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Pinched nerve - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pinched-nerve/symptoms-causes/syc-20354746

Jan 22nd, 2022 - Overview A pinched nerve occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues, such as bones, cartilage, muscles or tendons. This pressure can cause pain, tingling, numbness or weakness. A pinched nerve can occur in many areas throughout the body. For example, a herniated disk in the lower spine may put pressure on a nerve root. This may cause pain that radiates down the b...

Spinal cord injury - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-cord-injury/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377895

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Diagnosis In the emergency room, a doctor may be able to rule out a spinal cord injury by examination, testing for sensory function and movement, and by asking some questions about the accident. But if the injured person complains of neck pain, isn't fully awake, or has obvious signs of weakness or neurological injury, emergency diagnostic tests may be needed. These tests can include: X-rays. X...

Optic neuritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/optic-neuritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354958

Sep 29th, 2021 - Diagnosis You're likely to see an ophthalmologist for a diagnosis, which is generally based on your medical history and an exam. The ophthalmologist likely will perform the following eye tests: A routine eye exam. Your eye doctor will check your vision and your ability to perceive colors and measure your side (peripheral) vision. Ophthalmoscopy. During this examination, your doctor shines a bri...

Sickle cell anemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jul 17th, 2021 - Overview Sickle cell anemia Open pop-up dialog box Close Sickle cell anemia Sickle cell anemia Normal red blood cells are rounded and disk-shaped. In sickle cell anemia, some red blood cells become deformed, so they look like sickles used to cut wheat. These unusually shaped cells give the disease its name. Sickle cell anemia is one of a group of disorders known as sickle cell disease. Sickle c...

Herniated Disk: What It Is, Diagnosis, T
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Jul 1st, 2021 - Overview What is a herniated disk? A herniated disk is an injury of the spine (backbone). You have a series of bones (vertebrae) in your spine, stretching from the base of your skull to your tailbone. Between your vertebrae are round cushions called disks. The disks act as buffers between your bones, allowing you to bend and move with ease. When one of these disks tears or leaks, it’s called a ...

Cutaneous Lupus (Skin Lupus): Appearance, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21601-cutaneous-lupus-skin-lupus

Jun 7th, 2021 - Overview What is cutaneous lupus erythematosus (skin lupus)? Systemic lupus is a type of autoimmune disease where your immune system attacks your body, including your internal organs. In cutaneous (skin) lupus, your immune system attacks your skin. About 10% of all lupus cases are cutaneous and 65% of people with systemic lupus will develop skin lupus. Women are much more likely to have lupus. ...

Degenerative Disc Disease: Causes, Sy
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May 27th, 2021 - Overview What is degenerative disc disease? Degenerative disc disease is when your spinal disks wear down. Spinal disks are rubbery cushions between your vertebrae (bones in your spinal column). They act as shock absorbers and help you move, bend and twist comfortably. Everyone’s spinal discs degenerate over time and is a normal part of aging. When the cushions wear away, the bones can start to...

Degenerative Disk Disease: Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16912-degenerative-disk-disease

May 27th, 2021 - Overview What is degenerative disk disease? Degenerative disk disease is when your spinal disks wear down. Spinal disks are rubbery cushions between your vertebrae (bones in your spinal column). They act as shock absorbers and help you move, bend and twist comfortably. Everyone’s spinal disks degenerate over time and is a normal part of aging. When the cushions wear away, the bones can start to...

Retinoblastoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/retinoblastoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351013

May 11th, 2021 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose retinoblastoma include: Eye exam. Your eye doctor will conduct an eye exam to determine what's causing your child's signs and symptoms. For a more thorough exam, the doctor may recommend using anesthetics to keep your child still. Imaging tests. Scans and other imaging tests can help your child's doctor determine whether retinoblastoma has grown t...

Greenstick fractures - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/greenstick-fractures/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351965

Feb 25th, 2021 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your doctor will inspect the affected area for tenderness, swelling, deformity, numbness or an open wound. Your child may be asked to move his or her fingers into certain patterns or motions to check for nerve damage. Your doctor may also examine the joints above and below the fracture. X-rays can reveal most greenstick fractures. Your doctor may want to take...

