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Hirsutism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hirsutism/symptoms-causes/syc-20354935

Oct 12th, 2021 - Overview Hirsutism Open pop-up dialog box Close Hirsutism Hirsutism Hirsutism is excess hair most often noticeable around the mouth and chin. Hirsutism (HUR-soot-iz-um) is a condition in women that results in excessive growth of dark or coarse hair in a male-like pattern — face, chest and back. With hirsutism, extra hair growth often arises from excess male hormones (androgens), primarily testo...

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS): What Is It, Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/8316-polycystic-ovary-syndrome-pcos

Sep 21st, 2021 - Overview What is polycystic ovarian syndrome? Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a hormonal imbalance caused by the ovaries (the organ that produces and releases eggs) creating excess male hormones. If you have PCOS, your ovaries produce unusually high levels of hormones called androgens. This causes your reproductive hormones to become imbalanced. As a result, people with PCOS often have er...

Chronic pelvic pain in women - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-pelvic-pain/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354371

Jul 17th, 2021 - Diagnosis Figuring out what's causing your chronic pelvic pain often involves a process of elimination because many different disorders can cause pelvic pain. In addition to a detailed interview about your pain, your personal health history and your family history, your doctor may ask you to keep a journal of your pain and other symptoms. Tests or exams your doctor might suggest include: Pelvic...

Giardia infection (giardiasis) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/giardia-infection/symptoms-causes/syc-20372786

Jul 16th, 2021 - Overview Giardia infection is an intestinal infection marked by stomach cramps, bloating, nausea and bouts of watery diarrhea. Giardia infection is caused by a microscopic parasite that is found worldwide, especially in areas with poor sanitation and unsafe water. Giardia infection (giardiasis) is one of the most common causes of waterborne disease in the United States. The parasites are found ...

Fibrocystic breasts - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibrocystic-breasts/symptoms-causes/syc-20350438

Jun 23rd, 2021 - Overview Fibrocystic breast changes Open pop-up dialog box Close Fibrocystic breast changes Fibrocystic breast changes Fibrocystic breast changes lead to the development of fluid-filled round or oval sacs (cysts) and more prominent scar-like (fibrous) tissue, which can make breasts feel tender, lumpy or ropy. Fibrocystic breasts are composed of tissue that feels lumpy or ropelike in texture. Do...

Fibrocystic breasts - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fibrocystic-breasts/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350442

Jun 23rd, 2021 - Diagnosis Fine-needle aspiration Open pop-up dialog box Close Fine-needle aspiration Fine-needle aspiration During fine-needle aspiration, a special needle is inserted into a breast lump, and any fluid is removed (aspirated). Ultrasound — a procedure that uses sound waves to create images of your breast on a monitor — might be used to help place the needle. Tests to evaluate your condition may ...

Molar pregnancy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/molar-pregnancy/symptoms-causes/syc-20375175

May 13th, 2021 - Overview A molar pregnancy — also known as hydatidiform mole — is a rare complication of pregnancy characterized by the abnormal growth of trophoblasts, the cells that normally develop into the placenta. There are two types of molar pregnancy, complete molar pregnancy and partial molar pregnancy. In a complete molar pregnancy, the placental tissue is abnormal and swollen and appears to form flu...

Molar pregnancy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/molar-pregnancy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375180

May 13th, 2021 - Diagnosis Transvaginal ultrasound Open pop-up dialog box Close Transvaginal ultrasound Transvaginal ultrasound During a transvaginal ultrasound, your doctor or a medical technician inserts a wandlike device (transducer) into your vagina while you are positioned on an exam table. The transducer emits sound waves that generate images of your uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes. If your doctor sus...

Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax): Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15304-collapsed-lung-pneumothorax

May 11th, 2021 - Overview What is a collapsed lung? A collapsed lung occurs when air enters the pleural space, the area between the chest wall and the lung. Air in the pleural space can build up and press against the lung, causing it to collapse partially or fully. Also called a deflated lung or pneumothorax, a collapsed lung needs immediate medical care. What are the different types of collapsed lung? There ar...

Kidney Stones: Symptoms, Causes, Diagnosis, Trea
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15604-kidney-stones

May 3rd, 2021 - Overview What’s a kidney stone? A stone in your kidney is an irregularly-shaped solid mass or crystal that can be as small as a grain of sand up to the size of a golf ball. Depending on the size of your kidney stone (or stones), you may not even realize that you have one. Even small stones can cause extreme pain as they exit your body through your urinary tract. Drinking fluids may help the pro...

