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Movement Symptoms: Dyskinesia

Dyskinesias are involuntary, erratic, writhing movements of the face, arms, legs or trunk. They are often fluid and dance-like, but they may also cause rapid jerking or slow and extended muscle spasms. They are not a symptom of Parkinson's itself. Rather, they are a complication from some Parkinson's medications.

CDC Symptoms of Coronavirus (COVID-19)
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People with COVID-19 have had a wide range of symptoms reported – ranging from mild symptoms to severe illness.

Johns Hopkins Patient Information & Resources During COVID-19

At Johns Hopkins Medicine, your health and safety are our very highest priorities. During the COVID-19 pandemic and as our communities begin to reopen, we are here and ready to care for you in our hospitals, surgery centers and through in-person clinic and online video visits. Learn how we are keeping you safe and protected so that you can get the care you need.

Patient Education on COVID & Agoraphobia

The COVID-19 pandemic can trigger anxious feelings in anyone. However, people with an anxiety disorder such as agoraphobia may find that the pandemic has heightened their anxiety even further.

Preparing for Coronavirus
Cleveland Clinic

While the coronavirus is still in our communities and is still contagious, Cleveland Clinic is among the safest places in healthcare today. Concerns about COVID-19 and want to speak to a provider? Coming in for your first visit in a few months? You should feel confident we're keeping your family — and our caregivers — safe.

Thrombosis: Types, Causes, Sy

Dec 23rd, 2022 - Overview How thrombosis can lead to a blocked blood vessel. What is thrombosis? Thrombosis is a serious condition where a clot forms inside a blood vessel (an artery or vein) in your body or sometimes inside of your heart. This is dangerous because clots that form inside blood vessels can block blood flow. They can also break free and travel elsewhere in your body, and if a clot gets stuck in a...

Tips For Social Distancing, Quarantine, And Isolation During An Infectious Disease Outbreak

In the event of an infectious disease outbreak, local officals may require the public to take measures to limit and control the spread of the disease. This tip sheet provides information about social distancing, quarantine, and isolation. The government has the right to enforce federal and state laws related to public health if people within the country get sick with highly contagious di...

What is COVID-19? Patient Health Information Series

The number of cases has been increasing quickly and is considered a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO). This means that the virus is being spread simultaneously in more than three different geographical regions in the world. For up to date information on this outbreak, go to https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019- ncov/about/index.html

COVID-19 Resources: Care Recommendations for Home‑Based Ventilation Patients

As COVID-19 continues to affect our daily lives, it’s critical that we try to limit the spread of the virus as much as possible. This is especially applicable for patients who use noninvasive positive-pressure ventilation (NIPPV), mechanical airway clearance devices, or are supported by home ventilation for other chronic respiratory failure syndromes.

Nasopharyngeal culture

Nasopharyngeal culture is a test that examines a sample of secretions from the uppermost part of the throat, behind the nose, to detect organisms that can cause disease.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Women’s Health Care: A Message for Patients

Experts are learning more every day about the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is following the situation closely. This page will be updated as ACOG learns more about how the spread of COVID-19 affects health care for women. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, you can find more information at Coronavirus (COVID-19), Pregnancy...

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

COVID-19, discovered in December 2019, has now spread throughout the world. While there is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19, doctors and researchers are learning more about it every day. Here’s what we know now and how you can protect your family and others.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Health and safety are always among our top priorities at Weill Cornell Medicine. We are closely watching updates from trusted healthcare organizations and governmental recommendations about the new coronavirus (COVID-19), and will continue to keep you informed.

Post-COVID Conditions (Long COVID)

- What are post-COVID conditions (long COVID)? COVID-19 (coronavirus disease 2019) is an illness caused by a virus. Many people get better within a few days or weeks after being infected with the virus. But others have post-COVID conditions. They may: Have symptoms that linger for weeks, months, or even years Seem to recover from COVID-19 but then see their symptoms return Develop new symptoms or...

