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Ruptured Eardrum: Symptoms,
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Nov 21st, 2022 - Overview Your eardrum is a flexible layer of cartilage that separates your outer ear (left) from your middle ear (right). A ruptured eardrum (inset) may affect your hearing and sense of balance. What is a ruptured eardrum? Your eardrum is a flexible membrane that separates your outer ear from your middle ear. You can rupture your eardrum if you have a severe middle ear infection or you injure o...

Type 2 diabetes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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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...

Prediabetes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 19th, 2022 - Overview What is insulin resistance? A Mayo Clinic expert explains Learn about insulin resistance from Eleanna De Filippis, M.D., Ph.D., an endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic. Show transcript for video What is insulin resistance? A Mayo Clinic expert explains Hello. I'm Dr. Eleanna De Filippis, an endocrinologist at Mayo Clinic. In this video, we'll cover the basics of insulin resistance. What is i...

Lyme disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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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
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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 - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 17th, 2022 - Overview Schwannoma in the leg Open pop-up dialog box Close Schwannoma in the leg Schwannoma in the leg Benign tumors can occur in nerves, muscle and bone. This illustration shows a schwannoma of the tibial nerve in the leg. Dumbbell tumor Open pop-up dialog box Close Dumbbell tumor Dumbbell tumor A more complex nerve sheath tumor may assume the shape of a dumbbell. This type of tumor occurs in...

Neurofibroma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 17th, 2022 - Neurofibroma A neurofibroma is a type of peripheral nerve tumor that forms soft bumps on or under the skin. A neurofibroma can develop within a major or minor nerve anywhere in the body. This common type of benign nerve tumor tends to form centrally within the nerve. Sometimes it arises from several nerve bundles. When this happens, it's called plexiform neurofibroma. Symptoms are often mild or...

Body lice - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Overview Body lice are tiny insects, about the size of a sesame seed. Body lice live in your clothing and bedding and travel to your skin several times a day to feed on blood. The most common sites for bites are around the neck, shoulders, armpits, waist and groin — places where clothing seams are most likely to touch skin. Body lice are most common in crowded and unhygienic living conditions, ...

Body lice - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Diagnosis You or your doctor can usually confirm a body lice infestation through a visual examination of your body and clothing items. The presence of eggs and moving lice confirms infestation. Treatment Body lice are primarily treated by thoroughly washing yourself and any contaminated items with soap and hot water and drying clothing and bedding in a machine dryer using the hot cycle. Dry cle...

Meningitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Overview Meningitis is an infection and inflammation of the fluid and membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. These membranes are called meninges. The inflammation from meningitis typically triggers symptoms such as headache, fever and a stiff neck. Most cases of meningitis in the United States are caused by a viral infection. But bacteria, parasites and fungi also can cause it. Some c...

Meningitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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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...

Ultraviolet (UV) Radiation: What It Is & Its E
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Overview What is ultraviolet radiation? Ultraviolet (UV) radiation is a form of energy that the sun produces. You can’t see UV radiation because its wavelengths are shorter than visible light. The UV energy that the sun produces reaches the Earth and provides vitamin D for your body to help you survive. You can also find UV radiation in human-made sources like tanning beds. Exposure to too much...

Milk Allergy: Causes, Symptoms, Dia
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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...

Granuloma Annulare: Symptoms, C
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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...

Alpha-gal syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 15th, 2022 - Diagnosis Health care providers can diagnose alpha-gal syndrome based on your personal history and certain medical tests. Your health care provider will likely ask you: Whether you've gotten tick bites or you've gone to places where ticks live. What symptoms you have. How long it took for the symptoms to start after you ate red meat or certain other foods such as mammal food products. Your prov...

Ankylosing spondylitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ankylosing-spondylitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354813

Nov 12th, 2022 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your health care provider might ask you to bend in different directions to test the range of motion in your spine. Your provider might try to reproduce your pain by pressing on specific portions of your pelvis or by moving your legs into a particular position. You also may be asked to take a deep breath to see if you have difficulty expanding your chest. Imag...

Truncus arteriosus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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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...

Dupuytren contracture - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 12th, 2022 - Diagnosis In most cases, Dupuytren contracture can be diagnosed by the look and feel of the hands. Other tests are rarely necessary. Health care providers compare the hands with each other and check for puckering on the skin of the palms. They also press on parts of the hands and fingers to check for hard knots or bands of tissue. Another test for Dupuytren contracture involves putting the palm...

Dupuytren contracture - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dupuytrens-contracture/symptoms-causes/syc-20371943

Nov 12th, 2022 - Overview Dupuytren contracture Open pop-up dialog box Close Dupuytren contracture Dupuytren contracture Dupuytren contracture is a typically painless condition that causes one or more fingers to bend toward the palm of the hand. The affected fingers can't straighten completely. It most often affects the two fingers farthest from the thumb. Dupuytren contracture is a painless condition that caus...

Tendinitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 11th, 2022 - Diagnosis Usually, a physical exam alone can diagnose tendinitis. X-rays or other imaging tests might be used to rule out other conditions that could be causing the symptoms. More Information X-ray Treatment The goals of tendinitis treatment are to relieve pain and reduce irritation. Self-care, including rest, ice and pain relievers, might be all that's needed. But full recovery might take seve...