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Menstrual cramps - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/menstrual-cramps/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374944

Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider will review your medical history and perform a physical exam, including a pelvic exam. During the pelvic exam, your provider checks for anything unusual with the reproductive organs and looks for signs of infection. Your provider may also recommend certain tests, including: Ultrasound. This test uses sound waves to create an image of your uterus, cervix, fall...

Bartholin's cyst - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bartholin-cyst/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369981

Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose a Bartholin's cyst, your doctor may: Ask questions about your medical history Perform a pelvic exam Take a sample of secretions from your vagina or cervix to test for a sexually transmitted infection Recommend a test of the mass (biopsy) to check for cancerous cells if you're postmenopausal or over 40 If cancer is a concern, your doctor may refer you to a gynecologist who ...

Breast Calcification: Types, Causes,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17802-breast-calcifications

Apr 27th, 2022 - Overview What are breast calcifications? Breast calcifications are calcium deposits that commonly develop in breast tissue. They’re painless and too tiny to feel with your fingers, so you likely won’t know you have them unless they appear on a mammogram. A mammogram is a low-dose X-ray that detects atypical growths in breast tissue. While calcifications are usually harmless, they can be an earl...

Liver problems - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/liver-problems/symptoms-causes/syc-20374502

Apr 8th, 2022 - Overview The liver Open pop-up dialog box Close The liver The liver The liver is your largest internal organ. About the size of a football, it's located mainly in the upper right portion of your abdomen, beneath the diaphragm and above your stomach. The liver is an organ about the size of a football. It sits just under your rib cage on the right side of your abdomen. The liver is essential for ...

Spermatocele - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spermatocele/symptoms-causes/syc-20377829

Mar 31st, 2022 - Overview Spermatocele Open pop-up dialog box Close Spermatocele Spermatocele A spermatocele, also known as a spermatic cyst, is a typically painless, noncancerous (benign), fluid-filled sac that grows near the top of a testicle. A spermatocele (SPUR-muh-toe-seel) is an abnormal sac (cyst) that develops in the epididymis — the small, coiled tube located on the upper testicle that collects and tr...

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI): Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17424-repetitive-strain-injury

Mar 18th, 2022 - Overview What is a repetitive strain injury? A repetitive strain injury is damage to your muscles, tendons or nerves caused by repetitive motions and constant use. They’re also sometimes called repetitive stress injuries. Repetitive strain injuries are very common and usually affect your: Fingers and thumbs. Wrists. Elbows. Arms. Shoulders. Knees. As their name suggests, repetitive strain injur...

Liver Cysts: Symptoms, Causes,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17178-liver-cyst

Mar 8th, 2022 - Overview What are liver cysts? Liver cysts are fluid-filled sacs that appear on your liver. Nearly all liver cysts are benign (noncancerous). Few cysts grow large enough to cause symptoms. Some liver cysts are caused by an inherited disorder that may require treatment, though. Are benign liver cysts common? Benign liver cysts, sometimes called simple cysts, are the most common form of liver cys...

Pancreatic cysts - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatic-cysts/symptoms-causes/syc-20375993

Mar 5th, 2022 - Overview Pancreas Open pop-up dialog box Close Pancreas Pancreas The pancreas is a large organ that lies horizontally in your upper abdomen behind your stomach. Pancreatic cysts are saclike pockets of fluid on or in your pancreas. The pancreas is a large organ behind the stomach that produces hormones and enzymes that help digest food. Pancreatic cysts are typically found during imaging testing...

Pancreatic cysts - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pancreatic-cysts/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375997

Mar 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis Types of pancreatic cysts Open pop-up dialog box Close Types of pancreatic cysts Types of pancreatic cysts Many kinds of cysts can grow on the pancreas, some cancerous and some benign. Pancreatic cysts are diagnosed more often than in the past because improved imaging technology finds them more readily. Many pancreatic cysts are found during abdominal scans for other problems. After t...

