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Frontotemporal Dementia: What It Is, Sy
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Apr 21st, 2022 - Overview What is frontotemporal dementia? Frontotemporal dementia refers to a group of diseases that involve the deterioration of your brain's frontal and temporal lobes. As those areas deteriorate, you lose the abilities those parts controlled. People with FTD commonly lose control of their behavior or ability to speak and understand spoken language. People with FTD can fall under one of the t...

Transverse Myelitis (TM): Causes, Sy
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Apr 12th, 2022 - Overview What is transverse myelitis (TM)? Transverse myelitis (TM) is a rare neurological condition caused by inflammation of your spinal cord. Your spinal cord is a cylindrical structure that runs through the center of your spine, from your brainstem to your low back. It’s a delicate structure that contains nerve bundles and cells that carry messages from your brain to the rest of your body. ...

Ataxia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ataxia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355655

Apr 9th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you have ataxia, your doctor will look for a treatable cause. Besides conducting a physical exam and a neurological exam, including checking your vision, balance, coordination and reflexes, your doctor might request tests, including: Blood tests. These might help identify treatable causes of ataxia. Imaging studies. An MRI of the brain might help determine possible causes. An MRI c...

Ataxia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ataxia/symptoms-causes/syc-20355652

Apr 9th, 2022 - Overview Cerebellum and brainstem Open pop-up dialog box Close Cerebellum and brainstem Cerebellum and brainstem Persistent ataxia usually results from damage to the part of your brain that controls muscle coordination (cerebellum). Ataxia describes poor muscle control that causes clumsy voluntary movements. It may cause difficulty with walking and balance, hand coordination, speech and swallow...

Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis: Symptoms,
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Mar 16th, 2022 - Overview An inflamed olecranon bursa causes swelling on an elbow. What is elbow bursitis? Elbow bursitis is painful swelling around your elbow joint. Specifically, it’s inflammation in the olecranon bursa — the fluid-filled sac that surrounds and protects your elbow. All the big joints in your body are surrounded by a bursa. They act as cushions and shock absorbers between your bones and your m...

Meralgia paresthetica - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/meralgia-paresthetica/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355639

Mar 1st, 2022 - Diagnosis In most cases, your doctor can make a diagnosis of meralgia paresthetica based on your medical history and a physical exam. He or she might test the sensation of the affected thigh, ask you to describe the pain, and ask you to trace the numb or painful area on your thigh. Additional examination including strength testing and reflex testing might be done to help exclude other causes fo...

Meralgia paresthetica - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/meralgia-paresthetica/symptoms-causes/syc-20355635

Mar 1st, 2022 - Overview Meralgia paresthetica Open pop-up dialog box Close Meralgia paresthetica Meralgia paresthetica Meralgia paresthetica is a condition characterized by tingling, numbness and burning pain in the outer part of your thigh. The condition is caused by compression of the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve, which supplies sensation to your upper leg. Meralgia paresthetica (also known as lateral fe...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354022

Feb 22nd, 2022 - Overview Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (a-my-o-TROE-fik LAT-ur-ul skluh-ROE-sis), or ALS, is a progressive nervous system disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, causing loss of muscle control. ALS is often called Lou Gehrig's disease, after the baseball player who was diagnosed with it. Doctors usually don't know why ALS occurs. Some cases are inherited. ALS often begins...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354027

Feb 22nd, 2022 - Diagnosis Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is difficult to diagnose early because it can mimic other neurological diseases. Tests to rule out other conditions might include: Electromyogram (EMG). Your doctor inserts a needle electrode through your skin into various muscles. The test evaluates the electrical activity of your muscles when they contract and when they're at rest. Abnormalities in musc...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354030

Feb 22nd, 2022 - ALS care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in neuromuscular conditions (neurologists) work closely with doctors trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatrists), physical and occupational therapists, nutrition specialists (dietitians), nurses, social workers, and others to care for people with ALS. Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose and treat more tha...

