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Adult Still's disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/adult-stills-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351912

Feb 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis No single test identifies adult Still's disease. Imaging tests can reveal damage caused by the disease, while blood tests can help rule out other conditions that have similar symptoms. More Information Antinuclear antibody (ANA) test C-reactive protein test CT scan Echocardiogram Ferritin test Sed rate (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) Ultrasound X-rayShow more related information Trea...

Kidney stones - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kidney-stones/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355759

Feb 7th, 2019 - Diagnosis If your doctor suspects you have a kidney stone, you may have diagnostic tests and procedures, such as: Blood testing. Blood tests may reveal too much calcium or uric acid in your blood. Blood test results help monitor the health of your kidneys and may lead your doctor to check for other medical conditions. Urine testing. The 24-hour urine collection test may show that you're excreti...

Acromegaly - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acromegaly/symptoms-causes/syc-20351222

Jan 17th, 2019 - Overview Person with acromegaly Person with acromegaly Acromegaly is a disorder characterized by an enlarged face and hands. As the face changes shape, the jaw may protrude, the nose may enlarge, and the lips may thicken. Acromegaly is a hormonal disorder that develops when your pituitary gland produces too much growth hormone during adulthood. When this happens, your bones increase in size, in...

Acromegaly - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acromegaly/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351226

Jan 17th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask about your medical history and conduct a physical exam. Then he or she may recommend the following steps: GH and IGF-I measurement. After you've fasted overnight, your doctor will take a blood sample to measure your levels of GH and IGF-I. Elevated levels of these hormones suggest acromegaly. Growth hormone suppression test. This is the definitive method for verif...

Transient ischemic attack (TIA) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/transient-ischemic-attack/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355684

Jan 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis A prompt evaluation of your symptoms is vital in diagnosing the cause of your TIA and deciding on a method of treatment. To help determine the cause of your TIA and to assess your risk of a stroke, your doctor may rely on the following: Physical examination and tests. Your doctor may check for risk factors of a stroke, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol levels, diabetes a...

Galactorrhea - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/galactorrhea/symptoms-causes/syc-20350431

Jan 9th, 2019 - Overview Galactorrhea (guh-lack-toe-REE-uh) is a milky nipple discharge unrelated to the normal milk production of breast-feeding. Galactorrhea itself isn't a disease, but it could be a sign of an underlying problem. It usually occurs in women, even those who have never had children or after menopause. But galactorrhea can happen in men and even in infants. Excessive breast stimulation, medicat...

Galactorrhea - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/galactorrhea/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350434

Jan 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis Finding the underlying cause of galactorrhea can be a complex task because there are so many possibilities. Testing may involve: A physical exam, during which your doctor may try to express some of the fluid from your nipple by gently examining the area around your nipple. Your doctor may also check for breast lumps or other suspicious areas of thickened breast tissue. Analysis of flu...

Type 2 diabetes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-2-diabetes/symptoms-causes/syc-20351193

Jan 8th, 2019 - Overview Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way your body metabolizes sugar (glucose) — an important source of fuel for your body. With type 2 diabetes, your body either resists the effects of insulin — a hormone that regulates the movement of sugar into your cells — or doesn't produce enough insulin to maintain normal glucose levels. Type 2 diabetes used to be known as adu...

Itchy skin (pruritus) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/itchy-skin/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355010

Dec 26th, 2018 - Diagnosis Tracking down the cause of your itch can take time and involve a physical exam and questions about your medical history. If your doctor thinks your itchy skin is the result of a medical condition, you might have tests, including: Blood test. A complete blood count can provide evidence of an internal condition causing your itch, such as iron deficiency. Tests of thyroid, liver and kidn...

Postpartum thyroiditis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/postpartum-thyroiditis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376680

Dec 20th, 2018 - Diagnosis If you have signs and symptoms of postpartum thyroiditis, your doctor will check to see how your thyroid is functioning. He or she will use blood tests that measure the level of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) and the level of the thyroid hormone thyroxine. If you have risk factors for postpartum thyroiditis, your doctor will likely test the functioning of your thyroid three and six...

