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Shin splints - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 16th, 2021 - Diagnosis Shin splints are usually diagnosed based on your medical history and a physical exam. In some cases, an X-ray or other imaging studies can help identify other possible causes for your pain, such as a stress fracture. More Information X-ray Treatment In most cases, you can treat shin splints with simple self-care steps: Rest. Avoid activities that cause pain, swelling or discomfort — b...

Dislocation - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 16th, 2021 - Diagnosis Besides examining your injury, your doctor might order the following X-ray. An X-ray of your joint is used to confirm the dislocation and may reveal broken bones or other damage to your joint. MRI. This can help your doctor assess damage to the soft tissue structures around a dislocated joint. More Information MRI X-ray Treatment Treatment of the dislocation depends on the site and se...

Dislocation - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 16th, 2021 - Overview A dislocation is an injury to a joint — a place where two or more bones come together — in which the ends of your bones are forced from their normal positions. This painful injury temporarily deforms and immobilizes your joint. Dislocation is most common in shoulders and fingers. Other sites include elbows, knees and hips. If you suspect a dislocation, seek prompt medical attention to ...

Frostbite - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 9th, 2021 - Overview Frostbite and dry skin Open pop-up dialog box Close Frostbite and dry skin Frostbite and dry skin Frostbite can cause cracked, dry, peeling skin as it heals. Frostbite on fingertip Open pop-up dialog box Close Frostbite on fingertip Frostbite on fingertip Superficial frostbite, as seen here on the tip of a finger, is most common on the fingers, toes, nose, ears, cheeks and chin. Frostb...

Frostbite - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 9th, 2021 - Diagnosis Diagnosing frostbite is based on your signs and symptoms, skin appearance, and a review of recent activities in which you were exposed to cold. Your doctor may order X-rays, a bone scan or an MRI to help determine the severity of the frostbite and check for bone or muscle damage. Mayo Clinic Minute: Why the risk of frostbite is greater than you think Show transcript for video Mayo Cli...

Frostbite - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 9th, 2021 - Overview Frostbite and dry skin Open pop-up dialog box Close Frostbite and dry skin Frostbite and dry skin Frostbite can cause cracked, dry, peeling skin as it heals. Frostbite on fingertip Open pop-up dialog box Close Frostbite on fingertip Frostbite on fingertip Superficial frostbite, as seen here on the tip of a finger, is most common on the fingers, toes, nose, ears, cheeks and chin. Frostb...

Hemophilia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 7th, 2021 - Overview Hemophilia is a rare disorder in which the blood doesn't clot in the typical way because it doesn't have enough blood-clotting proteins (clotting factors). If you have hemophilia, you might bleed for a longer time after an injury than you would if your blood clotted properly. Small cuts usually aren't much of a problem. If you have a severe form of the condition, the main concern is bl...

Epilepsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 7th, 2021 - Diagnosis Diagnosing your condition EEG brain activity Open pop-up dialog box Close EEG brain activity EEG brain activity An EEG records the electrical activity of your brain via electrodes affixed to your scalp. EEG results show changes in brain activity that may be useful in diagnosing brain conditions, especially epilepsy and other seizure disorders. CT scan Open pop-up dialog box Close CT s...

Spinal cord injury - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-cord-injury/symptoms-causes/syc-20377890

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Overview A spinal cord injury — damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal (cauda equina) — often causes permanent changes in strength, sensation and other body functions below the site of the injury. If you've recently injured your spinal cord, it might seem like every aspect of your life has been affected. You might feel the effects of your injury mentally,...

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...

Spinal cord injury - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 2nd, 2021 - Spinal cord injury care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors and staff have helped thousands of people recover from spinal cord injuries and diseases. Mayo Clinic's spinal cord injury team is led by doctors trained in brain and nervous system disorders (neurologists), brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons), nerve and muscle physiology and rehabilitation (phys...

Achilles tendinitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 30th, 2021 - Overview Achilles tendinitis is an overuse injury of the Achilles (uh-KILL-eez) tendon, the band of tissue that connects calf muscles at the back of the lower leg to your heel bone. Achilles tendinitis most commonly occurs in runners who have suddenly increased the intensity or duration of their runs. It's also common in middle-aged people who play sports, such as tennis or basketball, only on ...

Primary biliary cholangitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-biliary-cholangitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376880

Sep 29th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask you about your health history and your family's health history, and perform a physical exam. The following tests and procedures may be used to diagnose primary biliary cholangitis. Blood tests: Liver tests. These blood tests check the levels of enzymes that may signal liver disease and bile duct injury. Antibody tests for signs of autoimmune disease. Blood tests m...

Male hypogonadism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/male-hypogonadism/symptoms-causes/syc-20354881

Sep 29th, 2021 - Overview Male hypogonadism is a condition in which the body doesn't produce enough of the hormone that plays a key role in masculine growth and development during puberty (testosterone) or enough sperm or both. You can be born with male hypogonadism, or it can develop later in life, often from injury or infection. The effects — and what you can do about them — depend on the cause and at what po...

Growing pains - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 25th, 2021 - Overview Growing pains are often described as an ache or throb in the legs — often in the front of the thighs, the calves or behind the knees. Growing pains tend to affect both legs and occur at night, and may even wake a child from sleep. Although these pains are called growing pains, there's no evidence that growth hurts. Growing pains may be linked to a lowered pain threshold or, in some cas...

Child abuse - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/child-abuse/symptoms-causes/syc-20370864

Sep 24th, 2021 - Overview Mayo Center for Safe and Healthy Children and Adolescents Any intentional harm or mistreatment to a child under 18 years old is considered child abuse. Child abuse takes many forms, which often occur at the same time. Physical abuse. Physical child abuse occurs when a child is purposely physically injured or put at risk of harm by another person. Sexual abuse. Sexual child abuse is any...

Child abuse - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/child-abuse/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370867

Sep 24th, 2021 - Diagnosis Identifying abuse or neglect can be difficult. It requires careful evaluation of the situation, including checking for physical and behavioral signs. Agencies, such as appropriate county or state authorities, also may be involved in investigating cases of suspected abuse. Factors that may be considered in determining child abuse include: Physical exam, including evaluating injuries or...

Keloid scar - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 22nd, 2021 - Overview Keloid on the ear Open pop-up dialog box Close Keloid on the ear Keloid on the ear An ear keloid sometimes develops after a piercing. Keloid on the elbow Open pop-up dialog box Close Keloid on the elbow Keloid on the elbow A keloid is usually larger than the original wound. A scar that stays inside the bounds of the original wound is a hypertrophic scar. A keloid scar is a thick raised...

Subconjunctival hemorrhage (broken blood vessel in eye) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 21st, 2021 - Overview Broken blood vessel in the eye Open pop-up dialog box Close Broken blood vessel in the eye Broken blood vessel in the eye A broken blood vessel in the eye may look alarming, but it's usually harmless. A subconjunctival hemorrhage (sub-kun-JUNK-tih-vul HEM-uh-ruj) occurs when a tiny blood vessel breaks just underneath the clear surface of your eye (conjunctiva). In many ways, it's just ...

Boils and carbuncles - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 18th, 2021 - Overview Boil Open pop-up dialog box Close Boil Boil A boil is a painful, pus-filled bump under your skin — the result of a bacterial infection of one or more hair follicles. Carbuncle Open pop-up dialog box Close Carbuncle Carbuncle A carbuncle is a cluster of boils — painful, pus-filled bumps — that form a connected area of infection under the skin. A boil is a painful, pus-filled bump that f...