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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/obsessive-compulsive-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354438

Mar 10th, 2020 - Diagnosis Steps to help diagnose obsessive-compulsive disorder may include: Psychological evaluation. This includes discussing your thoughts, feelings, symptoms and behavior patterns to determine if you have obsessions or compulsive behaviors that interfere with your quality of life. With your permission, this may include talking to your family or friends. Diagnostic criteria for OCD. Your doct...

Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/small-intestinal-bacterial-overgrowth/symptoms-causes/syc-20370168

Feb 27th, 2020 - Overview Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) occurs when there is an abnormal increase in the overall bacterial population in the small intestine — particularly types of bacteria not commonly found in that part of the digestive tract. This condition is sometimes called blind loop syndrome. SIBO commonly results when a circumstance — such as surgery or disease — slows the passage of foo...

Cholera - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cholera/symptoms-causes/syc-20355287

Jan 31st, 2020 - Overview Cholera is a bacterial disease usually spread through contaminated water. Cholera causes severe diarrhea and dehydration. Left untreated, cholera can be fatal within hours, even in previously healthy people. Modern sewage and water treatment have virtually eliminated cholera in industrialized countries. But cholera still exists in Africa, Southeast Asia and Haiti. The risk of a cholera...

Type 1 diabetes in children - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-1-diabetes-in-children/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355312

Jan 29th, 2020 - Diagnosis There are several blood tests for type 1 diabetes in children: Random blood sugar test. This is the primary screening test for type 1 diabetes. A blood sample is taken at a random time. A blood sugar level of 200 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL), or 11.1 millimoles per liter (mmol/L), or higher suggests diabetes. Glycated hemoglobin (A1C) test. This test indicates your child's average...

Meralgia paresthetica - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 15th, 2020 - Overview Meralgia paresthetica Meralgia paresthetica Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in the outer part of your thigh. The condition is caused by compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, which supplies sensation to your upper leg. Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in your ...

Hypothyroidism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypothyroidism/symptoms-causes/syc-20350284

Jan 6th, 2020 - Overview Hypothyroidism (underactive thyroid) is a condition in which your thyroid gland doesn't produce enough of certain crucial hormones. Hypothyroidism may not cause noticeable symptoms in the early stages. Over time, untreated hypothyroidism can cause a number of health problems, such as obesity, joint pain, infertility and heart disease. Accurate thyroid function tests are available to di...

Crohn's disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/crohns-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20353304

Dec 23rd, 2019 - Overview Colon and rectum Colon and rectum The colon, also called the large intestine, is a long, tubelike organ in your abdomen. The colon carries waste to be expelled from the body. Gastroenterology & GI Surgery Blog Connect with others and follow the latest advances in treating Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis on Mayo Clinic Connect. Crohn's disease is an inflammatory bowel disease (IB...

Food allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/food-allergy/symptoms-causes/syc-20355095

Nov 1st, 2019 - Overview Food allergy is an immune system reaction that occurs soon after eating a certain food. Even a tiny amount of the allergy-causing food can trigger signs and symptoms such as digestive problems, hives or swollen airways. In some people, a food allergy can cause severe symptoms or even a life-threatening reaction known as anaphylaxis. Food allergy affects an estimated 6 to 8 percent of c...

Food allergy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/food-allergy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355101

Nov 1st, 2019 - Diagnosis There's no perfect test used to confirm or rule out a food allergy. Your doctor will consider a number of factors before making a diagnosis. These factors include. Your symptoms. Give your doctor a detailed history of your symptoms — which foods, and how much, seem to cause problems. Your family history of allergies. Also share information about members of your family who have allergi...

Kawasaki disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kawasaki-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354603

Oct 30th, 2019 - Diagnosis There's no specific test available to diagnose Kawasaki disease. Diagnosis involves ruling out other diseases that cause similar signs and symptoms, including: Scarlet fever, which is caused by streptococcal bacteria and results in fever, rash, chills and sore throat Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis Stevens-Johnson syndrome, a disorder of the mucous membranes Toxic shock syndrome Measles...

Kawasaki disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kawasaki-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354606

Oct 30th, 2019 - Kawasaki disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. At Mayo Clinic, a team of doctors trained in pediatric cardiology, cardiovascular medicine, cardiovascular surgery and infectious diseases, and others care for children who have Kawasaki disease. Diagnosis experience. Because Kawasaki disease isn't a common condition, and its symptoms overlap those of many other diseases, experien...

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 ...

