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Shigella infection - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/shigella/symptoms-causes/syc-20377529

Aug 3rd, 2018 - Overview Shigella infection (shigellosis) is an intestinal disease caused by a family of bacteria known as shigella. The main sign of shigella infection is diarrhea, which often is bloody. Shigella can be passed through direct contact with the bacteria in the stool. For example, this can happen in a child care setting when staff members don't wash their hands well enough after changing diapers ...

Sunburn - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sunburn/symptoms-causes/syc-20355922

Aug 2nd, 2018 - Overview Sunburn — red, painful skin that feels hot to the touch — usually appears within a few hours after too much exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light from sunshine or artificial sources, such as sunlamps. Intense, repeated sun exposure that results in sunburn increases your risk of other skin damage and certain diseases. These include dry or wrinkled skin, dark spots, rough spots, and skin ca...

Sunburn - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sunburn/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355928

Aug 2nd, 2018 - Diagnosis Your doctor is likely to conduct a physical exam and ask questions about your symptoms, UV exposure and sunburn history. If you develop a sunburn or skin reaction after relatively minor exposures to sunlight, your doctor may recommend phototesting. During phototesting, small areas of your skin are exposed to measured amounts of UVA and UVB light to try to reproduce the problem. If you...

Dislocated shoulder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dislocated-shoulder/symptoms-causes/syc-20371715

Aug 2nd, 2018 - Overview A dislocated shoulder is an injury in which your upper arm bone pops out of the cup-shaped socket that's part of your shoulder blade. The shoulder is the body's most mobile joint, which makes it susceptible to dislocation. If you suspect a dislocated shoulder, seek prompt medical attention. Most people regain full shoulder function within a few weeks. However, once you've had a disloca...

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/post-traumatic-stress-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20355967

Jul 5th, 2018 - Overview Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a mental health condition that's triggered by a terrifying event — either experiencing it or witnessing it. Symptoms may include flashbacks, nightmares and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event. Most people who go through traumatic events may have temporary difficulty adjusting and coping, but with time and good self...

Broken leg - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/broken-leg/symptoms-causes/syc-20370412

Jun 5th, 2018 - Overview A broken leg (leg fracture) is a break or crack in one of the bones in your leg. Common causes include falls, motor vehicle accidents and sports injuries. Treatment of a broken leg depends on the location and severity of the injury. A severely broken leg may require surgery to implant devices into the broken bone to maintain proper alignment during healing. Other injuries may be treate...

Illness anxiety disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/illness-anxiety-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20373782

Jun 5th, 2018 - Overview Related links Somatic symptom disorder Illness anxiety disorder, sometimes called hypochondriasis or health anxiety, is worrying excessively that you are or may become seriously ill. You may have no physical symptoms. Or you may believe that normal body sensations or minor symptoms are signs of severe illness, even though a thorough medical exam doesn't reveal a serious medical conditi...

Occupational asthma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/occupational-asthma/symptoms-causes/syc-20375772

May 21st, 2018 - Overview Occupational asthma is asthma that's caused by breathing in chemical fumes, gases, dust or other substances on the job. Occupational asthma can result from exposure to a substance you're sensitive to — causing an allergic or immunological response — or to an irritating toxic substance. Like other types of asthma, occupational asthma can cause chest tightness, wheezing and shortness of ...

Occupational asthma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/occupational-asthma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375777

May 21st, 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. Diagnosing occupational asthma is similar to diagnosing other types of asthma. However, your doctor will also try to identify whether a workplace substance is causing your symptoms and w...

Shingles - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/shingles/symptoms-causes/syc-20353054

May 15th, 2018 - Overview Shingles is a viral infection that causes a painful rash. Although shingles can occur anywhere on your body, it most often appears as a single stripe of blisters that wraps around either the left or the right side of your torso. Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus — the same virus that causes chickenpox. After you've had chickenpox, the virus lies inactive in nerve tissue ...

