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Von Willebrand disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/von-willebrand-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354984

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Diagnosis Mild forms of von Willebrand disease can be difficult to diagnose because bleeding is common, and, for most people, doesn't indicate a disease. However, if your doctor suspects you have a bleeding disorder, he or she might refer you to a blood disorders specialist (hematologist). To evaluate you for von Willebrand disease, your doctor will likely ask you detailed questions about your ...

Von Willebrand disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/von-willebrand-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20354978

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Overview Von Willebrand disease is a lifelong bleeding disorder in which your blood doesn't clot well. People with the disease have low levels of von Willebrand factor, a protein that helps blood clot, or the protein doesn't perform as it should. Most people with the disease are born with it, having inherited it from one or both parents. However, warning signs, such as heavy bleeding after a de...

Iron deficiency anemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/iron-deficiency-anemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355040

Oct 17th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose iron deficiency anemia, your doctor may run tests to look for: Red blood cell size and color. With iron deficiency anemia, red blood cells are smaller and paler in color than normal. Hematocrit. This is the percentage of your blood volume made up by red blood cells. Normal levels are generally between 35.5 and 44.9 percent for adult women and 38.3 to 48.6 percent for adult...

Iron deficiency anemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/iron-deficiency-anemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20355034

Oct 17th, 2019 - Overview Iron deficiency anemia is a common type of anemia — a condition in which blood lacks adequate healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen to the body's tissues. As the name implies, iron deficiency anemia is due to insufficient iron. Without enough iron, your body can't produce enough of a substance in red blood cells that enables them to carry oxygen (hemoglobin). As a resul...

Lymphoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lymphoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20352638

Oct 16th, 2019 - Overview Lymphatic system Lymphatic system Your body's lymphatic system is part of your immune system, which protects you against infection and disease. The lymphatic system includes your spleen, thymus, lymph nodes and lymph channels, as well as your tonsils and adenoids. Lymph node clusters Lymph node clusters Lymph nodes are bean-sized collections of lymphocytes. About 600 of these nodes clu...

Lymphoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lymphoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352642

Oct 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Bone marrow biopsy Bone marrow biopsy Bone marrow biopsy In a bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, a doctor or nurse uses a thin needle to remove a small amount of liquid bone marrow, usually from a spot in the back of your hipbone (pelvis). The second part of the procedure removes a small piece of bone tissue and the enclosed marrow. Tests and procedures used to diagnose lymphoma inclu...

Lymphoma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lymphoma/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352645

Oct 16th, 2019 - Lymphoma care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic specialists provide expert, personalized care to people with lymphoma, including very rare types of the disease. Your care team might include: Hematologists Pathologists Radiation oncologists Radiologists Bone marrow transplant specialists Surgeons Dematologists If you have other health conditions that could be affected by canc...

Hodgkin's lymphoma (Hodgkin's disease) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hodgkins-lymphoma/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352654

Oct 9th, 2019 - Hodgkin's lymphoma care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Personalized care At Mayo Clinic, teams of experts work together to provide individualized care for people with Hodgkin's lymphoma. Mayo Clinic specialists provide expert, personalized care to those with Hodgkin's lymphoma, including very rare types of the disease. Your care team might include: Hematologists Pathologists Radiatio...

Hodgkin's lymphoma (Hodgkin's disease) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hodgkins-lymphoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20352646

Oct 9th, 2019 - Overview Lymphatic system Lymphatic system Your body's lymphatic system is part of your immune system, which protects you against infection and disease. The lymphatic system includes your spleen, thymus, lymph nodes and lymph channels, as well as your tonsils and adenoids. Lymph node clusters Lymph node clusters Lymph nodes are bean-sized collections of lymphocytes. About 600 of these nodes clu...

Hodgkin's lymphoma (Hodgkin's disease) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hodgkins-lymphoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352650

Oct 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis Bone marrow biopsy Bone marrow biopsy Bone marrow biopsy In a bone marrow aspiration and biopsy, a doctor or nurse uses a thin needle to remove a small amount of liquid bone marrow, usually from a spot in the back of your hipbone (pelvis). The second part of the procedure removes a small piece of bone tissue and the enclosed marrow. Your doctor will ask you about your personal and fam...

