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Amnesia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amnesia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353366

Nov 18th, 2022 - Diagnosis A comprehensive evaluation is needed to diagnose amnesia. It can rule out other possible causes of memory loss such as Alzheimer's disease, other forms of dementia, depression or a brain tumor. Medical history The evaluation starts with a detailed medical history. Because the person with memory loss may not be able to provide thorough information, a family member, friend or another ca...

Drug allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/drug-allergy/symptoms-causes/syc-20371835

Oct 26th, 2022 - Overview A drug allergy is the reaction of the immune system to a medicine. Any medicine — nonprescription, prescription or herbal — can provoke a drug allergy. However, a drug allergy is more likely with certain medicines. The most common symptoms of drug allergy are hives, rash or fever. But a drug allergy also may cause serious reactions. This includes a severe, life-threatening condition kn...

Spinal stenosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-stenosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352966

Oct 25th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider may ask about your symptoms and medical history. You may have a physical exam. You also may need an imaging test to help find the problem. Imaging tests These tests may include: X-rays. An X-ray of the back can show bone changes that may be making the space within the spinal canal smaller. Each X-ray involves a small dose of radiation. Magnetic resonance imag...

Sciatica - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sciatica/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377441

Sep 13th, 2022 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, a health care provider might check muscle strength and reflexes. For example, you may be asked to walk on your toes or heels, rise from a squatting position, and lift your legs one at a time while lying on your back. Pain from sciatica will usually get worse while doing these moves. Tests People with severe pain or pain that doesn't improve within a few weeks...

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hand-foot-and-mouth-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20353035?fbclid=IwAR0oX0OqCx6oQFYX-mEjTsTZY5i-_8bG8zS7TuIidQm6XLqWA70YfQRfwro

Aug 16th, 2022 - Overview Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a mild, contagious viral infection common in young children. Symptoms include sores in the mouth and a rash on the hands and feet. Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is most commonly caused by a coxsackievirus. There's no specific treatment for hand-foot-and-mouth disease. Frequent hand-washing and avoiding close contact with people who have hand-foot-and-mouth ...

Hand-foot-and-mouth disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hand-foot-and-mouth-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20353035

Aug 16th, 2022 - Overview Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is a mild, contagious viral infection common in young children. Symptoms include sores in the mouth and a rash on the hands and feet. Hand-foot-and-mouth disease is most commonly caused by a coxsackievirus. There's no specific treatment for hand-foot-and-mouth disease. Frequent hand-washing and avoiding close contact with people who have hand-foot-and-mouth ...

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

Aug 10th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose transient global amnesia, your health care provider must first rule out more-serious conditions. This can include stroke, seizure or head injury, for example. These conditions can cause the same type of memory loss. Physical exam This begins with a neurological exam, checking reflexes, muscle tone, muscle strength, sensory function, gait, posture, coordination and balance....

Vitamin Deficiency Anemia:
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17732-vitamin-deficiency-anemia

Jul 22nd, 2022 - Overview What is vitamin deficiency anemia? Vitamin deficiency anemia is a condition in which your body doesn’t produce enough healthy red blood cells. It happens primarily when you have low levels of vitamin B12 or B9 (folate or folic acid). Instead of producing healthy red blood cells, your body may produce irregularly large red blood cells. These cells can’t carry oxygen throughout your body...

Roseola - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/roseola/symptoms-causes/syc-20377283?fbclid=IwAR14-kssta6TQuX7JBUdgPcUXfVFzvNC4AoVotCdGBoi43D_gE4a7xt3XNg

Jun 29th, 2022 - Overview Roseola is a common infection that usually affects children by age 2. It's caused by a virus that spreads from person to person. It can cause a high fever followed by a rash that doesn't itch or hurt. About a quarter of the people with roseola get a rash. Roseola, also known as sixth disease, usually isn't serious, and it goes away on its own in a week or so. Treatment of roseola inclu...

Roseola - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/roseola/symptoms-causes/syc-20377283

Jun 29th, 2022 - Overview Roseola is a common infection that usually affects children by age 2. It's caused by a virus that spreads from person to person. It can cause a high fever followed by a rash that doesn't itch or hurt. About a quarter of the people with roseola get a rash. Roseola, also known as sixth disease, usually isn't serious, and it goes away on its own in a week or so. Treatment of roseola inclu...

