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Congenital adrenal hyperplasia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/congenital-adrenal-hyperplasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20355205

Oct 14th, 2021 - Overview Adrenal glands Open pop-up dialog box Close 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. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) refers to a group of genetic disorders that affect the adrenal glands, a pair of walnut-sized organs above t...

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/congenital-adrenal-hyperplasia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355211

Oct 14th, 2021 - Diagnosis CAH may be diagnosed before a baby is born, during childhood or later in life. Prenatal testing Tests used to diagnose CAH in fetuses include: Amniocentesis. This procedure involves using a needle to withdraw a sample of amniotic fluid from the womb and then examining the cells. Chorionic villus sampling. This test involves withdrawing cells from the placenta for examination. Newborns...

Hirsutism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hirsutism/symptoms-causes/syc-20354935

Oct 12th, 2021 - Overview Hirsutism Open pop-up dialog box Close Hirsutism Hirsutism Hirsutism is excess hair most often noticeable around the mouth and chin. Hirsutism (HUR-soot-iz-um) is a condition in women that results in excessive growth of dark or coarse hair in a male-like pattern — face, chest and back. With hirsutism, extra hair growth often arises from excess male hormones (androgens), primarily testo...

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

Sep 24th, 2021 - 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 ...

Adrenal Disorders: What They Are
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16717-adrenal-disorders

Jun 7th, 2021 - Overview What are adrenal disorders? There are many conditions that can lead to problems with the adrenal gland function. The adrenal glands are small and shaped liked triangles and are located just above each kidney. They are sometimes called suprarenal glands. Their job is to make hormones that you need to keep your metabolism, blood pressure, immune system and stress response in balance. Adr...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370093

Apr 13th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor will start by asking detailed questions about your symptoms and doing a physical exam. This initial exam is likely to include: Digital rectal exam. The doctor inserts a finger into the rectum to check your prostate for enlargement. Urine test. Analyzing a sample of your urine can help rule out an infection or other conditions that can cause similar symptoms. Blood test. Th...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20370099

Apr 13th, 2021 - Benign prostatic hyperplasia care at Mayo Clinic Advanced treatment options Mayo Clinic specialists are trained in state-of-the-art technology to treat enlarged prostates. You have access to the latest noninvasive laser treatments, including HoLEP and PVP lasers, which usually offer quick relief from symptoms and generally don't have serious side effects. Many of these techniques, including PVP...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20370087

Apr 13th, 2021 - Overview Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) — also called prostate gland enlargement — is a common condition as men get older. An enlarged prostate gland can cause uncomfortable urinary symptoms, such as blocking the flow of urine out of the bladder. It can also cause bladder, urinary tract or kidney problems. There are several effective treatments for prostate gland enlargement, including medi...

Blood in Semen (Hematospermia):
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16513-blood-in-the-semen-hematospermia

Apr 9th, 2021 - Overview What is blood in semen (hematospermia)? The presence of blood in your semen is known medically as hematospermia (also called hemospermia). Hematospermia may naturally cause concern for men who experience it. However, it is not likely to be a sign of a major health problem. Is blood in semen a common condition in men? It’s not clear how common the symptom of blood in semen is because me...

Atypical hyperplasia of the breast - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atypical-hyperplasia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369778

Jan 16th, 2021 - Diagnosis Atypical hyperplasia is usually discovered after a biopsy to evaluate a suspicious area found during a clinical breast exam or on an imaging test, such as a mammogram or ultrasound. To further evaluate atypical hyperplasia, your doctor may recommend surgery to remove a larger sample of tissue to look for breast cancer. A diagnosis of atypical hyperplasia may lead to a surgical biopsy ...

Atypical hyperplasia of the breast - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atypical-hyperplasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20369773

Jan 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. Atypical hyperplasia is a precancerous condi...

Uterine polyps - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/uterine-polyps/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378713

Dec 17th, 2020 - Diagnosis Transvaginal ultrasound Open pop-up dialog box Close Transvaginal ultrasound Transvaginal ultrasound During a transvaginal ultrasound, your doctor or a medical technician inserts a wandlike device (transducer) into your vagina while you are positioned on an exam table. The transducer emits sound waves that generate images of your uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes. Hysterosonography ...

Atypical Hyperplasia: What Is It, Prev
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16242-atypical-hyperplasia

Dec 15th, 2020 - Overview What is atypical hyperplasia? Atypical hyperplasia (or atypia) means that there are abnormal cells in breast tissue taken during a biopsy. (A biopsy means that tissue was removed from the body for examination in a laboratory.) These abnormal cell collections are benign (not cancer), but are high-risk for cancer. Findings of atypical hyperplasia account for 10% of benign breast biopsies...

Bladder Stones (Calculi): Causes, Symptoms, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16312-bladder-stones-bladder-calculi

Sep 30th, 2020 - Overview What are bladder stones? Bladder stones form when minerals in urine (pee) crystalize and clump together in the bladder. The medical term for bladder stones is bladder calculi. Bladder stones generally develop when some urine stays in the bladder after you pee. Without treatment, stones can cause infections, bleeding and long-term problems in the urinary tract. Who is likely to get blad...

Endometrial Hyperplasia: Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16569-atypical-endometrial-hyperplasia

Aug 28th, 2020 - Overview What is endometrial hyperplasia? Endometrial hyperplasia is a condition of the female reproductive system. The lining of the uterus (endometrium) becomes unusually thick because of having too many cells (hyperplasia). It’s not cancer, but in certain women, it raises the risk of developing endometrial cancer, a type of uterine cancer. How common is endometrial hyperplasia? Endometrial h...

Urogenital Sinus: What is it, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16323-urogenital-sinus

Jul 10th, 2020 - Overview With urogenital sinus in a baby girl, the bladder and vagina passageways merge to form a shared path with a single exit route out of the body. What is a urogenital sinus? Urogenital sinus is a defect in your baby girl’s urinary and reproductive tract that happens during early fetal development and is present at birth. Normally, for a short period of time, the intestinal, reproductive a...

Fibroadenoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibroadenoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20352752

May 7th, 2020 - Overview Fibroadenomas (fy-broe-ad-uh-NO-muhz) are solid, noncancerous breast lumps that occur most often in women between the ages of 15 and 35. A fibroadenoma might feel firm, smooth, rubbery or hard and has a well-defined shape. Usually painless, it might feel like a marble in your breast, moving easily under your skin when examined. Fibroadenomas vary in size, and they can enlarge or shrink...

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH): Sym
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9100-benign-prostatic-enlargement-bph

Mar 10th, 2020 - Overview The male urinary system, including the prostate. What is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)? Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is a condition in which the prostate, a walnut-sized body part made of glandular and muscular tissue, grows in size. The prostate surrounds part of the urethra, which is the tube that carries urine and sperm out of the body. The benign (noncancerous) condition...

Prostatitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prostatitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355771

Jan 17th, 2020 - Diagnosis Diagnosing prostatitis involves ruling out other conditions as the cause of your symptoms and determining what kind of prostatitis you have. Your doctor will ask about your medical history and your symptoms. He or she will also do a physical exam, which will likely include a digital rectal examination. Initial diagnostic tests might include: Urine tests. Your doctor might have a sampl...

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

Nov 28th, 2019 - Diagnosis Your doctor will: 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 orgasm. This procedure is usually ...