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Trigger finger - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/trigger-finger/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20365148

Dec 3rd, 2022 - Diagnosis During the exam, a health care provider may ask you to open and close your hand, checking for areas of pain, smoothness of motion and evidence of locking. Care at Mayo Clinic Our caring team of Mayo Clinic experts can help you with your trigger finger-related health concerns Start Here Treatment Trigger finger treatment varies depending on its severity and duration. Medications Consid...

Urethral stricture - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/urethral-stricture/symptoms-causes/syc-20362330

Dec 3rd, 2022 - Overview A urethral (u-REE-thrul) stricture involves scarring that narrows the tube that carries urine out of your body (urethra). A stricture restricts the flow of urine from the bladder and can cause a variety of medical problems in the urinary tract, including inflammation or infection. Products & Services Book: Mayo Clinic Family Health Book, 5th Edition Newsletter: Mayo Clinic Health Lette...

Trigger finger - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 3rd, 2022 - Diagnosis During the exam, a health care provider may ask you to open and close your hand, checking for areas of pain, smoothness of motion and evidence of locking. Care at Mayo Clinic Our caring team of Mayo Clinic experts can help you with your trigger finger-related health concerns Start Here Treatment Trigger finger treatment varies depending on its severity and duration. Medications Consid...

ACL injury - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/acl-injury/symptoms-causes/syc-20350738

Dec 1st, 2022 - Overview ACL injury Open pop-up dialog box Close ACL injury ACL injury The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the key ligaments that help stabilize the knee joint. The ACL connects the thighbone (femur) to the shinbone (tibia). It's most commonly torn during sports that involve sudden stops and changes in direction — such as basketball, soccer, tennis and volleyball. An ACL injury is a ...

Acromegaly - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 1st, 2022 - Overview Illustration showing person with acromegaly Open pop-up dialog box Close Illustration showing person with acromegaly Illustration showing person with acromegaly Symptoms of acromegaly include an enlarged face and hands. Changes to the face may cause the brow bone and lower jawbone to protrude, and the nose and lips to get larger. Acromegaly is a hormonal disorder that develops when you...

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/granulomatosis-with-polyangiitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351093

Nov 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask you about your signs and symptoms, conduct a physical exam, and take your medical history. Lab tests Blood tests can check for: Signs of inflammation, such as a high level of C-reactive protein or a high erythrocyte sedimentation rate — commonly referred to as a sed rate. Anti-neutrophil cytoplasmic antibodies, which appear in the blood of most people who have act...

Radiation sickness - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/radiation-sickness/symptoms-causes/syc-20377058

Nov 30th, 2022 - Overview Radiation sickness is damage to your body caused by a large dose of radiation often received over a short period of time (acute). The amount of radiation absorbed by the body — the absorbed dose — determines how sick you'll be. Radiation sickness is also called acute radiation syndrome or radiation poisoning. Radiation sickness is not caused by common imaging tests that use low-dose ra...

Granulomatosis with polyangiitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/granulomatosis-with-polyangiitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20351088

Nov 30th, 2022 - Overview Granulomatosis with polyangiitis is an uncommon disorder that causes inflammation of the blood vessels in your nose, sinuses, throat, lungs and kidneys. Formerly called Wegener's granulomatosis, this condition is one of a group of blood vessel disorders called vasculitis. It slows blood flow to some of your organs. The affected tissues can develop areas of inflammation called granuloma...

Esophagitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/esophagitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20361224

Nov 29th, 2022 - Overview Esophagitis (uh-sof-uh-JIE-tis) is inflammation of the esophagus. The esophagus is the muscular tube that delivers food from your mouth to your stomach. Esophagitis can cause painful, difficult swallowing and chest pain. Many different things can cause esophagitis. Some common causes include stomach acids backing up into the esophagus, infection, oral medicines and allergies. Treatment...

Esophagitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/esophagitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20361264

Nov 29th, 2022 - Diagnosis Endoscopy Open pop-up dialog box Close Endoscopy Endoscopy An endoscopy procedure involves inserting a thin, flexible tube called an endoscope down your throat and into your esophagus. A tiny camera on the end of the endoscope lets your provider examine your esophagus, stomach and the beginning of your small intestine, also called the duodenum. Your health care provider or specialist ...

