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Wrist pain - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/wrist-pain/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20366215

Oct 28th, 2022 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your health care provider may: Check your wrist for tenderness, swelling or deformity Ask you to move your wrist to check for a decrease in your range of motion Check your grip strength and forearm strength Imaging tests Imaging tests may include: X-ray. This is the most commonly used test for wrist pain. Using a small amount of radiation, X-rays can reveal b...

Ventricular fibrillation - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ventricular-fibrillation/diagnosis-treatment/syc-20364524

Oct 28th, 2022 - Diagnosis Ventricular fibrillation is always diagnosed in an emergency situation. If sudden cardiac death has occurred, a pulse check will reveal no pulse. Tests to diagnose and determine the cause of ventricular fibrillation include: Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). This quick and painless test measures the electrical activity of the heart. Sticky patches (electrodes) are placed on the chest an...

Wrist pain - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/wrist-pain/symptoms-causes/syc-20366213

Oct 28th, 2022 - Overview Wrist pain is often caused by sprains or fractures from sudden injuries. But wrist pain also can result from long-term problems, such as repetitive stress, arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome. Because so many factors can lead to wrist pain, diagnosing the exact cause can be difficult. But an accurate diagnosis is essential for proper treatment and healing. Products & Services Assortme...

Sprains - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sprains/symptoms-causes/syc-20377938

Oct 27th, 2022 - Overview A sprain is a stretching or tearing of ligaments — the tough bands of fibrous tissue that connect two bones together in your joints. The most common location for a sprain is in your ankle. Initial treatment includes rest, ice, compression and elevation. Mild sprains can be successfully treated at home. Severe sprains sometimes require surgery to repair torn ligaments. The difference be...

Broken heart syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/broken-heart-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354623

Oct 27th, 2022 - Diagnosis Broken heart syndrome is often diagnosed in an emergency or hospital setting because symptoms mimic a heart attack. To diagnose broken heart syndrome, the health care provider examines you and asks questions about your symptoms and medical history. You may be asked if you've had any major stresses recently, such as the death of a loved one. People who have broken heart syndrome usuall...

Contact dermatitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/contact-dermatitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20352742

Oct 8th, 2022 - Overview Contact dermatitis on the wrist Open pop-up dialog box Close Contact dermatitis on the wrist Contact dermatitis on the wrist Contact dermatitis can appear as an itchy rash. Here, the rash is likely due to a watchband or to soap residue trapped beneath the band. Contact dermatitis is an itchy rash caused by direct contact with a substance or an allergic reaction to it. The rash isn't co...

Lichen planus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lichen-planus/symptoms-causes/syc-20351378

Oct 8th, 2022 - Overview Lichen planus Open pop-up dialog box Close Lichen planus Lichen planus Lichen planus is an inflammatory disorder that appears as purplish, flat-topped bumps when it affects the skin. Bumps may appear in clusters or lines. Oral lichen planus Open pop-up dialog box Close Oral lichen planus Oral lichen planus This white lacelike patch on the interior surface of the cheek is typical for or...

Golfer's elbow - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/golfers-elbow/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372872

Sep 28th, 2022 - Diagnosis Golfer's elbow is usually diagnosed based on your medical history and a physical exam. To evaluate pain and stiffness, the doctor might apply pressure to the affected area or ask you to move your elbow, wrist and fingers in various ways. An X-ray can help the doctor rule out other causes of elbow pain, such as a fracture or arthritis. Rarely, more comprehensive imaging studies — such ...

Golfer's elbow - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/golfers-elbow/symptoms-causes/syc-20372868

Sep 28th, 2022 - Overview Golfer's elbow is a condition that causes pain where the tendons of your forearm muscles attach to the bony bump on the inside of your elbow. The pain might spread into your forearm and wrist. Golfer's elbow is similar to tennis elbow, which occurs on the outside of the elbow. It's not limited to golfers. Tennis players and others who repeatedly use their wrists or clench their fingers...

Heart disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353124

Aug 25th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider will examine you and ask about your personal and family medical history. Many different tests are used to diagnose heart disease. Besides blood tests and a chest X-ray, tests to diagnose heart disease can include: Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). An ECG is a quick and painless test that records the electrical signals in the heart. It can tell if the heart is b...

