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Breast cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20352470

Oct 16th, 2021 - Overview Breast anatomy Open pop-up dialog box Close Breast anatomy Breast anatomy Each breast contains 15 to 20 lobes of glandular tissue, arranged like the petals of a daisy. The lobes are further divided into smaller lobules that produce milk for breastfeeding. Small tubes (ducts) conduct the milk to a reservoir that lies just beneath your nipple. Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the ce...

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

Oct 15th, 2021 - 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...

Spinal cord injury - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-cord-injury/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377895

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Diagnosis In the emergency room, a doctor may be able to rule out a spinal cord injury by examination, testing for sensory function and movement, and by asking some questions about the accident. But if the injured person complains of neck pain, isn't fully awake, or has obvious signs of weakness or neurological injury, emergency diagnostic tests may be needed. These tests can include: X-rays. X...

Basal cell carcinoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 1st, 2021 - Overview Basal cell carcinoma on white skin Open pop-up dialog box Close Basal cell carcinoma on white skin Basal cell carcinoma on white skin Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer that most often develops on areas of skin exposed to the sun, such as the face. On white skin, basal cell carcinoma often looks like a bump that's skin-colored or pink. Basal cell carcinoma on brown skin Open...

Basal cell carcinoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 1st, 2021 - Overview Basal cell carcinoma on white skin Open pop-up dialog box Close Basal cell carcinoma on white skin Basal cell carcinoma on white skin Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer that most often develops on areas of skin exposed to the sun, such as the face. On white skin, basal cell carcinoma often looks like a bump that's skin-colored or pink. Basal cell carcinoma on brown skin Open...

Basal cell carcinoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/basal-cell-carcinoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354193

Oct 1st, 2021 - Diagnosis In order to assess any growths or changes in your skin, your doctor or a specialist in skin conditions (dermatologist) will conduct a medical history and exam. History and general exam Your doctor will conduct a general physical exam and ask you questions about your medical history, changes in your skin, or any other signs or symptoms you've experienced. Questions may include: When di...

Penicillin allergy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/penicillin-allergy/symptoms-causes/syc-20376222

Sep 29th, 2021 - Overview Penicillin allergy is an abnormal reaction of your immune system to the antibiotic drug penicillin. Penicillin is prescribed for treating various bacterial infections. Common signs and symptoms of penicillin allergy include hives, rash and itching. Severe reactions include anaphylaxis, a life-threatening condition that affects multiple body systems. Research has shown that penicillin a...

Nasal and paranasal tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nasal-paranasal-tumors/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354139

Sep 25th, 2021 - Nasal and paranasal tumors care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors provide expert, personalized care to those with nasal and paranasal tumors, including those with: Ameloblastoma Angiofibroma Chordoma Esthesioneuroblastoma Inverting papilloma Nasal and paranasal sinus carcinoma, including squamous cell carcinoma, adenocarcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, mucoepidermoid carcinoma and chondrosarc...

Germ cell tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 21st, 2021 - Germ cell tumors care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors have extensive experience diagnosing and treating germ cell tumors, including ovarian cancer and testicular cancer. They draw on this knowledge to provide you with a personalized treatment plan that provides you with exactly the care you need. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, specialists in urology, gynecology, surgery, patholog...

Dandruff - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dandruff/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353854

Sep 21st, 2021 - Diagnosis A doctor can often diagnose dandruff simply by looking at your hair and scalp. Treatment The itching and flaking of dandruff can almost always be controlled. For mild dandruff, first try regular cleansing with a gentle shampoo to reduce oil and skin cell buildup. If that doesn't help, try a medicated dandruff shampoo. Some people can tolerate using a medicated shampoo two to three tim...

Germ cell tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/germ-cell-tumors/symptoms-causes/syc-20352493

Sep 21st, 2021 - Overview Germ cell tumors are growths of cells that form from reproductive cells. The tumors may be cancerous or not cancerous. Most germ cell tumors occur in the testicles or the ovaries. Some germ cell tumors occur in other areas of the body, such as the abdomen, brain and chest, though it's not clear why. Germ cell tumors that occur in places other than the testicles and ovaries (extragonada...

