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Dysphagia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dysphagia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372033

Oct 20th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your health care provider will likely ask you for a description and history of your swallowing difficulties, perform a physical examination, and use various tests to find the cause of your swallowing problem. Tests can include: X-ray with a contrast material (barium X-ray). You drink a barium solution that coats your esophagus, making it easier to see on X-rays. Your health care provi...

Breast cancer - Outcomes & ratings - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/outcomes/gnc-20515027

Oct 16th, 2021 - Hill: My name is Paula Hill. I have lived here in the valley for over 30 years. I'm the mother of four grown children and the wife of a retired firefighter. I had been for a routine mammogram and the results came back normal. Shortly following that I had my annual exam with my regular GYN, who did a breast exam, and found a lump. I then got a phone call a few days later saying that it was, in f...

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...

Hirsutism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hirsutism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354941

Oct 12th, 2021 - Diagnosis Tests that measure the amount of certain hormones in your blood, including testosterone or testosterone-like hormones, might help determine whether elevated androgen levels are causing your hirsutism. Your doctor might also examine your abdomen and do a pelvic exam to look for masses that could indicate a tumor. More Information CT scan Ultrasound Treatment Treatment of hirsutism with...

Tension headache - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tension-headache/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353982

Sep 29th, 2021 - Diagnosis If you have chronic or recurrent headaches, your doctor may conduct physical and neurological exams, then try to pinpoint the type and cause of your headaches using these approaches: Your pain description Your doctor can learn a lot about your headaches from a description of your pain. Be sure to include these details: Pain characteristics. Does your pain pulsate? Or is it constant an...

Tension headache - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tension-headache/symptoms-causes/syc-20353977

Sep 29th, 2021 - Overview A tension-type headache (TTH) is generally a mild to moderate pain that's often described as feeling like a tight band around the head. A tension-type headache is the most common type of headache, yet its causes aren't well understood. Treatments for tension-type headaches are available. Managing a tension-type headache is often a balance between practicing healthy habits, finding effe...

Optic neuritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/optic-neuritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354958

Sep 29th, 2021 - Diagnosis You're likely to see an ophthalmologist for a diagnosis, which is generally based on your medical history and an exam. The ophthalmologist likely will perform the following eye tests: A routine eye exam. Your eye doctor will check your vision and your ability to perceive colors and measure your side (peripheral) vision. Ophthalmoscopy. During this examination, your doctor shines a bri...

Nasal and paranasal tumors - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nasal-paranasal-tumors/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354137

Sep 25th, 2021 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose nasal and paranasal tumors include: Using an endoscopic camera to see inside your nasal cavity and sinuses. During a nasal endoscopy, a thin tube with a light and camera on the end is inserted into your nose. The camera sends pictures to a monitor that your doctor uses to look for anything unusual. Collecting a sample of cells for testing (biopsy)...

Nasal and paranasal tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nasal-paranasal-tumors/symptoms-causes/syc-20354136

Sep 25th, 2021 - Overview Nasal and paranasal tumors are abnormal growths that begin in and around the passageway within your nose (nasal cavity). Nasal tumors begin in the nasal cavity. Paranasal tumors begin in air-filled chambers around the nose called the paranasal sinuses. Nasal and paranasal tumors can be noncancerous (benign) or they can be cancerous (malignant). Several types of nasal and paranasal tumo...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cholangiocarcinoma (bile duct cancer) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cholangiocarcinoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352413

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Diagnosis Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Open pop-up dialog box Close Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) uses a dye to highlight the bile ducts and pancreatic duct on X-ray images. A thin, flexible tube (endoscope) with a camera on the end is passed down your throat a...

Hilar cholangiocarcinoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hilar-cholangiocarcinoma/cdc-20354548

Sep 2nd, 2021 - Hilar cholangiocarcinoma Gallbladder and bile duct Open pop-up dialog box Close Gallbladder and bile duct Gallbladder and bile duct The gallbladder serves as a reservoir for a yellow-green fluid produced in your liver (bile). Bile flows from your liver into your gallbladder, where it's held until needed during the digestion of food. When you eat, your gallbladder releases bile into the bile duc...

Chronic Pain: What Is It, Causes, Sy
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Sep 1st, 2021 - Overview What is chronic pain? Chronic pain is pain that lasts for over three months. The pain can be there all the time, or it may come and go. It can happen anywhere in your body. Chronic pain can interfere with your daily activities, such as working, having a social life and taking care of yourself or others. It can lead to depression, anxiety and trouble sleeping, which can make your pain w...

Priapism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/priapism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352010

Aug 31st, 2021 - Diagnosis If you have an erection lasting more than four hours, you need emergency care. The emergency room doctor will determine whether you have ischemic priapism or nonischemic priapism. This is necessary because the treatment for each is different, and treatment for ischemic priapism needs to happen as soon as possible. Medical history and exam To determine what type of priapism you have, y...

Ovarian cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ovarian-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375946

Aug 31st, 2021 - Diagnosis Pelvic exam Open pop-up dialog box Close Pelvic exam Pelvic exam During a pelvic exam, your doctor inserts two gloved fingers inside your vagina. While simultaneously pressing down on your abdomen, he or she can evaluate your uterus, ovaries and other pelvic organs. Tests and procedures used to diagnose ovarian cancer include: Pelvic exam. During a pelvic exam, your doctor inserts glo...