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Reactive arthritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/reactive-arthritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354838

Jan 22nd, 2022 - Overview Reactive arthritis is joint pain and swelling triggered by an infection in another part of the body — most often the intestines, genitals or urinary tract. This condition usually targets the knees, ankles and feet. Inflammation also can affect the eyes, skin and the tube that carries urine out of the body (urethra). Previously, reactive arthritis was sometimes called Reiter's syndrome....

Reactive arthritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/reactive-arthritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354843

Jan 22nd, 2022 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your doctor is likely to check your joints for swelling, warmth and tenderness, and test range of motion in your spine and affected joints. Your doctor might also check your eyes for inflammation and your skin for rashes. Blood tests Your doctor might recommend that a sample of your blood be tested for: Evidence of past or current infection Signs of inflammat...

Pinched nerve - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pinched-nerve/symptoms-causes/syc-20354746

Jan 22nd, 2022 - Overview A pinched nerve occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by surrounding tissues, such as bones, cartilage, muscles or tendons. This pressure can cause pain, tingling, numbness or weakness. A pinched nerve can occur in many areas throughout the body. For example, a herniated disk in the lower spine may put pressure on a nerve root. This may cause pain that radiates down the b...

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/coronavirus/symptoms-causes/syc-20479963

Jan 22nd, 2022 - Overview Coronavirus Open pop-up dialog box Close Coronavirus Coronavirus Coronavirus is a family of viruses that can cause respiratory illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle ...

Ureteral obstruction - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ureteral-obstruction/symptoms-causes/syc-20354676

Jan 21st, 2022 - Overview Female urinary system Open pop-up dialog box Close Female urinary system Female urinary system Your urinary system — which includes the kidneys, ureters, bladder and urethra — is responsible for removing waste from your body through urine. Your kidneys, located toward the back in your upper abdomen, produce urine by filtering waste and fluid from your blood. That urine then travels thr...

Ureteral obstruction - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ureteral-obstruction/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354680

Jan 21st, 2022 - Diagnosis Often, providers diagnose ureteral obstruction disorders before birth during routine prenatal ultrasounds, which can show details of the developing fetus, including the kidneys, ureters and bladder. Providers often perform another ultrasound after birth to reevaluate the kidneys. If your provider suspects you have an obstructed ureter, some of these tests and scans might be used to re...

Lead poisoning - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lead-poisoning/symptoms-causes/syc-20354717

Jan 21st, 2022 - Overview Lead poisoning occurs when lead builds up in the body, often over months or years. Even small amounts of lead can cause serious health problems. Children younger than 6 years are especially vulnerable to lead poisoning, which can severely affect mental and physical development. At very high levels, lead poisoning can be fatal. Lead-based paint and lead-contaminated dust in older buildi...

Plantar fasciitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/plantar-fasciitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354846

Jan 20th, 2022 - Overview Plantar fasciitis Open pop-up dialog box Close Plantar fasciitis Plantar fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the fibrous tissue (plantar fascia) along the bottom of your foot that connects your heel bone to your toes. Plantar fasciitis can cause intense heel pain. Plantar fasciitis (PLAN-tur fas-e-I-tis) is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves inflammat...

Melanoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/melanoma/symptoms-causes/syc-20374884

Jan 20th, 2022 - Overview Melanoma Open pop-up dialog box Close Melanoma Melanoma Melanoma is a form of skin cancer that begins in the cells (melanocytes) that control the pigment in your skin. This illustration shows melanoma cells extending from the surface of the skin into the deeper skin layers. Melanoma, the most serious type of skin cancer, develops in the cells (melanocytes) that produce melanin — the pi...

Plantar fasciitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/plantar-fasciitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354851

Jan 20th, 2022 - Diagnosis Plantar fasciitis is diagnosed based on your medical history and physical examination. During the exam, your health care provider will check for areas of tenderness in your foot. The location of your pain can help determine its cause. Imaging tests Usually no tests are necessary. Your health care provider might suggest an X-ray or MRI to make sure another problem, such as a stress fra...

