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Vestibular Neuritis: Symptoms,
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Jan 19th, 2023 - Overview Vestibular neuritis develops when the vestibular nerve in your inner ear becomes inflamed or swollen. What is vestibular neuritis? Vestibular neuritis is a disorder that affects the vestibulocochlear nerve of your inner ear. This nerve sends information about your balance and head position from your inner ear to your brain. When this nerve becomes inflamed or swollen, it interrupts the...

Prostate Cancer: Symptoms,
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Jan 17th, 2023 - Overview 10 Warning Signs of Prostate Cancer What is prostate cancer? Prostate cancer develops in the prostate, a small walnut-shaped gland located below the bladder and in front of the rectum in men and people assigned male at birth (AMAB). This tiny gland secretes fluid that mixes with semen, keeping sperm healthy for conception and pregnancy. Prostate cancer is a serious disease. Fortunately...

Foot Drop: What It Is, Causes, Sy
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Jan 16th, 2023 - Overview Foot drop happens when you can’t raise the front part of your foot due to weakness or paralysis of the muscles that lift it. Peroneal nerve injury is a common cause of the symptom. What is foot drop? Foot drop (also called drop foot) happens when you can’t raise the front part of your foot due to weakness or paralysis of the muscles that lift it. It’s a symptom of several possible unde...

Fibroglandular Density: Scattered, Concer
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Jan 12th, 2023 - What is fibroglandular density? Fibroglandular density describes the type of tissue in your breast as seen on a mammogram. Your breasts consist of three types of tissue: Fibrous connective tissue: Fibrous connective tissue is dense. It appears white on a mammogram. The tissue’s appearance makes it harder to detect cancerous tumors that also appear white. Having lots of this type of tissue is as...

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Jan 10th, 2023 - Overview What is anal dysplasia? Anal dysplasia is a term healthcare providers use to describe changes in your body that could become cancer in your anus. Anal dysplasia isn’t cancer. It’s a sign you could develop anal cancer. In anal dysplasia, cells in your anus — the last section of your intestine — become abnormal. Over time, these abnormal cells could start multiplying, creating tumors. Th...

Post-Polio Syndrome: What It Is, Sy
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Jan 8th, 2023 - Overview What is post-polio syndrome? Post-polio syndrome (PPS) is a condition that causes gradual muscle weakness and muscle atrophy (loss) that can affect people who’ve had polio. PPS usually happens 10 to 40 years after you’ve recovered from the initial polio infection. Polio (poliomyelitis) is a disease caused by the poliovirus. It causes mild or no symptoms in most people. But it can somet...

Postherpetic neuralgia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 6th, 2023 - Overview Postherpetic neuralgia (post-hur-PET-ik noo-RAL-juh) is the most common complication of shingles. It causes a burning pain in nerves and skin. The pain lasts long after the rash and blisters of shingles go away. The risk of postherpetic neuralgia rises with age. It mainly affects people older than 60. There's no cure, but treatments can ease symptoms. For most people, postherpetic neur...

Foot drop - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 5th, 2023 - Diagnosis Foot drop is usually diagnosed during a physical exam. Your health care provider will watch you walk and check your leg muscles for weakness. Your provider also may check for numbness on your shin and on the top of your foot and toes. Imaging tests Foot drop is sometimes caused by a mass pushing on a nerve. This can be an overgrowth of bone in the spinal canal or a tumor or cyst press...

Polio - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 5th, 2023 - Overview Polio is an illness caused by a virus that mainly affects nerves in the spinal cord or brain stem. In its most severe form, polio can lead to a person being unable to move certain limbs, also called paralysis. It can also lead to trouble breathing and sometimes death. The disease also is called poliomyelitis. A vaccination effort throughout the world has led to only a small number of c...

Tapeworm infection - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tapeworm/symptoms-causes/syc-20378174

Jan 5th, 2023 - Overview A tapeworm is a parasite that can live and feed in human intestines. This is called a tapeworm infection. A young and inactive form of the tapeworm is called a larval cyst. It can stay alive in other parts of the body. This is called a larval cyst infection. A tapeworm in the intestines often causes mild symptoms. Moderate to severe symptoms may include stomach pain and diarrhea. Larva...

