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Diabetic ketoacidosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 10th, 2019 - Overview Diabetic ketoacidosis is a serious complication of diabetes that occurs when your body produces high levels of blood acids called ketones. The condition develops when your body can't produce enough insulin. Insulin normally plays a key role in helping sugar (glucose) — a major source of energy for your muscles and other tissues — enter your cells. Without enough insulin, your body begi...

Diabetic ketoacidosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 10th, 2019 - Diagnosis If your doctor suspects diabetic ketoacidosis, he or she will do a physical exam and various blood tests. In some cases, additional tests may be needed to help determine what triggered the diabetic ketoacidosis. Blood tests Blood tests used in the diagnosis of diabetic ketoacidosis will measure: Blood sugar level. If there isn't enough insulin in your body to allow sugar to enter your...

Goiter - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 26th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor may discover an enlarged thyroid gland simply by feeling your neck and having you swallow during a routine physical exam. In some cases, your doctor may also be able to feel the presence of nodules. Diagnosing a goiter may also involve: A hormone test. Blood tests can determine the amount of hormones produced by your thyroid and pituitary glands. If your thyroid is underac...

Goiter - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 26th, 2019 - Overview Enlarged thyroid Enlarged thyroid Widespread enlargement of your thyroid can expand the gland well beyond its normal size (left) and cause a noticeable bulge in your neck (right). A goiter (GOI-tur) is an abnormal enlargement of your thyroid gland. Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck just below your Adam's apple. Although goiters are usually painle...

Sheehan's syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 25th, 2019 - Overview Pituitary gland and hypothalamus Pituitary gland and hypothalamus The pituitary gland and the hypothalamus are located within the brain and control hormone production. Sheehan's syndrome is a condition that affects women who lose a life-threatening amount of blood in childbirth or who have severe low blood pressure during or after childbirth, which can deprive the body of oxygen. This ...

Graves' disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 22nd, 2019 - Overview Thyroid gland Thyroid gland Your thyroid gland is located at the base of your neck, just below the Adam's apple. Graves' disease is an immune system disorder that results in the overproduction of thyroid hormones (hyperthyroidism). Although a number of disorders may result in hyperthyroidism, Graves' disease is a common cause. Because thyroid hormones affect a number of different body ...

Vaginitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 12th, 2019 - Overview Vaginitis is an inflammation of the vagina that can result in discharge, itching and pain. The cause is usually a change in the normal balance of vaginal bacteria or an infection. Reduced estrogen levels after menopause and some skin disorders can also cause vaginitis. The most common types of vaginitis are: Bacterial vaginosis, which results from a change of the normal bacteria found ...

Primary ovarian insufficiency - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 21st, 2019 - Overview Primary ovarian insufficiency — also called premature ovarian failure — occurs when the ovaries stop functioning normally before age 40. When this happens, your ovaries don't produce normal amounts of the hormone estrogen or release eggs regularly. This condition often leads to infertility. Primary ovarian insufficiency is sometimes confused with premature menopause, but these conditio...

Primary ovarian insufficiency - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 21st, 2019 - Diagnosis Most women have few signs of primary ovarian insufficiency, but your doctor may suspect the condition if you have irregular periods or are having trouble conceiving. Diagnosis usually involves a physical exam, including a pelvic exam. Your doctor might ask questions about your menstrual cycle, exposure to toxins, such as chemotherapy or radiation therapy, and previous ovarian surgery....

Primary aldosteronism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis If your doctor suspects primary aldosteronism, you'll likely have a test to measure levels of aldosterone and renin in your blood. Renin is an enzyme released by your kidneys that helps control blood pressure. If your renin level is very low and your aldosterone level is high, you may have primary aldosteronism. Additional tests If the aldosterone-renin test suggests primary aldostero...

Primary aldosteronism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 8th, 2019 - Overview Adrenal glands Adrenal glands Perched atop each of your kidneys, your adrenal glands produce hormones that help regulate your metabolism, immune system, blood pressure and other essential functions. Primary aldosteronism (al-DOS-tuh-ro-niz-um) is a hormonal disorder that leads to high blood pressure. It occurs when your adrenal glands produce too much of a hormone called aldosterone. Y...

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...

Hashimoto's disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 3rd, 2019 - Overview Thyroid gland Thyroid gland Your thyroid gland is located at the base of your neck, just below the Adam's apple. Hashimoto's disease is a condition in which your immune system attacks your thyroid, a small gland at the base of your neck below your Adam's apple. The thyroid gland is part of your endocrine system, which produces hormones that coordinate many of your body's functions. Inf...

Enlarged breasts in men (gynecomastia) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 1st, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask you questions about your medical and drug history and what health conditions run in your family. The doctor will also do a physical examination that may include careful evaluation of your breast tissue, abdomen and genitals. Tests Initial tests to determine the cause of your gynecomastia may include: Blood tests Mammograms You may need further testing depending on...

Enlarged breasts in men (gynecomastia) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gynecomastia/symptoms-causes/syc-20351793

Oct 1st, 2019 - Overview Enlarged breasts in men (gynecomastia) Enlarged breasts in men (gynecomastia) With gynecomastia, tissue inside the breast glands grows. This can cause female-appearing breasts. Gynecomastia (guy-nuh-koh-MAS-tee-uh) is an increase in the amount of breast gland tissue in boys or men, caused by an imbalance of the hormones estrogen and testosterone. Gynecomastia can affect one or both bre...

Sweating and body odor - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sweating-and-body-odor/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353898

Sep 23rd, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose a problem with sweating and body odor, your doctor will likely ask about your medical history and do an exam. The doctor may test your blood or urine. The tests can show if your problem is caused by a medical condition, such as an infection, diabetes or an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism). More Information Urinalysis Treatment If you're concerned about sweating and bod...

Diabetic nephropathy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 18th, 2019 - Overview Diabetic nephropathy is a serious kidney-related complication of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. It is also called diabetic kidney disease. About 25% of people with diabetes eventually develop kidney disease. Diabetic nephropathy affects your kidneys' ability to do their usual work of removing waste products and extra fluid from your body. The best way to prevent or delay diabetic...

Obesity - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 21st, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose obesity, your doctor will typically perform a physical exam and recommend some tests. These exams and tests generally include: Taking your health history. Your doctor may review your weight history, weight-loss efforts, physical activity and exercise habits, eating patterns and appetite control, what other conditions you've had, medications, stress levels, and other issues...

Obesity - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 21st, 2019 - The Mayo Clinic experience and patient stories Our patients tell us that the quality of their interactions, our attention to detail and the efficiency of their visits mean health care like they've never experienced. See the stories of satisfied Mayo Clinic patients. Less Is More: Losing Weight, Gaining Perspective A lifetime of food addiction resulted in Jessica Erickson's weight becoming unman...

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 21st, 2019 - Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, physicians specializing in digestive diseases (gastroenterologists) work with radiologists, pathologists, nurse practitioners and physician assistants to diagnose nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Other specialists who may be part of your team include dietitians, weight-loss (bariatric) specialists a...