Blood in Semen (Hematospermia):
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16513-blood-in-the-semen-hematospermia

Apr 9th, 2021 - Overview What is blood in semen (hematospermia)? The presence of blood in your semen is known medically as hematospermia (also called hemospermia). Hematospermia may naturally cause concern for men who experience it. However, it is not likely to be a sign of a major health problem. Is blood in semen a common condition in men? It’s not clear how common the symptom of blood in semen is because me...

Jaw tumors and cysts - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/jaw-tumors-cysts/symptoms-causes/syc-20350973

Mar 31st, 2021 - Overview Jaw tumors and cysts are relatively rare growths or lesions that develop in the jawbone or the soft tissues in the mouth and face. Jaw tumors and cysts, sometimes called odontogenic tumors and cysts, can vary greatly in size and severity. These growths are usually noncancerous (benign), but they can be aggressive and invade the surrounding bone and tissue and may displace teeth. Treatm...

Jaw tumors and cysts - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/jaw-tumors-cysts/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20446670

Mar 31st, 2021 - Diagnosis To gather more information about your jaw tumor or cyst, your doctor may recommend tests prior to treatment. These test may include: Imaging studies, such as X-ray, CT or MRI A biopsy to remove a sample of tumor or cyst cells for laboratory analysis Your doctor uses this information to put together a treatment plan that's best for you and the most effective option for treating your tu...

Jaw tumors and cysts - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/jaw-tumors-cysts/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350976

Mar 31st, 2021 - Care at Mayo Clinic for jaw tumors and cysts Your Mayo Clinic care team Experts in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota work closely with one another and with other specialists, including medicine and dentistry, at Mayo to provide comprehensive care to people with jaw tumors and cysts. Having all of this expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that your...

Tapeworm infection - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tapeworm/symptoms-causes/syc-20378174

Mar 16th, 2021 - Overview Tapeworm infection is caused by ingesting food or water contaminated with tapeworm eggs or larvae. If you ingest certain tapeworm eggs, they can migrate outside your intestines and form larval cysts in body tissues and organs (invasive infection). If you ingest tapeworm larvae, however, they develop into adult tapeworms in your intestines (intestinal infection). An adult tapeworm consi...

Tapeworm infection - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tapeworm/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378178

Mar 16th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose a tapeworm infection, your doctor may rely on one of the following: Stool sample analysis. For an intestinal tapeworm infection, your doctor may check your stool or send samples to a laboratory for testing. A laboratory uses microscopic identification techniques to check for eggs or tapeworm segments in your feces. Because the eggs and segments are passed irregularly, the ...

Temporal lobe seizure - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/temporal-lobe-seizure/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378220

Feb 24th, 2021 - Diagnosis EEG brain activity Open pop-up dialog box Close EEG brain activity EEG brain activity An EEG records the electrical activity of your brain via electrodes affixed to your scalp. EEG results show changes in brain activity that may be useful in diagnosing brain conditions, especially epilepsy and other seizure disorders. High-density EEG Open pop-up dialog box Close High-density EEG High...

Grand mal seizure - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/grand-mal-seizure/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20364165

Feb 24th, 2021 - Diagnosis EEG brain activity Open pop-up dialog box Close EEG brain activity EEG brain activity An EEG records the electrical activity of your brain via electrodes affixed to your scalp. EEG results show changes in brain activity that may be useful in diagnosing brain conditions, especially epilepsy and other seizure disorders. EEG electrodes Open pop-up dialog box Close EEG electrodes EEG elec...

Sexual Dysfunction in Females: Types,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9123-sexual-dysfunction-in-females

Feb 2nd, 2021 - Overview What is sexual dysfunction? Sexual dysfunction can happen to an individual or a couple. It refers to any problem that prevents pleasure during the sexual response cycle. This cycle includes four phases: Motivation, or desire. Arousal. Orgasm. Resolution. What are the types of sexual dysfunction in women? Sexual dysfunction in women is a disorder that can take many forms and have many c...

Secondary hypertension - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/secondary-hypertension/symptoms-causes/syc-20350679

Jan 8th, 2021 - Overview Secondary high blood pressure (secondary hypertension) is high blood pressure that's caused by another medical condition. Secondary hypertension can be caused by conditions that affect your kidneys, arteries, heart or endocrine system. Secondary hypertension can also occur during pregnancy. Secondary hypertension differs from the usual type of high blood pressure (primary hypertension ...