Tuberous Sclerosis: What It Is, Sy
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Jan 5th, 2023 - Overview What is tuberous sclerosis? Tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC) is a rare genetic disease that causes noncancerous tumors to grow throughout your body. This condition, sometimes known simply as tuberous sclerosis, can affect people in many ways. People with less severe cases may see very few effects and have a normal lifespan. Severe cases can lead to serious complications. TSC is a disea...

Sarcoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 28th, 2022 - Overview Sarcoma is a type of cancer that can occur in various locations in your body. Sarcoma is the general term for a broad group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft (also called connective) tissues (soft tissue sarcoma). Soft tissue sarcoma forms in the tissues that connect, support and surround other body structures. This includes muscle, fat, blood vessels, nerves, tendons ...

Sarcoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 28th, 2022 - Overview Sarcoma is a type of cancer that can occur in various locations in your body. Sarcoma is the general term for a broad group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft (also called connective) tissues (soft tissue sarcoma). Soft tissue sarcoma forms in the tissues that connect, support and surround other body structures. This includes muscle, fat, blood vessels, nerves, tendons ...

Coloboma: Types, Causes & Ass
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Dec 27th, 2022 - Overview Colobomas most commonly affect the iris of the eye. They give the pupil a keyhole shape. What is a coloboma? A coloboma is an area of missing tissue in your eye. Colobomas are present in a person’s eye when they’re born. They can affect one or both eyes. The most recognizable and common colobomas affect your iris (the colored part of your eye) and cause your pupil (the dark center of y...

Molar Pregnancy: Types, Symptoms, C
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Dec 26th, 2022 - Overview What is a molar pregnancy? A molar pregnancy occurs when an egg and sperm join incorrectly at fertilization and create a noncancerous tumor. The tumor looks like tiny water-filled sacs, similar to a cluster of grapes. The tumor can’t support a developing embryo and the pregnancy ends. Some people have a miscarriage. If this doesn’t happen, surgery is needed to remove the pregnancy. If ...

Multiple sclerosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/multiple-sclerosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20350269

Dec 24th, 2022 - Overview What is multiple sclerosis? An expert explains Learn more from neurologist Oliver Tobin, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., Ph.D. Show transcript for video What is multiple sclerosis? An expert explains I'm Dr. Oliver Tobin, a neurologist specializing in multiple sclerosis at Mayo Clinic. In this video, we'll be covering the basics of multiple sclerosis. What is it? Who gets it? The symptoms, diagno...

Multiple sclerosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 24th, 2022 - Multiple sclerosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's world-renowned multiple sclerosis teams include neurologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists (physiatrists), urologists, psychiatrists, and neuro-ophthalmologists, as well as other specialists working together as a multidisciplinary team to evaluate and treat everyone. With an emphasis on collabora...

Pure Red C
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Dec 21st, 2022 - Overview What is pure red cell aplasia (PRCA)? Pure red cell aplasia (PRCA) is a rare blood disorder that happens when your bone marrow doesn’t produce the normal number of red blood cells. When your red blood cell supply drops below normal levels, you have anemia. With anemia, you don’t have enough healthy red blood cells carrying oxygen to your tissues and organs. Symptoms and Causes What are...

Sweet syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 16th, 2022 - Overview Sweet syndrome Open pop-up dialog box Close Sweet syndrome Sweet syndrome Sweet syndrome is an uncommon skin condition marked by a distinctive eruption of tiny bumps that enlarge and are often tender to the touch. They can appear on the back, neck, arms or face. Sweet syndrome, also called acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis, is an uncommon skin condition. It causes fever and a painf...

PTEN Hamartoma Tum
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Dec 16th, 2022 - Overview What is PTEN hamartoma tumor syndrome (PHTS)? PTEN hamartoma tumor syndrome (PHTS) refers to a group of syndromes that involve a mutation, or change, in your PTEN gene. PTEN is a tumor suppressor gene. It makes an enzyme that prevents uncontrolled cell growth that causes tumors. Cells can grow out of control when there’s a mutation, causing hamartomas. A hamartoma (pronounced “HA-mar-T...