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

Oct 3rd, 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...

Headaches in children - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/headaches-in-children/symptoms-causes/syc-20352099

Aug 29th, 2019 - Overview Headaches in children are common and usually aren't serious. Like adults, children can develop different types of headaches, including migraines or stress-related (tension) headaches. Children can also have chronic daily headaches. In some cases, headaches in children are caused by an infection, high levels of stress or anxiety, or minor head trauma. It's important to pay attention to ...

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-traumatic-encephalopathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20370921

Jun 3rd, 2019 - Overview Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is the term used to describe brain degeneration likely caused by repeated head traumas. CTE is a diagnosis made only at autopsy by studying sections of the brain. CTE is a very rare disorder that is not yet well understood. CTE is not related to the immediate consequences of a late-life episode of head trauma. CTE has a complex relationship to hea...

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-traumatic-encephalopathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370925

Jun 3rd, 2019 - Diagnosis There is currently no way to diagnose CTE. It can only be suspected in people who are at high risk due to repeated head trauma over the course of years during their sports or military experiences. A diagnosis requires evidence of degeneration of brain tissue and deposits of tau and other proteins in the brain that can be seen only upon inspection after death (autopsy). Some researcher...

Tetanus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tetanus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351631

Feb 21st, 2019 - Diagnosis Doctors diagnose tetanus based on a physical exam, medical and immunization history, and the signs and symptoms of muscle spasms, stiffness and pain. Laboratory tests generally aren't helpful for diagnosing tetanus. Treatment There's no cure for tetanus. Treatment consists of wound care, medications to ease symptoms and supportive care. Wound care It's essential to clean the wound to ...

Thyroiditis
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15455-thyroiditis

Oct 25th, 2018 - Location of the thyroid gland What is thyroiditis? The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland (weighing about 15-20 grams) located in the front of the lower neck between the Adam's apple and the breastbone. The thyroid makes hormones that control metabolism. Metabolism is the pace at which your body processes things (how fast it burns food to make energy and heat). Thyroiditis is the swellin...

Child abuse - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/child-abuse/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370867

Oct 4th, 2018 - Diagnosis Identifying abuse or neglect can be difficult. It requires careful evaluation of the situation, including checking for physical and behavioral signs. Agencies, such as appropriate county or state authorities, also may be involved in investigating cases of suspected abuse. Factors that may be considered in determining child abuse include: Physical exam, including evaluating injuries or...

Child abuse - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/child-abuse/symptoms-causes/syc-20370864

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...

Coma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/coma/symptoms-causes/syc-20371099

Sep 11th, 2018 - Overview A coma is a state of prolonged unconsciousness that can be caused by a variety of problems — traumatic head injury, stroke, brain tumor, drug or alcohol intoxication, or even an underlying illness, such as diabetes or an infection. A coma is a medical emergency. Swift action is needed to preserve life and brain function. Doctors normally order a battery of blood tests and a brain CT sc...

Epiglottitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/epiglottitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20372227

Sep 7th, 2018 - Overview Throat anatomy Throat anatomy Your throat includes your esophagus, windpipe (trachea), voice box (larynx), tonsils and epiglottis. Epiglottitis is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when the epiglottis — a small cartilage "lid" that covers your windpipe — swells, blocking the flow of air into your lungs. A number of factors can cause the epiglottis to swell — burns fr...

Transient global amnesia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/transient-global-amnesia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378535

Aug 14th, 2018 - Diagnosis Diagnosis of transient global amnesia rests on excluding more-serious conditions — stroke, seizure or head injury, for example — that can cause the same type of memory loss. Physical exam The process begins with a neurological exam, checking reflexes, muscle tone, muscle strength, sensory function, gait, posture, coordination and balance. The doctor may also ask questions to test thin...

Burns - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/burns/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370545

Jul 23rd, 2018 - Diagnosis If you go to a doctor for burn treatment, he or she will assess the severity of your burn by examining your skin. He or she may recommend that you be transferred to a burn center if your burn covers more than 10 percent of your total body surface area, is very deep, is on the face, feet or groin, or meets other criteria established by the American Burn Association. Your doctor will ch...

Burns - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/burns/symptoms-causes/syc-20370539

Jul 23rd, 2018 - Overview Second-degree burn Second-degree burn A second-degree burn, which often looks wet or moist, affects the first and second layers of skin (epidermis and dermis). Blisters may develop and pain can be severe. Burns are tissue damage that results from heat, overexposure to the sun or other radiation, or chemical or electrical contact. Burns can be minor medical problems or life-threatening ...

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17871-subarachnoid-hemorrhage-sah

Jun 17th, 2018 - An aneurysm forms when there is a weakness between the layers of the artery. Shown is a normal artery and its three layers. An aneurysm can form either as a ballooning on one side of the artery or as a dilatation (enlargement) of the entire artery at a segment. What is subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH)? Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH) is a type of stroke. Head trauma is the most common cause. In pati...

Calciphylaxis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/calciphylaxis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20370568

Jun 7th, 2018 - Calciphylaxis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Calciphylaxis is a complicated disease that requires specialists in nephrology, dermatology, plastic surgery, endocrinology, infectious disease, wound care, pain management and other areas to work together to treat people with calciphylaxis. Each year, almost 400 people receive calciphylaxis care at Mayo Clinic. Advanced treatment. M...

Intracranial hematoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/intracranial-hematoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20356149

Apr 30th, 2018 - Diagnosis Diagnosing an intracranial hematoma can be difficult because people with a head injury can seem fine. However, doctors generally assume that a hemorrhage inside the skull is the cause of progressive loss of consciousness after a head injury until proved otherwise. Imaging techniques are the best ways to determine the position and size of a hematoma. These include: CT scan. This uses a...

Aphasia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/aphasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20369518

Apr 2nd, 2018 - Overview Aphasia is a condition that robs you of the ability to communicate. It can affect your ability to speak, write and understand language, both verbal and written. Aphasia typically occurs suddenly after a stroke or a head injury. But it can also come on gradually from a slow-growing brain tumor or a disease that causes progressive, permanent damage (degenerative). Where and how bad the b...

Anal fistula - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anal-fistula/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352874

Jan 17th, 2018 - Anal fistula care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in colon and rectal surgery, gastroenterology, and infectious disease, as well as wound care experts, work together to evaluate and treat people with anal fistula. If you have Crohn's disease or another medical condition, Mayo Clinic specialists will collaborate with your primary care doctor to form the best...

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17686-chronic-traumatic-encephalopathy-cte

Jan 11th, 2018 - What is chronic traumatic encephalopathy? Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is generally thought of as a progressive (gradually increasing) degenerative (worsening) brain condition that is linked to repeated blows to the head over a long period of time. The condition has been found in athletes who take part in contact sports, military personnel exposed to repetitive blast injuries, and eve...

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

Nov 17th, 2017 - 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...