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Varicocele - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 15th, 2020 - Overview Varicocele Varicocele A varicocele is an enlargement of the veins that transport oxygen-depleted blood away from the testicle. A varicocele (VAR-ih-koe-seel) is an enlargement of the veins within the loose bag of skin that holds your testicles (scrotum). A varicocele is similar to a varicose vein you might see in your leg. Varicoceles are a common cause of low sperm production and decr...

Varicocele - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 15th, 2020 - Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct a physical exam, which might reveal a nontender mass above your testicle that feels like a bag of worms. If it's large enough, your doctor will be able to feel it. If you have a smaller varicocele, your doctor might ask you to stand, take a deep breath and hold it while you bear down (Valsalva maneuver). This helps your doctor detect abnormal enlargement of th...

Varicocele - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 15th, 2020 - Varicocele care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic reproductive endocrinologists and male fertility experts are fellowship trained and leaders in their field. They will work directly with you to improve your chances for fertility and successful conception — whether by medication, surgery, in vitro fertilization (IVF) or another method. Each year, Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose ...

Vesicoureteral reflux - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 14th, 2020 - Overview Female urinary system Female urinary system Your urinary system — which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra — is responsible for removing waste from your body through urine. Your kidneys, located toward the back in your upper abdomen, produce urine by filtering waste and fluid from your blood. That urine then travels through your ureters to your bladder, where the urine ...

Vesicoureteral reflux - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 14th, 2020 - Vesicoureteral reflux care at Mayo Clinic At Mayo Clinic, vesicoureteral reflux care encompasses: A team approach, tailored to your child's needs. Your child will receive care from a board-certified pediatric urology surgeon. Working as a team, medical professionals from various specialties communicate with you to set goals and develop a customized evaluation and treatment plan for your child. ...

Hydronephrosis - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 14th, 2020 - Hydronephrosis Hydronephrosis Hydronephrosis Hydronephrosis occurs when a kidney has an excess of fluid due to a backup of urine, often caused by an obstruction in the upper part of the urinary tract. Kidney swelling can result, causing the part of the kidney called the renal pelvis to bulge (distend), leading to possible kidney scarring and impaired kidney function. Hydronephrosis is swelling ...

Vesicoureteral reflux - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 14th, 2020 - Diagnosis A urine test can reveal whether your child has a UTI. Other tests may be necessary, including: Kidney and bladder ultrasound. This imaging method uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the kidney and bladder. Ultrasound can detect structural abnormalities. This same technology, often used during pregnancy to monitor fetal development, may also reveal swollen kidneys in t...

Gonorrhea - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 5th, 2019 - Diagnosis To determine whether you have gonorrhea, your doctor will analyze a sample of cells. Samples can be collected by: Urine test. This can help identify bacteria in your urethra. Swab of affected area. A swab of your throat, urethra, vagina or rectum can collect bacteria that can be identified in a lab. For women, home test kits are available for gonorrhea. They include vaginal swabs for ...

Gonorrhea - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gonorrhea/symptoms-causes/syc-20351774

Dec 5th, 2019 - Overview Gonorrhea is an infection caused by a sexually transmitted bacterium that infects both males and females. Gonorrhea most often affects the urethra, rectum or throat. In females, gonorrhea can also infect the cervix. Gonorrhea is most commonly spread during vaginal, oral or anal sex. But babies of infected mothers can be infected during childbirth. In babies, gonorrhea most commonly aff...

Retrograde ejaculation - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/retrograde-ejaculation/symptoms-causes/syc-20354890

Nov 27th, 2019 - Overview Retrograde ejaculation occurs when semen enters the bladder instead of emerging through the penis during orgasm. Although you still reach sexual climax, you might ejaculate very little or no semen. This is sometimes called a dry orgasm. Retrograde ejaculation isn't harmful, but it can cause male infertility. Treatment for retrograde ejaculation is generally only needed to restore ferti...