Syringomyelia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/syringomyelia/symptoms-causes/syc-20354771

Jan 19th, 2022 - Overview Syringomyelia cyst (syrinx) in the spinal cord Open pop-up dialog box Close Syringomyelia cyst (syrinx) in the spinal cord Syringomyelia cyst (syrinx) in the spinal cord Syringomyelia develops when cerebrospinal fluid, which usually flows around the outside of your brain and spinal cord, collects inside your spinal cord and forms a fluid-filled cyst (syrinx). Syringomyelia (sih-ring-go...

Desmoid tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/desmoid-tumors/symptoms-causes/syc-20355083

Jan 19th, 2022 - Overview Desmoid tumors are noncancerous growths that occur in the connective tissue. Desmoid tumors most often occur in the abdomen, arms and legs. Another term for desmoid tumors is aggressive fibromatosis. Some desmoid tumors are slow growing and don't require immediate treatment. Others grow quickly and are treated with surgery, radiation therapy, chemotherapy or other drugs. Desmoid tumors...

Transverse myelitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/transverse-myelitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354726

Jan 19th, 2022 - Overview Transverse myelitis is an inflammation of both sides of one section of the spinal cord. This neurological disorder often damages the insulating material covering nerve cell fibers (myelin). Transverse myelitis interrupts the messages that the spinal cord nerves send throughout the body. This can cause pain, muscle weakness, paralysis, sensory problems, or bladder and bowel dysfunction....

Transverse myelitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/transverse-myelitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354730

Jan 19th, 2022 - Diagnosis A doctor will diagnose transverse myelitis based on your answers to questions about your signs and symptoms, your medical history, a clinical assessment of nerve function, and test results. These tests, which may indicate inflammation of the spinal cord and rule out other disorders, include the following: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create...

Ruptured eardrum (perforated eardrum) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ruptured-eardrum/symptoms-causes/syc-20351879

Jan 18th, 2022 - Overview Ruptured eardrum Open pop-up dialog box Close Ruptured eardrum Ruptured eardrum A ruptured (perforated) eardrum prevents the proper transmission of sound waves to the middle ear and leaves the middle ear vulnerable to infectious agents, water and other foreign substances. A ruptured eardrum (tympanic membrane perforation) is a hole or tear in the thin tissue that separates the ear cana...

Cryoglobulinemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cryoglobulinemia/symptoms-causes/syc-20371244

Jan 18th, 2022 - Overview Cryoglobulins are abnormal proteins in the blood. If you have cryoglobulinemia (kry-o-glob-u-lih-NEE-me-uh), these proteins may clump together at temperatures below 98.6 F (37 C). These gelatinous protein clumps can impede your blood circulation, which can damage your skin, joints, nerves and organs — particularly your kidneys and liver. Cryoglobulinemia care at Mayo Clinic Products & ...

Viral gastroenteritis (stomach flu) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/viral-gastroenteritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20378847

Jan 18th, 2022 - Overview Viral gastroenteritis is an intestinal infection that includes signs and symptoms such as watery diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea or vomiting, and sometimes fever. The most common way to develop viral gastroenteritis — often called stomach flu — is through contact with an infected person or by consuming contaminated food or water. If you're otherwise healthy, you'll likely recover with...

Cervicitis: Symptoms, Treatme
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Jan 17th, 2022 - Overview What is cervicitis? Cervicitis is an inflammation of the cervix (the end of the uterus). The condition is often accompanied by vaginal discharge, bleeding or pain during sex, although some people may not experience any symptoms at all. People can have acute cervicitis (which is usually caused by infection) or chronic cervicitis (which is usually caused by irritation). Who does cervicit...

Hashimoto's disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hashimotos-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20351855

Jan 15th, 2022 - Overview Thyroid gland Open pop-up dialog box Close Thyroid gland Thyroid gland Your thyroid gland is located at the base of your neck, just below the Adam's apple. Hashimoto's disease is an autoimmune disorder affecting the thyroid gland. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck just below the Adam's apple. The thyroid produces hormones that help regulate many fu...

Genital warts - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/genital-warts/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355240

Jan 14th, 2022 - Diagnosis Genital warts are often diagnosed by appearance. Sometimes a biopsy might be necessary. Pap tests Pap test Open pop-up dialog box Close Pap test Pap test In a Pap test, your doctor uses a vaginal speculum to hold your vaginal walls apart and to see the cervix. Next, a sample of cells from your cervix is collected using a small cone-shaped brush and a tiny plastic spatula (1 and 2). Yo...