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Lyme disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lyme-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20374651

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....

Lyme disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lyme-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374655

Nov 18th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you live where Lyme disease is common, the rash might be enough for a diagnosis. A diagnosis usually depends on the following: A review of all signs and symptoms. A history of known or possible exposure to ticks. Blood tests to find disease-fighting antibodies to the bacteria. Treatment Antibiotics are used to treat Lyme disease. In most cases, recovery will be quicker and more com...

Gout - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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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...

Tendinitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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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...

Primary Ovarian Insufficiency: Causes, Sy
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Nov 7th, 2022 - Overview What is primary ovarian insufficiency? Primary ovarian insufficiency (POI) is a condition that occurs when a person’s ovaries fail earlier than average. Your ovaries are small glands located on both sides of your uterus that produce and release eggs during ovulation. Your ovaries also make important hormones for menstruation, pregnancy and other bodily functions. The usual age for egg ...

Broken toe - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/broken-toe/symptoms-causes/syc-20370463

Nov 2nd, 2022 - Overview A broken toe is a common injury that's most often caused by dropping something on a foot or stubbing a toe. Usually, treating a broken toe involves taping it to the next toe. But if the fracture is severe — especially if it's in the big toe — proper healing might require a cast or even surgery to heal well. Most broken toes heal well, usually within 4 to 6 weeks. Sometimes, however, a ...

Wrist pain - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/wrist-pain/symptoms-causes/syc-20366213

Oct 28th, 2022 - Overview Wrist pain is often caused by sprains or fractures from sudden injuries. But wrist pain also can result from long-term problems, such as repetitive stress, arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome. Because so many factors can lead to wrist pain, diagnosing the exact cause can be difficult. But an accurate diagnosis is essential for proper treatment and healing. Products & Services Assortme...

Spinal stenosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 25th, 2022 - Overview Spinal stenosis happens when the space inside the backbone is too small. This can put pressure on the spinal cord and nerves that travel through the spine. Spinal stenosis occurs most often in the lower back and the neck. Some people with spinal stenosis have no symptoms. Others may experience pain, tingling, numbness and muscle weakness. Symptoms can get worse over time. The most comm...

Hypersplenism: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24339-hypersplenism

Oct 25th, 2022 - Overview What is hypersplenism? Hypersplenism is when your spleen becomes overactive in doing its job. Its job is to filter out old and damaged cells from your bloodstream. When your spleen becomes overenthusiastic about filtering your blood, it removes too many blood cells too soon, leaving you with a deficit of blood cells (cytopenia). How does this condition affect my body? Hypersplenism may...

Bladder Control: Types,
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Oct 13th, 2022 - Overview How to stop a full bladder from affecting your sleep. What are bladder control issues? Bladder control issues (urinary incontinence) cause you to lose control of your bladder. The issues cause you to urinate (pee) or leak uncontrollably. Your kidneys remove waste from your blood and make pee so your body can get rid of the waste. Pee travels through tubes of muscle called ureters (yer-...

Psoriasis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/psoriasis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20355849

Oct 8th, 2022 - Psoriasis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team personalizes your psoriasis care to ensure compassionate care, an accurate diagnosis and an effective treatment plan that works for you. Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic dermatologists are very experienced in diagnosing and treating children and adults who have psoriasis, even the most rare and complex types. If you need another spe...

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/juvenile-idiopathic-arthritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20374082

Oct 5th, 2022 - Overview Juvenile idiopathic arthritis, formerly known as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, is the most common type of arthritis in children under the age of 16. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis can cause persistent joint pain, swelling and stiffness. Some children may experience symptoms for only a few months, while others have symptoms for many years. Some types of juvenile idiopathic arthritis can...

Juvenile idiopathic arthritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/juvenile-idiopathic-arthritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374088

Oct 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis Diagnosis of juvenile idiopathic arthritis can be difficult because joint pain can be caused by many different types of problems. No single test can confirm a diagnosis, but tests can help rule out some other conditions that produce similar signs and symptoms. Blood tests Some of the most common blood tests for suspected cases include: Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR). The sedimen...

Periodontitis (Gum Disease): Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/16620-periodontitis

Oct 4th, 2022 - Overview Plaque, bone loss and red, bleeding gums are all hallmark symptoms of periodontitis. What is periodontitis? Periodontitis is a serious form of gum disease. It’s a bacterial infection that starts by inflaming the soft tissues around your teeth. Left untreated, it erodes the bone that supports your teeth, leading to mobility and tooth loss. How common is periodontitis? Periodontitis affe...

Stickler Syndrome:
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17987-stickler-syndrome

Sep 30th, 2022 - Overview What is Stickler syndrome? Stickler syndrome is a genetic condition that affects connective tissues that support and give structure to other organs in your body, primarily in the face, ears, eyes and joints. This hereditary condition can cause facial abnormalities like a cleft palate. The condition can lead to problems with vision, hearing and movement. Stickler syndrome is also known ...

Golfer's elbow - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/golfers-elbow/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372872

Sep 28th, 2022 - Diagnosis Golfer's elbow is usually diagnosed based on your medical history and a physical exam. To evaluate pain and stiffness, the doctor might apply pressure to the affected area or ask you to move your elbow, wrist and fingers in various ways. An X-ray can help the doctor rule out other causes of elbow pain, such as a fracture or arthritis. Rarely, more comprehensive imaging studies — such ...

Baker cyst - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bakers-cyst/symptoms-causes/syc-20369950

Sep 27th, 2022 - Overview Baker cyst Open pop-up dialog box Close Baker cyst Baker cyst Swelling on the back of one knee may be a Baker cyst. This can form when joint-lubricating fluid fills a cushioning pouch (bursa) at the back of the knee. A Baker cyst is a fluid-filled growth behind the knee. It causes a bulge and a feeling of tightness. Also called a popliteal (pop-luh-TEE-ul) cyst, a Baker cyst sometime c...

Baker cyst - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/baker-cyst/symptoms-causes/syc-20369950

Sep 27th, 2022 - Overview Baker cyst Open pop-up dialog box Close Baker cyst Baker cyst Swelling on the back of one knee may be a Baker cyst. This can form when joint-lubricating fluid fills a cushioning pouch (bursa) at the back of the knee. A Baker cyst is a fluid-filled growth behind the knee. It causes a bulge and a feeling of tightness. Also called a popliteal (pop-luh-TEE-ul) cyst, a Baker cyst sometime c...

Bacterial Infection: Causes, Symptoms, Trea
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/24189-bacterial-infection

Sep 20th, 2022 - Overview Bacterial infections can spread between people, in airborne particles, through bug bites or through contaminated food, water or surfaces. What is a bacterial infection? Bacterial infections are any illness or condition caused by bacterial growth or poisons (toxins). You can get sick from getting harmful bacteria in your skin, gut (GI tract), lungs, heart, brain, blood or anywhere else ...

Back pain - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/back-pain/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369911

Sep 17th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider will examine your back and assess your ability to sit, stand, walk and lift your legs. Your provider might also ask you to rate your pain on a scale of zero to 10 and talk to you about how your pain affects your daily activities. These assessments help determine where the pain comes from, how much you can move before pain forces you to stop and whether you ha...