Blind loop syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/blind-loop-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20370168

Oct 14th, 2019 - Overview Blind loop syndrome occurs when part of the small intestine forms a loop that food bypasses during digestion. The presence of this "blind loop" means food may not move normally through the digestive tract. Slowly moving food and waste products become a breeding ground for bacteria. The result — bacterial overgrowth — often causes diarrhea and may cause weight loss and malnutrition. Som...

Salmonella infection - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/salmonella/symptoms-causes/syc-20355329

Oct 10th, 2019 - Overview Salmonella infection (salmonellosis) is a common bacterial disease that affects the intestinal tract. Salmonella bacteria typically live in animal and human intestines and are shed through feces. Humans become infected most frequently through contaminated water or food. Typically, people with salmonella infection have no symptoms. Others develop diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps wit...

Salmonella infection - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/salmonella/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355335

Oct 10th, 2019 - Diagnosis Salmonella infection can be detected by testing a sample of your stool. However, most people have recovered from their symptoms by the time the test results return. If your doctor suspects that you have a salmonella infection in your bloodstream, he or she may suggest testing a sample of your blood for the bacteria. Treatment Medications Because salmonella infection can be dehydrating...

Rheumatic fever - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rheumatic-fever/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354597

Oct 9th, 2019 - Rheumatic fever care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic cardiologists treat people with all types of heart conditions, including people with heart damage caused by rheumatic fever. Mayo doctors trained in pediatric cardiology, cardiovascular diseases, cardiovascular surgery and other areas collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. Thi...

Rheumatic fever - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rheumatic-fever/symptoms-causes/syc-20354588

Oct 9th, 2019 - Overview Rheumatic fever is an inflammatory disease that can develop when strep throat or scarlet fever isn't properly treated. Strep throat and scarlet fever are caused by an infection with streptococcus (strep-toe-KOK-us) bacteria. Rheumatic fever most often affects children who are between 5 and 15 years old, though it can develop in younger children and adults. Although strep throat is comm...

Rheumatic fever - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rheumatic-fever/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354594

Oct 9th, 2019 - Diagnosis Although there's no single test for rheumatic fever, diagnosis is based on medical history, a physical exam and certain test results. Blood tests If your child was already diagnosed with a strep infection using a throat swab test, your doctor might not order additional tests for the bacteria. Sometimes, a blood test that can detect antibodies to the strep bacteria in the blood is done...

Whooping cough - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/whooping-cough/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378978

Oct 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing whooping cough in its early stages can be difficult because the signs and symptoms resemble those of other common respiratory illnesses, such as a cold, the flu or bronchitis. Sometimes, doctors can diagnose whooping cough simply by asking about symptoms and listening to the cough. Medical tests may be needed to confirm the diagnosis. Such tests may include: A nose or throa...

Whooping cough - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/whooping-cough/symptoms-causes/syc-20378973

Oct 8th, 2019 - Overview Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious respiratory tract infection. In many people, it's marked by a severe hacking cough followed by a high-pitched intake of breath that sounds like "whoop." Before the vaccine was developed, whooping cough was considered a childhood disease. Now whooping cough primarily affects children too young to have completed the full course of vaccina...

Functional neurologic disorders/conversion disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/conversion-disorder/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355202

Oct 4th, 2019 - Diagnosis There are no standard tests for functional neurologic disorders. Diagnosis usually involves assessment of existing symptoms and ruling out any neurological or other medical condition that could cause the symptoms. Functional neurologic disorders are diagnosed based on what is present, such as specific patterns of signs and symptoms, and not just by what is absent, such as a lack of st...

Functional neurologic disorders/conversion disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/conversion-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20355197

Oct 4th, 2019 - Overview Functional neurologic disorders — a newer and broader term that includes what some people call conversion disorder — feature nervous system (neurological) symptoms that can't be explained by a neurological disease or other medical condition. However, the symptoms are real and cause significant distress or problems functioning. Signs and symptoms vary, depending on the type of functiona...

Ramsay Hunt syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ramsay-hunt-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20351783

Sep 30th, 2019 - Overview Facial nerve Facial nerve The nerve that controls your facial muscles passes through a narrow corridor of bone on its way to your face. Ramsay Hunt syndrome (herpes zoster oticus) occurs when a shingles outbreak affects the facial nerve near one of your ears. In addition to the painful shingles rash, Ramsay Hunt syndrome can cause facial paralysis and hearing loss in the affected ear. ...

Ramsay Hunt syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ramsay-hunt-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351789

Sep 30th, 2019 - Diagnosis Doctors often can identify Ramsay Hunt syndrome based on medical history, a physical exam, and the disorder's distinctive signs and symptoms. To confirm the diagnosis, your doctor might take a sample of fluid from one of the rash blisters in your ear for testing. Treatment Prompt treatment of Ramsay Hunt syndrome can ease pain and decrease the risk of long-term complications. Medicati...