Cervical spondylosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cervical-spondylosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370792

Jun 14th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider will likely start with a physical exam that includes: Checking the range of motion in your neck Testing your reflexes and muscle strength to find out if there's pressure on your spinal nerves or spinal cord Watching you walk to see if spinal compression is affecting your gait Imaging tests Imaging tests can provide detailed information to guide diagnosis and ...

Altered Mental Status (AMS): Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23159-altered-mental-status-ams

Jun 2nd, 2022 - Overview What is an altered mental status? An altered mental status (AMS) isn’t a specific disease. It’s a change in mental function that stems from illnesses, disorders and injuries affecting your brain. It leads to changes in awareness, movement and behaviors. What are the types of altered mental status? There are three types: Delirium occurs suddenly and is a medical emergency. A person with...

Hot flashes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hot-flashes/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352795

May 20th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your doctor can usually diagnose hot flashes based on a description of your symptoms. Your doctor might suggest blood tests to check whether you're in menopausal transition. Treatment The most effective way to relieve the discomfort of hot flashes is to take estrogen, but taking this hormone carries risks. If estrogen is appropriate for you and you start it within 10 years of your las...

Dysarthria - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dysarthria/symptoms-causes/syc-20371994

May 17th, 2022 - Overview Dysarthria occurs when the muscles you use for speech are weak or you have difficulty controlling them. Dysarthria often causes slurred or slow speech that can be difficult to understand. Common causes of dysarthria include nervous system disorders and conditions that cause facial paralysis or tongue or throat muscle weakness. Certain medications also can cause dysarthria. Treating the...

Costochondritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/costochondritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20371180

May 11th, 2022 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, a health care provider will feel along your breastbone for tenderness or swelling. The provider might also move your rib cage or your arms in certain ways to try to trigger symptoms. The pain of costochondritis can be similar to the pain associated with heart disease, lung disease, gastrointestinal problems and osteoarthritis. There is no laboratory or imagin...

Hypoparathyroidism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hypoparathyroidism/symptoms-causes/syc-20355375

May 11th, 2022 - Overview Parathyroid glands Open pop-up dialog box Close Parathyroid glands Parathyroid glands The parathyroid glands lie behind the thyroid. They produce parathyroid hormone, which plays a role in regulating the body's blood level of calcium and phosphorus. Hypoparathyroidism is an uncommon condition in which the body produces abnormally low levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH). PTH is key to r...

Cavernous malformations - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cavernous-malformations/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20360944

May 6th, 2022 - Cerebral cavernous malformations care at Mayo Clinic Collaboration and experience Mayo Clinic physicians consult with one another on multiple aspects of care for people with cerebral cavernous malformations. Each year, doctors at Mayo Clinic treat more than 3,900 people with cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs). Your doctors work together as an integrated team to provide you with comprehensi...

Essential tremor - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/essential-tremor/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350539

May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis Diagnosing essential tremor involves reviewing your medical history, family history and symptoms and conducting a physical examination. There are no medical tests to diagnose essential tremor. Diagnosing it is often a matter of ruling out other conditions that could be causing your symptoms. To do this, your health care provider may suggest the following tests: Neurological examinatio...

Brain aneurysm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/symptoms-causes/syc-20361483

Apr 27th, 2022 - Overview Brain aneurysm Open pop-up dialog box Close Brain aneurysm Brain aneurysm An aneurysm is a ballooning at a weak spot in an artery wall. An aneurysm's walls can be thin enough to rupture. The illustration shows an individual with an unruptured aneurysm. The inset shows what happens when the aneurysm ruptures. The Dangers of Brain Aneurysm Aneurysms can lurk without symptoms, but screeni...

Seizure: What It Is, Causes
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22789-seizure

Apr 13th, 2022 - Overview When seizures happen, the flow of electrical signals in your brain is disrupted. What is a seizure? A seizure is a medical condition where you have a temporary, uncontrolled surge of electrical activity in your brain. When that happens, the affected brain cells uncontrollably fire signals to others around them. This out-of-control electrical activity overloads the affected areas of you...