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Bradycardia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bradycardia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355480

May 7th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose bradycardia, a health care provider will usually perform a physical exam and listen to your heart with a stethoscope. He or she may ask you questions about your symptoms and medical history. Your health care provider may recommend tests to check your heart rate and see if you have a heart problem that can cause bradycardia. Blood tests may be done to check for other condit...

Vitiligo - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vitiligo/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355916

May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider will ask about your medical history and examine your skin, possibly with a special lamp. The evaluation might also include a skin biopsy and blood tests. More Information Antinuclear antibody (ANA) test Complete blood count (CBC) Skin biopsy Treatment The choice of treatment depends on your age, how much skin is involved and where, how quickly the disease is ...

Essential tremor - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/essential-tremor/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350539

May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis Diagnosing essential tremor involves reviewing your medical history, family history and symptoms and conducting a physical examination. There are no medical tests to diagnose essential tremor. Diagnosing it is often a matter of ruling out other conditions that could be causing your symptoms. To do this, your health care provider may suggest the following tests: Neurological examinatio...

Occupational asthma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/occupational-asthma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375777

May 3rd, 2022 - Diagnosis Spirometer Open pop-up dialog box Close Spirometer Spirometer A spirometer is a diagnostic device that measures the amount of air you're able to breathe in and out and the time it takes you to exhale completely after you take a deep breath. Diagnosing occupational asthma is similar to diagnosing other types of asthma. However, your health care provider will also try to identify whethe...

Pericarditis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pericarditis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352514

Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose pericarditis, a health care provider will usually examine you and ask questions about your symptoms and medical history. A stethoscope is typically placed on the chest and back to listen to heart sounds. Pericarditis causes a specific sound, called a pericardial rub. The noise occurs when the two layers of the sac surrounding the heart (pericardium) rub against each other....

Supraventricular tachycardia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/supraventricular-tachycardia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355249

Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose supraventricular tachycardia (SVT), your health care provider will examine you and ask questions about your symptoms and medical history. Blood tests are usually done to check for conditions that can cause similar symptoms, such as thyroid disease. Tests Tests that may be done to evaluate the heart and diagnose supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) include: Electrocardiogram ...

Gaucher disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gauchers-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355551

Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis During a physical exam, your doctor will press on your or your child's abdomen to check the size of the spleen and liver. To determine if your child has Gaucher disease, the doctor will compare your child's height and weight to standardized growth charts. He or she might also recommend certain lab tests, imaging scans and genetic counseling. Lab tests Blood samples can be checked for ...

Stevens-Johnson syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stevens-johnson-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355942

Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose Stevens-Johnson syndrome include: A review of your medical history and a physical exam. Health care providers often can identify Stevens-Johnson syndrome based on your medical history, including a review of your current and recently stopped medications, and a physical exam. Skin biopsy. To confirm the diagnosis, and rule out other possible causes,...

Heart arrhythmia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-arrhythmia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350674

Apr 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose a heart arrhythmia, the doctor will usually do a physical exam and ask questions about your medical history and symptoms. Tests may be done to confirm an irregular heartbeat and look for conditions that can cause arrhythmias, such as heart disease or thyroid disease. Tests to diagnose heart arrhythmias may include: Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). During an ECG, sensors (el...

Stevens-Johnson syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/stevens-johnson-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20355936

Apr 30th, 2022 - Overview Stevens-Johnson syndrome Open pop-up dialog box Close Stevens-Johnson syndrome Stevens-Johnson syndrome Stevens-Johnson syndrome is a serious adverse reaction of the skin and mucous membranes. Signs and symptoms include blisters, rash and skin pain. Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) is a rare, serious disorder of the skin and mucous membranes. It's usually a reaction to medication that st...

Breast cancer - Outcomes & ratings - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/breast-cancer/outcomes/gnc-20515027

Apr 27th, 2022 - 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...

Frostbite - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/frostbite/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372661

Apr 27th, 2022 - Diagnosis Diagnosing frostbite is based on your signs and symptoms, skin appearance, and a review of recent activities in which you were exposed to cold. Your doctor may order X-rays, a bone scan or an MRI to help determine the severity of the frostbite and check for bone or muscle damage. Mayo Clinic Minute: Why the risk of frostbite is greater than you think Show transcript for video Mayo Cli...

Thrombocytopenia (low platelet count) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/thrombocytopenia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378298

Apr 19th, 2022 - Diagnosis The following can be used to determine whether you have thrombocytopenia: Blood test. A complete blood count determines the number of blood cells, including platelets, in a sample of your blood. Physical exam, including a complete medical history. Your doctor will look for signs of bleeding under your skin and feel your abdomen to see if your spleen is enlarged. He or she will also as...

Seizure: What It Is, Causes
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/22789-seizure

Apr 13th, 2022 - Overview What is a seizure? A seizure is a medical condition where you have a temporary, uncontrolled surge of electrical activity in your brain. When that happens, the affected brain cells uncontrollably fire signals to others around them. This out-of-control electrical activity overloads the affected areas of your brain. That overload can cause a wide range of symptoms or effects. The possibl...

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/coronavirus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20479976

Apr 1st, 2022 - Diagnosis If you develop symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) or you've been exposed to the COVID-19 virus, contact your health care provider. Also let your health care provider know if you've had close contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Factors used to decide whether to test you for the virus that causes COVID-19 may differ depending on where you live. Dependi...

Spermatocele - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spermatocele/symptoms-causes/syc-20377829

Mar 31st, 2022 - Overview Spermatocele Open pop-up dialog box Close Spermatocele Spermatocele A spermatocele, also known as a spermatic cyst, is a typically painless, noncancerous (benign), fluid-filled sac that grows near the top of a testicle. A spermatocele (SPUR-muh-toe-seel) is an abnormal sac (cyst) that develops in the epididymis — the small, coiled tube located on the upper testicle that collects and tr...

HIV/AIDS - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hiv-aids/symptoms-causes/syc-20373524

Mar 26th, 2022 - Overview Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic, potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). By damaging your immune system, HIV interferes with your body's ability to fight infection and disease. HIV is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). It can also be spread by contact with infected blood and from illicit injection drug use or ...

HIV/AIDS - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hiv-aids/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373531

Mar 26th, 2022 - Diagnosis HIV can be diagnosed through blood or saliva testing. Available tests include: Antigen/antibody tests. These tests usually involve drawing blood from a vein. Antigens are substances on the HIV virus itself and are usually detectable — a positive test — in the blood within a few weeks after exposure to HIV. Antibodies are produced by your immune system when it's exposed to HIV. It can ...

Hair loss - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hair-loss/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372932

Mar 26th, 2022 - Diagnosis Before making a diagnosis, your doctor will likely give you a physical exam and ask about your diet, your hair care routine, and your medical and family history. You might also have tests, such as the following: Blood test. This might help uncover medical conditions that can cause hair loss. Pull test. Your doctor gently pulls several dozen hairs to see how many come out. This helps d...

Knee bursitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/knee-bursitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355506

Mar 23rd, 2022 - Diagnosis Doctors often can make a diagnosis of knee bursitis with a medical history and physical exam. Your doctor will: Compare the condition of both knees, particularly if only one is painful Gently press on areas of your knee to detect warmth, swelling and the source of pain Inspect the skin over the tender area for redness or other signs of infection Carefully move your legs and knees to d...