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Ulcerative colitis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ulcerative-colitis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20353335

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Ulcerative colitis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Treating ulcerative colitis involves specialists in gastroenterology and hepatology, colon and rectal surgery, radiology, laboratory medicine and pathology, and rheumatology, as well as skin and wound care and nutrition. Having all this expertise in a single place means that your care is discussed among the team, test results are...

Liver cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/liver-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20353659

May 3rd, 2019 - Overview Liver cancer Liver cancer Liver cancer begins in the cells of the liver. The most common form of liver cancer begins in cells called hepatocytes and is called hepatocellular carcinoma. Liver cancer is cancer that begins in the cells of your liver. Your liver is a football-sized organ that sits in the upper right portion of your abdomen, beneath your diaphragm and above your stomach. Se...

Hepatocellular carcinoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hepatocellular-carcinoma/cdc-20354552

May 3rd, 2019 - Hepatocellular carcinoma Liver cancer Liver cancer Liver cancer begins in the cells of the liver. The most common form of liver cancer begins in cells called hepatocytes and is called hepatocellular carcinoma. Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is the most common type of primary liver cancer. Hepatocellular carcinoma occurs most often in people with chronic liver diseases, such as cirrhosis caused ...

Mesenteric ischemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mesenteric-ischemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20374989

Apr 23rd, 2019 - Overview Mesenteric ischemia Mesenteric ischemia In mesenteric ischemia, a blockage in an artery cuts off blood flow to a portion of the intestine. Mesenteric ischemia (mez-un-TER-ik is-KEE-me-uh) occurs when narrowed or blocked arteries restrict blood flow to your small intestine. Decreased blood flow can permanently damage the small intestine. Sudden loss of blood flow to the small intestine ...

Anal Fissures
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Feb 21st, 2019 - Anal fissure What is an anal fissure? An anal fissure is a tear in the lining of the anus or anal canal (the opening through which stool passes out of the body). The fissure can be painful and may bleed. Who is at risk for anal fissures? Anal fissures can occur in anyone at any age. The chance of having an anal fissure decreases as people get older. People who have had fissures in the past are ...

Tetanus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tetanus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351631

Feb 21st, 2019 - Diagnosis Doctors diagnose tetanus based on a physical exam, medical and immunization history, and the signs and symptoms of muscle spasms, stiffness and pain. Laboratory tests generally aren't helpful for diagnosing tetanus. Treatment There's no cure for tetanus. Treatment consists of wound care, medications to ease symptoms and supportive care. Wound care It's essential to clean the wound to ...

Rectal prolapse - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rectal-prolapse/symptoms-causes/syc-20352837

Dec 20th, 2018 - Overview Rectal prolapse Rectal prolapse Rectal prolapse occurs when the rectum becomes stretched out and protrudes from the anus. Rectal prolapse occurs when part of the large intestine's lowest section (rectum) slips outside the muscular opening at the end of the digestive tract (anus). The prolapsed rectum can cause fecal incontinence. Rectal prolapse can sometimes be treated with stool soft...

Rectal prolapse - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rectal-prolapse/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352840

Dec 20th, 2018 - Rectal prolapse care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team More than 400 people receive care for rectal prolapse at Mayo Clinic every year. People with rectal prolapse often have other types of pelvic organ prolapse. If you need surgery, Mayo specialists work together so that in most cases you have only one procedure. Advanced diagnosis Mayo Clinic doctors use dynamic MRI for diagnosing and...

Rectal prolapse - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rectal-prolapse/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20450472

Dec 20th, 2018 - Treatment Treatment for rectal prolapse usually involves surgery. Other treatments include stool softeners, suppositories, and other medications. By Mayo Clinic Staff Rectal prolapse care at Mayo Clinic Request an Appointment at Mayo Clinic Symptoms & causesDoctors & departments Dec. 21, 2018 Print Share on: FacebookTwitter Show references Ferri FF. Rectal prolapse. In: Ferri's Clinical Advisor...

Cleft Lip and Palate
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/10947-cleft-lip--palate-

Dec 19th, 2018 - What are cleft lip and cleft palate? Cleft lip and cleft palate are malformations (defects) in the face and mouth that occur very early in pregnancy, while the baby is developing inside its mother. A cleft results when the tissues do not join together properly. A cleft lip is a physical separation of the two sides of the upper lip, and appears as a narrow or wide opening or gap in all layers of...

