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Enlarged breasts in men (gynecomastia) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gynecomastia/symptoms-causes/syc-20351793

Oct 16th, 2021 - Overview Enlarged breasts in men (gynecomastia) Open pop-up dialog box Close Enlarged breasts in men (gynecomastia) Enlarged breasts in men (gynecomastia) With gynecomastia, tissue inside the breast glands grows. This can cause female-appearing breasts. Gynecomastia (guy-nuh-koh-MAS-tee-uh) is an increase in the amount of breast gland tissue in boys or men, caused by an imbalance of the hormone...

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...

Penicillin allergy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/penicillin-allergy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376226

Sep 29th, 2021 - Diagnosis A thorough exam and appropriate diagnostic tests are essential for an accurate diagnosis. A misdiagnosed penicillin allergy may result in the use of less-appropriate or more-expensive antibiotics. Your doctor will conduct a physical examination, ask questions about your symptoms and order additional tests. You may be referred to an allergy specialist (allergist) for these tests. These...

Sclerosing mesenteritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sclerosing-mesenteritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20355087

Sep 29th, 2021 - Overview Mesentery Open pop-up dialog box Close Mesentery Mesentery The mesentery is a fold of membrane that attaches the intestine to the abdominal wall and holds it in place. Sclerosing mesenteritis, also called mesenteric panniculitis, occurs when the tissue (mesentery) that holds the small intestines in place becomes inflamed and forms scar tissue. Sclerosing mesenteritis is rare, and it's ...

Pancreatitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20360227

Sep 24th, 2021 - Overview Pancreatitis caused by gallstones Open pop-up dialog box Close Pancreatitis caused by gallstones Pancreatitis caused by gallstones Gallstones are a common cause of pancreatitis. Gallstones, produced in the gallbladder, can slip out of the gallbladder and block the bile duct, stopping pancreatic enzymes from traveling to the small intestine and forcing them back into the pancreas. The e...

Atrial fibrillation - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-fibrillation/symptoms-causes/syc-20350624

Sep 18th, 2021 - Overview Atrial fibrillation Open pop-up dialog box Close Atrial fibrillation Atrial fibrillation In a typical heart rhythm, a tiny cluster of cells at the sinus node sends out an electrical signal (sinus node impulse). The signal follows a specific path through the upper chambers (atria) and into the lower chambers (ventricles), causing them to squeeze and pump out blood. In atrial fibrillatio...

Deviated septum - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/deviated-septum/symptoms-causes/syc-20351710

Sep 14th, 2021 - Overview Deviated septum Open pop-up dialog box Close Deviated septum Deviated septum A deviated septum occurs when your nasal septum is significantly displaced to one side, making one nasal air passage smaller than the other. A deviated septum occurs when the thin wall (nasal septum) between your nasal passages is displaced to one side. In many people, the nasal septum is off-center — or devia...

Liver hemangioma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/liver-hemangioma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354239

Sep 11th, 2021 - Diagnosis Tests used to diagnose liver hemangiomas include: Ultrasound, an imaging method that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the liver Computerized tomography (CT) scanning, which combines a series of X-ray images taken from different angles around your body and uses computer processing to create cross-sectional images (slices) of the liver Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI...

Priapism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/priapism/symptoms-causes/syc-20352005

Aug 31st, 2021 - Overview Priapism is a prolonged erection of the penis. The full or partial erection continues hours beyond or isn't caused by sexual stimulation. The main types of priapism are ischemic and nonischemic. Ischemic priapism is a medical emergency. Although priapism is an uncommon condition overall, it occurs commonly in certain groups, such as people who have sickle cell disease. Prompt treatment...

Acute sinusitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acute-sinusitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20351671

Aug 27th, 2021 - Overview Acute sinusitis causes the spaces inside your nose (sinuses) to become inflamed and swollen. This interferes with drainage and causes mucus to build up. With acute sinusitis, it might be difficult to breathe through your nose. The area around your eyes and face might feel swollen, and you might have throbbing facial pain or a headache. Acute sinusitis is mostly caused by the common col...

