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Dysphagia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dysphagia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20372039

Oct 20th, 2021 - Dysphagia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Specialists at Mayo Clinic work together to identify the appropriate treatment approach for each person. The team includes doctors who specialize in gastroenterology and hepatology, otolaryngology, neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and speech pathology. If you have esophageal cancer, specialists in thoracic surgery, oncolog...

Diabetic nephropathy (kidney disease) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 19th, 2021 - Diagnosis Kidney biopsy Open pop-up dialog box Close Kidney biopsy Kidney biopsy During a kidney biopsy, your doctor uses a needle to remove a small sample of kidney tissue for lab testing. The biopsy needle is inserted through your skin and is often directed using the guidance of an imaging device, such as an ultrasound transducer. Diabetic nephropathy is usually diagnosed during routine testi...

Breast cancer - Outcomes & ratings - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 16th, 2021 - Hill: My name is Paula Hill. I have lived here in the valley for over 30 years. I'm the mother of four grown children and the wife of a retired firefighter. I had been for a routine mammogram and the results came back normal. Shortly following that I had my annual exam with my regular GYN, who did a breast exam, and found a lump. I then got a phone call a few days later saying that it was, in f...

Breast cancer - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352475

Oct 16th, 2021 - Diagnosis Diagnosing breast cancer Core needle biopsy Open pop-up dialog box Close Core needle biopsy Core needle biopsy A core needle biopsy uses a long, hollow tube to obtain a sample of tissue. Here, a biopsy of a suspicious breast lump is being done. The sample is sent to a laboratory for testing and evaluation by doctors who specialize in analyzing blood and body tissue (pathologists). Bre...

Enlarged breasts in men (gynecomastia) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gynecomastia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351799

Oct 16th, 2021 - Diagnosis A diagnosis of gynecomastia is based on a review of your symptoms and a medical exam that includes a careful evaluation of your breast tissue, abdomen and genitals. Tests Your doctor will likely order tests to identify a possible cause of gynecomastia, to screen for possible breast cancer and to rule out other conditions. These may include: Blood tests Mammograms Computerized tomograp...

Breast cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20352470

Oct 16th, 2021 - Overview Breast anatomy Open pop-up dialog box Close Breast anatomy Breast anatomy Each breast contains 15 to 20 lobes of glandular tissue, arranged like the petals of a daisy. The lobes are further divided into smaller lobules that produce milk for breastfeeding. Small tubes (ducts) conduct the milk to a reservoir that lies just beneath your nipple. Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the ce...

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...

Breast cancer - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352479

Oct 16th, 2021 - Breast cancer care at Mayo Mayo Clinic specialists provide compassionate care for people with breast cancer. Note: Items within this content were created prior to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic and do not demonstrate proper pandemic protocols. Please follow all recommended Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines for masking and social distancing. People with brea...

Athlete's foot - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2021 - Overview Athlete's foot between the toes Open pop-up dialog box Close Athlete's foot between the toes Athlete's foot between the toes Athlete's foot can cause cracked peeling skin between the toes. Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal skin infection that usually begins between the toes. It commonly occurs in people whose feet have become very sweaty while confined within tight-fitting shoes...

Athlete's foot - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2021 - Overview Athlete's foot between the toes Open pop-up dialog box Close Athlete's foot between the toes Athlete's foot between the toes Athlete's foot can cause cracked peeling skin between the toes. Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal skin infection that usually begins between the toes. It commonly occurs in people whose feet have become very sweaty while confined within tight-fitting shoes...

Head and neck cancers - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/head-and-neck-cancers/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354174

Oct 15th, 2021 - Head and neck cancer care at Mayo Clinic Why choose Mayo Clinic for head and neck cancers Mayo Clinic experts offer compassionate, comprehensive care to those with head and neck cancers, including those with: Skull base tumors Pituitary tumors Esthesioneuroblastoma Nasopharyngeal cancer Nasal cavity cancer Paranasal sinus cancer Floor of mouth cancer Lip cancer Mouth cancer Salivary gland cance...

Athlete's foot - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/athletes-foot/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353847

Oct 15th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor may be able to diagnose athlete's foot simply by looking at it. Some types of athletes foot look like dry skin or dermatitis. To help confirm the diagnosis and rule out other conditions, your doctor might take a skin scraping from the affected area for testing in a lab. Treatment If your athlete's foot doesn't respond to nonprescription products and self-care, you may need...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354027

Oct 15th, 2021 - Diagnosis Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is difficult to diagnose early because it can mimic other neurological diseases. Tests to rule out other conditions might include: Electromyogram (EMG). Your doctor inserts a needle electrode through your skin into various muscles. The test evaluates the electrical activity of your muscles when they contract and when they're at rest. Abnormalities in musc...

Head and neck cancers - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/head-and-neck-cancers/symptoms-causes/syc-20354171

Oct 15th, 2021 - Overview Head and neck cancers are a broad category of cancers that occur in the head and neck region. Head and neck cancer treatment depends on the type, location and size of your cancer. Treatment for head and neck cancers often involves surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy. Treatments may be combined. After treatment, recovery from head and neck cancers may involve working with rehabi...

Swollen lymph nodes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/swollen-lymph-nodes/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353906

Oct 14th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose what might be causing your swollen lymph nodes, your doctor may need: Your medical history. Your doctor will want to know when and how your swollen lymph nodes developed and if you have any other signs or symptoms. A physical exam. Your doctor will also want to check lymph nodes near the surface of your skin for size, tenderness, warmth and texture. The site of your swolle...

Swollen lymph nodes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 14th, 2021 - Overview Lymph node locations Open pop-up dialog box Close Lymph node locations Lymph node locations Your lymph nodes play a vital role in your body's ability to fight off infections. Common areas where you might notice swollen lymph nodes include your neck, under your chin, in your armpits and in your groin. Swollen lymph nodes Open pop-up dialog box Close Swollen lymph nodes Swollen lymph nod...

HPV infection - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 12th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor might be able to diagnose HPV infection by looking at your warts. If genital warts aren't visible, you'll need one or more of the following tests: Vinegar (acetic acid) solution test. A vinegar solution applied to HPV-infected genital areas turns them white. This may help in identifying difficult-to-see flat lesions. Pap test. Your doctor collects a sample of cells from yo...

HPV infection - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 12th, 2021 - Overview HPV infection is a viral infection that commonly causes skin or mucous membrane growths (warts). There are more than 100 varieties of human papillomavirus (HPV). Some types of HPV infection cause warts, and some can cause different types of cancer. Most HPV infections don't lead to cancer. But some types of genital HPV can cause cancer of the lower part of the uterus that connects to t...

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...

End-stage renal disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 12th, 2021 - Diagnosis Kidney biopsy Open pop-up dialog box Close Kidney biopsy Kidney biopsy During a kidney biopsy, your doctor uses a needle to remove a small sample of kidney tissue for lab testing. The biopsy needle is inserted through your skin and is often directed using the guidance of an imaging device, such as ultrasound. To diagnose end-stage renal disease, your health care provider may ask you a...