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Ruptured Eardrum: Symptoms,
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Nov 21st, 2022 - Overview Your eardrum is a flexible layer of cartilage that separates your outer ear (left) from your middle ear (right). A ruptured eardrum (inset) may affect your hearing and sense of balance. What is a ruptured eardrum? Your eardrum is a flexible membrane that separates your outer ear from your middle ear. You can rupture your eardrum if you have a severe middle ear infection or you injure o...

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...

Lyme disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 18th, 2022 - Overview Lyme disease is an illness caused by borrelia bacteria. Humans usually get Lyme disease from the bite of a tick carrying the bacteria. Ticks that can carry borrelia bacteria live throughout most of the United States. But Lyme disease is most common in the upper Midwest and the northeastern and mid-Atlantic states. It's also common in Europe and in south central and southeastern Canada....

Neurofibroma - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 17th, 2022 - Neurofibroma A neurofibroma is a type of peripheral nerve tumor that forms soft bumps on or under the skin. A neurofibroma can develop within a major or minor nerve anywhere in the body. This common type of benign nerve tumor tends to form centrally within the nerve. Sometimes it arises from several nerve bundles. When this happens, it's called plexiform neurofibroma. Symptoms are often mild or...

Peripheral nerve tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/peripheral-nerve-tumors/symptoms-causes/syc-20355070

Nov 17th, 2022 - Overview Schwannoma in the leg Open pop-up dialog box Close Schwannoma in the leg Schwannoma in the leg Benign tumors can occur in nerves, muscle and bone. This illustration shows a schwannoma of the tibial nerve in the leg. Dumbbell tumor Open pop-up dialog box Close Dumbbell tumor Dumbbell tumor A more complex nerve sheath tumor may assume the shape of a dumbbell. This type of tumor occurs in...

Meningitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Overview Meningitis is an infection and inflammation of the fluid and membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. These membranes are called meninges. The inflammation from meningitis typically triggers symptoms such as headache, fever and a stiff neck. Most cases of meningitis in the United States are caused by a viral infection. But bacteria, parasites and fungi also can cause it. Some c...

Gout - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 16th, 2022 - Diagnosis Doctors usually diagnose gout based on your symptoms and the appearance of the affected joint. Tests to help diagnose gout may include: Joint fluid test. Your doctor may use a needle to draw fluid from your affected joint. Urate crystals may be visible when the fluid is examined under a microscope. Blood test. Your doctor may recommend a blood test to measure the levels of uric acid i...

Gout - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gout/symptoms-causes/syc-20372897

Nov 16th, 2022 - Overview Gout is a common and complex form of arthritis that can affect anyone. It's characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, swelling, redness and tenderness in one or more joints, most often in the big toe. An attack of gout can occur suddenly, often waking you up in the middle of the night with the sensation that your big toe is on fire. The affected joint is hot, swollen and so tend...

Meningitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/meningitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350514

Nov 16th, 2022 - Diagnosis A health care provider can diagnose meningitis based on a medical history, a physical exam and certain tests. During the exam, your provider may check for signs of infection around the head, ears, throat and skin along the spine. Common tests to diagnose meningitis include: Blood cultures. A blood sample is placed in a special dish to see if it grows microorganisms such as bacteria. T...

Sleep Apnea: What It Is, Causes, Sy
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Nov 15th, 2022 - Overview Obstructive sleep apnea occurs when the tongue and soft palate block the airway while you’re sleeping. What is sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a condition that causes you to stop breathing while you’re sleeping. The word “apnea” comes from the Greek word for “breathless.” Sleep apnea happens because you stop breathing in your sleep. This happens either because of blockage of your airway (o...

Ovarian Cancer: Symptoms, Dia
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Nov 14th, 2022 - Overview Warning signs and risk factors of ovarian cancer. What is ovarian cancer? Ovarian cancer occurs when abnormal cells in your ovaries or fallopian tubes grow and multiply out of control. Ovaries are part of the female reproductive system. These two round, walnut-sized organs make eggs during your reproductive years. Who gets ovarian cancer? Ovarian cancer affects women and people assigne...

