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Lymphoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 5th, 2022 - Overview What is lymphoma? An expert explains Learn more from hematologist Stephen Ansell, M.D. Show transcript for video What is lymphoma? An expert explains Hi. I'm Dr. Stephen Ansell. I'm a hematologist at Mayo Clinic. In this video, we're going to cover the basics of lymphoma. What is it? Who gets it? The symptoms. Diagnosis and treatment. Whether you're looking for answers for yourself or ...

Lymphoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 5th, 2022 - Overview What is lymphoma? An expert explains Learn more from hematologist Stephen Ansell, M.D. Show transcript for video What is lymphoma? An expert explains Hi. I'm Dr. Stephen Ansell. I'm a hematologist at Mayo Clinic. In this video, we're going to cover the basics of lymphoma. What is it? Who gets it? The symptoms. Diagnosis and treatment. Whether you're looking for answers for yourself or ...

Essential tremor - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Essential tremor care at Mayo Clinic Doctors at Mayo Clinic are experts at diagnosing and treating essential tremor. They will work with your primary doctor to help coordinate your treatment and may offer you deep brain stimulation if your tremor is severe. Your Mayo Clinic care team Experience Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) treat more than 2,5...

Bell's palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Overview Bell's palsy is a condition that causes sudden weakness in the muscles on one side of the face. In most cases, the weakness is temporary and significantly improves over weeks. The weakness makes half of the face appear to droop. Smiles are one-sided, and the eye on the affected side resists closing. Bell's palsy is also known as acute peripheral facial palsy of unknown cause. It can oc...

Bell's palsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis There's no specific test for Bell's palsy. Your health care provider will look at your face and ask you to move your facial muscles by closing your eyes, lifting your brow, showing your teeth and frowning, among other movements. Other conditions — such as a stroke, infections, Lyme disease, inflammatory conditions and tumors — can cause facial muscle weakness that mimics Bell's palsy....

Bell's palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Overview Bell's palsy is a condition that causes sudden weakness in the muscles on one side of the face. In most cases, the weakness is temporary and significantly improves over weeks. The weakness makes half of the face appear to droop. Smiles are one-sided, and the eye on the affected side resists closing. Bell's palsy is also known as acute peripheral facial palsy of unknown cause. It can oc...

Testicular Cancer: Symptoms, Signs,
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May 2nd, 2022 - Overview Testicles (testis) , scrotum and surrounding area. What is testicular cancer? Testicular cancer forms when malignant (cancer) cells develop in the tissues of one or (less commonly) both testicles. Your testicles are two walnut-shaped sex glands that produce sperm and the hormone testosterone. They sit inside a sac of skin that lies below your penis called the scrotum. Like any cancer, ...

Atrial tachycardia - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 30th, 2022 - Atrial tachycardia Atrial tachycardia is a fast heartbeat (arrhythmia). It's a type of supraventricular tachycardia (SVT). During an atrial tachycardia episode, the heart rate increases to more than 100 beats a minute before returning to a typical heart rate of around 60 to 80 beats a minute. An episode may start gradually or it may start abruptly. Atrial tachycardia can cause a feeling of a po...

Diabetic neuropathy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 29th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider can usually diagnose diabetic neuropathy by performing a physical exam and carefully reviewing your symptoms and medical history. Your health care provider typically checks your: Overall muscle strength and tone Tendon reflexes Sensitivity to touch, pain, temperature and vibration Along with the physical exam, your health care provider may perform or order sp...

Diabetic neuropathy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 29th, 2022 - Overview Diabetic neuropathy is a type of nerve damage that can occur if you have diabetes. High blood sugar (glucose) can injure nerves throughout the body. Diabetic neuropathy most often damages nerves in the legs and feet. Depending on the affected nerves, diabetic neuropathy symptoms include pain and numbness in the legs, feet and hands. It can also cause problems with the digestive system,...

