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Shin splints - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/shin-splints/symptoms-causes/syc-20354105

Oct 16th, 2021 - Overview The term "shin splints" refers to pain along the shin bone (tibia) — the large bone in the front of your lower leg. Shin splints are common in runners, dancers and military recruits. Medically known as medial tibial stress syndrome, shin splints often occur in athletes who have recently intensified or changed their training routines. The increased activity overworks the muscles, tendon...

Epilepsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/epilepsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20350093

Oct 7th, 2021 - Overview Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations and sometimes loss of awareness. Anyone can develop epilepsy. Epilepsy affects both males and females of all races, ethnic backgrounds and ages. Seizure symptoms can vary widely. Some people with epilepsy simply stare blankly...

Achilles tendinitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/achilles-tendinitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20369020

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 ...

Growing pains - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/growing-pains/symptoms-causes/syc-20354349

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...

Growing pains - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/growing-pains/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354353

Sep 25th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your child may not need any testing for a diagnosis of growing pains. In some cases, your child's health care provider may recommend tests such as a blood test or X-ray. This helps exclude other possible causes for your child's signs and symptoms. Not all types of leg pain in children are growing pains. Sometimes leg pain may be caused by underlying conditions that can be treated. Mor...

Lymphedema - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lymphedema/symptoms-causes/syc-20374682

Sep 18th, 2021 - Overview Lymphedema refers to tissue swelling caused by an accumulation of protein-rich fluid that's usually drained through the body's lymphatic system. It most commonly affects the arms or legs, but can also occur in the chest wall, abdomen, neck and genitals. Lymph nodes are an important part of your lymphatic system. Lymphedema can be caused by cancer treatments that remove or damage your l...

Lymphedema - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lymphedema/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374687

Sep 18th, 2021 - Diagnosis If you're at risk of lymphedema — for instance, if you've recently had cancer surgery involving your lymph nodes — your doctor may diagnose lymphedema based on your signs and symptoms. If the cause of your lymphedema isn't as obvious, your doctor may order imaging tests to get a look at your lymph system. Tests may include: MRI scan. Using a magnetic field and radio waves, an MRI prod...

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...

Cerebral palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cerebral-palsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20353999

Sep 1st, 2021 - Overview Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect movement and muscle tone or posture. It's caused by damage that occurs to the immature, developing brain, most often before birth. Signs and symptoms appear during infancy or preschool years. In general, cerebral palsy causes impaired movement associated with exaggerated reflexes, floppiness or spasticity of the limbs and trunk, unusua...

Primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-lateral-sclerosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20353968

Aug 21st, 2021 - Overview Primary lateral sclerosis (PLS) is a type of motor neuron disease that causes the nerve cells in the brain that control movement to fail over time. PLS causes weakness in your voluntary muscles, such as those you use to control your legs, arms and tongue. You may experience movement problems, such as difficulty with balance, slow movements and clumsiness. You may eventually experience ...

Central sleep apnea - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/central-sleep-apnea/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352114

Aug 7th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor might evaluate your condition based on your signs and symptoms or refer you to a sleep specialist in a sleep disorder center. A sleep specialist can help you decide on your need for further evaluation. That might involve overnight monitoring of your breathing and other body functions during a sleep study called polysomnography. During polysomnography, you're connected to e...

Brain tumor - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-tumor/symptoms-causes/syc-20350084

Aug 6th, 2021 - Overview Brain tumor Open pop-up dialog box Close Brain tumor Brain tumor A brain tumor can form in the brain cells (as shown), or it can begin elsewhere and spread to the brain. As the tumor grows, it creates pressure on and changes the function of surrounding brain tissue, which causes signs and symptoms such as headaches, nausea and balance problems. A brain tumor is a mass or growth of abno...

Myocarditis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/myocarditis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352544

Aug 6th, 2021 - Diagnosis Early diagnosis of myocarditis is important to preventing long-term heart damage. After a physical examination, your doctor might order one or more tests to confirm that you have myocarditis and determine its severity. Tests to diagnose myocarditis might include: Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). This quick and painless test shows your heart's electrical patterns and can detect abnormal...

Aortic dissection - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/aortic-dissection/symptoms-causes/syc-20369496

Aug 6th, 2021 - Overview Aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection Open pop-up dialog box Close Aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection Aortic aneurysm and aortic dissection An aortic aneurysm occurs when a weak spot in the wall of the aorta begins to bulge, as shown in the image on the left. An aneurysm can occur anywhere in the aorta. Having an aortic aneurysm increases the risk of a tear in the aortic lining (aor...

Spider bites - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spider-bites/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352377

Jul 30th, 2021 - Diagnosis Spider bites can be mistaken for other skin sores that are red, painful or swollen. Many skin sores attributed to spider bites turn out to have been caused by bites from other bugs, such as ants, fleas, mites, mosquitoes and biting flies. Skin infections and other skin conditions, even burns, can be mistaken for spider bites. Your doctor will likely diagnose a spider bite based on you...

Obstructive sleep apnea - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/obstructive-sleep-apnea/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352095

Jul 27th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor will evaluate your condition based on your signs and symptoms, an examination, and tests. He or she might refer you to a sleep specialist for further evaluation. During the physical examination, your doctor will examine the back of your throat, mouth and nose for extra tissue or abnormalities. Your doctor might measure your neck and waist circumference and check your blood...

Chondrosarcoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chondrosarcoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354197

Jul 17th, 2021 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose chondrosarcoma include: Physical exam. Your doctor may ask about your signs and symptoms and examine your body to gather more clues about your diagnosis. Imaging tests. Imaging tests may include X-ray, bone scan, MRI and CT scan. Removing a sample of tissue for testing (biopsy). Biopsy is a procedure to collect suspicious tissue. The tissue is sen...

Migraine - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/migraine-headache/symptoms-causes/syc-20360201

Jul 2nd, 2021 - Overview A migraine is a headache that can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. It's often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine attacks can last for hours to days, and the pain can be so severe that it interferes with your daily activities. For some people, a warning symptom known as an aura occurs ...

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 ...

Pediatric brain tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pediatric-brain-tumor/symptoms-causes/syc-20361694

Jun 30th, 2021 - Overview Pediatric brain tumor Open pop-up dialog box Close Pediatric brain tumor Pediatric brain tumor This shows a child's tumor that likely began in the brain cells. As the tumor grows, it creates pressure on and changes the function of surrounding brain tissue, which causes signs and symptoms, such as headaches, nausea and balance problems. Pediatric brain tumors are masses or growths of ab...