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Preparing for a colonoscopy
https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/preparing-for-a-colonoscopy

Aug 12th, 2019 - If you shudder at the thought of having a colonoscopy to check for hidden colon cancer, chances are it's the "prep" that's stoking your apprehension. It's certainly a major inconvenience: getting ready for the procedure takes much longer — an average of 16 hours, according to one study — than the three hours or so you'll spend at a medical center the day of your colonoscopy. But what's most off...

How to Prepare for Your Colonoscopy Using MiraLAX
https://www.mskcc.org/cancer-care/patient-education/how-prepare-your-colonoscopy-using-miralax

Aug 5th, 2019 - This information will help you get ready for your colonoscopy using polyethylene glycol (MiraLAX®). A colonoscopy is an exam of your colon (large intestine). Your doctor will use a colonoscope (flexible tube with a camera on the end) to see the inside of your colon on a video monitor. During your procedure, your doctor can:

A Patient’s Guide to Opioid Tapering
https://www.hss.edu/conditions_patient-guide-opioid-tapering.asp

May 20th, 2018 - Treating acute pain caused by orthopedic surgery has improved drastically over the past few years. This is due in part to the use of multimodal analgesic strategies (balancing the use of multiple non-opioid pain medications) and an increase in regional anesthesia in orthopedic procedures.

Age spots (liver spots) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/age-spots/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355864

Jan 20th, 2020 - Diagnosis Diagnosing age spots might include: Visual inspection. Your doctor can usually diagnose age spots by looking at your skin. It's important to distinguish age spots from other skin disorders because the treatments differ and using the wrong procedure may delay other needed therapy. Skin biopsy. Your doctor might do other tests, such as removing a small sample of skin for examination in ...

Hepatopulmonary syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hepatopulmonary-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20477679

Jan 16th, 2020 - Diagnosis These tests can help determine if you have hepatopulmonary syndrome: Pulse oximetry. In pulse oximetry, a sensor attached to your finger or ear uses light to determine how much oxygen is in your blood. Chest imaging. X-rays, computerized tomography (CT) scanning or echocardiogram imaging can help rule out other heart or lungs conditions. Treatment Supplemental oxygen therapy is the ma...

Guillain-Barré syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/guillain-barre-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20363006

Jan 14th, 2020 - Diagnosis Guillain-Barré syndrome can be difficult to diagnose in its earliest stages. Its signs and symptoms are similar to those of other neurological disorders and may vary from person to person. Your doctor is likely to start with a medical history and thorough physical examination. Your doctor may then recommend: Spinal tap (lumbar puncture). A small amount of fluid is withdrawn from the s...

Mitral valve disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mitral-valve-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355112

Jan 6th, 2020 - Diagnosis Your doctor may evaluate your signs and symptoms and conduct a physical examination. In a physical examination, your doctor will likely listen for a heart murmur, as this can be a sign of a mitral valve condition. Your doctor may order several tests to diagnose your condition. Tests may include: Echocardiography. Sound waves are used to produce video images of your heart in motion. Th...

Short bowel syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/short-bowel-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20450377

Dec 30th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose short bowel syndrome, your doctor may recommend blood or stool tests to measure nutrient levels. Other tests may include imaging procedures, such as an X-ray with a contrast material (barium X-ray), computerized tomography (CT) scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and CT or MR enterography, that can show obstructions or changes to the intestines. Treatment Your treatmen...

Ulcerative colitis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ulcerative-colitis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20353335

Dec 23rd, 2019 - Ulcerative colitis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Treating ulcerative colitis involves specialists in gastroenterology and hepatology, colon and rectal surgery, radiology, laboratory medicine and pathology, and rheumatology, as well as skin and wound care and nutrition. Having all this expertise in a single place means that your care is discussed among the team, test results are...

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/inflammatory-bowel-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20353325

Dec 23rd, 2019 - Inflammatory bowel disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Treating IBD involves specialists in gastroenterology and hepatology, colon and rectal surgery, radiology, laboratory medicine and pathology, and rheumatology, as well as skin and wound care and nutrition. Having all this expertise in a single place means that your care is discussed among the team, test results are availa...

Craniosynostosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/craniosynostosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354517

Dec 12th, 2019 - Diagnosis Craniosynostosis requires evaluation by specialists, such as a pediatric neurosurgeon or a specialist in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Diagnosis of craniosynostosis may include: Physical exam. Your doctor will feel your baby's head for abnormalities such as suture ridges, and look for facial deformities. Imaging studies. A computerized tomography (CT) scan or magnetic resonance ...

Transverse myelitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/transverse-myelitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354730

Dec 11th, 2019 - Diagnosis A doctor will diagnose transverse myelitis based on your answers to questions about your signs and symptoms, your medical history, a clinical assessment of nerve function, and test results. These tests, which may indicate inflammation of the spinal cord and rule out other disorders, include the following: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create...

Plantar fasciitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/plantar-fasciitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354851

Dec 10th, 2019 - Diagnosis Plantar fasciitis is diagnosed based on your medical history and physical examination. During the exam, your doctor will check for areas of tenderness in your foot. The location of your pain can help determine its cause. Imaging tests Usually no tests are necessary. Your doctor might suggest an X-ray or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) to make sure another problem, such as a stress fr...

Corticobasal degeneration - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/corticobasal-degeneration/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20475446

Dec 10th, 2019 - Diagnosis A diagnosis of corticobasal degeneration is made based on your signs and symptoms. However, your signs and symptoms could be due to another degenerative disease such as progressive supranuclear palsy, Alzheimer's disease, Pick's disease and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. Researchers are looking at whether positron emission tomography (PET) and single-photon emission computerized tomograph...

Osteosarcoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteosarcoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351053

Dec 5th, 2019 - Diagnosis To diagnose osteosarcoma, the doctor may begin with a physical exam to better understand the symptoms. Imaging tests Imaging tests help your doctor investigate your bone symptoms, look for cancer and look for signs that the cancer has spread. Imaging tests may include: X-ray Computerized tomography (CT) Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) Positron emission tomography (PET) Bone scan Remo...

Anhidrosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anhidrosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369404

Dec 2nd, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor is likely to suspect anhidrosis based on your signs and symptoms, your medical history, and a physical exam. But you may need certain tests to confirm the diagnosis. These include: Sweat test. During this test, known as a thermoregulatory sweat test, you're coated with a powder that changes color when and where you sweat. You then enter a chamber that causes your body temp...

Breast cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352479?Page=2

Nov 21st, 2019 - Breast cancer care at Mayo Mayo Clinic specialists provide compassionate care for people with breast cancer. People with breast cancer who seek care at Mayo Clinic will find dedicated breast cancer specialists who provide expert, personalized care using the latest treatment innovations and technology. Your Mayo Clinic care team Tailoring Breast Cancer Screening to Each Woman’s Risk Click here f...

Breast cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352479

Nov 21st, 2019 - Breast cancer care at Mayo Mayo Clinic specialists provide compassionate care for people with breast cancer. People with breast cancer who seek care at Mayo Clinic will find dedicated breast cancer specialists who provide expert, personalized care using the latest treatment innovations and technology. Your Mayo Clinic care team Tailoring Breast Cancer Screening to Each Woman’s Risk Click here f...

Moles - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/moles/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375204

Nov 18th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor can identify moles by looking at your skin. You may choose to make a skin examination a regular part of your preventive medical care. Talk to your doctor about a schedule that's appropriate for you. During a skin exam, your doctor inspects your skin from head to toe. If your doctor suspects that a mole may be cancerous, he or she may take a tissue sample (biopsy) for micro...

Sclerosing mesenteritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sclerosing-mesenteritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20450343

Nov 6th, 2019 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose sclerosing mesenteritis include: Physical exam. During a physical exam, your doctor will look for clues that may help determine your diagnosis. For instance, sclerosing mesenteritis often forms a mass in your upper abdomen that can be felt during a physical exam. Imaging tests. Imaging tests of your abdomen may reveal sclerosing mesenteritis. Imag...