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

Oct 20th, 2021 - 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, 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 indicate a seriou...

Bradycardia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bradycardia/symptoms-causes/syc-20355474

Oct 20th, 2021 - Overview Bradycardia (brad-e-KAHR-dee-uh) is a slower than normal 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, ve...

Bradycardia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bradycardia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355482

Oct 20th, 2021 - 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...

Chest pain - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chest-pain/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370842

Oct 20th, 2021 - Diagnosis Chest pain doesn't always signal a heart attack. But that's what health care providers in the emergency room usually test for first because it's potentially the most immediate threat to your life. They may also check for life-threatening lung conditions — such as a collapsed lung or a blood clot in the lung. Immediate tests Some of the first tests a health care provider may order when...

Dysphagia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dysphagia/symptoms-causes/syc-20372028

Oct 20th, 2021 - Overview Esophagus Open pop-up dialog box Close Esophagus Esophagus The esophagus is a muscular tube that connects your mouth and your stomach. Rings of muscle (sphincters) in the upper and lower portions contract and relax to allow food and liquid to pass. Dysphagia is difficulty swallowing — taking more time and effort to move food or liquid from your mouth to your stomach. Dysphagia can be p...

Dysphagia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dysphagia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20372039

Oct 20th, 2021 - Dysphagia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Specialists at Mayo Clinic work together to identify the appropriate treatment approach for each person. The team includes doctors who specialize in gastroenterology and hepatology, otolaryngology, neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and speech pathology. If you have esophageal cancer, specialists in thoracic surgery, oncolog...

Chest pain - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chest-pain/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20370848

Oct 20th, 2021 - Chest pain care at Mayo Clinic Team approach. You'll be cared for by a team of Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart conditions (cardiologists), heart surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), lung conditions (pulmonologists), and imaging (radiologists). Other care providers will evaluate and treat your chest pain as needed. Your team will work together to promptly and accurately diagnose and treat the...

Dysphagia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dysphagia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372033

Oct 20th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your health care provider will likely ask you for a description and history of your swallowing difficulties, perform a physical examination, and use various tests to find the cause of your swallowing problem. Tests can include: X-ray with a contrast material (barium X-ray). You drink a barium solution that coats your esophagus, making it easier to see on X-rays. Your health care provi...

Bradycardia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bradycardia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355480

Oct 20th, 2021 - 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...

Diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-nephropathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354562

Oct 19th, 2021 - Diagnosis Kidney biopsy Open pop-up dialog box Close Kidney biopsy Kidney biopsy During a kidney biopsy, your doctor uses a needle to remove a small sample of kidney tissue for lab testing. The biopsy needle is inserted through your skin and is often directed using the guidance of an imaging device, such as an ultrasound transducer. Diabetic nephropathy is usually diagnosed during routine testi...

Atrial fibrillation - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-fibrillation/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350633

Oct 19th, 2021 - Atrial fibrillation care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors trained in evaluating and treating cardiovascular medicine (cardiologists), cardiovascular surgery (cardiovascular surgeons) and other specialists work together to evaluate and treat people with atrial fibrillation and other heart rhythm conditions. Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo doctors get to know you and your concerns completely, ...

Influenza (flu) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/flu/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351725

Oct 19th, 2021 - Diagnosis Flu vaccines at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic offers flu shots in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Learn more about how to get your flu shot at Mayo Clinic Your doctor will conduct a physical exam, look for signs and symptoms of influenza, and possibly order a test that detects influenza viruses. During times when influenza is widespread, you may not need to be tested for influenza. Your doc...

Diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-nephropathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20354556

Oct 19th, 2021 - Overview Diabetic nephropathy is a serious complication of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. It's also called diabetic kidney disease. In the United States, about 1 in 3 people living with diabetes have diabetic nephropathy. Diabetic nephropathy affects the kidneys' ability to do their usual work of removing waste products and extra fluid from your body. The best way to prevent or delay diab...

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

Oct 19th, 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...

Atrial fibrillation - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/atrial-fibrillation/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350630

Oct 19th, 2021 - Diagnosis Some people are unaware that they have atrial fibrillation (A-fib). A-fib may be detected when a doctor is listening to the heart with a stethoscope during a physical exam for other reasons. A doctor may order several tests to diagnose A-fib or exclude other conditions that can cause similar symptoms. Tests may include: Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). This quick and painless test meas...

Influenza (flu) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/flu/symptoms-causes/syc-20351719

Oct 19th, 2021 - Overview Influenza is a viral infection that attacks your respiratory system — your nose, throat and lungs. Influenza is commonly called the flu, but it's not the same as stomach "flu" viruses that cause diarrhea and vomiting. For most people, the flu resolves on its own. But sometimes, influenza and its complications can be deadly. People at higher risk of developing flu complications include:...

Diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-nephropathy/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354566

Oct 19th, 2021 - Diabetic nephropathy care at Mayo Clinic Note: Items within this content were created prior to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and do not demonstrate proper pandemic protocols. Please follow all recommended Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for masking and social distancing. Your Mayo Clinic care team Your multispecialty team may include experts in nephrolog...

Miscarriage - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pregnancy-loss-miscarriage/symptoms-causes/syc-20354298

Oct 16th, 2021 - Overview Miscarriage is the spontaneous loss of a pregnancy before the 20th week. About 10 to 20 percent of known pregnancies end in miscarriage. But the actual number is likely higher because many miscarriages occur very early in pregnancy — before you might even know about a pregnancy. The term "miscarriage" might suggest that something went wrong in the carrying of the pregnancy. But this is...

Breast cancer - Outcomes & ratings - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/outcomes/gnc-20515027

Oct 16th, 2021 - Hill: My name is Paula Hill. I have lived here in the valley for over 30 years. I'm the mother of four grown children and the wife of a retired firefighter. I had been for a routine mammogram and the results came back normal. Shortly following that I had my annual exam with my regular GYN, who did a breast exam, and found a lump. I then got a phone call a few days later saying that it was, in f...

Breast cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352475

Oct 16th, 2021 - Diagnosis Diagnosing breast cancer Core needle biopsy Open pop-up dialog box Close Core needle biopsy Core needle biopsy A core needle biopsy uses a long, hollow tube to obtain a sample of tissue. Here, a biopsy of a suspicious breast lump is being done. The sample is sent to a laboratory for testing and evaluation by doctors who specialize in analyzing blood and body tissue (pathologists). Bre...