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Sexual Dysfunction
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9125-sexual-dysfunction-and-disease

Oct 13th, 2019 - What is sexual dysfunction? The term “sexual dysfunction” describes a set of conditions that affect your sex life. Among other problems, sexual dysfunction can reduce your desire for sex, or your ability to become sexually aroused. It may prevent you from achieving an orgasm, cause premature ejaculation, or it may cause pain during intercourse. Sexual dysfunction gets in the way of a pleasurabl...

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 - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neuroblastoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351022

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 - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/neuroblastoma/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20351025

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...

Cystine Stones
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17794-cystine-stones

Sep 29th, 2019 - What are cystine stones? Cystine stones are a type of kidney stones. Kidney stones happen when collections of chemicals come together to create a hard mass. These stones can be formed by several different chemicals in the body. Cystine stones are made of a chemical called cystine, a product of a condition called cystinuria. Stones can be a variety of sizes. Cystine stones tend to be larger and ...

Kidney Stones
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15604-kidney-stones

Sep 29th, 2019 - Kidney Stone Treatments What is a kidney stone? A kidney stone is a solid mass formed from substances in the urine. These substances are normally found in the urine, but become highly concentrated when there are not enough liquids to flush them out of the body in the urine. These stone-forming substances are: Calcium. Oxalate. Urate. Cystine. Xanthine. Phosphate. These and other chemicals are t...

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
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/syphilis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351762

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 (Painful Bladder Syndrome)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15735-interstitial-cystitis-painful-bladder-syndrome

Sep 15th, 2019 - What is interstitial cystitis (IC)? Interstitial cystitis (IC) or painful bladder (PBS) is defined as a pain, pressure, or discomfort in the suprapubic or bladder area which can cause urinary frequency or the urge to urinate that has been present for at least six weeks. Who gets interstitial cystitis (IC)? Men, women and children can all be diagnosed with IC. It is estimated that approximately ...

Interstitial cystitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/interstitial-cystitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354362

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...

Interstitial cystitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/interstitial-cystitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354357

Sep 13th, 2019 - Overview Interstitial cystitis Interstitial cystitis Your bladder, kidneys, ureters and urethra make up your urinary system. When you have interstitial cystitis, the walls of your bladder become irritated and inflamed (shown right), compared with those of a normal bladder (shown top). Interstitial cystitis (in-tur-STISH-ul sis-TIE-tis) is a chronic condition causing bladder pressure, bladder pa...

HPV infection - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hpv-infection/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351602

Aug 29th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor might be able to diagnose HPV infection by looking at your warts. If genital warts aren't visible, you'll need one or more of the following tests: Vinegar (acetic acid) solution test. A vinegar solution applied to HPV-infected genital areas turns them white. This may help in identifying difficult-to-see flat lesions. Pap test. Your doctor collects a sample of cells from yo...

Testicular Torsion
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Aug 21st, 2019 - What is testicular torsion? Testicular torsion is a painful, very serious condition in which a male’s testicular blood supply (the spermatic cord) gets twisted and cuts off blood flow to the testicle. It is a medical emergency and if not treated right away—within six hours—you can lose the testicle. The testicles are the reproductive organs in a sac (scrotum) below the penis that make hormones ...

Bladder stones - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bladder-stones/symptoms-causes/syc-20354339

Aug 15th, 2019 - Overview Bladder stones are hard masses of minerals in your bladder. They develop when the minerals in concentrated urine crystallize and form stones. This often happens when you have trouble completely emptying your bladder. Small bladder stones may pass without treatment, but sometimes bladder stones need medications or surgery. Left untreated, bladder stones may lead to infections and other ...

Bladder stones - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bladder-stones/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354345

Aug 15th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing bladder stones may involve: A physical exam. Your doctor will likely feel your lower abdomen to see if your bladder is enlarged (distended) or may perform a rectal exam to determine whether your prostate is enlarged. You'll also discuss any urinary signs or symptoms that you're having. A urine test. A sample of your urine may be collected and examined for microscopic amount...

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

Aug 8th, 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...

Female infertility - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/female-infertility/symptoms-causes/syc-20354308

Jul 26th, 2019 - Overview Infertility is defined as trying to get pregnant (with frequent intercourse) for at least a year with no success. Female infertility, male infertility or a combination of the two affects millions of couples in the United States. An estimated 10 to 18 percent of couples have trouble getting pregnant or having a successful delivery. Infertility results from female factors about one-third...

Gonorrhea - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gonorrhea/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351780

Jul 24th, 2019 - Diagnosis To determine whether the gonorrhea bacterium is present in your body, your doctor will analyze a sample of cells. Samples can be collected by: Urine test. This may help identify bacteria in your urethra. Swab of affected area. A swab of your throat, urethra, vagina or rectum may collect bacteria that can be identified in a laboratory. For women, home test kits are available for gonorr...

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

Jul 24th, 2019 - Overview Gonorrhea is an infection caused by a sexually transmitted bacterium that can infect 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 sex. But babies can be infected during childbirth if their mothers are infected. In babies, gonorrhea most commonly affects the ...

Erectile Dysfunction & Heart Disease
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15029-heart-disease--erectile-dysfunction

Jul 16th, 2019 - What is erectile dysfunction? Erectile dysfunction, or impotence, is the inability to achieve and sustain an erection suitable for sexual intercourse. The condition is not considered normal at any age. Premature ejaculation, infertility, or low sex drive are not the same as erectile dysfunction, though one or more of these conditions may be associated with it. How serious a problem is erectile ...