Pimples: Causes vs. Acne,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22468-pimples

Mar 4th, 2022 - Overview Six different types of pimples. What are pimples? Pimples are small growths on the surface of your skin. They may become inflamed or discolored. Acne typically causes pimples to develop, most commonly on your face, chest, shoulders and upper back. What’s the difference between acne and pimples? Acne is a disease. Pimples may be a symptom of acne. Who do pimples affect? Pimples typicall...

Thyroid nodules - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thyroid-nodules/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355266

Feb 11th, 2022 - Diagnosis In assessing a lump or nodule in your neck, one of your doctor's main goals is to rule out the possibility of cancer. But your doctor will also want to know if your thyroid is functioning properly. Tests include: Physical exam. Your doctor will likely ask you to swallow while he or she examines your thyroid because a nodule in your thyroid gland will usually move up and down during sw...

Bladder Outlet Obstruction: Symptoms, Causes,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15181-bladder-outlet-obstruction

Feb 9th, 2022 - Overview What’s bladder outlet obstruction (BOO)? Bladder outlet obstruction (BOO) is when the neck at the very bottom of your bladder gets blocked. The neck is where your bladder connects to your urethra, which carries urine (pee) out of your body. A blockage stops or slows down the flow of pee. Possible blockages include scar tissue, bladder stones, a large gland, cancer or a tumor. What’s bl...

Unicameral Bone Cyst: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22412-unicameral-bone-cyst

Feb 8th, 2022 - Overview What is a unicameral bone cyst? Unicameral bone cysts, also known as simple or solitary bone cysts, are benign (noncancerous) bone tumors. They occur most often in children and adolescents under 20. Unicameral bone cysts are fluid-filled spaces inside your bone. The word unicameral means “one chamber” and describes the single fluid-filled chamber in each cyst. Unicameral bone cysts can...

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

Jan 12th, 2022 - 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 referred to as odontogenic or nonodontogenic, depending on their origin — can vary greatly in size and severity. These growths are usually noncancerous (benign), but they can be aggressive and expand, displace or destroy the...

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

Jan 12th, 2022 - Diagnosis To gather more information about your jaw tumor or cyst, your health care provider may recommend tests prior to treatment. These tests 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 health care provider uses this information to put together a treatment plan that's best for you and the most effectiv...

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

Jan 12th, 2022 - 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, to provide comprehensive care to people with jaw tumors and cysts. Having all this expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that your test resul...

Ulnar Nerve Entrapment: Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22272-ulnar-nerve-entrapment

Jan 5th, 2022 - Overview What is ulnar nerve entrapment? Ulnar nerve entrapment is the most common ulnar nerve problem. Ulnar nerve entrapment occurs when something puts pressure on your ulnar nerve in your elbow or wrist. Nerve entrapment is a type of nerve compression syndrome. Compression (a pinched nerve) may lead to inflammation causing nerve (neuropathic) pain and neuropathy (nerve damage). In some cases...

Nerve Compression Syndromes: Causes, Trea
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22137-nerve-compression-syndrome

Nov 23rd, 2021 - Overview What are nerve compression syndromes? A nerve compression syndrome can occur when there’s pressure on nerves in the peripheral nervous system. These nerves connect to parts of your body (like your hands and feet) that are farther away from the central nervous system (like your brain and spine). Nerve compression syndromes are a common cause of nerve (neuropathic) pain in the limbs. The...

Ameloblastoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ameloblastoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20449426

Nov 17th, 2021 - Diagnosis Ameloblastoma diagnosis might begin with tests such as: Imaging tests. X-ray, CT and MRI scans help doctors determine the extent of an ameloblastoma. The tumor can sometimes be found on routine X-rays at the dentist's office. Tissue test. To confirm the diagnosis, doctors may remove a sample of tissue or a sample of cells and send it to a lab for testing. Care at Mayo Clinic Our carin...

Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ovarian-hyperstimulation-syndrome-ohss/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354703

Nov 9th, 2021 - Diagnosis Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome diagnosis may be based on: A physical exam. Your provider will look for any weight gain, increases in your waist size and abdominal pain you may have. An ultrasound. If you have OHSS, an ultrasound may show that your ovaries are bigger than usual, with large fluid-filled cysts where follicles developed. During treatment with fertility drugs, your prov...