Bulimia nervosa - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bulimia/symptoms-causes/syc-20353615

May 9th, 2018 - Overview Bulimia (boo-LEE-me-uh) nervosa, commonly called bulimia, is a serious, potentially life-threatening eating disorder. People with bulimia may secretly binge — eating large amounts of food with a loss of control over the eating — and then purge, trying to get rid of the extra calories in an unhealthy way. To get rid of calories and prevent weight gain, people with bulimia may use differ...

Bulimia nervosa - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bulimia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353621

May 9th, 2018 - Diagnosis If your primary care provider suspects you have bulimia, he or she will typically: Talk to you about your eating habits, weight-loss methods and physical symptoms Do a physical exam Request blood and urine tests Request a test that can identify problems with your heart (electrocardiogram) Perform a psychological evaluation, including a discussion of your attitude toward your body and ...

Panic attacks and panic disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/panic-attacks/symptoms-causes/syc-20376021

May 3rd, 2018 - Overview A panic attack is a sudden episode of intense fear that triggers severe physical reactions when there is no real danger or apparent cause. Panic attacks can be very frightening. When panic attacks occur, you might think you're losing control, having a heart attack or even dying. Many people have just one or two panic attacks in their lifetimes, and the problem goes away, perhaps when a...

Panic attacks and panic disorder - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/panic-attacks/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376027

May 3rd, 2018 - Diagnosis Your primary care provider will determine if you have panic attacks, panic disorder or another condition, such as heart or thyroid problems, with symptoms that resemble panic attacks. To help pinpoint a diagnosis, you may have: A complete physical exam Blood tests to check your thyroid and other possible conditions and tests on your heart, such as an electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG) A p...

Rubella - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rubella/symptoms-causes/syc-20377310

May 3rd, 2018 - Overview Rubella Rubella Rubella results in a fine, pink rash that appears on the face, the trunk (shown in image), and then the arms and legs. Rubella, also called German measles or three-day measles, is a contagious viral infection best known by its distinctive red rash. Rubella is not the same as measles (rubeola), though the two illnesses do share some characteristics, including the red ras...

Diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-hyperosmolar-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20371505

May 2nd, 2018 - Diagnosis For diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome, prompt diagnosis is critical. The emergency medical team will do a physical and mental status exam and may ask those who are with you about your medical history. Lab tests You'll likely have blood and urine tests to measure your blood sugar level and kidney function and to detect infection, among other conditions. More Information A1C test Treatment...

Diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-hyperosmolar-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20371501

May 2nd, 2018 - Overview Diabetic hyperosmolar (hi-pur-oz-MOE-lur) syndrome is a serious condition caused by extremely high blood sugar levels. The condition most commonly occurs in people with type 2 diabetes. It's often triggered by illness or infection. As a result of diabetic hyperosmolar syndrome, your body tries to rid itself of the excess blood sugar by passing it into your urine. Left untreated, diabet...

Hip dysplasia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hip-dysplasia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350216

Apr 24th, 2018 - Hip dysplasia care at Mayo Clinic A Mayo Clinic surgeon explains test results to a patient. Your Mayo Clinic care team Specialists in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, radiology and physical therapy collaborate as a team to evaluate your problem and determine the most appropriate treatment for you. This means that you're not getting just one opinion — you benefit from the knowledge and exper...

Acanthosis nigricans - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acanthosis-nigricans/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20368987

Apr 23rd, 2018 - Diagnosis Acanthosis nigricans is typically detected during a skin exam. Rarely, a small skin sample is removed (biopsied) for examination in a lab. If the cause of acanthosis nigricans is unclear, your doctor may recommend blood tests, X-rays or other tests to look for possible underlying causes. More Information X-ray Treatment In many situations, treating the underlying problem can help fade...

Liver problems - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/liver-problems/symptoms-causes/syc-20374502

Mar 12th, 2018 - Overview Liver problems Liver problems Liver problems that can occur include fatty liver disease and cirrhosis. The liver and its cells — as seen through a microscope — change dramatically when a normal liver becomes fatty or cirrhotic. The liver is an organ about the size of a football that sits just under your rib cage on the right side of your abdomen. The liver is essential for digesting fo...