Uterine fibroids - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/uterine-fibroids/symptoms-causes/syc-20354288

Sep 16th, 2021 - Overview Fibroid locations Open pop-up dialog box Close Fibroid locations Fibroid locations There are three major types of uterine fibroids. Intramural fibroids grow within the muscular uterine wall. Submucosal fibroids bulge into the uterine cavity. Subserosal fibroids project to the outside of the uterus. Some submucosal or subserosal fibroids may be pedunculated — hanging from a stalk inside...

Cancer: Symptoms, Stages,
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Sep 8th, 2021 - Overview What is cancer? Cancer is a disease that develops when cells in your body divide at a faster rate than normal. These abnormal cells grow into a lump — or tumor. How is the stage of cancer determined? Your healthcare provider will perform tests to determine the extent and severity of your cancer. A number will then be assigned to your diagnosis. The higher the number, the more cancer ha...

Cancer Fatigue: What It Is, Causes, Sy
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Sep 8th, 2021 - Overview What is fatigue? Fatigue can be confused with tiredness. Everyone gets tired. It's an expected feeling after certain activities or at the end of the day. Usually, we know why we're tired, and a good night's sleep will solve the problem. Fatigue is different. Fatigue is a daily lack of energy — an unusual or excessive whole-body tiredness that is not relieved by sleep. It can be acute (...

Anemia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anemia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20351368

Sep 8th, 2021 - Anemia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Blood disorder specialists (hematologists) work with specialists in assessing blood and bone marrow (pathologists) and others who specialize in various aspects of the different types of anemia to provide you with the most comprehensive care possible. Advanced diagnosis and treatment Mayo Clinic offers rapid diagnostic testing and assessments...

Anemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20351360

Sep 8th, 2021 - Overview Anemia is a condition in which you lack enough healthy red blood cells to carry adequate oxygen to your body's tissues. Having anemia, also referred to as low hemoglobin, can make you feel tired and weak. There are many forms of anemia, each with its own cause. Anemia can be temporary or long term and can range from mild to severe. In most cases, anemia has more than one cause. See you...

Pancreatic Cancer: What Is It, Symptoms,
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Sep 7th, 2021 - Overview Pancreatic Cancer: What Is It, Symptoms, Causes & Treatment What is the pancreas? The pancreas is a small, hockey stick-shaped gland located behind the stomach. The main jobs of the pancreas are to aid in food digestion and regulate blood sugar levels in the body. The pancreas is involved in maintaining blood sugar levels because it makes insulin and glucagon, two hormones that control...

Glioblastoma: Symptoms, Causes, Tre
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Sep 3rd, 2021 - Overview What is glioblastoma (GBM)? Glioblastoma multiforme (GBM) is the most common type of malignant (cancerous) brain tumor in adults. Cancer cells in GBM tumors rapidly multiply. The cancer can spread into other areas of the brain as well. Rarely, the cancer spreads outside the brain to other parts of the body. Glioma tumors like GBM start in glial cells. Glial cells are vital to nerve cel...

Ovarian cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ovarian-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20375941

Aug 31st, 2021 - Overview Ovarian cancer Open pop-up dialog box Close Ovarian cancer Ovarian cancer Ovarian cancer is a type of cancer that begins in the ovaries. The ovaries — each about the size of an almond — produce eggs (ova) as well as the hormones estrogen and progesterone. Ovarian cancer is a growth of cells that forms in the ovaries. The cells multiply quickly and can invade and destroy healthy body ti...

Priapism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/priapism/symptoms-causes/syc-20352005

Aug 31st, 2021 - Overview Priapism is a prolonged erection of the penis. The full or partial erection continues hours beyond or isn't caused by sexual stimulation. The main types of priapism are ischemic and nonischemic. Ischemic priapism is a medical emergency. Although priapism is an uncommon condition overall, it occurs commonly in certain groups, such as people who have sickle cell disease. Prompt treatment...