Churg-Strauss syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/churg-strauss-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20353760

Sep 20th, 2019 - Overview Churg-Strauss syndrome is a disorder marked by blood vessel inflammation. This inflammation can restrict blood flow to organs and tissues, sometimes permanently damaging them. This condition is also known as eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA). Asthma is the most common sign of Churg-Strauss syndrome. The disorder can also cause other problems, such as hay fever, rash,...

Churg-Strauss syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/churg-strauss-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353765

Sep 20th, 2019 - Diagnosis No specific test can confirm Churg-Strauss syndrome. Because signs and symptoms are similar to those of other diseases, it can be difficult to diagnose. The early signs and symptoms, such as asthma and sinusitis, tend to be fairly commonplace, so a diagnosis might not be made until the inflammation has caused serious damage to organs and nerves. The 6 criteria The American College of ...

Dehydration - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dehydration/symptoms-causes/syc-20354086

Sep 18th, 2019 - Overview Dehydration occurs when you use or lose more fluid than you take in, and your body doesn't have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. If you don't replace lost fluids, you will get dehydrated. Anyone may become dehydrated, but the condition is especially dangerous for young children and older adults. The most common cause of dehydration in young children is s...

Dehydration - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dehydration/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354092

Sep 18th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor can often diagnose dehydration on the basis of physical signs and symptoms. If you're dehydrated, you're also likely to have low blood pressure, especially when moving from a lying to a standing position, a faster than normal heart rate and reduced blood flow to your extremities. To help confirm the diagnosis and pinpoint the degree of dehydration, you may have other tests...

Obesity - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/obesity/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375749

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 - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/obesity/symptoms-causes/syc-20375742

Aug 21st, 2019 - Overview Obesity is a complex disease involving an excessive amount of body fat. Obesity isn't just a cosmetic concern. It is a medical problem that increases your risk of other diseases and health problems, such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure and certain cancers. There are many reasons why some people have difficulty avoiding obesity. Usually, obesity results from a combinatio...

Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nonalcoholic-fatty-liver-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354577

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...

Obesity - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/obesity/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20375753

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...

Asthma attack - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/asthma-attack/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354274

Aug 1st, 2019 - Diagnosis For adults and children over 5 years old, lung (pulmonary) function tests are used to check how well the lungs are working. Poor lung function is a sign that your asthma isn't well controlled. In some cases, lung function tests are also used in asthma emergencies to help your doctor understand the severity of an asthma attack or how well treatment is working. Lung function tests inclu...

Asthma attack - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/asthma-attack/symptoms-causes/syc-20354268

Aug 1st, 2019 - Overview During an asthma attack, also called an asthma exacerbation, the airways become swollen and inflamed. The muscles around the airways contract and the airways produce extra mucus, causing the breathing (bronchial) tubes to narrow. During an attack, you may cough, wheeze and have trouble breathing. Symptoms of a minor asthma attack get better with prompt home treatment. A severe asthma a...

Nasal polyps - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nasal-polyps/symptoms-causes/syc-20351888

Jul 10th, 2019 - Overview Nasal polyps Nasal polyps Nasal polyps are soft, noncancerous growths on the lining of your nose or sinuses. They often occur in groups, like grapes on a stem. Nasal polyps are soft, painless, noncancerous growths on the lining of your nasal passages or sinuses. They hang down like teardrops or grapes. They result from chronic inflammation and are associated with asthma, recurring infe...

Dermatitis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dermatitis-eczema/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352390

Jul 10th, 2019 - Dermatitis care at Mayo Clinic Advanced diagnosis and treatment Positive reaction to allergy test Positive reaction to allergy test A small area of swelling with surrounding redness is typical of a positive allergy skin test. To control your dermatitis, it's important to find the precise cause. At Mayo Clinic, your doctors take the time to listen to you and conduct the tests needed to make an a...

Cystic fibrosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cystic-fibrosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353706

Jul 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose cystic fibrosis, doctors may conduct several tests. Newborn screening and diagnosis Every state in the U.S. now routinely screens newborns for cystic fibrosis. Early diagnosis means treatment can begin immediately. In one screening test, a blood sample is checked for higher than normal levels of a chemical (immunoreactive trypsinogen, or IRT) released by the pancreas. A ne...

Chronic cough - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-cough/symptoms-causes/syc-20351575

Jul 8th, 2019 - Overview A chronic cough is a cough that lasts eight weeks or longer in adults, or four weeks in children. A chronic cough is more than just an annoyance. A chronic cough can interrupt your sleep and leave you feeling exhausted. Severe cases of chronic cough can cause vomiting, lightheadedness and even rib fractures. While it can sometimes be difficult to pinpoint the problem that's triggering ...