Rectal cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rectal-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352889

Oct 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis Colonoscopy Colonoscopy During a colonoscopy, the doctor inserts a colonoscope into your rectum to check for abnormalities in your entire colon. Rectal cancer is often diagnosed when a doctor orders tests to find the cause of rectal bleeding or iron deficiency anemia. A colonoscopy is the most accurate of these tests. In a colonoscopy, a doctor uses a thin, flexible, lighted tube with...

Ulcerative colitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ulcerative-colitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353331

Oct 3rd, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will likely diagnose ulcerative colitis after ruling out other possible causes for your signs and symptoms. To help confirm a diagnosis of ulcerative colitis, you may have one or more of the following tests and procedures: Blood tests. Your doctor may suggest blood tests to check for anemia — a condition in which there aren't enough red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen...

Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15662-adult-non-hodgkins-lymphoma

Sep 14th, 2019 - What is adult non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL)? Adult non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL) is a malignant cancer that begins in the lymph system. The lymph system is part of the body’s immune system. “Malignant” means a disease spreads from where it starts and invades other areas of the body. Adult non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma differs from lymphoma in children and has a different course of treatment. “Non-Hodgki...

Crohn's disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/crohns-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353309

Sep 12th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will likely diagnose Crohn's disease only after ruling out other possible causes for your signs and symptoms. There is no one test to diagnose Crohn's disease. Your doctor will likely use a combination of tests to help confirm a diagnosis of Crohn's disease, including: Blood tests Tests for anemia or infection. Your doctor may suggest blood tests to check for anemia — a co...

Enlarged spleen (splenomegaly) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/enlarged-spleen/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354331

Aug 29th, 2019 - Diagnosis An enlarged spleen is usually detected during a physical exam. Your doctor can often feel it by gently examining your left upper abdomen. However, in some people — especially those who are slender — a healthy, normal-sized spleen can sometimes be felt during an exam. Your doctor may confirm the diagnosis of an enlarged spleen with one or more of these tests: Blood tests, such as a com...

Enlarged spleen (splenomegaly) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/enlarged-spleen/symptoms-causes/syc-20354326

Aug 29th, 2019 - Overview Enlarged spleen Enlarged spleen The spleen is a small organ normally about the size of your fist. A number of conditions, including liver disease and some cancers, can cause your spleen to become enlarged. Your spleen is an organ located just below your left rib cage. Many conditions — including infections, liver disease and some cancers — can cause an enlarged spleen, also known as sp...

Hemophilia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemophilia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20373339

Aug 21st, 2019 - Hemophilia care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic’s Hemophilia Treatment Center Mayo Clinic experts offer compassionate, comprehensive care to those with hemophilia. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, pediatric hematologists lead a team that may include doctors in orthopedics, family medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and other areas, along with pediatric hemophilia nurses. This m...

Hemophilia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemophilia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373333

Aug 21st, 2019 - Diagnosis For people with a family history of hemophilia, it's possible to determine during pregnancy if the fetus is affected by hemophilia. However, the testing poses some risks to the fetus. Discuss the benefits and risks of testing with your doctor. In children and adults, a blood test can reveal a clotting-factor deficiency. Depending on the severity of the deficiency, hemophilia symptoms ...

Hemophilia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemophilia/symptoms-causes/syc-20373327

Aug 21st, 2019 - Overview Hemophilia is a rare disorder in which your blood doesn't clot normally because it lacks sufficient blood-clotting proteins (clotting factors). If you have hemophilia, you may bleed for a longer time after an injury than you would if your blood clotted normally. Small cuts usually aren't much of a problem. If you have a severe deficiency of the clotting factor protein, the greater heal...

Anemia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anemia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20351368

Aug 15th, 2019 - Anemia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Blood disorder specialists (hematologists) work with specialists in assessing blood and bone marrow (pathologists) and others who specialize in various aspects of the different types of anemia to provide you with the most comprehensive care possible. Advanced diagnosis and treatment Mayo Clinic offers rapid diagnostic testing and assessments...