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Bruises (Ecchymosis): Symptoms, Causes, Trea
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Jan 26th, 2023 - Overview What is a bruise (ecchymosis)? “Ecchymosis” (pronounced “eh-chuh-mow-sis”) is the medical term for a bruise. A bruise, or contusion, is skin discoloration from damaged, leaking blood vessels underneath your skin. Even though there’s blood pooling underneath your skin, you won’t have any external bleeding unless your skin breaks open. The collection of blood makes a bruise visible. Brui...

Self-Harm: What It Is, Causes,
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Jan 16th, 2023 - Overview What is self-harm? Self-harm is when you intentionally injure yourself for a psychologically motivated reason. This includes a wide range of actions and injuries. The most common and best-known form of self-harm is “cutting.” But self-harm can refer to several other forms of harm, too. There are two main categories of self-harm, and while their intents are different, both are still dan...

Foot Drop: What It Is, Causes, Sy
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Jan 16th, 2023 - Overview Foot drop happens when you can’t raise the front part of your foot due to weakness or paralysis of the muscles that lift it. Peroneal nerve injury is a common cause of the symptom. What is foot drop? Foot drop (also called drop foot) happens when you can’t raise the front part of your foot due to weakness or paralysis of the muscles that lift it. It’s a symptom of several possible unde...

Pancreatitis: Symptoms,
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Jan 12th, 2023 - Overview Gallstones that block the pancreatic duct are one of the most common causes of pancreatitis. What is pancreatitis? Pancreatitis is inflammation in your pancreas. Inflammation causes swelling and pain. If you have pancreatitis, it might feel like stomach pain that spreads to your back. Your pancreas is an organ in your abdomen. It sits between your stomach and your spine. If you lay you...

Foot drop - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 5th, 2023 - Diagnosis Foot drop is usually diagnosed during a physical exam. Your health care provider will watch you walk and check your leg muscles for weakness. Your provider also may check for numbness on your shin and on the top of your foot and toes. Imaging tests Foot drop is sometimes caused by a mass pushing on a nerve. This can be an overgrowth of bone in the spinal canal or a tumor or cyst press...

Polio - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 5th, 2023 - Diagnosis Health care providers often recognize polio by symptoms, such as neck and back stiffness or abnormal reflexes or muscle weakness. To confirm the diagnosis, a lab test of a stool sample can detect the poliovirus. The virus can be found in a throat sample only during the first week of illness. So a throat sample is a less reliable source for testing. A test of the fluid surrounding the ...

Polio - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Jan 5th, 2023 - Overview Polio is an illness caused by a virus that mainly affects nerves in the spinal cord or brain stem. In its most severe form, polio can lead to a person being unable to move certain limbs, also called paralysis. It can also lead to trouble breathing and sometimes death. The disease also is called poliomyelitis. A vaccination effort throughout the world has led to only a small number of c...

Periodontal Abscess: Symptoms,
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Jan 5th, 2023 - Overview What is a periodontal abscess? A periodontal abscess is a pocket of infection (pus) that starts in your gums. Other names for the condition include gum abscess and lateral periodontal abscess. Periodontal abscess vs. periapical abscess: What’s the difference? A periodontal abscess forms in your gums, while a periapical abscess forms in your tooth pulp (the innermost layer of your tooth...

Thrombocytosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 30th, 2022 - Diagnosis A blood test called a complete blood count (CBC) can show if your platelet count is too high. You may also need blood tests to check for: High or low iron levels. Markers of inflammation. Undiagnosed cancer. Gene mutations. You might also need a procedure that uses a needle to remove a small sample of your bone marrow for testing. Care at Mayo Clinic Our caring team of Mayo Clinic exp...

Vocal Cord Nodules: Causes, Sy
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Dec 29th, 2022 - Overview Vocal cord lesions, including nodules, polyps and cysts, form in the part of your throat called the larynx. What are vocal cord lesions (nodules, polyps and cysts)? Vocal cord lesions, also known as vocal fold lesions, can be benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous) growths that can form on your vocal cords. This article focuses on benign vocal cord lesions. Your vocal cords are ...

Sarcoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 28th, 2022 - Overview Sarcoma is a type of cancer that can occur in various locations in your body. Sarcoma is the general term for a broad group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft (also called connective) tissues (soft tissue sarcoma). Soft tissue sarcoma forms in the tissues that connect, support and surround other body structures. This includes muscle, fat, blood vessels, nerves, tendons ...

Sarcoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 28th, 2022 - Overview Sarcoma is a type of cancer that can occur in various locations in your body. Sarcoma is the general term for a broad group of cancers that begin in the bones and in the soft (also called connective) tissues (soft tissue sarcoma). Soft tissue sarcoma forms in the tissues that connect, support and surround other body structures. This includes muscle, fat, blood vessels, nerves, tendons ...

Male infertility - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 28th, 2022 - Male infertility care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota, a team of doctors trained in reproductive endocrinology and urology will treat you and your partner for infertility problems. Having all of this subspecialized expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion — your care is discussed among the team, yo...

Multiple sclerosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 24th, 2022 - Diagnosis Neurological exam Open pop-up dialog box Close Neurological exam Neurological exam A complete neurological exam and medical history are needed to diagnose MS. Multiple sclerosis FAQs Neurologist Oliver Tobin, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., Ph.D., answers the most frequently asked questions about multiple sclerosis. Show transcript for video Multiple sclerosis FAQs So people who are overweight h...

Multiple sclerosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 24th, 2022 - Overview What is multiple sclerosis? An expert explains Learn more from neurologist Oliver Tobin, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., Ph.D. Show transcript for video What is multiple sclerosis? An expert explains I'm Dr. Oliver Tobin, a neurologist specializing in multiple sclerosis at Mayo Clinic. In this video, we'll be covering the basics of multiple sclerosis. What is it? Who gets it? The symptoms, diagno...

Corns and calluses - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 16th, 2022 - Overview Corns and calluses are thick, hardened layers of skin that develop when the skin tries to protect itself against friction or pressure. They often form on feet and toes or hands and fingers. If you're healthy, you don't need treatment for corns and calluses unless they cause pain or you don't like how they look. For most people, simply removing the source of the friction or pressure mak...

Adult attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 14th, 2022 - Diagnosis Signs and symptoms of ADHD in adults can be hard to spot. However, core symptoms start early in life — before age 12 — and continue into adulthood, creating major problems. No single test can confirm the diagnosis. Making the diagnosis will likely include: Physical exam, to help rule out other possible causes for your symptoms Information gathering, such as asking you questions about ...

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 14th, 2022 - Chronic traumatic encephalopathy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry), and psychiatry and psychology will work with you and your family to develop your treatment plan if you have had a traumatic brain injury or have a neurodegenerative condition. Advanced diagnosis and treatment Mayo Clinic doct...

Coma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 14th, 2022 - Diagnosis Because people in a coma can't express themselves, health care providers must rely on physical clues and information provided by families and friends. Be prepared to provide information about the affected person, including: Events leading up to the coma such as vomiting or headaches. Details about how the affected person lost consciousness, including whether it occurred quickly or ove...

Cavernous malformations - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 14th, 2022 - Overview Cerebral cavernous malformation Open pop-up dialog box Close Cerebral cavernous malformation Cerebral cavernous malformation A cerebral cavernous malformation is an abnormally formed blood vessel, shaped like a small mulberry, which can form in the brain or spinal cord and may result in a wide range of neurological symptoms. Cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) are groups of tightly...