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Pseudotumor cerebri (idiopathic intracranial hypertension) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pseudotumor-cerebri/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354036

Nov 12th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose your condition, your doctor will review your symptoms and medical history, conduct a physical examination, and order tests. Eye exams If pseudotumor cerebri is suspected, a doctor trained in eye conditions (ophthalmologist) will look for a distinctive type of swelling affecting the optic nerve in the back of your eye. You'll also undergo a visual field test to see if there...

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

Oct 29th, 2021 - 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...

Bladder stones - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bladder-stones/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354345

Sep 24th, 2021 - Diagnosis Diagnosing bladder stones may involve: A physical exam. Your doctor will likely feel your lower abdomen to see if your bladder is enlarged (distended) or may perform a rectal exam to determine whether your prostate is enlarged. You'll also discuss any urinary signs or symptoms that you're having. A urine test. A sample of your urine may be collected and examined for microscopic amount...

Bladder stones - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bladder-stones/symptoms-causes/syc-20354339

Sep 24th, 2021 - Overview Bladder stones are hard masses of minerals in your bladder. They develop when the minerals in concentrated urine crystallize and form stones. This often happens when you have trouble completely emptying your bladder. Small bladder stones may pass without treatment, but sometimes bladder stones need medications or surgery. Left untreated, bladder stones may lead to infections and other ...

Gallstones - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gallstones/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354220

Aug 20th, 2021 - Diagnosis Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Open pop-up dialog box Close Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) uses a dye to highlight the bile ducts and pancreatic duct on X-ray images. A thin, flexible tube (endoscope) with a camera on the end is passed down your throat a...

Uric Acid Stones: Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16378-uric-acid-stones

Aug 19th, 2021 - Overview What are uric acid stones? Uric acid stones are one of four types of kidney stones. A kidney stone is a collection of minerals and salt that hardens. Kidney stones form in the kidneys or urinary tract, the path that urine takes to leave the body. They can cause pain and blood in the urine, but treatment can help. Other types of kidney stones include: Calcium stones. Struvite stones. Cy...

Hyperoxaluria and oxalosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperoxaluria/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352258

Jul 14th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct a thorough physical exam, including a medical history and discussion of your diet. Tests to diagnose hyperoxaluria may include: Urine tests, to measure oxalate and other metabolite levels in the urine Blood tests, to show kidney function as well as oxalate levels in the blood Stone analysis, to determine the composition of kidney stones passed or surgically re...

Hyperoxaluria and oxalosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperoxaluria/symptoms-causes/syc-20352254

Jul 14th, 2021 - Overview Hyperoxaluria occurs when you have too much oxalate in your urine. Oxalate is a natural chemical in your body, and it's also found in certain types of food. But too much oxalate in your urine can cause serious problems. Hyperoxaluria can be caused by inherited (genetic) disorders, an intestinal disease or eating too many oxalate-rich foods. The long-term health of your kidneys depends ...

Hyperoxaluria and oxalosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hyperoxaluria/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352260

Jul 14th, 2021 - Hyperoxaluria and oxalosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team The Mayo Clinic Hyperoxaluria Center in Minnesota brings together doctors from many specialties to design a personalized treatment plan, based on the type and severity of hyperoxaluria and any related conditions. Mayo Clinic coordinates your testing and doctor appointments to speed the process of diagnosis and treatment. ...

Post-Void Residual Urine Test: Urinary Retention, Post-Vo
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16423-postvoid-residual

Jun 16th, 2021 - Overview What is a post-void residual urine test? The amount of urine that remains in your bladder after you urinate (pee) is called post-void residual (PVR). A post-void residual urine test measures the amount of urine left in your bladder. Ideally, when you go to the bathroom, your bladder should empty completely. But sometimes, urine stays in the bladder even after you think you’ve emptied i...

Cholangiocarcinoma (Bile Duct Cancer): Symptoms, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21524-cholangiocarcinoma

May 7th, 2021 - Overview What is cholangiocarcinoma? Cholangiocarcinoma is a rare cancer that starts in your bile ducts. Bile ducts are thin tubes that bring bile (a fluid that helps you digest food) from your liver and gallbladder to your small intestine. Most people receive a cholangiocarcinoma diagnosis after the cancer has already spread outside of their bile ducts. It’s difficult to treat and the prognosi...

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...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/symptoms-causes/syc-20370087

Apr 13th, 2021 - Overview Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) — also called prostate gland enlargement — is a common condition as men get older. An enlarged prostate gland can cause uncomfortable urinary symptoms, such as blocking the flow of urine out of the bladder. It can also cause bladder, urinary tract or kidney problems. There are several effective treatments for prostate gland enlargement, including medi...

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...

Urinary Retention: Causes, Dia
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/15427-urinary-retention

Jan 10th, 2021 - Overview Urinary retention can be caused by problems affecting your ureters, bladder or urethra. What is urinary retention? Urinary retention is a condition where your bladder doesn’t empty all the way or at all when you urinate. Your bladder is like a storage tank for urine. Urine is made up of waste that’s filtered out of your blood by your kidneys. Once filtered, the urine moves to your blad...

Hyperparathyroidism: Treatment, Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14454-hyperparathyroidism

Dec 31st, 2020 - Overview Four pea-sized parathyroid glands are located on the outside borders on the backside of your thyroid gland in your neck. What is hyperparathyroidism? Hyperparathyroidism is a condition in which one or more of your parathyroid glands become overactive and release (secrete) too much parathyroid hormone (PTH). This causes the levels of calcium in your blood to rise, a condition known as h...

End-Stage Renal (Kidney) Disease: What is it, Cause
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16243-end-stage-renal-kidney-disease

Nov 13th, 2020 - Overview What is end-stage renal disease? End-stage kidney disease (ESKD), or kidney failure, is the fifth and final stage of chronic kidney disease (CKD) progression. With chronic kidney disease, your kidneys can’t do their day-to-day job. When they fail, you need treatment either dialysis or a kidney transplant to survive. What do the kidneys do? The kidneys are bean-shaped organs, located de...

Ureterocele: Symptoms, Livin
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16322-ureterocele

Nov 6th, 2020 - Overview What is a ureterocele? A ureterocele is a birth defect that affects the kidney, ureters (the tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder) and bladder. A ureterocele blocks the flow of urine which causes swelling at the bottom of the affected ureter. Symptoms and Causes What causes a ureterocele? A ureterocele forms during the prenatal period when the end of ureter that enter...

Urine color - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/urine-color/symptoms-causes/syc-20367333

Oct 24th, 2020 - Overview Normal urine color ranges from pale yellow to deep amber — the result of a pigment called urochrome and how diluted or concentrated the urine is. Pigments and other compounds in certain foods and medications can change your urine color. Beets, berries and fava beans are among the foods most likely to affect the color. Many over-the-counter and prescription medications give urine vivid ...

Blood in urine (hematuria) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/blood-in-urine/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353436

Oct 15th, 2020 - Diagnosis Female cystoscopy Open pop-up dialog box Close Female cystoscopy Female cystoscopy Cystoscopy allows your doctor to view your lower urinary tract to look for abnormalities, such as a bladder stone. Surgical tools can be passed through the cystoscope to treat certain urinary tract conditions. Male cystoscopy Open pop-up dialog box Close Male cystoscopy Male cystoscopy Cystoscopy allows...