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/granulomatosis-with-polyangiitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351093

Dec 19th, 2018 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask you about your signs and symptoms, conduct a physical exam, and take your medical history. Lab tests Blood tests can check for: Signs of inflammation, such as a high level of C-reactive protein or a high erythrocyte sedimentation rate — commonly referred to as a sed rate. Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies, which appear in the blood of most people who have act...

Sudden cardiac arrest - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sudden-cardiac-arrest/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350640

Dec 17th, 2018 - Diagnosis If you survive sudden cardiac arrest, your doctor will try to learn what caused it to help prevent future episodes. Tests your doctor may recommend include: Electrocardiogram (ECG) During an ECG, sensors (electrodes) that can detect the electrical activity of your heart are attached to your chest and sometimes to your limbs. An ECG can reveal disturbances in heart rhythm or detect abn...

Hyperglycemia in diabetes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperglycemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20373631

Nov 2nd, 2018 - Overview High blood sugar (hyperglycemia) affects people who have diabetes. Several factors can contribute to hyperglycemia in people with diabetes, including food and physical activity choices, illness, nondiabetes medications, or skipping or not taking enough glucose-lowering medication. It's important to treat hyperglycemia, because if left untreated, hyperglycemia can become severe and lead...

Strep throat - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/strep-throat/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350344

Sep 27th, 2018 - Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct a physical exam, look for signs and symptoms of strep throat, and probably order one or more of the following tests: Rapid antigen test. Your doctor will likely first perform a rapid antigen test on a swab sample from your throat. This test can detect strep bacteria in minutes by looking for substances (antigens) in the throat. If the test is negative but your...

Congenital myopathies - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/congenital-myopathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355701

Sep 20th, 2018 - Diagnosis To diagnose the condition, your doctor will review your medical and family history. He or she will conduct a physical and a neurological examination to find the cause of the muscle weakness and rule out other conditions. Your doctor may conduct several tests to diagnose congenital myopathy. Blood tests may be ordered to detect an enzyme called creatine kinase. Electrocardiogram (ECG)....

Thrombocytosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thrombocytosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378319

Sep 12th, 2018 - Diagnosis During an exam for a routine physical or another condition, your doctor might find that your spleen is enlarged or you have signs or symptoms of an infection or another condition. In that case, your doctor might order a complete blood count. This test can determine whether your platelet count is higher than normal. Because a number of conditions can cause a temporary rise in your plat...

Diabetic neuropathy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-neuropathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20371580

Sep 6th, 2018 - Overview Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that can occur if you have diabetes. High blood sugar (glucose) can injure nerves throughout your body. Diabetic neuropathy most often damages nerves in your legs and feet. Depending on the affected nerves, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can range from pain and numbness in your legs and feet to problems with your digestive system, urinary ...

Hypoglycemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypoglycemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373689

Sep 6th, 2018 - Diagnosis If you use insulin or another diabetes medication known to lower blood sugar, and you have signs and symptoms of hypoglycemia, test your blood sugar levels with a blood glucose meter. If the result shows low blood sugar (under 70 mg/dL), treat accordingly. If you don't use medications known to cause hypoglycemia, your doctor will want to know: What were your signs and symptoms? You ma...

Hypoglycemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypoglycemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20373685

Sep 6th, 2018 - Overview Hypoglycemia is a condition caused by a very low level of blood sugar (glucose), your body's main energy source. Hypoglycemia is often related to the treatment of diabetes. However, a variety of conditions — many rare — can cause low blood sugar in people without diabetes. Like fever, hypoglycemia isn't a disease itself — it's an indicator of a health problem. Immediate treatment of hy...

Infant jaundice - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/infant-jaundice/symptoms-causes/syc-20373865

Aug 29th, 2018 - Overview Infant jaundice is yellow discoloration of a newborn baby's skin and eyes. Infant jaundice occurs because the baby's blood contains an excess of bilirubin (bil-ih-ROO-bin), a yellow pigment of red blood cells. Infant jaundice is a common condition, particularly in babies born before 38 weeks' gestation (preterm babies) and some breast-fed babies. Infant jaundice usually occurs because ...