Cystic fibrosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cystic-fibrosis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20353710

Jul 8th, 2019 - Cystic fibrosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Collaboration Mayo Clinic doctors collaborate to provide care for people with cystic fibrosis. Mayo Clinic doctors with a wide array of specialties collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. Doctors trained in lung conditions (pulmonologists) work with medical professionals in many areas to p...

Cystic fibrosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cystic-fibrosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20353700

Jul 8th, 2019 - Overview Cystic fibrosis Cystic fibrosis In cystic fibrosis, the airways fill with thick, sticky mucus, making it difficult to breathe. The thick mucus is also an ideal breeding ground for bacteria and fungi. Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disorder that causes severe damage to the lungs, digestive system and other organs in the body. Cystic fibrosis affects the cells that produce mucus, sweat ...

E. coli - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/e-coli/symptoms-causes/syc-20372058

Jul 8th, 2019 - Overview Escherichia coli (E. coli) bacteria normally live in the intestines of healthy people and animals. Most varieties of E. coli are harmless or cause relatively brief diarrhea. But a few particularly nasty strains, such as E. coli O157:H7, can cause severe abdominal cramps, bloody diarrhea and vomiting. You may be exposed to E. coli from contaminated water or food — especially raw vegetab...

E. coli - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/e-coli/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372064

Jul 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose illness caused by E. coli infection, your doctor will send a sample of your stool to a laboratory to test for the presence of E. coli bacteria. The bacteria may be cultured to confirm the diagnosis and identify specific toxins, such as those produced by E. coli O157:H7. Treatment For illness caused by E. coli, no current treatments can cure the infection, relieve symptoms ...

Measles - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/measles/symptoms-causes/syc-20374857

May 23rd, 2019 - Overview Measles Measles Measles causes a red, blotchy rash that usually appears first on the face and behind the ears, then spreads downward to the chest and back and finally to the feet. Measles is a childhood infection caused by a virus. Once quite common, measles can now almost always be prevented with a vaccine. Also called rubeola, measles can be serious and even fatal for small children....

Measles - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/measles/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374862

May 23rd, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor can usually diagnose measles based on the disease's characteristic rash as well as a small, bluish-white spot on a bright red background — Koplik's spot — on the inside lining of the cheek. However, many doctors have never seen measles, and the rash can be confused with a number of other illnesses. If necessary, a blood test can confirm whether the rash is truly measles. T...

Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemolytic-uremic-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20352399

May 20th, 2019 - Overview Hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) is a condition that can occur when the small blood vessels in your kidneys become damaged and inflamed. This damage can cause clots to form in the vessels. The clots clog the filtering system in the kidneys and lead to kidney failure, which could be life-threatening. Anyone can develop HUS, but it is most common in young children. In many cases, HUS is c...

Pet allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pet-allergy/symptoms-causes/syc-20352192

May 13th, 2019 - Overview Pet allergy is an allergic reaction to proteins found in an animal's skin cells, saliva or urine. Signs of pet allergy include those common to hay fever, such as sneezing and runny nose. Some people may also experience signs of asthma, such as wheezing and difficulty breathing. Most often, pet allergy is triggered by exposure to the dead flakes of skin (dander) a pet sheds. Any animal ...

Rickets - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rickets/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351949

May 13th, 2019 - Diagnosis During the exam, the doctor will gently press on your child's bones, checking for abnormalities. He or she will pay particular attention to your child's: Skull. Babies who have rickets often have softer skull bones and might have a delay in the closure of the soft spots (fontanels). Legs. While even healthy toddlers are a little bowlegged, an exaggerated bowing of the legs is common w...

Rickets - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rickets/symptoms-causes/syc-20351943

May 13th, 2019 - Overview Rickets is the softening and weakening of bones in children, usually because of an extreme and prolonged vitamin D deficiency. Rare inherited problems also can cause rickets. Vitamin D helps your child's body absorb calcium and phosphorus from food. Not enough vitamin D makes it difficult to maintain proper calcium and phosphorus levels in bones, which can cause rickets. Adding vitamin...

Ear infection (middle ear) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ear-infections/symptoms-causes/syc-20351616

May 13th, 2019 - Overview An ear infection (sometimes called acute otitis media) is an infection of the middle ear, the air-filled space behind the eardrum that contains the tiny vibrating bones of the ear. Children are more likely than adults to get ear infections. Because ear infections often clear up on their own, treatment may begin with managing pain and monitoring the problem. Sometimes, antibiotics are u...

