tip of a finger, is most common on the fingers, toes, nose, ears, cheeks and chin. Frostbite is an injury caused by freezing of the skin and underlying tissues. First your skin becomes very cold and red, then numb, hard and pale. Frostbite is most common on the fingers, toes, nose, ears, cheeks and chin. Exposed skin in col...

Hypothermia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypothermia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352688

Mar 12th, 2019 - Diagnosis The diagnosis of hypothermia is usually apparent based on a person's physical signs and the conditions in which the person with hypothermia became ill or was found. Blood tests also can help confirm hypothermia and its severity. A diagnosis may not be readily apparent, however, if the symptoms are mild, as when an older person who is indoors has symptoms of confusion, lack of coordina...

Hypothermia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypothermia/symptoms-causes/syc-20352682

Mar 12th, 2019 - Overview Hypothermia is a medical emergency that occurs when your body loses heat faster than it can produce heat, causing a dangerously low body temperature. Normal body temperature is around 98.6 F (37 C). Hypothermia (hi-poe-THUR-me-uh) occurs as your body temperature falls below 95 F (35 C). When your body temperature drops, your heart, nervous system and other organs can't work normally. L...

Rotavirus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rotavirus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351306

Mar 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis Rotavirus is often diagnosed based on symptoms and a physical exam. A stool sample may be analyzed in a lab to confirm the diagnosis. Treatment There's no specific treatment for a rotavirus infection. Antibiotics and antivirals won't help a rotavirus infection. Usually, the infection resolves within three to seven days. Preventing dehydration is the biggest concern. To prevent dehydra...

Rotavirus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rotavirus/symptoms-causes/syc-20351300

Mar 11th, 2019 - Overview Rotavirus is a very contagious virus that causes diarrhea. It's the most common cause of diarrhea in infants and children worldwide, resulting in over 215,000 deaths annually. Before the development of a vaccine, most children in the United States had been infected with the virus at least once by age 5. Although rotavirus infections are unpleasant, you can usually treat this infection ...

Diabetes insipidus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetes-insipidus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351274

Feb 15th, 2019 - Diagnosis Some of the tests doctors use to diagnose diabetes insipidus include: Water deprivation test. While being monitored by a doctor and health care team, you'll be asked to stop drinking fluids for several hours. To prevent dehydration while fluids are restricted, ADH allows your kidneys to decrease the amount of fluid lost in the urine. While fluids are being withheld, your doctor will m...

Malignant hyperthermia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/malignant-hyperthermia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353752

Dec 7th, 2018 - Diagnosis Malignant hyperthermia is diagnosed using genetic testing. Treatment If you have a family history of malignant hyperthermia or have a family member who has problems with anesthesia, tell your surgeon and anesthesiologist prior to surgery. This step allows your doctors to prepare for and respond quickly to any reactions. A drug called dantrolene (Dantrium) is used to treat the reaction...

Systemic capillary leak syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/systemic-capillary-leak-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20378147

Dec 7th, 2018 - Overview Systemic capillary leak syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by repeated flares of massive leakage of plasma from blood vessels into neighboring body cavities and muscles. This results in a sharp drop in blood pressure that, if not treated, can lead to organ failure and death. Also called Clarkson's disease, this condition can be mistaken for severe reactions to widespread infecti...

Malignant hyperthermia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/malignant-hyperthermia/symptoms-causes/syc-20353750

Dec 7th, 2018 - Overview Malignant hyperthermia is a condition that triggers a severe reaction to certain drugs used as part of anesthesia for surgery. Without prompt treatment, the disease can be fatal. The genes that cause malignant hyperthermia are inherited. In most cases, no signs or symptoms of the condition exist until you are exposed to anesthesia. Treatments for the condition include medication and ic...

Sepsis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sepsis/symptoms-causes/syc-20351214

Nov 15th, 2018 - Overview Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening condition caused by the body's response to an infection. The body normally releases chemicals into the bloodstream to fight an infection. Sepsis occurs when the body's response to these chemicals is out of balance, triggering changes that can damage multiple organ systems. If sepsis progresses to septic shock, blood pressure drops dramatically. ...

