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Small vessel disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/small-vessel-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352123

Oct 15th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose small vessel disease, your health care provider will usually do a physical exam and ask questions about your medical history and family history of heart disease. He or she will likely listen to your heart with a stethoscope. The tests used to diagnose small vessel disease are similar to those used to diagnosis other types of heart disease and include: Stress test with imag...

Frostbite - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frostbite/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372661

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...

Osteoporosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteoporosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20351968

Aug 21st, 2021 - Overview Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak and brittle — so brittle that a fall or even mild stresses such as bending over or coughing can cause a fracture. Osteoporosis-related fractures most commonly occur in the hip, wrist or spine. Bone is living tissue that is constantly being broken down and replaced. Osteoporosis occurs when the creation of new bone doesn't keep up with the loss o...

Carpal tunnel syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/carpal-tunnel-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20355603

Jul 14th, 2021 - Overview Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by pressure on the median nerve. The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway surrounded by bones and ligaments on the palm side of your hand. When the median nerve is compressed, the symptoms can include numbness, tingling and weakness in the hand and arm. The anatomy of your wrist, health problems and possibly repetitive hand motions can contribute to car...

Carpal tunnel syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/carpal-tunnel-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355608

Jul 14th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor may ask you questions and conduct one or more of the following tests to determine whether you have carpal tunnel syndrome: History of symptoms. Your doctor will review the pattern of your symptoms. For example, because the median nerve doesn't provide sensation to your little finger, symptoms in that finger may indicate a problem other than carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal t...

Arthritis of the Hand: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/7082-arthritis-of-the-wrist-and-hand

Jul 6th, 2021 - Overview What is arthritis of the hand? Arthritis is a disease that attacks the tissues of your joints. A joint is where two bones meet. Arthritis can attack the lining of your joint or the cartilage, the smooth covering at the ends of bones. Eventually the cartilage breaks down, the ends of your bones become exposed, rub against each other and wear away. You have many joints in your hand, ther...

Buerger's disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/buergers-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350664

Apr 7th, 2021 - Diagnosis While no tests can confirm whether you have Buerger's disease, your doctor will likely order tests to rule out other more common conditions or confirm suspicion of Buerger's disease brought on by your signs and symptoms. Tests may include: Blood tests Blood tests to look for certain substances can rule out other conditions that may cause similar signs and symptoms. For instance, blood...

Mononeuropathy: What is It
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16014-mononeuropathy

Mar 24th, 2021 - Overview Compression of the median nerve in the wrist causes the most common form of mononeuropathy, carpal tunnel syndrome. What is mononeuropathy? Mononeuropathy is damage that occurs to a single nerve. This damage can cause an individual pain, loss of movement and/or numbness. Mononeuropathy can be caused by a variety of factors including trauma, compression and inflammation. These can lead ...

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

Mar 9th, 2021 - 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. Lichen planus of nails Open pop-up dialog box Close Lichen planus of nails Lichen planus of nails When it affects the nails, lichen planus causes thinning, ridging an...

Tennis elbow - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tennis-elbow/symptoms-causes/syc-20351987

Feb 25th, 2021 - Overview Tennis elbow Open pop-up dialog box Close Tennis elbow Tennis elbow The pain of tennis elbow occurs primarily where the tendons of your forearm muscles attach to the bony prominence on the outside of your elbow. The pain may result from tiny tears in the tendon. Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a painful condition that occurs when tendons in your elbow are overloaded, usually by...

Tennis elbow - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tennis-elbow/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351991

Feb 25th, 2021 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your doctor may apply pressure to the affected area or ask you to move your elbow, wrist and fingers in various ways. In many cases, your medical history and the physical exam provide enough information for your doctor to make a diagnosis of tennis elbow. But if your doctor suspects that something else may be causing your symptoms, he or she may suggest X-ray...

Precocious puberty - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/precocious-puberty/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351817

Feb 15th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose precocious puberty, the doctor will: Review your child's and your family's medical history Do a physical exam Run blood tests to measure hormone levels X-rays of your child's hand and wrist also are important for diagnosing precocious puberty. These X-rays can help the doctor determine your child's bone age, which shows if the bones are growing too quickly. Determining the...

Cardiogenic shock - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cardiogenic-shock/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20366764

Feb 9th, 2021 - Diagnosis Cardiogenic shock is usually diagnosed in an emergency setting. Doctors will check for signs and symptoms of shock, and will then perform tests to find the cause. Tests might include: Blood pressure measurement. People in shock have very low blood pressure. Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). This quick, noninvasive test records the electrical activity of your heart using electrodes attac...

Ganglion cyst - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ganglion-cyst/symptoms-causes/syc-20351156

Dec 30th, 2020 - Overview Ganglion cyst Open pop-up dialog box Close Ganglion cyst Ganglion cyst Ganglion cysts are lumps that most commonly develop in the wrist. They're typically round or oval and are filled with a jelly-like fluid. Ganglion cysts are noncancerous lumps that most commonly develop along the tendons or joints of your wrists or hands. They also may occur in the ankles and feet. Ganglion cysts ar...

Gout: What Is It, Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/4755-gout

Nov 15th, 2020 - Overview What is gout? Doctors place gout under the umbrella term “arthritis” — a broad range of joint diseases and joint pain. Some forms of arthritis inflame joints, while others don’t. Gout is a common form of inflammatory arthritis. It’s due to a crystal called uric acid. Gout causes pain and swelling in one or more joints. It typically affects the big toe. But it’s also found in other join...

Lichen nitidus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lichen-nitidus/symptoms-causes/syc-20374424

Nov 13th, 2020 - Overview Lichen nitidus Open pop-up dialog box Close Lichen nitidus Lichen nitidus Lichen nitidus is an uncommon, inflammatory skin condition. It appears as small, skin-colored, raised bumps (papules). Lichen nitidus (LIE-kun ni-TIE-dus) is a rare skin condition that usually appears as tiny, skin-colored, glistening bumps on the surface of your skin. Lichen nitidus results from abnormal inflamm...

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

Oct 20th, 2020 - Overview Wrist pain is often caused by sprains or fractures from sudden injuries. But wrist pain can also 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 Book: Ma...

Pulmonary edema - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-edema/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377014

Oct 20th, 2020 - Diagnosis Breathing problems require immediate diagnosis and treatment. Your doctor can make a preliminary diagnosis of pulmonary edema based on your signs and symptoms and the results of a physical exam, electrocardiogram and chest X-ray. Once your condition is more stable, your doctor will ask questions about your medical history, especially whether you have ever had cardiovascular or lung di...

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

Oct 20th, 2020 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your doctor 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 Assess your grip strength and forearm strength In some cases, your doctor may suggest imaging tests, arthroscopy or nerve tests. Imaging tests X-rays. This is the most commonly used test for wrist pain. Using a sma...

Pseudogout (CPPD): What Is It, C
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/4756-calcium-pyrophosphate-dihydrate-deposition-disease-cppd-or-pseudogout

Oct 16th, 2020 - Overview What is calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease (CPPD, or pseudogout)? Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease (CPPD) is a form of arthritis that causes pain, stiffness, tenderness, redness, warmth and swelling (inflammation) in some joints. It usually affects one joint at a time, but sometimes it may affect several joints at once. The symptoms are...