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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.

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 18th, 2020 - Overview Coronavirus Open pop-up dialog box Close Coronavirus Coronavirus Coronavirus is a family of viruses that can cause respiratory illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle ...

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 2nd, 2020 - Overview Digestive system Open pop-up dialog box Close Digestive system Digestive system Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are both forms of inflammatory bowel disease. Crohn's disease most commonly affects the colon and the last part of the small intestine (ileum). Ulcerative colitis affects the colon. Gastroenterology & GI Surgery Blog Connect with others and follow the latest advances i...

Progressive supranuclear palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 6th, 2020 - Overview Cause of supranuclear palsy Cause of supranuclear palsy Deterioration of cells in the brainstem, cerebral cortex, cerebellum and basal ganglia — a cluster of cells deep within your brain — is what causes the coordination and movement issues of progressive supranuclear palsy. Progressive supranuclear palsy is an uncommon brain disorder that causes serious problems with walking, balance ...

Progressive supranuclear palsy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 6th, 2020 - Progressive supranuclear palsy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Specialists trained in neurology, speech pathology and movement disorders work together to diagnose and treat people with progressive supranuclear palsy at Mayo Clinic. Advanced diagnosis and treatment. Mayo Clinic specialists have experience identifying speech problems that are a very early feature of progressive su...

Angelman syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 3rd, 2020 - Overview Angelman syndrome is a genetic disorder. It causes delayed development, problems with speech and balance, intellectual disability, and sometimes, seizures. People with Angelman syndrome often smile and laugh frequently, and have happy, excitable personalities. Developmental delays, which begin between about 6 and 12 months of age, are usually the first signs of Angelman syndrome. Seizu...

Cholera - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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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...

Cholera - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 31st, 2020 - Diagnosis Although signs and symptoms of severe cholera can be unmistakable in areas where it's common, the only way to confirm a diagnosis is to identify the bacteria in a stool sample. Rapid cholera dipstick tests enable doctors in remote areas to quickly confirm a cholera diagnosis. Quick confirmation helps to decrease death rates at the start of cholera outbreaks and leads to earlier public...

Muscular dystrophy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 30th, 2020 - Overview Muscular dystrophy is a group of diseases that cause progressive weakness and loss of muscle mass. In muscular dystrophy, abnormal genes (mutations) interfere with the production of proteins needed to form healthy muscle. There are many kinds of muscular dystrophy. Symptoms of the most common variety begin in childhood, mostly in boys. Other types don't surface until adulthood. There's...

Hurthle cell cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 29th, 2020 - Overview Thyroid gland Thyroid gland Your thyroid gland is located at the base of your neck, just below your Adam's apple. Hurthle (HEERT-luh) cell cancer is a rare cancer that affects the thyroid gland. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the base of your neck. It secretes hormones that are essential for regulating your body's metabolism. Hurthle cell cancer is also called Hurthle cell ...

Sickle cell anemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 29th, 2020 - Diagnosis A blood test can check for the defective form of hemoglobin that underlies sickle cell anemia. In the United States, this blood test is part of routine newborn screening. But older children and adults can be tested, too. In adults, a blood sample is drawn from a vein in the arm. In young children and babies, the blood sample is usually collected from a finger or heel. The sample is th...

Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 27th, 2020 - Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans As dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans grows, lumps of tissue (protuberans) may form near the surface of the skin. Skin anatomy Skin anatomy Your skin has three layers that house your sweat and oil glands, hair follicles, melanocytes, and blood vessels. Dermatofibrosarcoma protuberans (DFSP) is a very ra...

Polycythemia vera - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 22nd, 2020 - Overview Polycythemia vera (pol-e-sy-THEE-me-uh VEER-uh) is a type of blood cancer. It causes your bone marrow to make too many red blood cells. These excess cells thicken your blood, slowing its flow, which may cause serious problems, such as blood clots. Polycythemia vera is rare. It usually develops slowly, and you might have it for years without knowing. Often the condition is found during ...

Polycythemia vera - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 22nd, 2020 - Diagnosis Your doctor will take a detailed medical history and perform a physical exam. Blood tests If you have polycythemia vera, blood tests might reveal: More red blood cells than normal and, sometimes, an increase in platelets or white blood cells A greater percentage of red blood cells that make up total blood volume (hematocrit measurement) Elevated levels of the iron-rich protein in red ...

Restless legs syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 20th, 2020 - Overview Restless legs syndrome (RLS) is a condition that causes an uncontrollable urge to move your legs, usually because of an uncomfortable sensation. It typically happens in the evening or nighttime hours when you're sitting or lying down. Moving eases the unpleasant feeling temporarily. Restless legs syndrome, also known as Willis-Ekbom disease, can begin at any age and generally worsens a...

Restless legs syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 20th, 2020 - Restless legs syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in nervous system disorders (neurologists), sleep disorders and movement disorders all work together to provide you with the best possible care. The team approach used at Mayo Clinic means that doctors from several specialties share their expertise to identify other medical conditions that might a...

Restless legs syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 20th, 2020 - Diagnosis Your doctor will take your medical history and ask for a description of your symptoms. A diagnosis of RLS is based on the following criteria, established by the International Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group: You have a strong, often irresistible urge to move your legs, usually accompanied by uncomfortable sensations. Your symptoms start or get worse when you're resting, such as sit...

Sarcoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 20th, 2020 - Overview Sarcoma is a type of cancer that can occur in various locations in your body. Sarcoma is the general term for a broad group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft (also called connective) tissues (soft tissue sarcoma). Soft tissue sarcoma forms in the tissues that connect, support and surround other body structures. This includes muscle, fat, blood vessels, nerves, tendons ...

Listeria infection (listeriosis) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 17th, 2020 - Overview Listeria infection is a foodborne bacterial illness that can be very serious for pregnant women, people older than 65 and people with weakened immune systems. It's most commonly caused by eating improperly processed deli meats and unpasteurized milk products. Healthy people rarely become ill from listeria infection, but the disease can be fatal to unborn babies, newborns and people wit...

Listeria infection (listeriosis) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/listeria-infection/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355275

Jan 17th, 2020 - Diagnosis A blood test is often the most effective way to determine whether you have a listeria infection. In some cases, samples of urine or spinal fluid will be tested as well. More Information Urinalysis Treatment Treatment of listeria infection varies, depending on the severity of the signs and symptoms. Most people with mild symptoms require no treatment. More-serious infections can be tre...