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Polio - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polio/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376517

Jan 5th, 2023 - Diagnosis Health care providers often recognize polio by symptoms, such as neck and back stiffness or abnormal reflexes or muscle weakness. To confirm the diagnosis, a lab test of a stool sample can detect the poliovirus. The virus can be found in a throat sample only during the first week of illness. So a throat sample is a less reliable source for testing. A test of the fluid surrounding the ...

Cholestasis: Definition, Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24554-cholestasis

Dec 19th, 2022 - Overview What is cholestasis? Cholestasis is the slowing or stalling of bile flow from your liver. Your liver produces bile and delivers it to your digestive system through a network of vessels called bile ducts. Bile ducts run through your liver (intrahepatic ducts) as well as outside of it (extrahepatic ducts). They connect your liver, gallbladder, pancreas and small intestine. These organs a...

Cavernous malformations - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cavernous-malformations/symptoms-causes/syc-20360941

Dec 14th, 2022 - Overview Cerebral cavernous malformation Open pop-up dialog box Close Cerebral cavernous malformation Cerebral cavernous malformation A cerebral cavernous malformation is an abnormally formed blood vessel, shaped like a small mulberry, which can form in the brain or spinal cord and may result in a wide range of neurological symptoms. Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) are groups of tightly...

Wet macular degeneration - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 29th, 2022 - Overview Vision with macular degeneration Open pop-up dialog box Close Vision with macular degeneration Vision with macular degeneration As macular degeneration develops, clear, typical vision (left) becomes impaired by a general haziness. With advanced macular degeneration, a blind spot forms at the center of the visual field (right). Wet macular degeneration is a long-lasting eye disorder tha...

Wet macular degeneration - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 29th, 2022 - Overview Vision with macular degeneration Open pop-up dialog box Close Vision with macular degeneration Vision with macular degeneration As macular degeneration develops, clear, typical vision (left) becomes impaired by a general haziness. With advanced macular degeneration, a blind spot forms at the center of the visual field (right). Wet macular degeneration is a long-lasting eye disorder tha...

Wet macular degeneration - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 29th, 2022 - Overview Vision with macular degeneration Open pop-up dialog box Close Vision with macular degeneration Vision with macular degeneration As macular degeneration develops, clear, typical vision (left) becomes impaired by a general haziness. With advanced macular degeneration, a blind spot forms at the center of the visual field (right). Wet macular degeneration is a long-lasting eye disorder tha...

Wet macular degeneration - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/wet-macular-degeneration/symptoms-causes/syc-20351107

Nov 29th, 2022 - Overview Vision with macular degeneration Open pop-up dialog box Close Vision with macular degeneration Vision with macular degeneration As macular degeneration develops, clear, typical vision (left) becomes impaired by a general haziness. With advanced macular degeneration, a blind spot forms at the center of the visual field (right). Wet macular degeneration is a long-lasting eye disorder tha...

Dry macular degeneration - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dry-macular-degeneration/symptoms-causes/syc-20350375

Nov 23rd, 2022 - Overview Vision with macular degeneration Open pop-up dialog box Close Vision with macular degeneration Vision with macular degeneration As macular degeneration develops, clear, typical vision (left) becomes impaired by a general haziness. With advanced macular degeneration, a blind spot forms at the center of the visual field (right). Dry macular degeneration is a common eye disorder among peo...

Meningitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/meningitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350514

Nov 16th, 2022 - Diagnosis A health care provider can diagnose meningitis based on a medical history, a physical exam and certain tests. During the exam, your provider may check for signs of infection around the head, ears, throat and skin along the spine. Common tests to diagnose meningitis include: Blood cultures. A blood sample is placed in a special dish to see if it grows microorganisms such as bacteria. T...

Toxoplasmosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/toxoplasmosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20356255

Nov 3rd, 2022 - Diagnosis A diagnosis of toxoplasmosis is based on blood tests. Laboratory tests can detect two types of antibodies. One antibody is an immune system agent that is present during a new and active infection with the parasite. The other antibody is present if you had an infection at any time in the past. Depending on the results, your health care provider may repeat a test after two weeks. More d...

