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Agranulocytosis: Symptoms,
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Mar 23rd, 2023 - Overview What is agranulocytosis? Agranulocytosis (pronounced “ay-GRAN-yoo-loh-sy-TOH-sis”) is a life-threatening condition that involves having severely low levels of white blood cells called neutrophils. White blood cells are part of your immune system. They protect your body from infection by fighting off germs that make you sick. Low levels of neutrophils make you very vulnerable to infecti...

Birth Defec
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Mar 15th, 2023 - Overview What are birth defects? Birth defects are abnormal growth changes in your body that happen during fetal development. These changes can affect any part of your child’s body. A healthcare provider can detect birth defects during pregnancy, after your baby is born or later during your child’s life. Most providers identify a birth defect within your child’s first year. Not all birth defect...

Cardiomyopathy: Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16841-cardiomyopathy

Mar 14th, 2023 - Overview A heart with cardiomyopathy gets larger and weaker and can end up in heart failure. What is cardiomyopathy? Cardiomyopathy is a disease that affects your myocardium (heart muscle). Cardiomyopathy can make your heart stiffen, enlarge or thicken and can cause scar tissue. As a result, your heart can’t pump blood effectively to the rest of your body. In time, your heart can weaken and car...

Heart failure - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-failure/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20373154

Mar 11th, 2023 - Heart failure care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, doctors in the Department of Cardiovascular Medicine work with a team of health care provider in many areas to provide you with coordinated care. Mayo Clinic's campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota each offer a Heart Failure Clinic staffed by a team of care providers trained in evaluating and treating heart failur...

Heart failure - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-failure/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373148

Mar 11th, 2023 - Diagnosis To diagnose heart failure, your health care provider examines you and asks questions about your symptoms and medical history. Your provider checks to see if you have risk factors for heart failure, such as high blood pressure, coronary artery disease or diabetes. Your care provider listens to your lungs and heart with a device called a stethoscope. A whooshing sound called a murmur ma...

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

Mar 11th, 2023 - Overview Type 2 diabetes is a condition that happens because of a problem in the way the body regulates and uses sugar as a fuel. That sugar also is called glucose. This long-term condition results in too much sugar circulating in the blood. Eventually, high blood sugar levels can lead to disorders of the circulatory, nervous and immune systems. In type 2 diabetes, there are primarily two probl...

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

Mar 11th, 2023 - 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...

Heart failure - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-failure/symptoms-causes/syc-20373142

Mar 11th, 2023 - Overview Heart failure occurs when the heart muscle doesn't pump blood as well as it should. When this happens, blood often backs up and fluid can build up in the lungs, causing shortness of breath. Certain heart conditions gradually leave the heart too weak or stiff to fill and pump blood properly. These conditions include narrowed arteries in the heart and high blood pressure. Proper treatmen...

Hepatoblastoma: Symptoms, Tre
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22168-hepatoblastoma-liver-cancer

Mar 10th, 2023 - Overview What is hepatoblastoma? Hepatoblastoma (pronounced “hep-ah-to-blas-to-mah”) is a very rare liver cancer that typically affects children ages 1 to 3. Surgeons may be able to cure hepatoblastoma if it’s diagnosed when liver cancer tumors are small enough to be completely removed with surgery. Medical researchers are evaluating ways to treat hepatoblastoma that surgery can’t remove or tha...

Thrombosis: Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22242-thrombosis

Mar 10th, 2023 - Overview How thrombosis can lead to a blocked blood vessel. What is thrombosis? Thrombosis is the formation of a blood clot (thrombus) inside one of your blood vessels or a chamber of your heart. Clots can block blood flow in your blood vessels or break free and travel elsewhere in your body. If a clot gets stuck in a critical location like your lungs or brain, it can disrupt blood flow to that...

Congestive Heart Failure: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17069-heart-failure-understanding-heart-failure

Mar 10th, 2023 - Overview Congestive heart failure makes fluid accumulate in your body because your heart can’t pump well. What is congestive heart failure? Congestive heart failure, or heart failure, is a long-term condition in which your heart can’t pump blood well enough to meet your body’s needs. Your heart is still working. But because it can’t handle the amount of blood it should, blood builds up in other...