Cleft Lip and Palate
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/10947-cleft-lip-and-palate

Dec 19th, 2018 - What are cleft lip and cleft palate? Cleft lip and cleft palate are malformations (defects) in the face and mouth that occur very early in pregnancy, while the baby is developing inside its mother. A cleft results when the tissues do not join together properly. A cleft lip is a physical separation of the two sides of the upper lip, and appears as a narrow or wide opening or gap in all layers of...

Radiation enteritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/radiation-enteritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20355409

Dec 6th, 2018 - Overview Radiation enteritis is inflammation of the intestines that occurs after radiation therapy. Radiation enteritis causes diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and stomach cramps in people receiving radiation aimed at the abdomen, pelvis or rectum. Radiation enteritis is most common in people receiving radiation therapy for cancer in the abdomen and pelvic areas. For most people, radiation enteritis ...

Radiation enteritis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/radiation-enteritis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355412

Dec 6th, 2018 - Radiation enteritis care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors work as a team to provide whole-person care to those with radiation enteritis. Diagnosis at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors review your medical history and perform a physical exam in order to better understand your condition. Additional tests and procedures may be used to understand the extent of your radiation enteritis, including: En...

Radiation enteritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/radiation-enteritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20449450

Dec 6th, 2018 - Diagnosis Diagnosis for radiation enteritis might start with a discussion of your medical history and a physical exam. This condition causes irritation of the intestines after radiation therapy for cancer. To see inside your small intestine, your doctor might pass a long flexible tube with a camera down your throat. Or the tube can be passed through your rectum to look at your large intestine. ...

Anal fissure - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anal-fissure/symptoms-causes/syc-20351424

Nov 27th, 2018 - Overview An anal fissure is a small tear in the thin, moist tissue (mucosa) that lines the anus. An anal fissure may occur when you pass hard or large stools during a bowel movement. Anal fissures typically cause pain and bleeding with bowel movements. You also may experience spasms in the ring of muscle at the end of your anus (anal sphincter). Anal fissures are very common in young infants bu...

Anal fissure - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anal-fissure/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351430

Nov 27th, 2018 - Diagnosis Your doctor will likely ask about your medical history and perform a physical exam, including a gentle inspection of the anal region. Often the tear is visible. Usually this exam is all that's needed to diagnose an anal fissure. An acute anal fissure looks like a fresh tear, somewhat like a paper cut. A chronic anal fissure likely has a deeper tear, and may have internal or external f...

Anal fissure - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anal-fissure/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20351433

Nov 27th, 2018 - Anal fissure care at Mayo Clinic At Mayo Clinic, your personal physician takes all of your issues into account so that you'll get exactly the care you need. The collaborative model of care at Mayo Clinic means physicians from a wide array of specialties participate in your care. Your care team brings: Experience. Mayo Clinic specialists treat nearly 1,200 people each year for anal fissures. Nat...

Rectovaginal fistula - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rectovaginal-fistula/symptoms-causes/syc-20377108

Nov 13th, 2018 - Overview A rectovaginal fistula is an abnormal connection between the lower portion of your large intestine — your rectum — and your vagina. Bowel contents can leak through the fistula, allowing gas or stool to pass through your vagina. A rectovaginal fistula may result from: Injury during childbirth Crohn's disease or other inflammatory bowel disease Radiation treatment or cancer in the pelvic...

Rectovaginal fistula - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rectovaginal-fistula/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377113

Nov 13th, 2018 - Diagnosis You can expect a physical exam and certain tests, depending on your needs. Physical exam Your doctor will perform a physical exam to try to locate the rectovaginal fistula and check for a possible tumor mass, infection or abscess. The doctor's exam includes inspecting your vagina, anus and the area between them (perineum) with a gloved hand. Unless the fistula is very low in the vagin...

Proctitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/proctitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376938

Aug 21st, 2018 - Diagnosis Sigmoidoscopy exam Sigmoidoscopy exam During a flexible sigmoidoscopy exam, the doctor inserts a sigmoidoscope into your rectum to check for abnormalities in your lower colon. Colonoscopy Colonoscopy During a colonoscopy, the doctor inserts a colonoscope into your rectum to check for abnormalities in your entire colon. Tests and procedures used to diagnose proctitis include: Blood tes...