Healthy Penis: Care, Preve
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Feb 18th, 2022 - Overview Why is penis health important? Keeping your penis healthy is important to keeping you healthy. A healthy penis removes urine, allows you to enjoy sex and to reproduce. Your healthcare provider can sometimes get helpful clues about your health from problems you may have with your penis. These can indicate problems somewhere else in your body, including diabetes, high blood pressure and ...

Neurogenic Bladder: Management
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Feb 15th, 2022 - Overview What is neurogenic bladder? Your bladder is a hollow organ located in your pelvis or lower abdomen. One of the main jobs of your bladder is to store urine (pee). The other is to remove urine from your body in response to signals from your spinal cord and brain. Neurogenic bladder is the term for what happens when neurological (nervous system) conditions affect the way your bladder work...

Carcinoid Tumors: Symptoms, Dia
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Feb 4th, 2022 - Overview What is a carcinoid tumor? A carcinoid tumor is a type of slow-growing cancer that starts in neuroendocrine cells. It’s a type of neuroendocrine tumor (NET). Neuroendocrine cells are found throughout your body, especially your gastrointestinal (GI or digestive) system. They help your body produce hormones and control the release of digestive juices. Like other types of cells, neuroendo...

Scleroderma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/scleroderma/symptoms-causes/syc-20351952

Jan 27th, 2022 - Overview Scleroderma (sklair-oh-DUR-muh), also known as systemic sclerosis, is a group of rare diseases that involve the hardening and tightening of the skin. It may also cause problems in the blood vessels, internal organs and digestive tract. Scleroderma is often categorized as "limited" or "diffuse," which refers only to the degree of skin involvement. Both types can involve any of the other...

Trigeminal neuralgia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/trigeminal-neuralgia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353347

Jan 26th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your doctor will diagnose trigeminal neuralgia mainly based on your description of the pain, including: Type. Pain related to trigeminal neuralgia is sudden, shock-like and brief. Location. The parts of your face that are affected by pain will tell your doctor if the trigeminal nerve is involved. Triggers. Trigeminal neuralgia-related pain usually is brought on by eating, talking, lig...

Transverse myelitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/transverse-myelitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354726

Jan 19th, 2022 - Overview Transverse myelitis is an inflammation of both sides of one section of the spinal cord. This neurological disorder often damages the insulating material covering nerve cell fibers (myelin). Transverse myelitis interrupts the messages that the spinal cord nerves send throughout the body. This can cause pain, muscle weakness, paralysis, sensory problems, or bladder and bowel dysfunction....

Retrograde ejaculation - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/retrograde-ejaculation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354896

Jan 11th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose retrograde ejaculation, your doctor may: Ask questions about your symptoms and how long you've had them. Your doctor might also ask about any health problems, surgeries or cancers you've had and what medications you take. Do a physical exam, which will likely include an exam of your penis, testicles and rectum. Examine your urine for the presence of semen after you have an...

Functional neurologic disorder/conversion disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/conversion-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20355197

Jan 11th, 2022 - Overview Functional neurologic disorder — a newer and broader term that includes what some people call conversion disorder — features nervous system (neurological) symptoms that can't be explained by a neurological disease or other medical condition. However, the symptoms are real and cause significant distress or problems functioning. Signs and symptoms vary, depending on the type of functiona...

Multiple sclerosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/multiple-sclerosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20350269

Jan 7th, 2022 - Overview What is multiple sclerosis? An expert explains Learn more from neurologist Oliver Tobin, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., Ph.D. Show transcript for video What is multiple sclerosis? An expert explains I'm Dr. Oliver Tobin, a neurologist specializing in multiple sclerosis at Mayo Clinic. In this video, we'll be covering the basics of multiple sclerosis. What is it? Who gets it? The symptoms, diagno...

Multiple sclerosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/multiple-sclerosis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350279

Jan 7th, 2022 - Multiple sclerosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's world-renowned multiple sclerosis teams include neurologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists (physiatrists), urologists, psychiatrists, and neuro-ophthalmologists, and other specialists working together as a multidisciplinary team to evaluate and treat each individual. With an emphasis on collabora...