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Thrombosis: Types, Causes, Sy

Dec 23rd, 2022 - Overview How thrombosis can lead to a blocked blood vessel. What is thrombosis? Thrombosis is a serious condition where a clot forms inside a blood vessel (an artery or vein) in your body or sometimes inside of your heart. This is dangerous because clots that form inside blood vessels can block blood flow. They can also break free and travel elsewhere in your body, and if a clot gets stuck in a...

Movement Symptoms: Dyskinesia

Dyskinesias are involuntary, erratic, writhing movements of the face, arms, legs or trunk. They are often fluid and dance-like, but they may also cause rapid jerking or slow and extended muscle spasms. They are not a symptom of Parkinson's itself. Rather, they are a complication from some Parkinson's medications.

CDC Symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness.

Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak

In the event of an infectious disease outbreak, local officals may require the public to take measures to limit and control the spread of the disease. This tip sheet provides information about social distancing, quarantine, and isolation. The government has the right to enforce federal and state laws related to public health if people within the country get sick with highly contagious di...

Nasopharyngeal culture

Nasopharyngeal culture is a test that examines a sample of secretions from the uppermost part of the throat, behind the nose, to detect organisms that can cause disease.

Monkeypox Virus Infections

- Monkeypox is a rare viral disease. It occurs mostly in central and western Africa. Wild rodents and squirrels carry it, but it is called monkeypox because scientists saw it first in lab monkeys. U.S. Monkeypox cases are very rare. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bradycardia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

May 7th, 2022 - Bradycardia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic cardiologists treat people with all types of heart conditions, including those with arrhythmias such as bradycardia. Mayo doctors trained in cardiovascular medicine, cardiovascular surgery and other areas collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. This collaborative approach means hea...

Bradycardia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 7th, 2022 - Overview Bradycardia (brad-e-KAHR-dee-uh) is a slow heart rate. The hearts of adults at rest usually beat between 60 and 100 times a minute. If you have bradycardia, your heart beats fewer than 60 times a minute. Bradycardia can be a serious problem if the heart rate is very slow and the heart can't pump enough oxygen-rich blood to the body. If this happens, you may feel dizzy, very tired or we...

Fever - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 7th, 2022 - Overview A fever is a temporary rise in body temperature. It's one part of an overall response from the body's immune system. A fever is usually caused by an infection. For most children and adults, a fever may be uncomfortable. But it usually isn't a cause for concern. For infants, however, even a low fever may mean there's a serious infection. Fevers generally go away within a few days. A num...

Bradycardia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 7th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose bradycardia, a health care provider will usually perform a physical exam and listen to your heart with a stethoscope. He or she may ask you questions about your symptoms and medical history. Your health care provider may recommend tests to check your heart rate and see if you have a heart problem that can cause bradycardia. Blood tests may be done to check for other condit...

Heat rash - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Overview Heat rash Open pop-up dialog box Close Heat rash Heat rash Miliaria rubra (A), one type of heat rash, appears as clusters of small, inflamed blister-like bumps that can produce intense itching. Miliaria crystallina (B), another type of heat rash, appears as clear, fluid-filled bumps that don't hurt or itch. Heat rash — also known as prickly heat and miliaria — isn't just for babies. It...

Molluscum contagiosum - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis Health care providers usually can diagnose molluscum contagiosum just by looking at it. If there's any doubt, they may take skin scrapings from the infected area and view them under a microscope. Treatment Molluscum contagiosum usually gets better without treatment in 6 months to 2 years. Once the bumps are gone, you're no longer contagious. After healing, it's possible to become rein...

Molluscum contagiosum - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Overview Molluscum contagiosum Open pop-up dialog box Close Molluscum contagiosum Molluscum contagiosum Molluscum contagiosum is a common skin infection that results in raised, round, skin-colored bumps with a dent or dot at the top. These bumps can take on a pink color. Molluscum contagiosum (mo-LUS-kum kun-tay-jee-OH-sum) is a fairly common skin infection caused by a virus. It causes round, f...

Marfan syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Overview Marfan syndrome is an inherited disorder that affects connective tissue — the fibers that support and anchor your organs and other structures in your body. Marfan syndrome most commonly affects the heart, eyes, blood vessels and skeleton. People with Marfan syndrome are usually tall and thin with unusually long arms, legs, fingers and toes. The damage caused by Marfan syndrome can be m...

Lymphoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Overview What is lymphoma? An expert explains Learn more from hematologist Stephen Ansell, M.D. Show transcript for video What is lymphoma? An expert explains Hi. I'm Dr. Stephen Ansell. I'm a hematologist at Mayo Clinic. In this video, we're going to cover the basics of lymphoma. What is it? Who gets it? The symptoms. Diagnosis and treatment. Whether you're looking for answers for yourself or ...

Thoracic aortic aneurysm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Overview Thoracic aortic aneurysm Open pop-up dialog box Close Thoracic aortic aneurysm Thoracic aortic aneurysm A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a weakened area in the upper part of the body's main blood vessel (aorta). Aneurysms can develop anywhere in the aorta. A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a weakened area in the body's main artery (aorta) in the chest. When the aortic wall is weak, the artery...

Ebstein anomaly - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Overview Ebstein anomaly Open pop-up dialog box Close Ebstein anomaly Ebstein anomaly Ebstein anomaly is a rare congenital heart defect in which the tricuspid valve is incorrectly formed and positioned lower than usual in the heart. Atrial septal defect is a hole between the two upper chambers of the heart. About half the people with Ebstein anomaly have an atrial septal defect. Ebstein anomaly...

Brugada syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis Brugada syndrome usually is diagnosed in adults and, sometimes, in adolescents. It's rarely diagnosed in young children because the symptoms are often unnoticed. To diagnose Brugada syndrome, a health care provider will perform a physical exam and listen to the heart with a stethoscope. Tests are done to check the heartbeat and diagnose or confirm Brugada syndrome. Electrocardiogram (...

Thoracic aortic aneurysm - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis Thoracic aortic aneurysms are often found when an imaging test is done for a different reason. If you have signs or symptoms of a thoracic aortic aneurysm, your health care provider may ask about your family's medical history. Some aneurysms can run in families (be inherited). Tests Imaging tests can be used to confirm or screen for a thoracic aortic aneurysm. Tests may include: Echoc...

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis Several tests and procedures are used to determine whether you have H. pylori infection. Testing is important for detection of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). Repeat testing after treatment is important to be sure H. pylori is gone. Tests may be done using a stool sample, through a breath test and by an upper endoscopy exam. Stool tests Stool antigen test. This is the most common sto...