Peritonitis: Causes, Symptoms, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17831-peritonitis

Nov 2nd, 2022 - Overview What is peritonitis? Your peritoneum is a thin membrane that lines the inside of your belly (abdomen) and wraps around the organs inside. Peritonitis is the term for inflammation of the peritoneum. The tissues can become inflamed if they’re exposed to irritating or infected body fluids. This usually happens when something inside leaks or breaks. Infection is the most common cause of pe...

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH): Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15849-normal-pressure-hydrocephalus-nph

Oct 30th, 2022 - Overview Normal pressure hydrocephalus happens when a slow buildup of cerebrospinal fluid on your skull presses on your brain. That increased pressure disrupts your brain function, causing symptoms. What is normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH)? Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a brain condition that happens when fluid buildup inside or around your brain disrupts your brain function. That c...

Ventricular fibrillation - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ventricular-fibrillation/diagnosis-treatment/syc-20364524

Oct 28th, 2022 - Diagnosis Ventricular fibrillation is always diagnosed in an emergency situation. If sudden cardiac death has occurred, a pulse check will reveal no pulse. Tests to diagnose and determine the cause of ventricular fibrillation include: Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). This quick and painless test measures the electrical activity of the heart. Sticky patches (electrodes) are placed on the chest an...

Venous Stasis Dermatitis: Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24388-venous-stasis-dermatitis

Oct 28th, 2022 - Overview What is venous stasis dermatitis? Venous stasis dermatitis is a condition in which your skin — usually on your lower legs — becomes swollen or inflamed. This type of leg swelling happens as you get older. Veins normally send blood back to the heart to get more oxygen. If you have venous stasis, your veins can’t send the blood from your legs back to your heart. Blood pools in the lower ...

Eczema on Penis: Symptoms,
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Oct 19th, 2022 - Overview What is penis eczema? Penis eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a condition that causes the skin on your penis to become dry, discolored, itchy and bumpy. It may appear anywhere on your penis, including the head (glans), shaft or foreskin. Eczema damages the skin barrier function (the “glue” of your skin). As a result, your skin becomes more sensitive and more prone to infection and dryness....

Bladder Control: Types,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/7064-bladder-control-issues

Oct 13th, 2022 - Overview How to stop a full bladder from affecting your sleep. What are bladder control issues? Bladder control issues (urinary incontinence) cause you to lose control of your bladder. The issues cause you to urinate (pee) or leak uncontrollably. Your kidneys remove waste from your blood and make pee so your body can get rid of the waste. Pee travels through tubes of muscle called ureters (yer-...

Portal Hypertension: Common Sy
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Oct 2nd, 2022 - Overview What is portal hypertension? Portal hypertension is elevated blood pressure in your portal vein and the smaller veins that branch off from it — your portal venous system. The portal venous system drains blood from your stomach, intestines, pancreas and spleen into your liver through the portal vein. Your liver filters the blood and then sends it back to your heart and into general circ...

Acute lymphocytic leukemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acute-lymphocytic-leukemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369083

Sep 21st, 2022 - Diagnosis Bone marrow exam Open pop-up dialog box Close Bone marrow exam Bone marrow exam In a bone marrow aspiration, a health care provider uses a thin needle to remove a small amount of liquid bone marrow, usually from a spot in the back of your hipbone (pelvis). A bone marrow biopsy is often done at the same time. This second procedure removes a small piece of bone tissue and the enclosed m...

Acute myelogenous leukemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acute-myelogenous-leukemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369115

Sep 21st, 2022 - Diagnosis Bone marrow exam Open pop-up dialog box Close Bone marrow exam Bone marrow exam In a bone marrow aspiration, a health care provider uses a thin needle to remove a small amount of liquid bone marrow, usually from a spot in the back of your hipbone (pelvis). A bone marrow biopsy is often done at the same time. This second procedure removes a small piece of bone tissue and the enclosed m...

Alport Syndrome: Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24202-alport-syndrome

Sep 19th, 2022 - Overview Characteristics of Alport syndrome include symptoms that affect your pee, blood pressure, sight and hearing. You may also develop swelling and flu-like symptoms as your kidney function declines. What is Alport syndrome? Alport syndrome is a genetic condition in which your kidneys don’t produce normal type IV collagen proteins. Type IV collagen consists of three individual collagen chai...