Anxiety in the time of COVID-19
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Nov 11th, 2021 - As if we didn’t already have enough to worry about, along came COVID-19 in early 2020 to push our anxiety to new heights. The reasons were not hard to discern — the threats of illness and possible death or lingering symptoms; job insecurity; social isolation (or its opposite, too much togetherness in small, crowded living spaces); the upending of daily routines; financial losses; for some, the ...

Everybody’s Talking About Value-Based Health Care. Here’s What They’re Not Saying.
Forbes Jain SH.

Apr 12th, 2022 - Attend any healthcare conference and you’ll quickly discover that it’s become downright fashionable for healthcare leaders to talk about their unwavering commitment to “value-based care.” The expression has become ubiquitous in healthcare circles. Its virtuousness goes unchallenged.

Monkeypox Virus Infections

- What is monkeypox? Monkeypox is a rare disease caused by infection with the monkeypox virus. The monkeypox virus is in the same family of viruses as the smallpox virus. But monkeypox is less contagious than smallpox. And its disease causes milder symptoms and is usually not fatal. In the past, most of the people who got monkeypox lived in certain parts of central and western Africa, had travele...

Bradycardia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

May 7th, 2022 - Bradycardia care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic cardiologists treat people with all types of heart conditions, including those with arrhythmias such as bradycardia. Mayo doctors trained in cardiovascular medicine, cardiovascular surgery and other areas collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide coordinated, comprehensive care. This collaborative approach means hea...

Fever - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 7th, 2022 - Overview A fever is a temporary rise in body temperature. It's one part of an overall response from the body's immune system. A fever is usually caused by an infection. For most children and adults, a fever may be uncomfortable. But it usually isn't a cause for concern. For infants, however, even a low fever may mean there's a serious infection. Fevers generally go away within a few days. A num...

Bradycardia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

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...

Fever - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 7th, 2022 - Diagnosis To evaluate a fever, your care provider may: Ask questions about your symptoms and medical history Perform a physical exam Take nasal or throat samples to test for respiratory infections Order tests, such as blood tests or a chest X-ray, as needed, based on your medical history and physical exam Because a fever can indicate a serious illness in a young infant, especially two months of...

Bradycardia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 7th, 2022 - Overview Bradycardia (brad-e-KAHR-dee-uh) is a slow heart rate. The hearts of adults at rest usually beat between 60 and 100 times a minute. If you have bradycardia, your heart beats fewer than 60 times a minute. Bradycardia can be a serious problem if the heart rate is very slow and the heart can't pump enough oxygen-rich blood to the body. If this happens, you may feel dizzy, very tired or we...

The lowdown on eye exercises
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May 6th, 2020 - If you wear glasses or contacts, chances are you've been at least a little bit tempted to investigate the infomercials and books promoting eye exercises to improve your eyesight without surgery. Some programs even claim that faithful adherents may be able to give up their glasses. If this sounds too good to be true, that's because it is.

Craniosynostosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Craniosynostosis Care at Mayo Clinic Craniosynostosis – Mayo Clinic Show transcript for video Craniosynostosis – Mayo Clinic My name is Edward Ahn. I'm a pediatric neurosurgeon and I'll be working on the treatment, the surgical treatment of all neurological disorders of children here at Mayo Clinic. Creating us anastomosis is, as we mentioned, the early fusion of the bony plates on the skull, a...

Cavernous malformations - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 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...

Cellulitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider will likely be able to diagnose cellulitis by looking at your skin. You might need to undergo a blood test or other tests to help rule out other conditions. Treatment Cellulitis treatment usually includes a prescription oral antibiotic. Within three days of starting an antibiotic, let your health care provider know whether the infection is responding to treat...

Cavernous malformations - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Cerebral cavernous malformations care at Mayo Clinic Collaboration and experience Mayo Clinic physicians consult with one another on multiple aspects of care for people with cerebral cavernous malformations. Each year, doctors at Mayo Clinic treat more than 3,900 people with cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs). Your doctors work together as an integrated team to provide you with comprehensi...

Molluscum contagiosum - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis Health care providers usually can diagnose molluscum contagiosum just by looking at it. If there's any doubt, they may take skin scrapings from the infected area and view them under a microscope. Treatment Molluscum contagiosum usually gets better without treatment in 6 months to 2 years. Once the bumps are gone, you're no longer contagious. After healing, it's possible to become rein...

