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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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Hypothermia (Low Body Temperature)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21164-hypothermia-low-body-temperature

Aug 11th, 2019 - What is hypothermia? Hypothermia is a condition that occurs when the body’s temperature drops below 95° F (35° C). Normal body temperature is 98.6° F (37° C). Hypothermia is a medical emergency. When a person’s body temperature is dangerously low, the brain and body cannot function properly. Left untreated, hypothermia can lead to cardiac arrest (heart stops beating) and death. How common is hy...

Emphysema
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9370-emphysema

Aug 6th, 2019 - What is emphysema? Emphysema is a disease of the lungs that usually develops after many years of smoking. Both chronic bronchitis and emphysema belong to a group of lung diseases known as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Once it develops, emphysema can’t be reversed. This is why not smoking or stopping smoking is very important. Emphysema is a condition that involves damage to the ...

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 - 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...

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 ...

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...

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...

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...

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 - 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...