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Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/men-2/symptoms-causes/syc-20540486

Nov 19th, 2022 - Overview Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2, also called MEN 2, is a rare condition. It causes tumors in the thyroid and parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, lips, mouth, eyes and digestive tract. Genetic testing can find the changed gene that causes MEN 2. Health care providers can treat the health issues that gene may cause. MEN 2 is an inherited disorder. This means people who have the chan...

Prediabetes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prediabetes/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355284

Nov 19th, 2022 - Diagnosis The American Diabetes Association (ADA) recommends that diabetes screening for most adults begin at age 35. The ADA advises diabetes screening before age 35 if you're overweight and have additional risk factors for prediabetes or type 2 diabetes. If you've had gestational diabetes, your health care provider will likely check your blood sugar levels at least once every three years. The...

Type 2 diabetes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-2-diabetes/symptoms-causes/syc-20351193

Nov 19th, 2022 - Overview Type 2 diabetes is an impairment in the way the body regulates and uses sugar (glucose) as a fuel. This long-term (chronic) condition results in too much sugar circulating in the bloodstream. Eventually, high blood sugar levels can lead to disorders of the circulatory, nervous and immune systems. In type 2 diabetes, there are primarily two interrelated problems at work. Your pancreas d...

Type 2 diabetes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/type-2-diabetes/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351199

Nov 19th, 2022 - Diagnosis Type 2 diabetes is usually diagnosed using the glycated hemoglobin (A1C) test. This blood test indicates your average blood sugar level for the past two to three months. Results are interpreted as follows: Below 5.7% is normal. 5.7% to 6.4% is diagnosed as prediabetes. 6.5% or higher on two separate tests indicates diabetes. If the A1C test isn't available, or if you have certain cond...

Lyme disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lyme-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374655

Nov 18th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you live where Lyme disease is common, the rash might be enough for a diagnosis. A diagnosis usually depends on the following: A review of all signs and symptoms. A history of known or possible exposure to ticks. Blood tests to find disease-fighting antibodies to the bacteria. Treatment Antibiotics are used to treat Lyme disease. In most cases, recovery will be quicker and more com...

Lyme disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lyme-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20374651

Nov 18th, 2022 - Overview Lyme disease is an illness caused by borrelia bacteria. Humans usually get Lyme disease from the bite of a tick carrying the bacteria. Ticks that can carry borrelia bacteria live throughout most of the United States. But Lyme disease is most common in the upper Midwest and the northeastern and mid-Atlantic states. It's also common in Europe and in south central and southeastern Canada....

Peripheral nerve tumors - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peripheral-nerve-tumors/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355078

Nov 17th, 2022 - Peripheral nerve tumors care at Mayo Clinic Peripheral nerve tumor consultation at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic experts are trusted and respected for their expertise in diagnosing and treating every type of peripheral nerve tumor, from the routine to the complex. They provide comprehensive care for adults and children with peripheral nerve tumors. Team approach People who come to Mayo Clinic for per...

Childhood obesity - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/childhood-obesity/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354833

Nov 16th, 2022 - Diagnosis As part of regular well-child care, the doctor calculates your child's BMI and determines where it falls on the BMI-for-age growth chart. The BMI helps indicate if your child is overweight for his or her age and height. Using the growth chart, your doctor determines your child's percentile, meaning how your child compares with other children of the same sex and age. For example, if yo...

Childhood obesity - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/childhood-obesity/symptoms-causes/syc-20354827

Nov 16th, 2022 - Overview Childhood obesity is a serious medical condition that affects children and adolescents. It's particularly troubling because the extra pounds often start children on the path to health problems that were once considered adult problems — diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Childhood obesity can also lead to poor self-esteem and depression. One of the best strategies to re...

Milk Allergy: Causes, Symptoms, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/11315-milk-allergy

Nov 16th, 2022 - Overview What is a milk allergy? A milk allergy is one of the most common types of food allergy. Your immune system overreacts to one or more of the proteins in milk you’ve ingested (eaten or drunk). Cow’s milk is the most common cause of a milk allergy. However, other types of animal milk, including goat’s milk and sheep’s milk, may cause your immune system to react. You may have a true milk a...