Spinal stenosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-stenosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20352961

Oct 24th, 2020 - Overview Spinal stenosis Open pop-up dialog box Close Spinal stenosis Spinal stenosis Spinal stenosis occurs when the space within the spinal canal or around the nerve roots becomes narrowed. Multilevel spinal stenosis Open pop-up dialog box Close Multilevel spinal stenosis Multilevel spinal stenosis Spinal stenosis can occur at one level or multiples levels at the same time. Spinal stenosis is...

Back pain - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/back-pain/symptoms-causes/syc-20369906

Aug 21st, 2020 - Overview Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work, and it is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Fortunately, you can take measures to prevent or relieve most back pain episodes. If prevention fails, simple home treatment and proper body mechanics often will heal your back within a few weeks and keep it functional. Surgery is rarely needed to treat b...

Sciatica - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sciatica/symptoms-causes/syc-20377435

Aug 1st, 2020 - Overview Sciatic nerve Open pop-up dialog box Close Sciatic nerve Sciatic nerve The sciatic nerves branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body. S...

Kyphosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kyphosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20374205

Jun 12th, 2020 - Overview Kyphosis Open pop-up dialog box Close Kyphosis Kyphosis An increased front-to-back curve of the upper spine is called kyphosis. Kyphosis is an exaggerated, forward rounding of the back. It can occur at any age but is most common in older women. Age-related kyphosis is often due to weakness in the spinal bones that causes them to compress or crack. Other types of kyphosis can appear in ...

Cervical spondylosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cervical-spondylosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20370787

Jun 12th, 2020 - Overview Cervical spondylosis is a general term for age-related wear and tear affecting the spinal disks in your neck. As the disks dehydrate and shrink, signs of osteoarthritis develop, including bony projections along the edges of bones (bone spurs). Cervical spondylosis is very common and worsens with age. More than 85 percent of people older than age 60 are affected by cervical spondylosis....

Cervical Spondylosis: Symptoms,
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May 13th, 2020 - Overview Cervical spondylosis affects one or more of the first seven vertebrae (and related parts) of the spine. What is cervical spondylosis? Cervical spondylosis is a general term for age-related wear and tear in the cervical spine (neck) that can lead to neck pain, neck stiffness and other symptoms. Sometimes this condition is called arthritis or osteoarthritis of the neck. What are the part...

Pinched Nerves: Causes, Sy
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Apr 7th, 2020 - Overview What is a pinched nerve? A pinched nerve is a compressed nerve. Surrounding tissues that press on nerve roots can cause pain, numbness and tingling in different areas of your body. In many cases, the cause is a herniated disk slipping out between vertebrae in the spinal cord and pressing on the spinal nerve that goes down the leg. Most pinched nerves originate in the neck (cervical rad...

Sciatica: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Preven
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/12792-sciatica

Mar 25th, 2020 - Overview True sciatica is an injury or irritation to the sciatic nerve, which starts in your buttock/gluteal area. What is sciatica? Sciatica is nerve pain from an injury or irritation to the sciatic nerve, which originates in your buttock/gluteal area. The sciatic nerve is the longest and thickest (almost finger-width) nerve in the body. It’s actually made up of five nerve roots: two from the ...

Herniated disk - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 26th, 2019 - By Mayo Clinic Staff Request an Appointment at Mayo Clinic Doctors & departments Sept. 26, 2019 Print Share on: FacebookTwitter Related Bridge position Bulging disk Diskectomy Herniated disk Show more related content Associated Procedures CT scan Diskectomy Electromyography (EMG) Laminectomy MRI Spinal fusion X-ray Show more associated procedures Products & Services Book: Back and Neck Health B...

Herniated disk - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/herniated-disk/symptoms-causes/syc-20354095

Sep 26th, 2019 - Overview Herniated disk Open pop-up dialog box Close Herniated disk Herniated disk The rubbery disks that lie between the vertebrae in your spine consist of a soft center (nucleus) surrounded by a tougher exterior (annulus). A herniated disk occurs when a portion of the nucleus pushes through a crack in the annulus. Symptoms may occur if the herniation compresses a nerve. A herniated disk refer...