Pustular Psoriasis: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24805-pustular-psoriasis

Mar 9th, 2023 - Overview Pustular psoriasis causes scaly patches of skin with fluid-filled blisters or pustules. What is pustular psoriasis? Pustular psoriasis is a form of psoriasis that looks like scaly, discolored patches of skin with fluid-filled blisters or pustules. Psoriasis can form anywhere on your body. It can be painful and sore if pustules break open. Psoriasis is a chronic condition that can come ...

Spondylolysis: Causes, Trea
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/10303-spondylolysis

Mar 9th, 2023 - Overview What is spondylolysis? “Spondylolysis” is the medical term for a small crack (fracture) between two vertebrae in your spine. Your vertebrae are the 33 bones that make up your spinal column. A single bone in your spine is a vertebra — vertebrae is the plural form. Healthcare providers sometimes refer to spondylolysis as pars defect or pars fractures because it affects your pars interart...

Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/charcot-marie-tooth-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350522

Mar 8th, 2023 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your doctor may check for: Signs of muscle weakness in your arms, legs, hands and feet Decreased muscle bulk in your lower legs, resulting in an inverted champagne bottle appearance Reduced reflexes Sensory loss in your feet and hands Foot deformities, such as high arches or hammertoes Other orthopedic problems, such as mild scoliosis or hip dysplasia Your do...

Uveitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/uveitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20378734

Mar 7th, 2023 - Overview Uveitis is a form of eye inflammation. It affects the middle layer of tissue in the eye wall (uvea). Uveitis (u-vee-I-tis) warning signs often come on suddenly and get worse quickly. They include eye redness, pain and blurred vision. The condition can affect one or both eyes, and it can affect people of all ages, even children. Possible causes of uveitis are infection, injury, or an au...

Brain aneurysm - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/brain-aneurysm/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20361595

Mar 7th, 2023 - Diagnosis A sudden, severe headache or other symptoms that could be related to a ruptured aneurysm require testing. Tests can determine whether you've had bleeding into the space between your brain and surrounding tissues. This type of bleeding is known as subarachnoid hemorrhage. The tests also can determine if you've had another type of stroke. You also may be given tests if you show symptoms...

Umbilical Cord Prolapse: Causes, Diag
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Mar 7th, 2023 - Overview What is umbilical cord prolapse? Umbilical cord prolapse is a complication that occurs during labor, usually just before or during delivery. It happens when the umbilical cord drops (prolapses) out of its normal position and comes out of your cervix before your baby. In a typical delivery, your baby comes out first, followed by the umbilical cord. But, in a prolapse, the umbilical cord...

Cataracts: Signs, Symptoms &
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Mar 7th, 2023 - Overview What are cataracts? Cataracts are cloudy areas that form on the lens of your eye. Your lens is a clear, flexible structure made mostly of proteins (crystallins). As you get older, the proteins in your lens break down, forming cloudy patches that affect your vision. You may feel as if you’re looking at the world through a dirty window. Over time, your vision gets worse. You may have a h...

Atherosclerosis: Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16753-atherosclerosis-arterial-disease

Mar 6th, 2023 - Overview What is atherosclerosis? Atherosclerosis is the gradual buildup of plaque in the walls of your arteries. Arteries are blood vessels that carry oxygen-rich blood to organs and tissues throughout your body. Plaque (atheroma) is a sticky substance made of fat, cholesterol, calcium and other substances. As plaque builds up, your artery wall grows thicker and harder. This “hardening of the ...

Chest pain - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chest-pain/symptoms-causes/syc-20370838

Mar 3rd, 2023 - Overview Chest pain appears in many forms, ranging from a sharp stab to a dull ache. Sometimes chest pain feels crushing or burning. In certain cases, the pain travels up the neck and into the jaw and then spreads to the back or down one or both arms. Many different problems can cause chest pain. The most life-threatening causes involve the heart or lungs. Because chest pain can be due to a ser...