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Resources for Patients with Systemic Lupus Erythematosus & Caregivers | Talk SLE
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The need for healthcare providers to effectively engage with patients with SLE is ongoing and the stakes are high. Even when patients have no complaints and no visual signs of disease, organ damage can be occurring. We've developed these tools to help both you and your patients communicate and be vigilant.

Male hypogonadism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/male-hypogonadism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354886

Nov 4th, 2019 - Diagnosis Early detection in boys can help prevent problems from delayed puberty. Early diagnosis and treatment in men offer better protection against osteoporosis and other related conditions. Your doctor will conduct a physical exam and note whether your sexual development, such as your pubic hair, muscle mass and size of your testes, is consistent with your age. Your doctor will test your bl...

Bunions - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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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 ...

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...

Bone spurs - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 16th, 2019 - Overview Bone spurs are bony projections that develop along bone edges. Bone spurs (osteophytes) often form where bones meet each other — in your joints. They can also form on the bones of your spine. The main cause of bone spurs is the joint damage associated with osteoarthritis. Most bone spurs cause no symptoms and can go undetected for years. They might not require treatment. If treatment i...

Toe walking - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toe-walking/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378414

Oct 14th, 2019 - Diagnosis Toe walking can be observed during a physical exam. In some cases, the doctor may do a gait analysis or an exam known as electromyography (EMG). During an EMG, a thin needle with an electrode is inserted into a muscle in the leg. The electrode measures the electrical activity in the affected nerve or muscle. If the doctor suspects a condition such as cerebral palsy or autism, he or sh...

Toe walking - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toe-walking/symptoms-causes/syc-20378410

Oct 14th, 2019 - Overview Walking on the toes or the balls of the feet, also known as toe walking, is fairly common in children who are just beginning to walk. Most children outgrow it. Kids who continue toe walking beyond the toddler years often do so out of habit. As long as your child is growing and developing normally, toe walking is unlikely to be a cause for concern. Toe walking sometimes can result from ...

Antiphospholipid syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/antiphospholipid-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20355831

Oct 9th, 2019 - Overview Antiphospholipid (AN-te-fos-fo-LIP-id) syndrome occurs when your immune system mistakenly creates antibodies that make your blood much more likely to clot. This can cause dangerous blood clots in the legs, kidneys, lungs and brain. In pregnant women, antiphospholipid syndrome also can result in miscarriage and stillbirth. There's no cure for antiphospholipid syndrome, but medications c...

Antiphospholipid syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/antiphospholipid-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355836

Oct 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis If you've had episodes of blood clots or pregnancy loss that aren't explained by known health conditions, your doctor can schedule blood tests to check for abnormal clotting and for the presence of antibodies to phospholipids. To confirm a diagnosis of antiphospholipid syndrome, the antibodies must appear in your blood at least twice, in tests conducted 12 or more weeks apart. You can...

Pinched nerve - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pinched-nerve/symptoms-causes/syc-20354746

Sep 25th, 2019 - Overview Pinched nerve due to herniated disk Pinched nerve due to herniated disk A herniated disk in your lower spine may "pinch" a nerve root, causing pain that radiates down the back of your leg (sciatica). Pinched median nerve Pinched median nerve A pinched median nerve in your wrist can lead to pain, numbness and weakness in your hand and fingers (carpal tunnel syndrome). A pinched nerve oc...

Psoriatic arthritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/psoriatic-arthritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354081

Sep 20th, 2019 - Diagnosis During the exam, your doctor may: Closely examine your joints for signs of swelling or tenderness Check your fingernails for pitting, flaking and other abnormalities Press on the soles of your feet and around your heels to find tender areas No single test can confirm a diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis. But some types of tests can rule out other causes of joint pain, such as rheumatoid...

Nasal and paranasal tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nasal-paranasal-tumors/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354139

Sep 18th, 2019 - Nasal and paranasal tumors care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors provide expert, personalized care to those with nasal and paranasal tumors, including those with: Ameloblastoma Angiofibroma Chordoma Esthesioneuroblastoma Inverting papilloma Nasal and paranasal sinus carcinoma, including squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma and chondrosarc...

Spinal cord injury - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-cord-injury/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20377899

Sep 16th, 2019 - Spinal cord injury care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors and staff have helped thousands of people recover from traumatic and nontraumatic spinal cord injuries and diseases. Mayo Clinic's spinal cord injury team is led by doctors trained in brain and nervous system disorders (neurologists), brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons), nerve and muscle physiolo...

Stress fractures - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stress-fractures/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354063

Sep 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Doctors can sometimes diagnose a stress fracture from a medical history and a physical exam, but imaging tests are often needed. X-rays. Stress fractures often can't be seen on regular X-rays taken shortly after your pain begins. It can take several weeks — and sometimes longer than a month — for evidence of stress fractures to show on X-rays. Bone scan. A few hours before a bone scan...

Stress fractures - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stress-fractures/symptoms-causes/syc-20354057

Sep 16th, 2019 - Overview Stress fracture Stress fracture Stress fractures are tiny cracks in a bone — most commonly, in the weight-bearing bones of the lower leg and foot. Stress fractures are tiny cracks in a bone. They're caused by repetitive force, often from overuse — such as repeatedly jumping up and down or running long distances. Stress fractures can also develop from normal use of a bone that's weakene...

Spinal cord injury - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-cord-injury/symptoms-causes/syc-20377890

Sep 16th, 2019 - Overview A spinal cord injury — damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal (cauda equina) — often causes permanent changes in strength, sensation and other body functions below the site of the injury. If you've recently experienced a spinal cord injury, it might seem like every aspect of your life has been affected. You might feel the effects of your injury m...

Celiac disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/celiac-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352230

Sep 15th, 2019 - Celiac disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, doctors and dietitians work closely with you to help you learn to live gluten-free. Mayo dietitians help you find gluten-free substitutes and give advice on reading food labels and eating out safely. If you have dermatitis herpetiformis, your treatment team will include a dermatologist. Because celiac disease can caus...

Cerebral palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cerebral-palsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20353999

Aug 16th, 2019 - Overview Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect movement and muscle tone or posture. It's caused by damage that occurs to the immature brain as it develops, most often before birth. Signs and symptoms appear during infancy or preschool years. In general, cerebral palsy causes impaired movement associated with abnormal reflexes, floppiness or rigidity of the limbs and trunk, abnormal...

Cerebral palsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cerebral-palsy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354005

Aug 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis Signs and symptoms of cerebral palsy can become more apparent over time, so a diagnosis might not be made until a few months after birth. If your family doctor or pediatrician suspects your child has cerebral palsy, he or she will evaluate your child's signs and symptoms, monitor growth and development, review your child's medical history, and conduct a physical exam. Your doctor migh...

Cerebral palsy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cerebral-palsy/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354009

Aug 16th, 2019 - Cerebral palsy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic neurologists, pediatric neurologists, neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, speech therapists, and other health care professionals work together to diagnose and treat children and adults with cerebral palsy. Doctors collaborate with therapists, nurses, dietitians, physical a...