Narcissistic personality disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/narcissistic-personality-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20366662

Nov 15th, 2022 - Overview Narcissistic personality disorder is a mental health condition in which people have an unreasonably high sense of their own importance. They need and seek too much attention and want people to admire them. People with this disorder may lack the ability to understand or care about the feelings of others. But behind this mask of extreme confidence, they are not sure of their self-worth a...

Granuloma Annulare: Symptoms, C
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17874-granuloma-annulare

Nov 15th, 2022 - Overview Granuloma annulare symptoms include a raised, discolored rash. What is granuloma annulare? Granuloma annulare is a benign (not harmful), often chronic (long-lasting) skin disorder. Inflammation in your skin causes a raised, discolored rash or lumps under your skin. In most cases, rashes form on your hands, feet, forearms and elbows. What are the types of granuloma annulare? There are f...

Sleep Apnea: What It Is, Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/8718-sleep-apnea

Nov 15th, 2022 - Overview Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the tongue and soft palate block the airway while you’re sleeping. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a condition that causes you to stop breathing while you’re sleeping. The word “apnea” comes from the Greek word for “breathless.” Sleep apnea happens because you stop breathing in your sleep. This happens either because of blockage of your airway (o...

Gestational Hypertension: Causes, Sy
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Nov 14th, 2022 - Overview What is hypertension during pregnancy? Pregnancy-related hypertension is high blood pressure that begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy and ends shortly after your baby is born. It happens in about 6% to 8% of pregnancies. Your provider may also refer to high blood pressure during pregnancy as gestational hypertension or pregnancy-induced hypertension. Gestational hypertension is differen...

Ovarian Cancer: Symptoms, Dia
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Nov 14th, 2022 - Overview Warning signs and risk factors of ovarian cancer. What is ovarian cancer? Ovarian cancer occurs when abnormal cells in your ovaries or fallopian tubes grow and multiply out of control. Ovaries are part of the female reproductive system. These two round, walnut-sized organs make eggs during your reproductive years. Who gets ovarian cancer? Ovarian cancer affects women and people assigne...

Truncus arteriosus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/truncus-arteriosus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20364277

Nov 12th, 2022 - Diagnosis Truncus arteriosus is usually diagnosed soon after a child is born. The baby may look blue or gray and have trouble breathing. When a baby is born, a health care provider always listens to the baby's lungs to check breathing. If a baby has truncus arteriosus, the provider may hear sounds of fluid in the lungs during this exam. The provider also listens to the baby's heart to check for...

Truncus arteriosus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/truncus-arteriosus/symptoms-causes/syc-20364247

Nov 12th, 2022 - Overview Truncus arteriosus Open pop-up dialog box Close Truncus arteriosus Truncus arteriosus In truncus arteriosus, one large vessel comes out of the heart, instead of two separate ones. There's also usually a hole in the wall between the lower heart chambers, called the ventricles. The hole is called a ventricular septal defect. In truncus arteriosus, oxygen-rich blood, shown in red, and oxy...

Epiglottitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/epiglottitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20372227

Nov 11th, 2022 - Overview Throat anatomy Open pop-up dialog box Close Throat anatomy Throat anatomy The throat includes the esophagus; windpipe, also known as the trachea; voice box, also known as the larynx; tonsils; and epiglottis. Epiglottitis happens when the epiglottis — a small cartilage "lid" that covers the windpipe — swells. The swelling blocks the flow of air into the lungs. Epiglottitis can be deadly...

Gestational Diabetes: Causes, Diag
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9012-gestational-diabetes

Nov 11th, 2022 - Overview What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes (GD) is a type of diabetes that develops in pregnancy when blood sugar levels get too high. GD usually appears during the middle of pregnancy, between 24 and 28 weeks. Developing GD doesn’t mean you already had diabetes before you got pregnant. The condition appears because of the pregnancy. People with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes have ...

Vitiligo - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vitiligo/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355916

Nov 10th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider will ask about your medical history and examine your skin, possibly with a special lamp. The evaluation might also include a skin biopsy and blood tests. More Information Antinuclear antibody (ANA) test Complete blood count (CBC) Skin biopsy Treatment The choice of treatment depends on your age, how much skin is involved and where, how quickly the disease is ...