SLAP Tear: What Is It, Causes, Symp
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21717-slap-tear

Aug 20th, 2021 - Overview What is a SLAP tear? At any point in time, 25% of adults will deal with shoulder pain due to injury or overuse. Superior Labrum, Anterior to Posterior tears (SLAP tears), also known as labrum tears, represent 4 to 8% of all shoulder injuries. Your labrum plays two important roles in keeping your shoulder functioning and pain free. First, your labrum is a cushion for the top part of you...

Pineoblastoma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pineoblastoma/cdc-20353269

Aug 6th, 2021 - Pineoblastoma Pineoblastoma is a rare, aggressive type of cancer that begins in the cells of the brain's pineal gland. Your pineal gland, located in the center of your brain, produces a hormone (melatonin) that plays a role in your natural sleep-wake cycle. Pineoblastoma can occur at any age, but it tends to occur most often in young children. Pineoblastoma may cause headaches, sleepiness and s...

Obstructive sleep apnea - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/obstructive-sleep-apnea/symptoms-causes/syc-20352090

Jul 27th, 2021 - Overview Obstructive sleep apnea Open pop-up dialog box Close Obstructive sleep apnea Obstructive sleep apnea Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the muscles that support the soft tissues in your throat, such as your tongue and soft palate, temporarily relax. When these muscles relax, your airway is narrowed or closed, and breathing is momentarily cut off. Obstructive sleep apnea is the most co...

Guillain-Barre syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/guillain-barre-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20363006

Jul 23rd, 2021 - Diagnosis Guillain-Barre syndrome can be difficult to diagnose in its earliest stages. Its signs and symptoms are similar to those of other neurological disorders and may vary from person to person. Your doctor is likely to start with a medical history and thorough physical examination. Your doctor may then recommend: Spinal tap (lumbar puncture). A small amount of fluid is withdrawn from the s...

Sickle cell anemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sickle-cell-anemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20355876

Jul 17th, 2021 - Overview Sickle cell anemia Open pop-up dialog box Close Sickle cell anemia Sickle cell anemia Normal red blood cells are rounded and disk-shaped. In sickle cell anemia, some red blood cells become deformed, so they look like sickles used to cut wheat. These unusually shaped cells give the disease its name. Sickle cell anemia is one of a group of disorders known as sickle cell disease. Sickle c...

Migraine with aura - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/migraine-with-aura/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352077

Jul 2nd, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor might diagnose the migraine with aura based on your signs and symptoms, your medical and family history, and a physical exam. If your aura isn't followed by head pain, your doctor might recommend certain tests to rule out more-serious conditions, such as a transient ischemic attack (TIA). Assessments might include: An eye examination. A thorough eye exam, done by an eye sp...

Glomerular Diseases: What Is It, Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/5993-glomerular-diseases

Jun 5th, 2021 - Overview Glomeruli filter liquids into the waste products and extra water, passing liquids into the tubule -- which becomes urine. What is glomerular disease? Glomerular disease is the result of conditions that affect a specific part of your kidney called glomeruli. Glomeruli are the tiny network of blood vessels that are the “cleaning units” of your kidney. They filter waste and remove extra f...

Heart Block: Types, Diagnosis, Tr
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17056-heart-block

May 28th, 2021 - Overview Patrick J. Tchou, MD, talks about blocked impulses in the heart What is heart block? Heart block is a problem with your heart's electrical system, which makes your heart beat and controls your heart rate and rhythm. The condition is also called atrioventricular (AV) block or a conduction disorder. What happen if I have heart block? Normally, electrical signals travel from the upper cha...

Hearing Loss: Hearing Aid, Causes, Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17673-hearing-loss

May 25th, 2021 - Overview What is hearing loss? Hearing loss can make it difficult to understand, follow or participate in conversations. You may struggle to track what people are saying on TV or the telephone, and you may miss out on the pleasant sounds of nature. Significant hearing loss can affect your ability to work and enjoy life. How common is hearing loss? More than 1 in 10 Americans have some degree of...

Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax): Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15304-collapsed-lung-pneumothorax

May 11th, 2021 - Overview What is a collapsed lung? A collapsed lung occurs when air enters the pleural space, the area between the chest wall and the lung. Air in the pleural space can build up and press against the lung, causing it to collapse partially or fully. Also called a deflated lung or pneumothorax, a collapsed lung needs immediate medical care. What are the different types of collapsed lung? There ar...