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Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2 (MEN 2) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/men-2/symptoms-causes/syc-20540486

Nov 19th, 2022 - Overview Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 2, also called MEN 2, is a rare condition. It causes tumors in the thyroid and parathyroid glands, adrenal glands, lips, mouth, eyes and digestive tract. Genetic testing can find the changed gene that causes MEN 2. Health care providers can treat the health issues that gene may cause. MEN 2 is an inherited disorder. This means people who have the chan...

Salivary Stones: Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24344-sialolithiasis

Oct 26th, 2022 - Overview What are salivary stones? Sialolithiasis is a condition in which stones (calculi) form in your salivary gland or ducts, blocking the flow of saliva. These stones, usually made of calcium phosphate and hydroxyapatite, can cause facial pain and swelling. Symptoms may occur on one side (unilateral) or both sides (bilateral). How does this affect my body? You have three major types of sali...

Choledocholithiasis: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24210-choledocholithiasis

Sep 19th, 2022 - Overview What is choledocholithiasis? Choledocholithiasis is the condition of having a gallstone (or stones) in your common bile duct. “Choledocho” is the Latin term for the common bile duct, and “lithiasis” means stones. Gallstones are pebble-like pieces of concentrated bile materials. They can develop in any place bile flows through. What is choledocholithiasis vs. cholelithiasis? You may hav...

Cholecystitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cholecystitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20364895

Sep 9th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose cholecystis, your health care provider will likely do a physical exam and discuss your symptoms and medical history. Tests and procedures used to diagnose cholecystitis include: Blood tests. Your health care provider may order blood tests to look for signs of an infection or signs of gallbladder problems. Imaging tests that show your gallbladder. Abdominal ultrasound, endo...

Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 1 (MEN 1) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/men-1/symptoms-causes/syc-20353064

Aug 31st, 2022 - Overview Multiple endocrine neoplasia, type 1 (MEN 1), sometimes called Wermer's syndrome, is a rare disorder that causes tumors in the endocrine glands and parts of the small intestine and stomach. In MEN 1, the endocrine glands — usually the parathyroids, pancreas and pituitary — grow tumors and release excessive amounts of hormones that can lead to disease. However, the tumors are usually no...

Sialadenitis (Salivary Gland Infection): Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15749-sialadenitis-swollen-salivary-gland

Aug 29th, 2022 - Overview Sialadenitis can affect any salivary gland. But it most often affects your parotid or submandibular salivary glands. What is sialadenitis? “Sialadenitis” is the medical term for inflammation of one or more of your salivary glands. Salivary glands are the glands that make your saliva (spit). Saliva helps you swallow, digest food and protects your teeth from harmful bacteria. There are t...

Blood In Urine (Hematuria): Causes, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15234-hematuria

Aug 16th, 2022 - Overview Urine can tell a health story, with colors ranging from pale yellow to yellow to amber to red, with red possibly indicating bloody urine (hematuria). What is blood in urine (hematuria)? Hematuria is the medical name for the presence of blood cells in urine (pee). Healthcare providers label blood in urine as gross, microscopic or dipstick. Gross hematuria occurs when there's enough bloo...

Parotitis: Parotid Gland Swelling Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23577-parotitis-parotid-gland-swelling

Jul 20th, 2022 - Overview What is parotitis? “Parotitis” is the medical term for a swollen parotid gland. Your parotid glands are located on the side of your face, between your ear and your jaw. Parotid gland swelling is often associated with mumps (which is sometimes called viral parotitis). But parotitis can be a symptom of numerous other conditions, including salivary gland stones, autoimmune diseases, denta...

Ureteral Stones: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Trea
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16514-ureteral-stones

Jul 19th, 2022 - Overview Each kidney has a ureter through which pee (urine) travels to your bladder. What is a ureteral stone? A ureteral (pronounced “yer-ree-ter-uhl”) stone is an irregularly shaped solid mass or crystal that’s become stuck in one of your ureters (pronounced “yer-it-ters”). Your ureters are two tubes of muscle that carry urine (pee) from your kidneys to your bladder. You have one ureter per k...

Gallstones (Cholelithiasis): Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/7313-gallstones

Jun 27th, 2022 - Overview Do You Have Gallstone Pain? What are gallstones? Gallstones form in your gallbladder, the small, pear-shaped organ where your body stores bile. They are pebble-like pieces of concentrated bile materials. Bile fluid contains cholesterol, bilirubin, bile salts and lecithin. Gallstones are usually made up of cholesterol or bilirubin that collect at the bottom of your gallbladder until the...