Pituitary tumors - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pituitary-tumors/symptoms-causes/syc-20350548

Nov 29th, 2022 - Overview Pituitary tumor Open pop-up dialog box Close Pituitary tumor Pituitary tumor Pituitary tumors are tumors that form in the pituitary gland near the brain. These tumors can cause changes in hormone levels. This illustration shows a smaller tumor, called a microadenoma. Pituitary tumors are unusual growths that develop in the pituitary gland. This gland is an organ about the size of a pea...

Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD): Sy
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Nov 24th, 2022 - Overview Peripheral artery disease hurts blood flow in your leg arteries because of plaque buildup. What is peripheral artery disease? Peripheral artery disease (PAD) is plaque buildup in your leg arteries. Your leg arteries carry oxygen and nutrient-rich blood from your heart to your arms and legs. Other names for this are peripheral vascular disease or peripheral arterial disease. Shaped like...

Polycystic kidney disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polycystic-kidney-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352825

Nov 24th, 2022 - Diagnosis For polycystic kidney disease, certain tests can detect the size and number of kidney cysts you have and evaluate the amount of healthy kidney tissue, including: Ultrasound. During an ultrasound, a wandlike device called a transducer is placed on your body. It emits sound waves that are reflected back to the transducer — like sonar. A computer translates the reflected sound waves into...

Lymphedema - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lymphedema/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374687

Nov 24th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you're at risk of lymphedema — for instance, if you've recently had cancer surgery involving your lymph nodes — your doctor may diagnose lymphedema based on your signs and symptoms. If the cause of your lymphedema isn't as obvious, your doctor may order imaging tests to get a look at your lymph system. Tests may include: MRI scan. Using a magnetic field and radio waves, an MRI prod...

Septic arthritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bone-and-joint-infections/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350760

Nov 24th, 2022 - Diagnosis The following tests typically help diagnose septic arthritis: Joint fluid analysis. Infections can alter the color, consistency, volume and makeup of the fluid within your joints. A sample of this fluid can be withdrawn from your affected joint with a needle. Laboratory tests can determine what organism is causing your infection, so your doctor will know which medications to prescribe...

Lymphedema - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lymphedema/symptoms-causes/syc-20374682

Nov 24th, 2022 - Overview Lymphedema refers to tissue swelling caused by an accumulation of protein-rich fluid that's usually drained through the body's lymphatic system. It most commonly affects the arms or legs, but can also occur in the chest wall, abdomen, neck and genitals. Lymph nodes are an important part of your lymphatic system. Lymphedema can be caused by cancer treatments that remove or damage your l...

Polycystic kidney disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 24th, 2022 - Diagnosis For polycystic kidney disease, certain tests can detect the size and number of kidney cysts you have and evaluate the amount of healthy kidney tissue, including: Ultrasound. During an ultrasound, a wandlike device called a transducer is placed on your body. It emits sound waves that are reflected back to the transducer — like sonar. A computer translates the reflected sound waves into...

Lymphedema - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 24th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you're at risk of lymphedema — for instance, if you've recently had cancer surgery involving your lymph nodes — your doctor may diagnose lymphedema based on your signs and symptoms. If the cause of your lymphedema isn't as obvious, your doctor may order imaging tests to get a look at your lymph system. Tests may include: MRI scan. Using a magnetic field and radio waves, an MRI prod...

Polycystic kidney disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polycystic-kidney-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352825?utm_campaign=pkd_treatment&utm_content=mc_cs_cid_3032180531&utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=tb

Nov 24th, 2022 - Diagnosis For polycystic kidney disease, certain tests can detect the size and number of kidney cysts you have and evaluate the amount of healthy kidney tissue, including: Ultrasound. During an ultrasound, a wandlike device called a transducer is placed on your body. It emits sound waves that are reflected back to the transducer — like sonar. A computer translates the reflected sound waves into...

Polycystic kidney disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Nov 24th, 2022 - Diagnosis For polycystic kidney disease, certain tests can detect the size and number of kidney cysts you have and evaluate the amount of healthy kidney tissue, including: Ultrasound. During an ultrasound, a wandlike device called a transducer is placed on your body. It emits sound waves that are reflected back to the transducer — like sonar. A computer translates the reflected sound waves into...