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Shin splints - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 16th, 2021 - Diagnosis Shin splints are usually diagnosed based on your medical history and a physical exam. In some cases, an X-ray or other imaging studies can help identify other possible causes for your pain, such as a stress fracture. More Information X-ray Treatment In most cases, you can treat shin splints with simple self-care steps: Rest. Avoid activities that cause pain, swelling or discomfort — b...

Shin splints - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 16th, 2021 - Overview The term "shin splints" refers to pain along the shin bone (tibia) — the large bone in the front of your lower leg. Shin splints are common in runners, dancers and military recruits. Medically known as medial tibial stress syndrome, shin splints often occur in athletes who have recently intensified or changed their training routines. The increased activity overworks the muscles, tendon...

Ramsay Hunt syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 12th, 2021 - Overview Facial nerve Open pop-up dialog box Close Facial nerve Facial nerve The nerve that controls your facial muscles passes through a narrow corridor of bone on its way to your face. Ramsay Hunt syndrome (herpes zoster oticus) occurs when a shingles outbreak affects the facial nerve near one of your ears. In addition to the painful shingles rash, Ramsay Hunt syndrome can cause facial paraly...

Hirsutism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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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...

Ramsay Hunt syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 12th, 2021 - Diagnosis Doctors often can identify Ramsay Hunt syndrome based on medical history, a physical exam, and the disorder's distinctive signs and symptoms. To confirm the diagnosis, your doctor might take a sample of fluid from one of the rash blisters in your ear for testing. Treatment Prompt treatment of Ramsay Hunt syndrome can ease pain and decrease the risk of long-term complications. Medicati...

Alpha-gal syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 8th, 2021 - Diagnosis Doctors can diagnose alpha-gal syndrome using a combination of your personal history and certain medical tests. Your doctor will likely start by asking about your exposure to ticks, your signs and symptoms, and how long it took for symptoms to develop after you ate red meat or other mammal products. He or she might also perform a physical exam. Additional tests used in the evaluation ...

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 8th, 2021 - Overview Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a contagious and sometimes fatal respiratory illness. SARS first appeared in China in November 2002. Within a few months, SARS spread worldwide, carried by unsuspecting travelers. SARS showed how quickly infection can spread in a highly mobile and interconnected world. On the other hand, a collaborative international effort allowed health exp...

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sars/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351771

Oct 8th, 2021 - Diagnosis When SARS first surfaced, no specific tests were available. Now several laboratory tests can help detect the virus. But no known transmission of SARS has occurred anywhere in the world since 2004. Treatment Despite a concerted global effort, scientists have yet to find an effective treatment for SARS. Antibiotic drugs don't work against viruses, and antiviral drugs haven't shown much ...

Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sars/symptoms-causes/syc-20351765

Oct 8th, 2021 - Overview Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a contagious and sometimes fatal respiratory illness. SARS first appeared in China in November 2002. Within a few months, SARS spread worldwide, carried by unsuspecting travelers. SARS showed how quickly infection can spread in a highly mobile and interconnected world. On the other hand, a collaborative international effort allowed health exp...

Alpha-gal syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 8th, 2021 - Overview Alpha-gal syndrome is a recently identified type of food allergy to red meat and other products made from mammals. In the United States, the condition is most often caused by a Lone Star tick bite. The bite transmits a sugar molecule called alpha-gal into the person's body. In some people, this triggers an immune system reaction that later produces mild to severe allergic reactions to ...

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 7th, 2021 - Overview Coronavirus Open pop-up dialog box Close Coronavirus Coronavirus Coronavirus is a family of viruses that can cause respiratory illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle ...

Gonorrhea - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 5th, 2021 - Overview Gonorrhea is an infection caused by a sexually transmitted bacterium that infects both males and females. Gonorrhea most often affects the urethra, rectum or throat. In females, gonorrhea can also infect the cervix. Gonorrhea is most commonly spread during vaginal, oral or anal sex. But babies of infected mothers can be infected during childbirth. In babies, gonorrhea most commonly aff...

Spinal cord injury - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 2nd, 2021 - Overview A spinal cord injury — damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal (cauda equina) — often causes permanent changes in strength, sensation and other body functions below the site of the injury. If you've recently injured your spinal cord, it might seem like every aspect of your life has been affected. You might feel the effects of your injury mentally,...

Interstitial cystitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 29th, 2021 - Overview Interstitial cystitis Open pop-up dialog box Close Interstitial cystitis Interstitial cystitis Your bladder, kidneys, ureters and urethra make up your urinary system. When you have interstitial cystitis, the walls of your bladder become irritated and inflamed (shown right), compared with those of a normal bladder (shown top). Interstitial cystitis (in-tur-STISH-ul sis-TIE-tis) is a chr...

Growing pains - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/growing-pains/symptoms-causes/syc-20354349

Sep 25th, 2021 - Overview Growing pains are often described as an ache or throb in the legs — often in the front of the thighs, the calves or behind the knees. Growing pains tend to affect both legs and occur at night, and may even wake a child from sleep. Although these pains are called growing pains, there's no evidence that growth hurts. Growing pains may be linked to a lowered pain threshold or, in some cas...

Encopresis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 25th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose encopresis, your child's doctor may: Conduct a physical exam and discuss symptoms, bowel movements and eating habits to rule out physical causes for constipation or soiling Do a digital rectal exam to check for impacted stool by inserting a lubricated, gloved finger into your child's rectum while pressing on his or her abdomen with the other hand Recommend an abdominal X-r...

Growing pains - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 25th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your child may not need any testing for a diagnosis of growing pains. In some cases, your child's health care provider may recommend tests such as a blood test or X-ray. This helps exclude other possible causes for your child's signs and symptoms. Not all types of leg pain in children are growing pains. Sometimes leg pain may be caused by underlying conditions that can be treated. Mor...

Encopresis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/encopresis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354494

Sep 25th, 2021 - Overview Encopresis (en-ko-PREE-sis), sometimes called fecal incontinence or soiling, is the repeated passing of stool (usually involuntarily) into clothing. Typically it happens when impacted stool collects in the colon and rectum: The colon becomes too full and liquid stool leaks around the retained stool, staining underwear. Eventually, stool retention can cause stretching (distention) of th...

Churg-Strauss syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Sep 24th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose Churg-Strauss syndrome, doctors usually request several types of tests, including: Blood tests. A blood test can detect certain antibodies in your blood that can suggest, but not confirm, a diagnosis of Churg-Strauss syndrome. It can also measure the level of eosinophils, although other diseases, including asthma, can increase the number of these cells. Imaging tests. X-ra...

Churg-Strauss syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/churg-strauss-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20353760

Sep 24th, 2021 - Overview Churg-Strauss syndrome is a disorder marked by blood vessel inflammation. This inflammation can restrict blood flow to organs and tissues, sometimes permanently damaging them. This condition is also known as eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA). Adult-onset asthma is the most common sign of Churg-Strauss syndrome. The disorder can also cause other problems, such as nasa...