Dust mite allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dust-mites/symptoms-causes/syc-20352173

May 6th, 2019 - Overview Dust mite allergy is an allergic reaction to tiny bugs that commonly live in house dust. Signs of dust mite allergy include those common to hay fever, such as sneezing and runny nose. Many people with dust mite allergy also experience signs of asthma, such as wheezing and difficulty breathing. Dust mites, close relatives of ticks and spiders, are too small to see without a microscope. ...

Undescended testicle - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/undescended-testicle/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352004

Apr 18th, 2019 - Undescended testicle care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Pediatricians and pediatric specialists in urology treat undescended testicles at Mayo Clinic. Your child will be treated by a board-certified pediatric urology surgeon. Time for your concerns and questions. Doctors at Mayo Clinic take time to listen to your concerns and answer all of your questions about your son's care. Expe...

Croup - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 10th, 2019 - Overview Normal airway Normal airway This shows a child’s normal airway anatomy. Croup Croup When the upper airway is infected with the virus that causes croup, tissues around the voice box (larynx) and the windpipe (trachea) will swell. When a cough forces air through this narrowed passageway, it may sound like a seal barking. Croup refers to an infection of the upper airway, which obstructs b...

Croup - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 10th, 2019 - Diagnosis Croup is typically diagnosed by a doctor. He or she will: Observe your child's breathing Listen to your child's chest with a stethoscope Examine your child's throat Sometimes X-rays or other tests are used to rule out other possible illnesses. More Information X-ray Treatment The majority of children with croup can be treated at home. Still croup can be scary, especially if it lands y...

Precocious puberty - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/precocious-puberty/symptoms-causes/syc-20351811

Apr 4th, 2019 - Overview Precocious puberty is when a child's body begins changing into that of an adult (puberty) too soon. When puberty begins before age 8 in girls and before age 9 in boys, it is considered precocious puberty. Puberty includes rapid growth of bones and muscles, changes in body shape and size, and development of the body's ability to reproduce. The cause of precocious puberty often can't be ...

Precocious puberty - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/precocious-puberty/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351817

Apr 4th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose precocious puberty, the doctor will: Review your child's and your family's medical history Do a physical exam Run blood tests to measure hormone levels X-rays of your child's hand and wrist also are important for diagnosing precocious puberty. These X-rays can help the doctor determine your child's bone age, which shows if the bones are growing too quickly. Determining the...

Mold allergy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mold-allergy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351525

Apr 2nd, 2019 - Diagnosis Positive reaction to allergy test Positive reaction to allergy test A small area of swelling with surrounding redness is typical of a positive allergy skin test. Besides considering your signs and symptoms, your doctor may want to conduct a physical examination to identify or exclude other medical problems. He or she may also recommend one or more tests to see if you have an allergy t...

Mold allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mold-allergy/symptoms-causes/syc-20351519

Apr 2nd, 2019 - Overview If you have a mold allergy, your immune system overreacts when you breathe in mold spores. A mold allergy can make you cough, make your eyes itch and cause other symptoms that make you miserable. In some people, mold allergy is linked to asthma and exposure causes restricted breathing and other airway symptoms. If you have a mold allergy, the best defense is to reduce your exposure to ...

Childhood asthma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 19th, 2019 - Overview In childhood asthma, the lungs and airways become easily inflamed when exposed to certain triggers, such as inhaling pollen or catching a cold or other respiratory infection. Childhood asthma can cause bothersome daily symptoms that interfere with play, sports, school and sleep. In some children, unmanaged asthma can cause dangerous asthma attacks. Childhood asthma isn't a different di...

Childhood asthma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 19th, 2019 - Diagnosis Asthma can be hard to diagnose. Your child's doctor will consider the symptoms and their frequency and your child's medical history. Your child might need tests to rule out other conditions and to identify the most likely cause of the symptoms. A number of childhood conditions can have symptoms similar to those caused by asthma. To complicate the issue further, these conditions also c...

Rotavirus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 11th, 2019 - Overview Rotavirus is a very contagious virus that causes diarrhea. It's the most common cause of diarrhea in infants and children worldwide, resulting in over 215,000 deaths annually. Before the development of a vaccine, most children in the United States had been infected with the virus at least once by age 5. Although rotavirus infections are unpleasant, you can usually treat this infection ...

Rotavirus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis Rotavirus is often diagnosed based on symptoms and a physical exam. A stool sample may be analyzed in a lab to confirm the diagnosis. Treatment There's no specific treatment for a rotavirus infection. Antibiotics and antivirals won't help a rotavirus infection. Usually, the infection resolves within three to seven days. Preventing dehydration is the biggest concern. To prevent dehydra...

Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection)
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Mar 7th, 2019 - Treating children's ear infections with antibiotics. What is otitis media (middle ear infection)? Otitis media is an infection of the middle ear (the space behind the eardrum), caused by bacteria or a virus. Middle ear infections often occur at the same time as a cold, allergies, nose and throat infection, or enlarged adenoids (glands at the top of the throat). Middle ear infections usually cle...

Otitis Media (Middle Ear Infection)
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Mar 7th, 2019 - Treating children's ear infections with antibiotics. What is otitis media (middle ear infection)? Otitis media is an infection of the middle ear (the space behind the eardrum), caused by bacteria or a virus. Middle ear infections often occur at the same time as a cold, allergies, nose and throat infection, or enlarged adenoids (glands at the top of the throat). Middle ear infections usually cle...

Chickenpox - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 26th, 2019 - Overview Chickenpox Chickenpox Chickenpox consists of an itchy, red rash that breaks out on the face, scalp, chest, back and, to a lesser extent, arms and legs. The spots quickly fill with a clear fluid, rupture and then turn crusty. Chickenpox is an infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus. It causes an itchy rash with small, fluid-filled blisters. Chickenpox is highly contagious to peop...

Chickenpox - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 26th, 2019 - Diagnosis Doctors generally diagnose chickenpox based on the rash. If there's any doubt about the diagnosis, chickenpox can be confirmed with laboratory tests, including blood tests or a culture of lesion samples. Treatment In otherwise healthy children, chickenpox typically needs no medical treatment. Your doctor may prescribe an antihistamine to relieve itching. But for the most part, the dis...

Diabetes insipidus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 15th, 2019 - Diagnosis Some of the tests doctors use to diagnose diabetes insipidus include: Water deprivation test. While being monitored by a doctor and health care team, you'll be asked to stop drinking fluids for several hours. To prevent dehydration while fluids are restricted, ADH allows your kidneys to decrease the amount of fluid lost in the urine. While fluids are being withheld, your doctor will m...

Tennis elbow - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 13th, 2019 - Tennis elbow care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Specialists in sports medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and orthopedic surgery have extensive experience and expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of tennis elbow. After you return home, Mayo Clinic physicians coordinate ongoing care with your family doctor. Advanced evaluation and prevention strategies The technique y...

Type 2 diabetes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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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...

Impetigo - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 7th, 2019 - Diagnosis Doctors usually diagnose impetigo by looking at the distinctive sores. Lab tests generally aren't necessary. If the sores don't clear, even with antibiotic treatment, your doctor may take a sample of the liquid produced by a sore and test it to see what types of antibiotics might work best on it. Some types of the bacteria that cause impetigo have become resistant to certain antibioti...

Impetigo - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 7th, 2019 - Overview Impetigo Impetigo Impetigo starts as a red sore that ruptures, oozes for a few days and then forms a honey-colored crust. Sores mainly occur around the nose and mouth in infants and children. Impetigo (im-puh-TIE-go) is a common and highly contagious skin infection that mainly affects infants and children. Impetigo usually appears as red sores on the face, especially around a child's n...

Selective IgA deficiency - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 20th, 2018 - Overview Selective IgA deficiency is an immune system condition in which you lack or don't have enough immunoglobulin A (IgA), a protein that fights infection (antibody). Most people with selective IgA deficiency don't have recurrent infections. However, some people who have IgA deficiency experience pneumonia, ear infections, sinus infections, allergies, asthma and diarrhea. Autoimmune disease...

Selective IgA deficiency - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 20th, 2018 - Treatment Most people with selective IgA deficiency don't need treatment unless they have frequent infections. In some cases, treatment may include a long course of antibiotics to help prevent an infection from returning. By Mayo Clinic Staff Selective IgA deficiency care at Mayo Clinic Request an Appointment at Mayo Clinic Symptoms & causesDoctors & departments Dec. 21, 2018 Print Share on: Fa...

Patellofemoral pain syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 18th, 2018 - Overview Patellofemoral (puh-tel-o-FEM-uh-rul) pain syndrome is pain at the front of your knee, around your kneecap (patella). Sometimes called "runner's knee," it's more common in people who participate in sports that involve running and jumping. The knee pain often increases when you run, walk up or down stairs, sit for long periods, or squat. Simple treatments — such as rest and ice — often ...

Ulnar wrist pain - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 13th, 2018 - Ulnar wrist pain care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Treating ulnar wrist pain takes cooperation by specialists in orthopedics, radiology, rheumatology, sports medicine, and physical medicine and rehabilitation. Mayo specialists work together to ensure that you receive all the expertise you need. Advanced diagnosis and treatment State-of-the-art CT and MRI help Mayo doctors find the ...

