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Athlete's foot - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/athletes-foot/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353847

Oct 15th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor may be able to diagnose athlete's foot simply by looking at it. Some types of athletes foot look like dry skin or dermatitis. To help confirm the diagnosis and rule out other conditions, your doctor might take a skin scraping from the affected area for testing in a lab. Treatment If your athlete's foot doesn't respond to nonprescription products and self-care, you may need...

Athlete's foot - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/athletes-foot/symptoms-causes/syc-20353841

Oct 15th, 2021 - Overview Athlete's foot between the toes Open pop-up dialog box Close Athlete's foot between the toes Athlete's foot between the toes Athlete's foot can cause cracked peeling skin between the toes. Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal skin infection that usually begins between the toes. It commonly occurs in people whose feet have become very sweaty while confined within tight-fitting shoes...

Athlete's foot - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2021 - Overview Athlete's foot between the toes Open pop-up dialog box Close Athlete's foot between the toes Athlete's foot between the toes Athlete's foot can cause cracked peeling skin between the toes. Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal skin infection that usually begins between the toes. It commonly occurs in people whose feet have become very sweaty while confined within tight-fitting shoes...

Psoriatic arthritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/psoriatic-arthritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354076

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Overview Psoriasis Open pop-up dialog box Close Psoriasis Psoriasis Psoriasis causes cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin, forming thick, silvery scales and itchy, dry, red patches that are sometimes painful. Psoriatic arthritis is a form of arthritis that affects some people who have psoriasis — a disease that causes red patches of skin topped with silvery scales. Most people d...

Achilles tendinitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/achilles-tendinitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369025

Sep 30th, 2021 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your doctor will gently press on the affected area to determine the location of pain, tenderness or swelling. He or she will also evaluate the flexibility, alignment, range of motion and reflexes of your foot and ankle. Imaging tests Your doctor may order one or more of the following tests to assess your condition: X-rays. While X-rays can't visualize soft ti...

Ringworm (body) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ringworm-body/symptoms-causes/syc-20353780

Sep 24th, 2021 - Overview Ringworm on an arm Open pop-up dialog box Close Ringworm on an arm Ringworm on an arm Ringworm often causes a ring-shaped rash that is itchy, scaly and slightly raised. The rings usually start small and then expand outward. Ringworm on a shoulder Open pop-up dialog box Close Ringworm on a shoulder Ringworm on a shoulder Ringworm might appear as roundish, flat patches of itchy skin. Rin...

Herniated Disk: What It Is, Diagnosis, T
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Jul 1st, 2021 - Overview What is a herniated disk? A herniated disk is an injury of the spine (backbone). You have a series of bones (vertebrae) in your spine, stretching from the base of your skull to your tailbone. Between your vertebrae are round cushions called disks. The disks act as buffers between your bones, allowing you to bend and move with ease. When one of these disks tears or leaks, it’s called a ...

Pulmonary atresia with ventricular septum defect - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-atresia-ventricular-septum-defect/cdc-20396707

Jun 29th, 2021 - Pulmonary atresia with ventricular septum defect Pulmonary atresia (uh-TREE-zhuh) is one of several heart valve defects that may be found at birth or soon after. In pulmonary atresia, the valve between the heart and lungs (pulmonary valve) is not fully developed, which prevents forward blood flow to the lungs, and your baby doesn't get needed oxygen. Normally, some blood enters the lungs throug...

Morton's neuroma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mortons-neuroma/symptoms-causes/syc-20351935

Jun 26th, 2021 - Overview Morton's neuroma Open pop-up dialog box Close Morton's neuroma Morton's neuroma Morton's neuroma involves a thickening of the tissue around one of the nerves leading to your toes. This can cause a sharp, burning pain in the ball of your foot. You may have stinging, burning or numbness in the affected toes. Morton's neuroma is a painful condition that affects the ball of your foot, most...

Morton's neuroma - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mortons-neuroma/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20351942

Jun 26th, 2021 - Morton's neuroma care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic's foot and ankle specialists usually recommend conservative treatments first, turning to surgery only if more-conservative treatments aren't helpful. Integrated teams include doctors and other professionals dedicated to creating an individual treatment plan that takes all your needs into account. Expertise and rankings Morton's neuroma is a commo...

