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Ankylosing spondylitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ankylosing-spondylitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354808

Nov 7th, 2019 - Overview Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis As ankylosing spondylitis worsens, new bone forms as part of the body's attempt to heal. The new bone gradually bridges the gap between vertebrae and eventually fuses sections of vertebrae together. Fused vertebrae can flatten the natural curves of your spine and force it into an inflexible, hunched posture. Ankylosing spondylitis is an inf...

Sclerosing mesenteritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sclerosing-mesenteritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20355087

Nov 6th, 2019 - Overview Mesentery Mesentery The mesentery is a fold of membrane that attaches the intestine to the abdominal wall and holds it in place. Sclerosing mesenteritis, also called mesenteric panniculitis, occurs when the tissue (mesentery) that holds the small intestines in place becomes inflamed and forms scar tissue. Sclerosing mesenteritis is rare, and it's not clear what causes it. Sclerosing me...

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ovarian-hyperstimulation-syndrome-ohss/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354703

Oct 31st, 2019 - Diagnosis For ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, your doctor may make a diagnosis based on: A physical exam. Your doctor will look for any weight gain, increases in your waist size and abdominal pain you may have. An ultrasound. If you have OHSS, an ultrasound may show that your ovaries are bigger than normal, with large fluid-filled cysts where follicles developed. During treatment with fertil...

Guillain-Barré syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/guillain-barre-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20363006

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Diagnosis Guillain-Barré syndrome can be difficult to diagnose in its earliest stages. Its signs and symptoms are similar to those of other neurological disorders and may vary from person to person. Your doctor is likely to start with a medical history and thorough physical examination. Your doctor may then recommend: Spinal tap (lumbar puncture). A small amount of fluid is withdrawn from the s...

Hiatal hernia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hiatal-hernia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373385

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). A hiatal hernia is often discovered during a test or procedure to determine the cause of heart...

Chronic hives - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-hives/symptoms-causes/syc-20352719

Oct 22nd, 2019 - Overview Hives on light skin Hives on light skin Hives may be accompanied by angioedema, which causes red, swollen welts. Hives on dark skin Hives on dark skin Hives, also known as urticaria, are reddened, itchy welts that may be triggered by exposure to certain foods, medications or other substances. Hives (urticaria) are red, itchy welts that result from a skin reaction. The welts vary in siz...

Bunions - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bunions/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354805

Oct 21st, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor can identify a bunion by examining your foot. After the physical exam, an X-ray of your foot can help your doctor determine the best way to treat it. More Information X-ray Treatment Treatment options vary depending on the severity of your bunion and how much pain it causes. Conservative treatment Nonsurgical treatments that may relieve the pain and pressure of a bunion in...

Bunions - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bunions/symptoms-causes/syc-20354799

Oct 21st, 2019 - Overview Bunion Bunion When you have a bunion, the tip of your big toe shifts towards the smaller toes, crowding them. This also forces the joint at the base of your big toe to stick out. Bunionette Bunionette Smaller bunions (bunionettes) can develop on the joint at the base of your little toe. A bunion is a bony bump that forms on the joint at the base of your big toe. It occurs when some of ...

Endometriosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/endometriosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354661

Oct 15th, 2019 - Diagnosis Pelvic exam Pelvic exam During a pelvic exam, your doctor inserts two gloved fingers inside your vagina. While simultaneously pressing down on your abdomen, he or she can evaluate your uterus, ovaries and other pelvic organs. Transvaginal ultrasound Transvaginal ultrasound During a transvaginal ultrasound, your doctor or a medical technician inserts a wandlike device (transducer) into...

Endometriosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/endometriosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354656

Oct 15th, 2019 - Overview Endometriosis Endometriosis Endometriosis occurs when bits of the tissue that lines the uterus (endometrium) grow on other pelvic organs, such as the ovaries or fallopian tubes. Outside the uterus, endometrial tissue thickens and bleeds, just as the normal endometrium does during the menstrual cycle. Endometriosis (en-doe-me-tree-O-sis) is an often painful disorder in which tissue simi...

Endometriosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/endometriosis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20433743

Oct 15th, 2019 - Endometriosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. At Mayo Clinic, gynecologists, radiologists and fertility specialists, along with others, work together to offer you options regarding endometriosis treatment — especially with managing the pain associated with this condition. Each year on average, Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose and treat more than 1,500 women with endometriosis or pel...

Salmonella infection - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/salmonella/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355335

Oct 10th, 2019 - Diagnosis Salmonella infection can be detected by testing a sample of your stool. However, most people have recovered from their symptoms by the time the test results return. If your doctor suspects that you have a salmonella infection in your bloodstream, he or she may suggest testing a sample of your blood for the bacteria. Treatment Medications Because salmonella infection can be dehydrating...

Salmonella infection - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/salmonella/symptoms-causes/syc-20355329

Oct 10th, 2019 - Overview Salmonella infection (salmonellosis) is a common bacterial disease that affects the intestinal tract. Salmonella bacteria typically live in animal and human intestines and are shed through feces. Humans become infected most frequently through contaminated water or food. Typically, people with salmonella infection have no symptoms. Others develop diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps wit...

Rheumatic fever - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rheumatic-fever/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354594

Oct 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis Although there's no single test for rheumatic fever, diagnosis is based on medical history, a physical exam and certain test results. Blood tests If your child was already diagnosed with a strep infection using a throat swab test, your doctor might not order additional tests for the bacteria. Sometimes, a blood test that can detect antibodies to the strep bacteria in the blood is done...

Rheumatic fever - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rheumatic-fever/symptoms-causes/syc-20354588

Oct 9th, 2019 - Overview Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease that can develop when strep throat or scarlet fever isn't properly treated. Strep throat and scarlet fever are caused by an infection with streptococcus (strep-toe-KOK-us) bacteria. Rheumatic fever most often affects children who are between 5 and 15 years old, though it can develop in younger children and adults. Although strep throat is comm...

Rheumatic fever - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rheumatic-fever/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354597

Oct 9th, 2019 - Rheumatic fever care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic cardiologists treat people with all types of heart conditions, including people with heart damage caused by rheumatic fever. Mayo doctors trained in pediatric cardiology, cardiovascular diseases, cardiovascular surgery and other areas collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. Thi...

Functional neurologic disorders/conversion disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/conversion-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20355197

Oct 4th, 2019 - Overview Functional neurologic disorders — a newer and broader term that includes what some people call conversion disorder — feature nervous system (neurological) symptoms that can't be explained by a neurological disease or other medical condition. However, the symptoms are real and cause significant distress or problems functioning. Signs and symptoms vary, depending on the type of functiona...

Functional neurologic disorders/conversion disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/conversion-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355202

Oct 4th, 2019 - Diagnosis There are no standard tests for functional neurologic disorders. Diagnosis usually involves assessment of existing symptoms and ruling out any neurological or other medical condition that could cause the symptoms. Functional neurologic disorders are diagnosed based on what is present, such as specific patterns of signs and symptoms, and not just by what is absent, such as a lack of st...

Influenza (flu) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/flu/symptoms-causes/syc-20351719

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Overview Influenza is a viral infection that attacks your respiratory system — your nose, throat and lungs. Influenza is commonly called the flu, but it's not the same as stomach "flu" viruses that cause diarrhea and vomiting. For most people, influenza resolves on its own. But sometimes, influenza and its complications can be deadly. People at higher risk of developing flu complications includ...

Hashimoto's disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hashimotos-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351860

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Diagnosis In general, your doctor may test for Hashimoto's disease if you're feeling increasingly tired or sluggish, have dry skin, constipation, and a hoarse voice, or have had previous thyroid problems or a goiter. Diagnosis of Hashimoto's disease is based on your signs and symptoms and the results of blood tests that measure levels of thyroid hormone and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) pro...