Kidney stones - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kidney-stones/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355761?gclid=f9cd5025b52c1e1360863193e9c56b11

Jun 3rd, 2022 - Kidney stone care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic specialists from several areas work as a team to diagnose and treat your kidney stone disease. Mayo Clinic urologists and urologic surgeons work closely with doctors in nephrology, radiology and nutrition to ensure that you receive the most comprehensive care possible. Advanced diagnosis Mayo Clinic has the expertise and te...

Kidney stones - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kidney-stones/symptoms-causes/syc-20355755

Jun 3rd, 2022 - Overview Female urinary system Open pop-up dialog box Close Female urinary system Female urinary system Your urinary system includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra. The urinary system removes waste from the body through urine. The kidneys are located toward the back of the upper abdomen. They filter waste and fluid from the blood and produce urine. Urine moves from the kidneys throug...

Kidney stones - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kidney-stones/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355759

Jun 3rd, 2022 - Diagnosis If your doctor suspects that you have a kidney stone, you may have diagnostic tests and procedures, such as: Blood testing. Blood tests may reveal too much calcium or uric acid in your blood. Blood test results help monitor the health of your kidneys and may lead your doctor to check for other medical conditions. Urine testing. The 24-hour urine collection test may show that you're ex...

Kidney stones - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/kidney-stones/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355761

Jun 3rd, 2022 - Kidney stone care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic specialists from several areas work as a team to diagnose and treat your kidney stone disease. Mayo Clinic urologists and urologic surgeons work closely with doctors in nephrology, radiology and nutrition to ensure that you receive the most comprehensive care possible. Advanced diagnosis Mayo Clinic has the expertise and te...

Calcium Deposits (Calcification): Typ
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/23117-calcium-deposits

May 26th, 2022 - Overview A calcium deposit, or calcification, in your shoulder can cause pain and discomfort when you move. What are calcium deposits? Calcium deposits, or calcification, can occur when calcium builds up in your body. This buildup of calcium can harden in your tissues, organs or blood vessels. When this happens, your body's normal processes may not run correctly. Your bones and teeth use almost...

Hyperparathyroidism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 17th, 2022 - Overview Parathyroid glands Open pop-up dialog box Close Parathyroid glands Parathyroid glands The parathyroid glands lie behind the thyroid. They produce parathyroid hormone, which plays a role in regulating the body's blood level of calcium and phosphorus. Hyperparathyroidism is when your parathyroid glands create high amounts of parathyroid hormone in the bloodstream. These glands, located b...

Hyperparathyroidism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 17th, 2022 - Overview Parathyroid glands Open pop-up dialog box Close Parathyroid glands Parathyroid glands The parathyroid glands lie behind the thyroid. They produce parathyroid hormone, which plays a role in regulating the body's blood level of calcium and phosphorus. Hyperparathyroidism is when your parathyroid glands create high amounts of parathyroid hormone in the bloodstream. These glands, located b...

Hyperparathyroidism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperparathyroidism/symptoms-causes/syc-20356194

May 17th, 2022 - Overview Parathyroid glands Open pop-up dialog box Close Parathyroid glands Parathyroid glands The parathyroid glands lie behind the thyroid. They produce parathyroid hormone, which plays a role in regulating the body's blood level of calcium and phosphorus. Hyperparathyroidism is when your parathyroid glands create high amounts of parathyroid hormone in the bloodstream. These glands, located b...

Hyperparathyroidism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperparathyroidism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20356199

May 17th, 2022 - Diagnosis In most cases, elevated calcium is found by blood tests ordered for other reasons. For example, routine blood work or testing to figure out the cause of symptoms of another condition. Your provider may diagnose hyperparathyroidism by ordering: Blood tests If blood test results show that you have high calcium levels in your blood, your health care provider will likely repeat the test. ...

Gallstone Pancreatitis: Definition, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22982-gallstone-pancreatitis

May 3rd, 2022 - Overview What is gallstone pancreatitis? Acute pancreatitis, or inflammation of your pancreas, has several possible causes, but the leading cause is gallstones. Healthcare providers distinguish pancreatitis caused by gallstones from other types of pancreatitis, because the nature of the disease, how it occurs and how it is treated are different. In gallstone pancreatitis, (also called biliary p...