Pyloric stenosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pyloric-stenosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351421

Oct 22nd, 2018 - Diagnosis Your baby's doctor will start with a physical examination. Sometimes, the doctor can feel an olive-shaped lump — the enlarged pyloric muscle — when examining the baby's abdomen. Peristaltic waves in the baby's abdomen are another telltale sign of pyloric stenosis. Your doctor might also recommend: Blood tests to check for dehydration or electrolyte imbalance or both Ultrasound to view...

Asthma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/asthma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369660

Sep 12th, 2018 - Diagnosis Physical exam To rule out other possible conditions — such as a respiratory infection or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) — your doctor will do a physical exam and ask you questions about your signs and symptoms and about any other health problems. Tests to measure lung function You may also be given lung (pulmonary) function tests to determine how much air moves in and ou...

Epiglottitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/epiglottitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372231

Sep 7th, 2018 - Diagnosis If the medical team suspects epiglottitis, the first priority is to ensure that your or your child's airway is open and that enough oxygen is getting through. The team will monitor your or your child's breathing and blood oxygen level. If oxygen saturation levels drop too low, you or your child may need help breathing. Tests after stabilizing breathing Throat examination. Using a flex...

Epiglottitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/epiglottitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20372227

Sep 7th, 2018 - Overview Throat anatomy Throat anatomy Your throat includes your esophagus, windpipe (trachea), voice box (larynx), tonsils and epiglottis. Epiglottitis is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when the epiglottis — a small cartilage "lid" that covers your windpipe — swells, blocking the flow of air into your lungs. A number of factors can cause the epiglottis to swell — burns fr...

Diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-hyperosmolar-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20371505

May 2nd, 2018 - Diagnosis For diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome, prompt diagnosis is critical. The emergency medical team will do a physical and mental status exam and may ask those who are with you about your medical history. Lab tests You'll likely have blood and urine tests to measure your blood sugar level and kidney function and to detect infection, among other conditions. More Information A1C test Treatment...

Diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-hyperosmolar-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20371501

May 2nd, 2018 - Overview Diabetic hyperosmolar (hi-pur-oz-MOE-lur) syndrome is a serious condition caused by extremely high blood sugar levels. The condition most commonly occurs in people with type 2 diabetes. It's often triggered by illness or infection. As a result of diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome, your body tries to rid itself of the excess blood sugar by passing it into your urine. Left untreated, diabet...

Pneumonia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pneumonia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354204

Mar 12th, 2018 - Overview Pneumonia and your lungs Pneumonia and your lungs Most pneumonia occurs when a breakdown in your body's natural defenses allows germs to invade and multiply within your lungs. To destroy the attacking organisms, white blood cells rapidly accumulate. Along with bacteria and fungi, they fill the air sacs within your lungs (alveoli). Breathing may be labored. A classic sign of bacterial p...

Low blood pressure (hypotension) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/low-blood-pressure/symptoms-causes/syc-20355465

Mar 9th, 2018 - Overview Low blood pressure might seem desirable, and for some people, it causes no problems. However, for many people, abnormally low blood pressure (hypotension) can cause dizziness and fainting. In severe cases, low blood pressure can be life-threatening. A blood pressure reading lower than 90 millimeters of mercury (mm Hg) for the top number (systolic) or 60 mm Hg for the bottom number (dia...

Alcohol poisoning - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/alcohol-poisoning/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354392

Jan 18th, 2018 - Diagnosis In addition to checking for visible signs and symptoms of alcohol poisoning, your doctor will likely order blood and urine tests to check blood alcohol levels and identify other signs of alcohol toxicity, such as low blood sugar. Treatment Alcohol poisoning treatment usually involves supportive care while your body rids itself of the alcohol. This typically includes: Careful monitorin...