Systemic capillary leak syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 7th, 2018 - Treatment The cause of systemic capillary leak syndrome is unknown, and there's no known cure. Treatment during episodes aims to stabilize symptoms and prevent severe complications. The use of intravenous fluids must be monitored carefully. Monthly infusions of intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) can help prevent future episodes. Preventive treatment with certain oral medications originally desig...

Childhood obesity - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/childhood-obesity/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354833

Dec 4th, 2018 - Diagnosis As part of regular well-child care, the doctor calculates your child's BMI and determines where it falls on the BMI-for-age growth chart. The BMI helps indicate if your child is overweight for his or her age and height. Using the growth chart, your doctor determines your child's percentile, meaning how your child compares with other children of the same sex and age. For example, if yo...

Childhood obesity - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/childhood-obesity/symptoms-causes/syc-20354827

Dec 4th, 2018 - Overview Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. Children who are obese are above the normal weight for their age and height. Childhood obesity is particularly troubling because the extra pounds often start children on the path to health problems that were once considered adult problems — diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Many ob...

Ebstein anomaly - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 1st, 2018 - Ebstein anomaly care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Related information Ebstein Anomaly — Mayo Clinic on Facebook Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience treating Ebstein anomaly. Mayo doctors trained in pediatric cardiology, adult congenital heart disease, congenital cardiovascular surgery and other areas work together in the Center for Congenital Heart Disease at Mayo Clinic'...

Postherpetic neuralgia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 31st, 2018 - Overview Postherpetic neuralgia (post-hur-PET-ik noo-RAL-juh) is the most common complication of shingles. The condition affects nerve fibers and skin, causing burning pain that lasts long after the rash and blisters of shingles disappear. The chickenpox (herpes zoster) virus causes shingles. The risk of postherpetic neuralgia increases with age, primarily affecting people older than 60. There'...

Pyloric stenosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 22nd, 2018 - Diagnosis Your baby's doctor will start with a physical examination. Sometimes, the doctor can feel an olive-shaped lump — the enlarged pyloric muscle — when examining the baby's abdomen. Peristaltic waves in the baby's abdomen are another telltale sign of pyloric stenosis. Your doctor might also recommend: Blood tests to check for dehydration or electrolyte imbalance or both Ultrasound to view...

Exercise-induced asthma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2018 - Overview Exercised-induced asthma is a narrowing of the airways in the lungs triggered by strenuous exercise. It causes shortness of breath, wheezing, coughing and other symptoms during or after exercise. The preferred term for this condition is exercise-induced bronchoconstriction (brong-koh-kun-STRIK-shun). This term is more accurate because the exercise induces narrowing of airways (bronchoc...

Exercise-induced asthma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2018 - Diagnosis Spirometer Spirometer A spirometer is a diagnostic device that measures the amount of air you're able to breathe in and out and the time it takes you to exhale completely after you take a deep breath. In addition to asking questions about your symptoms, your doctor will conduct a medical exam. Doctors typically order tests to assess your lung function and rule out other conditions tha...

Orchitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 9th, 2018 - Overview Orchitis (or-KIE-tis) is an inflammation of one or both testicles. Bacterial or viral infections can cause orchitis, or the cause can be unknown. Orchitis is most often the result of a bacterial infection, such as a sexually transmitted infection (STI). In some cases, the mumps virus can cause orchitis. Bacterial orchitis might be associated with epididymitis — an inflammation of the c...

Child abuse - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 4th, 2018 - Overview Mayo Clinic Child and Family Advocacy Center Any intentional harm or mistreatment to a child under 18 years old is considered child abuse. Child abuse takes many forms, which often occur at the same time. Physical abuse. Physical child abuse occurs when a child is purposely physically injured or put at risk of harm by another person. Sexual abuse. Sexual child abuse is any sexual activ...

Strep throat - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 27th, 2018 - Overview Strep throat is a bacterial infection that can make your throat feel sore and scratchy. Strep throat accounts for only a small portion of sore throats. If untreated, strep throat can cause complications, such as kidney inflammation or rheumatic fever. Rheumatic fever can lead to painful and inflamed joints, a specific type of rash, or heart valve damage. Strep throat is most common in ...

Mumps - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 25th, 2018 - Overview Salivary glands Salivary glands You have three pairs of major salivary glands — parotid, sublingual and submandibular. Each gland has its own tube (duct) leading from the gland to the mouth. Mumps is a viral infection that primarily affects saliva-producing (salivary) glands that are located near your ears. Mumps can cause swelling in one or both of these glands. Mumps was common in th...