Broken arm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/broken-arm/symptoms-causes/syc-20353260

Aug 11th, 2022 - Overview Arm bones Open pop-up dialog box Close Arm bones Arm bones Your arm is made up of three bones: the upper arm bone (humerus) and two forearm bones (the ulna and the radius). The term "broken arm" may refer to a fracture in any of these bones. A broken arm involves one or more of the three bones in your arm — the ulna, radius and humerus. One of the most common causes of a broken arm is ...

De Quervain tenosynovitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/de-quervains-tenosynovitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20371332

Aug 4th, 2022 - Overview De Quervain tenosynovitis (dih-kwer-VAIN ten-oh-sine-oh-VIE-tis) is a painful condition affecting the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist. If you have de Quervain tenosynovitis, you will probably feel pain when you turn your wrist, grasp anything or make a fist. Although the exact cause of de Quervain tenosynovitis isn't known, any activity that relies on repetitive hand or wrist mo...

De Quervain tenosynovitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/de-quervains-tenosynovitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20371337

Aug 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose de Quervain tenosynovitis, your health care provider will examine your hand to see if you feel pain when pressure is applied on the thumb side of the wrist. Tests You may be asked to perform a Finkelstein test, in which you bend your thumb across the palm of your hand and bend your fingers down over your thumb. Then you bend your wrist toward your little finger. If this ca...

De Quervain tenosynovitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/de-quervain-tenosynovitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20371337

Aug 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose de Quervain tenosynovitis, your health care provider will examine your hand to see if you feel pain when pressure is applied on the thumb side of the wrist. Tests You may be asked to perform a Finkelstein test, in which you bend your thumb across the palm of your hand and bend your fingers down over your thumb. Then you bend your wrist toward your little finger. If this ca...

Eisenmenger syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/eisenmenger-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350584

Aug 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose Eisenmenger syndrome, your health care provider does a physical exam and asks medical history questions. Tests to diagnose Eisenmenger syndrome may include: Blood tests. A complete blood cell count is often done. The red blood cell count may be high in Eisenmenger syndrome. Blood tests are also done to check kidney and liver function and iron level. Electrocardiogram (ECG)...

De Quervain tenosynovitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/de-quervain-tenosynovitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20371332

Aug 4th, 2022 - Overview De Quervain tenosynovitis (dih-kwer-VAIN ten-oh-sine-oh-VIE-tis) is a painful condition affecting the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist. If you have de Quervain tenosynovitis, you will probably feel pain when you turn your wrist, grasp anything or make a fist. Although the exact cause of de Quervain tenosynovitis isn't known, any activity that relies on repetitive hand or wrist mo...

ARDS - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ards/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355581

Aug 3rd, 2022 - Diagnosis There's no specific test to identify ARDS. The diagnosis is based on the physical exam, chest X-ray and oxygen levels. It's also important to rule out other diseases and conditions — for example, certain heart problems — that can produce similar symptoms. Imaging Chest X-ray. A chest X-ray can reveal which parts of your lungs and how much of the lungs have fluid in them and whether yo...

Broken hand - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/broken-hand/symptoms-causes/syc-20450240

Jun 30th, 2022 - Overview Hand and wrist bones Open pop-up dialog box Close Hand and wrist bones Hand and wrist bones Your wrist is made up of eight small bones (carpal bones) plus two long bones in your forearm — the radius and the ulna. Each finger consists of one hand bone (metacarpal) and three finger bones (phalanges), while each thumb consists of one metacarpal bone and two phalanges. A broken hand is a b...

Broken wrist - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/broken-wrist/symptoms-causes/syc-20353169

Jun 29th, 2022 - Overview Wrist bones Open pop-up dialog box Close Wrist bones Wrist bones Your wrist is made up of eight small bones (carpal bones) plus two long bones in your forearm — the radius and the ulna. Colles' fracture Open pop-up dialog box Close Colles' fracture Colles' fracture The distal radius fracture is one of the most common fractures of the wrist. It usually occurs when people fall on an outs...

Broken wrist - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/broken-wrist/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353175

Jun 29th, 2022 - Diagnosis The diagnosis of a broken wrist generally includes a physical exam of the affected hand and X-rays. Other imaging tests Sometimes, other imaging tests can give your doctor more detail. They are: CT scan. CT scans can uncover wrist fractures that X-rays miss. Injuries to soft tissues and blood vessels can be seen on CT scans. This technology takes X-rays from a variety of angles and co...