Hangovers - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hangovers/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373015

Dec 15th, 2017 - Treatment Time is the only sure cure for a hangover. In the meantime, here are a few things you can do to help yourself feel better: Fill your water bottle. Sip water or fruit juice to prevent dehydration. Resist any temptation to treat your hangover with more alcohol. It'll only make you feel worse. Have a snack. Bland foods, such as toast and crackers, may boost your blood sugar and settle yo...

Heat exhaustion - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heat-exhaustion/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373253

Dec 13th, 2017 - Diagnosis If you need medical attention due to heat exhaustion, it may be apparent to medical personnel that you have heat exhaustion, or they may take your rectal temperature to confirm the diagnosis and rule out heatstroke. If your doctors suspect your heat exhaustion may have progressed to heatstroke, you may need additional tests, including: A blood test to check for low blood sodium or pot...

Heat exhaustion - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heat-exhaustion/symptoms-causes/syc-20373250

Dec 13th, 2017 - Overview Heat exhaustion is a condition whose symptoms may include heavy sweating and a rapid pulse, a result of your body overheating. It's one of three heat-related syndromes, with heat cramps being the mildest and heatstroke being the most severe. Causes of heat exhaustion include exposure to high temperatures, particularly when combined with high humidity, and strenuous physical activity. W...

Norovirus infection - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/norovirus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355302

Nov 16th, 2017 - Diagnosis Diagnosis is usually based on your symptoms. But norovirus can be identified by testing a stool sample. If you are immunocompromised or have other health problems, your doctor may recommend a stool test to confirm the presence of norovirus. Treatment There's no specific treatment for norovirus infection, and recovery generally depends on the health of your immune system. In most peopl...

Cardiogenic shock - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cardiogenic-shock/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20366764

Oct 27th, 2017 - Diagnosis Cardiogenic shock is usually diagnosed in an emergency setting. Doctors will check for signs and symptoms of shock, and will then perform tests to find the cause. Tests might include: Blood pressure measurement. People in shock have very low blood pressure. Electrocardiogram (ECG). This test records the electrical activity of your heart via electrodes attached to your skin. If you hav...

Cardiogenic shock - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cardiogenic-shock/symptoms-causes/syc-20366739

Oct 27th, 2017 - Overview Cardiogenic shock is a condition in which your heart suddenly can't pump enough blood to meet your body's needs. The condition is most often caused by a severe heart attack, but not everyone who has a heart attack has cardiogenic shock. Cardiogenic shock is rare, but it's often fatal if not treated immediately. If treated immediately, about half the people who develop the condition sur...

Acute liver failure - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acute-liver-failure/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352868

Aug 28th, 2017 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose acute liver failure include: Blood tests. Blood tests are done to determine how well your liver works. A prothrombin time test measures how long it takes your blood to clot. With acute liver failure, blood doesn't clot as quickly as it should. Imaging tests. Your doctor may recommend an ultrasound exam to look at your liver. Such testing may show ...

Acute liver failure - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acute-liver-failure/symptoms-causes/syc-20352863

Aug 28th, 2017 - Overview Acute liver failure is loss of liver function that occurs rapidly — in days or weeks — usually in a person who has no pre-existing liver disease. Acute liver failure is less common than chronic liver failure, which develops more slowly. Acute liver failure, also known as fulminant hepatic failure, can cause serious complications, including excessive bleeding and increasing pressure in ...

Heatstroke - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heat-stroke/symptoms-causes/syc-20353581

Aug 14th, 2017 - Overview Heatstroke is a condition caused by your body overheating, usually as a result of prolonged exposure to or physical exertion in high temperatures. This most serious form of heat injury, heatstroke, can occur if your body temperature rises to 104 F (40 C) or higher. The condition is most common in the summer months. Heatstroke requires emergency treatment. Untreated heatstroke can quick...