Ankylosing spondylitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ankylosing-spondylitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354813

Nov 12th, 2022 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your health care provider might ask you to bend in different directions to test the range of motion in your spine. Your provider might try to reproduce your pain by pressing on specific portions of your pelvis or by moving your legs into a particular position. You also may be asked to take a deep breath to see if you have difficulty expanding your chest. Imag...

Ankylosing spondylitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ankylosing-spondylitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354808

Nov 12th, 2022 - Overview Ankylosing spondylitis Open pop-up dialog box Close Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis As ankylosing spondylitis worsens, new bone forms as part of the body's attempt to heal. The new bone gradually bridges the gaps between vertebrae and eventually fuses sections of vertebrae together. Fused vertebrae can flatten the natural curves of the spine, which causes an inflexible, h...

Dupuytren contracture - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dupuytrens-contracture/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20371949

Nov 12th, 2022 - Diagnosis In most cases, Dupuytren contracture can be diagnosed by the look and feel of the hands. Other tests are rarely necessary. Health care providers compare the hands with each other and check for puckering on the skin of the palms. They also press on parts of the hands and fingers to check for hard knots or bands of tissue. Another test for Dupuytren contracture involves putting the palm...

Molar pregnancy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/molar-pregnancy/symptoms-causes/syc-20375175

Nov 12th, 2022 - Overview A molar pregnancy is a rare complication of pregnancy. It involves unusual growth of cells called trophoblasts. These cells typically become the organ that feeds a growing fetus. That organ also is known as the placenta. There are two types of molar pregnancy — complete molar pregnancy and partial molar pregnancy. In a complete molar pregnancy, the placental tissue swells and appears t...

Tendinitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tendinitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378248

Nov 11th, 2022 - Diagnosis Usually, a physical exam alone can diagnose tendinitis. X-rays or other imaging tests might be used to rule out other conditions that could be causing the symptoms. More Information X-ray Treatment The goals of tendinitis treatment are to relieve pain and reduce irritation. Self-care, including rest, ice and pain relievers, might be all that's needed. But full recovery might take seve...

Tendinitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tendinitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20378243

Nov 11th, 2022 - Overview Shoulder joint Open pop-up dialog box Close Shoulder joint Shoulder joint Tendons are thick fibrous cords that attach muscle to bone. Overuse or strain on a joint can inflame tendons and result in tendinitis. Tendinitis is inflammation of the thick fibrous cords that attach muscle to bone. These cords are called tendons. The condition causes pain and tenderness just outside a joint. Te...

Self-injury/cutting - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/self-injury/symptoms-causes/syc-20350950

Nov 10th, 2022 - Overview Nonsuicidal self-injury, often simply called self-injury, is the act of harming your own body on purpose, such as by cutting or burning yourself. It's usually not meant as a suicide attempt. This type of self-injury is a harmful way to cope with emotional pain, sadness, anger and stress. While self-injury may bring a brief sense of calm and a release of physical and emotional tension, ...

Osteomyelitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/osteomyelitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20375913

Nov 8th, 2022 - Overview Osteomyelitis is an infection in a bone. Infections can reach a bone by traveling through the bloodstream or spreading from nearby tissue. Infections can also begin in the bone itself if an injury exposes the bone to germs. Smokers and people with chronic health conditions, such as diabetes or kidney failure, are more at risk of developing osteomyelitis. People who have diabetes may de...

Osteomyelitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 8th, 2022 - Overview Osteomyelitis is an infection in a bone. Infections can reach a bone by traveling through the bloodstream or spreading from nearby tissue. Infections can also begin in the bone itself if an injury exposes the bone to germs. Smokers and people with chronic health conditions, such as diabetes or kidney failure, are more at risk of developing osteomyelitis. People who have diabetes may de...