Mumps - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 25th, 2018 - Diagnosis If you or your child has signs or symptoms of mumps, the doctor is likely to: Ask whether you or your child has been vaccinated against mumps and whether you might have been exposed to the virus Recommend a blood test to check for evidence of the mumps virus Treatment Mumps is caused by a virus, so antibiotics aren't effective. But most children and adults recover from an uncomplicate...

Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 17th, 2018 - Overview Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which your child's breathing is partially or completely blocked repeatedly during sleep. The condition is due to narrowing or blockage of the upper airway during sleep. There are differences between pediatric obstructive sleep apnea and adult sleep apnea. While adults usually have daytime sleepiness, children are more likely to h...

Asthma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 12th, 2018 - Diagnosis Physical exam To rule out other possible conditions — such as a respiratory infection or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) — your doctor will do a physical exam and ask you questions about your signs and symptoms and about any other health problems. Tests to measure lung function You may also be given lung (pulmonary) function tests to determine how much air moves in and ou...

Asthma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 12th, 2018 - Asthma care at Mayo Clinic Experience and expertise. The Allergic Diseases Research Laboratory at Mayo Clinic has spent decades researching the immune system and exploring the causes of asthma, with the goal of developing new treatments and eventually finding a cure. Cutting-edge medicine. Mayo Clinic doctors and researchers continually develop and test new treatments for asthma. Your doctor wi...

Asthma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 12th, 2018 - Overview Asthma attack Asthma attack If you have asthma, the inside walls of the airways in your lungs can become inflamed and swollen. In addition, membranes in your airway linings may secrete excess mucus. The result is an asthma attack. During an asthma attack, your narrowed airways make it harder to breathe and you may cough and wheeze. Asthma is a condition in which your airways narrow and...

Atelectasis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atelectasis/symptoms-causes/syc-20369684

Sep 4th, 2018 - Overview Atelectasis (at-uh-LEK-tuh-sis) is a complete or partial collapse of the entire lung or area (lobe) of the lung. It occurs when the tiny air sacs (alveoli) within the lung become deflated or possibly filled with alveolar fluid. Atelectasis is one of the most common breathing (respiratory) complications after surgery. It's also a possible complication of other respiratory problems, incl...

Aspergillosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 23rd, 2018 - Overview Aspergillosis is an infection caused by a type of mold. The illnesses resulting from aspergillosis usually affect the respiratory system, but their signs and severity vary greatly. The mold that triggers the illnesses, aspergillus, is everywhere — indoors and outdoors. Most strains of this mold are harmless, but a few can cause serious illnesses when people with weakened immune systems...

Umbilical hernia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 21st, 2018 - Overview Umbilical hernia Umbilical hernia An umbilical hernia creates a soft swelling or bulge near the navel. It occurs when part of the intestine protrudes through the umbilical opening in the abdominal muscles. Umbilical hernias in children are usually painless. An umbilical hernia occurs when part of your intestine sticks out through the opening in your abdominal muscles through which your...

Transposition of the great arteries - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 10th, 2018 - Transposition of the great arteries care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors with special training in heart diseases (cardiologists), cardiac surgery and pediatric cardiology treat people who have transposition of the great arteries and other congenital heart diseases. Having all of this subspecialized expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you're not ...

Eisenmenger syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 8th, 2018 - Eisenmenger syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors with special training in heart diseases (cardiologists) and pediatric cardiology treat people who have Eisenmenger syndrome and other congenital heart diseases. For more than 60 years, Mayo Clinic cardiologists have treated thousands of children and adults who have congenital heart diseases. Mayo Clinic card...

Tourette syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 7th, 2018 - Tourette syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's Tourette syndrome teams include specialists in neurology, child and adolescent neurology, psychiatry, and psychology who work together to provide exactly the care you need. Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, also offers the family-friendly Children's Center for children with Tourette syndrome. Having all of this su...

Tourette syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Aug 7th, 2018 - Diagnosis There's no specific test that can diagnose Tourette syndrome. The diagnosis is based on the history of your signs and symptoms. The criteria used to diagnose Tourette syndrome include: Both motor tics and vocal tics are present, although not necessarily at the same time Tics occur several times a day, nearly every day or intermittently, for more than a year Tics begin before age 18 Ti...

Reye's syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/reyes-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20377255

Aug 7th, 2018 - Overview Reye's (Reye) syndrome is a rare but serious condition that causes swelling in the liver and brain. Reye's syndrome most often affects children and teenagers recovering from a viral infection, most commonly the flu or chickenpox. Signs and symptoms such as confusion, seizures and loss of consciousness require emergency treatment. Early diagnosis and treatment of Reye's syndrome can sav...