Peyronie's disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peyronies-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20353468

Nov 22nd, 2019 - Overview Peyronie's (pay-roe-NEEZ) disease is a noncancerous condition resulting from fibrous scar tissue that develops on the penis and causes curved, painful erections. Penises vary in shape and size, and having a curved erection isn't necessarily a cause for concern. But Peyronie's disease causes a significant bend or pain in some men. This can prevent you from having sex or might make it di...

Genital warts - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/genital-warts/symptoms-causes/syc-20355234

Nov 19th, 2019 - Overview Genital warts are one of the most common types of sexually transmitted infections. Nearly all sexually active people will become infected with at least one type of human papillomavirus (HPV), the virus that causes genital warts, at some point during their lives. Genital warts affect the moist tissues of the genital area. They can look like small, flesh-colored bumps or have a cauliflow...

Genital warts - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2019 - Diagnosis Genital warts are often diagnosed by appearance. Sometimes a biopsy might be necessary. Pap tests Pap test Pap test In a Pap test, your doctor uses a vaginal speculum to hold your vaginal walls apart and to see the cervix. Next, a sample of cells from your cervix is collected using a small cone-shaped brush and a tiny plastic spatula (1 and 2). Your doctor then rinses the brush and sp...

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sexually-transmitted-diseases-stds/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351246

Oct 28th, 2019 - Diagnosis Tests If your sexual history and current signs and symptoms suggest that you have a sexually transmitted disease (STD) or a sexually transmitted infection (STI), laboratory tests can identify the cause and detect coinfections you might also have. Blood tests. Blood tests can confirm the diagnosis of HIV or later stages of syphilis. Urine samples. Some STIs can be confirmed with a urin...

Neuroblastoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose neuroblastoma include: Physical exam. Your child's doctor conducts a physical exam to check out any signs and symptoms. The doctor will ask you questions about your child's habits and behaviors. Urine and blood tests. These may indicate the cause of any signs and symptoms your child is experiencing. Urine tests may be used to check for high levels...

Neuroblastoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neuroblastoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20351017

Oct 8th, 2019 - Overview Adrenal glands Adrenal glands Perched atop each of your kidneys, your adrenal glands produce hormones that help regulate your metabolism, immune system, blood pressure and other essential functions. Neuroblastoma is a cancer that develops from immature nerve cells found in several areas of the body. Neuroblastoma most commonly arises in and around the adrenal glands, which have similar...

Neuroblastoma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 8th, 2019 - Neuroblastoma care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic Children's Center, you can expect the best care for your child from our multispecialty team of pediatric experts. Pediatric oncologists, radiation oncologists, pathologists and surgeons work as a multidisciplinary team to care for children with neuroblastoma. Other providers are included as needed. Advanced diagnosis an...

Syphilis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/syphilis/symptoms-causes/syc-20351756

Sep 18th, 2019 - Overview Syphilis is a bacterial infection usually spread by sexual contact. The disease starts as a painless sore — typically on your genitals, rectum or mouth. Syphilis spreads from person to person via skin or mucous membrane contact with these sores. After the initial infection, the syphilis bacteria can remain inactive (dormant) in your body for decades before becoming active again. Early ...

Syphilis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 18th, 2019 - Diagnosis Tests Syphilis can be diagnosed by testing samples of: Blood. Blood tests can confirm the presence of antibodies that the body produces to fight infection. The antibodies to the syphilis-causing bacteria remain in your body for years, so the test can be used to determine a current or past infection. Cerebrospinal fluid. If it's suspected that you have nervous system complications of s...

Interstitial cystitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 13th, 2019 - Diagnosis The following may be helpful in diagnosing interstitial cystitis: Medical history and bladder diary. Your doctor will ask you to describe your symptoms and may ask you to keep a bladder diary, recording the volume of fluids you drink and the volume of urine you pass. Pelvic exam. During a pelvic exam, your doctor examines your external genitals, vagina and cervix and feels your abdome...