Heatstroke - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heat-stroke/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353587

Aug 14th, 2017 - Diagnosis It's usually apparent to doctors if you have heatstroke, but laboratory tests can confirm the diagnosis, rule out other causes for your symptoms and assess organ damage. These tests include: Rectal temperature to check your core body temperature. A rectal temperature is the most accurate way of determining your core body temperature and is more accurate than mouth or forehead temperat...

COPD - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/copd/symptoms-causes/syc-20353679

Aug 10th, 2017 - Overview Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic inflammatory lung disease that causes obstructed airflow from the lungs. Symptoms include breathing difficulty, cough, mucus (sputum) production and wheezing. It's caused by long-term exposure to irritating gases or particulate matter, most often from cigarette smoke. People with COPD are at increased risk of developing heart di...

Food poisoning - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/food-poisoning/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20356236

Jul 14th, 2017 - Diagnosis Food poisoning is often diagnosed based on a detailed history, including how long you've been sick, your symptoms and specific foods you've eaten. Your doctor will also perform a physical exam, looking for signs of dehydration. Depending on your symptoms and health history, your doctor may conduct diagnostic tests, such as a blood test, stool culture or examination for parasites, to i...

Orthostatic hypotension (postural hypotension) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/orthostatic-hypotension/symptoms-causes/syc-20352548

Jul 10th, 2017 - Overview Orthostatic hypotension — also called postural hypotension — is a form of low blood pressure that happens when you stand up from sitting or lying down. Orthostatic hypotension can make you feel dizzy or lightheaded, and maybe even faint. Orthostatic hypotension may be mild and last for less than a few minutes. However, long-lasting orthostatic hypotension can signal more-serious proble...

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) infection - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cmv/symptoms-causes/syc-20355358

Apr 11th, 2017 - Overview Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common virus that can infect almost anyone. Once infected, your body retains the virus for life. Most people don't know they have CMV because it rarely causes problems in healthy people. But if you're pregnant or have a weakened immune system, CMV is cause for concern. A woman who develops an active CMV infection during pregnancy can pass the virus to her bab...

Cholera - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cholera/symptoms-causes/syc-20355287

Mar 8th, 2017 - Overview Cholera is a bacterial disease usually spread through contaminated water. Cholera causes severe diarrhea and dehydration. Left untreated, cholera can be fatal in a matter of hours, even in previously healthy people. Modern sewage and water treatment have virtually eliminated cholera in industrialized countries. The last major outbreak in the United States occurred in 1911. But cholera ...

Norovirus Infections
https://medlineplus.gov/norovirusinfections.html

Jan 13th, 2013 - Noroviruses are a group of related viruses. Infection with these viruses causes an illness called gastroenteritis, an inflammation of the stomach and intestines. It can spread from person to person, or through contaminated food or water. You can also get it if you touch a contaminated surface. Norovirus can be serious, especially for young children and older adults. The most common symptoms of ...

Barotrauma
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Jan 6th, 2013 - Barotrauma means injury to your body because of changes in barometric (air) or water pressure. One common type happens to your ear. A change in altitude may cause your ears to hurt. This can happen if you are flying in an airplane, driving in the mountains, or scuba diving. Divers can also get decompression sickness, which affects the whole body. Common symptoms of ear barotrauma include Pain A...

Helicobacter Pylori Infections
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Jan 6th, 2013 - Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a type of bacteria that causes infection in the stomach. It is the main cause of peptic ulcers, and it can also cause gastritis and stomach cancer. About 30 to 40 percent of people in the United States get an H. pylori infection. Most people get it as a child. H. pylori usually does not cause symptoms. But it can break down the inner protective coating in some...

Dehydration
https://medlineplus.gov/dehydration.html

Sep 30th, 2012 - What is dehydration? Dehydration is condition caused by the loss of too much fluid from the body. It happens when you are losing more fluids than you are taking in, and your body does not have enough fluids to work properly. What causes dehydration? You can become dehydrated because of Diarrhea Vomiting Sweating too much Urinating too much, which can happen because of certain medicines and illn...