Alexander Disease: Leukodystrophy, Neurologica
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Apr 26th, 2022 - Overview What is Alexander disease? Alexander disease is an extremely rare nervous system (neurological) disorder. It’s a type of leukodystrophy, conditions that affect white matter in your brain. Alexander disease damages myelin, the fatty white substance that protects nerve fibers in your brain. Myelin helps send nerve impulses from the brain throughout your body. People with Alexander diseas...

Syringomyelia: What It Is, Symptoms,
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Apr 20th, 2022 - Overview What is syringomyelia? Syringomyelia is a condition in which a fluid-filled cyst called a syrinx forms within your spinal cord. The syrinx can get bigger and elongate over time, resulting in damage to your spinal cord and compression and injury of the nerve fibers that carry information from your brain to the rest of your body and vice versa. The fluid in the cyst is cerebrospinal flui...

Merkel Cell Carcinoma: Symptoms, Trea
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Apr 15th, 2022 - Overview What is Merkel cell carcinoma? Merkel cell carcinoma is a rare and aggressive type of skin cancer that can be life-threatening. It develops in Merkel cells found in your skin’s outer layer (your epidermis). Exposure to ultraviolet (UV) light and other risk factors can cause these cells to become cancerous and grow uncontrollably. Merkel cell carcinoma tends to spread quickly to other p...

Aphasia: Types, Causes, Sy
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Apr 12th, 2022 - Overview Broca's area, which controls speaking ability, and Wernicke's area, which controls word selection and understanding, are commonly affected by aphasia. What is aphasia? Aphasia is a disorder where you have problems speaking or understanding what other people say. It usually happens because of damage to part of your brain but can also happen with conditions that disrupt how your brain wo...

Transverse Myelitis (TM): Causes, Sy
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Apr 12th, 2022 - Overview What is transverse myelitis (TM)? Transverse myelitis (TM) is a rare neurological condition caused by inflammation of your spinal cord. Your spinal cord is a cylindrical structure that runs through the center of your spine, from your brainstem to your low back. It’s a delicate structure that contains nerve bundles and cells that carry messages from your brain to the rest of your body. ...

Encopresis Causes, Sy
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Apr 1st, 2022 - Overview What is encopresis? Encopresis, also known as functional fecal incontinence or soiling, is when children pass stool (poop) into their underwear, in most cases accidentally. It occurs in children 4 years of age and older who have been toilet trained. The condition is more common in boys than girls. It affects 1% to 4% of children who are 4 years old, and the frequency of this condition ...

Malignant Soft Tissue Tumors: Types, Causes, S
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Mar 28th, 2022 - Overview What are malignant soft tissue tumors? Malignant soft tissue tumors are rare tumors that account for only 1% of all cancers. These tumors, also known as sarcomas, are cancerous tumors that appear in soft connective tissues. Soft connective tissues, along with bones, form and support your body’s connecting structures. Soft tissues include: Muscles. Ligaments. Tendons. Cartilage. Fat. Bl...

Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 26th, 2022 - Overview Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system are a group of uncommon disorders that develop in some people who have cancer. Paraneoplastic syndromes can also affect other organ systems including hormones (endocrine), skin (dermatologic), blood (hematologic) and joints (rheumatologic). Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system occur when cancer-fighting agents of the immune syste...

Paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 26th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose paraneoplastic syndrome of the nervous system, your doctor will need to conduct a physical exam and order blood tests. He or she may also need to request a spinal tap or imaging tests. Because paraneoplastic syndromes of the nervous system are associated with cancer, your doctor may also perform certain cancer screening tests based on your age. Clinical exam Your doctor or...

Toe walking - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Mar 23rd, 2022 - Diagnosis Toe walking can be observed during a physical exam. In some cases, the doctor may do a gait analysis or an exam known as electromyography (EMG). During an EMG, a thin needle with an electrode is inserted into a muscle in the leg. The electrode measures the electrical activity in the affected nerve or muscle. If the doctor suspects a condition such as cerebral palsy or autism, he or sh...