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Marfan syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 5th, 2022 - Overview Marfan syndrome is an inherited disorder that affects connective tissue — the fibers that support and anchor your organs and other structures in your body. Marfan syndrome most commonly affects the heart, eyes, blood vessels and skeleton. People with Marfan syndrome are usually tall and thin with unusually long arms, legs, fingers and toes. The damage caused by Marfan syndrome can be m...

Ebstein anomaly - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ebsteins-anomaly/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352132

May 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you or your child doesn't have signs or symptoms of heart trouble, the doctor might suspect a problem only after hearing abnormal heart sounds during a routine physical exam. Abnormal heart sounds, such as a heart murmur, aren't usually cause for concern. However, your doctor or your child's doctor will likely refer you to a doctor who specializes in treating heart conditions (card...

Marfan syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/marfan-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20350782

May 5th, 2022 - Overview Marfan syndrome is an inherited disorder that affects connective tissue — the fibers that support and anchor your organs and other structures in your body. Marfan syndrome most commonly affects the heart, eyes, blood vessels and skeleton. People with Marfan syndrome are usually tall and thin with unusually long arms, legs, fingers and toes. The damage caused by Marfan syndrome can be m...

Frostbite - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 27th, 2022 - Overview Frostbite and dry skin Open pop-up dialog box Close Frostbite and dry skin Frostbite and dry skin Frostbite can cause cracked, dry, peeling skin as it heals. Frostbite on fingertip Open pop-up dialog box Close Frostbite on fingertip Frostbite on fingertip Superficial frostbite, as seen here on the tip of a finger, is most common on the fingers, toes, nose, ears, cheeks and chin. Frostb...

Frostbite - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 27th, 2022 - Overview Frostbite and dry skin Open pop-up dialog box Close Frostbite and dry skin Frostbite and dry skin Frostbite can cause cracked, dry, peeling skin as it heals. Frostbite on fingertip Open pop-up dialog box Close Frostbite on fingertip Frostbite on fingertip Superficial frostbite, as seen here on the tip of a finger, is most common on the fingers, toes, nose, ears, cheeks and chin. Frostb...

Congenital heart disease in adults - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Apr 21st, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose congenital heart disease in adults, your health care provider will do a physical exam and listen to your heart with a stethoscope. You will be asked questions about your symptoms and medical and family history. Tests can be done to check the heart's health and look for other conditions that may cause similar signs and symptoms. Tests Tests to diagnose or confirm congenital...

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI): Causes, Sy
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Mar 18th, 2022 - Overview What is a repetitive strain injury? A repetitive strain injury is damage to your muscles, tendons or nerves caused by repetitive motions and constant use. They’re also sometimes called repetitive stress injuries. Repetitive strain injuries are very common and usually affect your: Fingers and thumbs. Wrists. Elbows. Arms. Shoulders. Knees. As their name suggests, repetitive strain injur...

Sickle cell anemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sickle-cell-anemia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355882

Mar 9th, 2022 - Diagnosis A blood test can check for the form of hemoglobin that underlies sickle cell anemia. In the United States, this blood test is part of routine newborn screening. But older children and adults can be tested, too. In adults, a blood sample is drawn from a vein in the arm. In young children and babies, the blood sample is usually collected from a finger or heel. The sample is then sent to...

Carpal tunnel syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/carpal-tunnel-syndrome/symptoms-causes/syc-20355603

Feb 25th, 2022 - Overview Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by pressure on the median nerve. The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway surrounded by bones and ligaments on the palm side of the hand. When the median nerve is compressed, symptoms can include numbness, tingling, and weakness in the hand and arm. The anatomy of the wrist, health problems and possibly repetitive hand motions can contribute to carpal t...

Carpal tunnel syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/carpal-tunnel-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355608

Feb 25th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your provider may ask you questions and conduct one or more of the following tests to determine whether you have carpal tunnel syndrome: History of symptoms. Your provider will review the pattern of the symptoms. For example, because the median nerve doesn't provide sensation to the little finger, symptoms in that finger may indicate a problem other than carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal...

Prostatitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/prostatitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355771

Feb 19th, 2022 - Diagnosis The symptoms associated with prostatitis can be caused by a number of conditions. You may be referred to a specialist in urinary and reproductive system disorders (urologist). Your health care provider will conduct a physical exam, review your symptoms and medical history, and order tests to determine the cause and rule out certain conditions. Test for diagnosing bacterial infections ...

Lipoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Feb 11th, 2022 - Overview Lipoma Open pop-up dialog box Close Lipoma Lipoma A lipoma is a fatty tumor located just below the skin. It isn't cancer and is usually harmless. A lipoma is a slow-growing, fatty lump that's most often situated between your skin and the underlying muscle layer. A lipoma, which feels doughy and usually isn't tender, moves readily with slight finger pressure. Lipomas are usually detecte...

Myofascial pain syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/myofascial-pain-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375450

Feb 11th, 2022 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your doctor may apply gentle finger pressure to the painful area, feeling for tense areas. Certain ways of pressing on the trigger point can elicit specific responses. For instance, you may experience a muscle twitch. Muscle pain has many possible causes. Your doctor may recommend other tests and procedures to rule out other causes of muscle pain. Treatment T...

Lead poisoning - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lead-poisoning/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354723

Jan 21st, 2022 - Diagnosis Your child's health care provider may recommend that your child be tested for lead levels during routine check-ups. Generally, this testing happens at ages 1 and 2. Lead screening also might be recommended for older children who haven't been tested. A simple blood test can detect lead poisoning. A small blood sample is taken from a finger prick or from a vein. Lead levels in the blood...

Hepatopulmonary syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hepatopulmonary-syndrome/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20477679

Jan 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis These tests can help determine if you have hepatopulmonary syndrome: Pulse oximetry. In pulse oximetry, a sensor attached to your finger or ear uses light to determine how much oxygen is in your blood. Chest imaging. X-rays, computerized tomography (CT) scanning or echocardiogram imaging can help rule out other heart or lungs conditions. Care at Mayo Clinic Our caring team of Mayo Cli...

Pulmonary edema - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pulmonary-edema/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377014

Nov 17th, 2021 - Diagnosis Breathing problems require immediate diagnosis and treatment. Your doctor can make a preliminary diagnosis of pulmonary edema based on your signs and symptoms and the results of a physical exam, electrocardiogram and chest X-ray. Once your condition is more stable, your doctor will ask questions about your medical history, especially whether you have ever had cardiovascular or lung di...

Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: Causes, Sy
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Oct 25th, 2021 - Overview What is cubital tunnel syndrome? Cubital tunnel syndrome, also called ulnar nerve entrapment, happens when your ulnar nerve gets irritated or compressed (squeezed) at the inside of your elbow. Nerves are bundles of string-like fibers that send and receive messages between your brain and your body via electrical and chemical changes in the cells. There are three main nerves in your arm:...

Thrombophilia: Causes, Symp
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Sep 27th, 2021 - Overview What is thrombophilia? Thrombophilia is a blood disorder that makes the blood in your veins and arteries more likely to clot. This is also known as a "hypercoagulable" condition because your blood coagulates or clots more easily. Thrombophilia can be an inherited (genetic) or acquired tendency to form blood clots both in arteries and veins. Normally, your body makes a blood clot when y...

Encopresis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/encopresis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354500

Sep 25th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose encopresis, your child's doctor may: Conduct a physical exam and discuss symptoms, bowel movements and eating habits to rule out physical causes for constipation or soiling Do a digital rectal exam to check for impacted stool by inserting a lubricated, gloved finger into your child's rectum while pressing on his or her abdomen with the other hand Recommend an abdominal X-r...

Mallet Finger: What It Is, Causes, Sy
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Sep 23rd, 2021 - Overview What is mallet finger? Mallet finger, known as drop finger or baseball finger, is an injury to the tendon that straightens the tip of your finger (or thumb). Tendons attach your bones to your muscles, providing stability and motion. With injury, the tendon can tear or detach from the finger bone. In some cases you may injure your finger bone along with your tendon. If you have mallet f...