Morton's neuroma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mortons-neuroma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351939

Jun 26th, 2021 - Diagnosis During the exam, your doctor will press on your foot to feel for a mass or tender spot. There may also be a feeling of "clicking" between the bones of your foot. Imaging tests Some imaging tests are more useful than others in the diagnosis of Morton's neuroma: X-rays. Your doctor is likely to order X-rays of your foot to rule out other causes of your pain — such as a stress fracture. ...

Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/popliteal-artery-entrapment/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20465225

Jun 17th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor will carefully examine you and ask questions about your symptoms and health history. However, because most people with popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) are young and usually healthy, diagnosing the condition can sometimes be challenging. The findings from a physical exam usually are normal. Your doctor will rule out other causes of leg pain, including muscle str...

Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/popliteal-artery-entrapment/symptoms-causes/syc-20465211

Jun 17th, 2021 - Overview Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome (PAES) is an uncommon condition in which an abnormally positioned or enlarged calf muscle presses on the main artery behind the knee (popliteal artery). The artery becomes trapped, making it harder for blood to flow to the lower leg and foot. Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome is most common among athletes. Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome car...

Phantom pain - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/phantom-pain/symptoms-causes/syc-20376272

Jun 11th, 2021 - Overview Phantom pain is pain that feels like it's coming from a body part that's no longer there. Doctors once believed this post-amputation phenomenon was a psychological problem, but experts now recognize that these real sensations originate in the spinal cord and brain. Most people who've had a limb removed report that it sometimes feels as if the amputated limb is still there. This painles...

Dyshidrosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dyshidrosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352348

Jun 5th, 2021 - Diagnosis In most cases, your doctor can diagnose dyshidrosis based on a physical exam. No lab test can specifically confirm a diagnosis of dyshidrosis, but your doctor may suggest tests to rule out other skin problems that have similar symptoms. For example, a scraping of your skin can be tested for the type of fungus that causes athlete's foot. Skin allergies and sensitivities can be revealed...

Stress fractures - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stress-fractures/symptoms-causes/syc-20354057

May 20th, 2021 - Overview Stress fracture Open pop-up dialog box Close Stress fracture Stress fracture Stress fractures are tiny cracks in a bone — most commonly, in the weight-bearing bones of the lower leg and foot. Stress fractures are tiny cracks in a bone. They're caused by repetitive force, often from overuse — such as repeatedly jumping up and down or running long distances. Stress fractures can also dev...

Claw Toes: Treatment
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May 11th, 2021 - Overview What are claw toes? Claw toes, as the name implies, are toes bent into an abnormal claw-like shape. The condition usually happens to the four smaller toes of your foot and it’s the middle and end joints (the joints furthest away from your ankle) that buckle. Claw toes are often associated with a high arched (cavus) foot type, muscle imbalances or occasionally a neurological condition. ...

Flat Feet (Flatfoot): What Is It
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17005-flat-feet

May 5th, 2021 - Overview What are flat feet? Having flat feet, also known as flatfoot, is a condition where one or both feet have little to no arch. When you stand, the pads of the feet press into the ground. Typically, you can’t see an arch in the foot, though sometimes the arch appears when you lift the foot. All babies have flat feet at birth. Arches typically form by age 6. About two out of 10 children sti...

Antimicrobial Resistance: Definition, What
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16142-antimicrobial-resistance

Apr 27th, 2021 - What is antimicrobial resistance? Antimicrobials are medications that treat diseases caused by microbes. In this context, the word “resistance” means a lack of sensitivity to those medications. To resist an antimicrobial is to stop the medication from working. This can lead to: More serious infections. Longer recovery times. Increased medical expenses. The use of more expensive drugs or riskier...

Sprained ankle - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sprained-ankle/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353231

Apr 27th, 2021 - Diagnosis During a physical, your doctor will examine your ankle, foot and lower leg. The doctor will touch the skin around the injury to check for points of tenderness and move your foot to check the range of motion and to understand what positions cause discomfort or pain. If the injury is severe, your doctor may recommend one or more of the following imaging scans to rule out a broken bone o...