Diabetic hypoglycemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Overview Diabetic hypoglycemia occurs when someone with diabetes doesn't have enough sugar (glucose) in his or her blood. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the body and brain, so you can't function well if you don't have enough. For many people, low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) is a blood sugar level below 70 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL), or 3.9 millimoles per liter (mmol/L). But your nu...

Craniosynostosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis Craniosynostosis requires evaluation by specialists, such as a pediatric neurosurgeon or a specialist in plastic and reconstructive surgery. Diagnosis of craniosynostosis may include: Physical exam. Your health care provider feels your baby's head for features such as suture ridges and looks for facial differences such as unbalanced features. Imaging studies. A computerized tomography...

Molluscum contagiosum - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Overview Molluscum contagiosum Open pop-up dialog box Close Molluscum contagiosum Molluscum contagiosum Molluscum contagiosum is a common skin infection that results in raised, round, skin-colored bumps with a dent or dot at the top. These bumps can take on a pink color. Molluscum contagiosum (mo-LUS-kum kun-tay-jee-OH-sum) is a fairly common skin infection caused by a virus. It causes round, f...

Cavernous malformations - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis Neurology consultation A Mayo Clinic neurologist converses with a woman about her diagnosis. Often, people with cerebral cavernous malformations (CCMs) don't show any signs or symptoms. Your diagnosis may result from brain imaging for other neurological conditions. In some cases, specific symptoms may prompt your health care provider to pursue more extensive testing. Tests Depending o...

Craniosynostosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Overview Cranial sutures and fontanels Open pop-up dialog box Close Cranial sutures and fontanels Cranial sutures and fontanels Joints made of strong, fibrous tissue (cranial sutures) hold the bones of your baby's skull together. The sutures meet at the fontanels, the soft spots on your baby's head. The sutures remain flexible during infancy, allowing the skull to expand as the brain grows. The...

Heat rash - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis You don't need tests to diagnose heat rash. Your health care provider is usually able to diagnose it by examining the skin. A condition that looks like heat rash is transient neonatal pustular melanosis (TNPM). TNPM mainly affects newborns with brown or Black skin. It's harmless and clears up in a couple days without treatment. Treatment Treatment for mild heat rash is cooling the ski...

Heat rash - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Overview Heat rash Open pop-up dialog box Close Heat rash Heat rash Miliaria rubra (A), one type of heat rash, appears as clusters of small, inflamed blister-like bumps that can produce intense itching. Miliaria crystallina (B), another type of heat rash, appears as clear, fluid-filled bumps that don't hurt or itch. Heat rash — also known as prickly heat and miliaria — isn't just for babies. It...

Diabetic hypoglycemia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Diagnosis If you have signs or symptoms of low blood sugar, check your blood sugar level with a blood glucose meter — a small device that measures and displays your blood sugar level. You have hypoglycemia when your blood sugar level drops below 70 mg/dL (3.9 mmol/L). Treatment If you think your blood sugar may be dipping too low, check your blood sugar level with a blood glucose meter. If you ...

Cellulitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 6th, 2022 - Overview Cellulitis Open pop-up dialog box Close Cellulitis Cellulitis Cellulitis is usually a superficial infection of the skin (left). But if severe (right) or if left untreated, it can spread into the lymph nodes and bloodstream. Cellulitis (sel-u-LIE-tis) is a common, potentially serious bacterial skin infection. The affected skin is swollen and inflamed and is typically painful and warm to...

Thoracic aortic aneurysm - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis Thoracic aortic aneurysms are often found when an imaging test is done for a different reason. If you have signs or symptoms of a thoracic aortic aneurysm, your health care provider may ask about your family's medical history. Some aneurysms can run in families (be inherited). Tests Imaging tests can be used to confirm or screen for a thoracic aortic aneurysm. Tests may include: Echoc...

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis Several tests and procedures are used to determine whether you have H. pylori infection. Testing is important for detection of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). Repeat testing after treatment is important to be sure H. pylori is gone. Tests may be done using a stool sample, through a breath test and by an upper endoscopy exam. Stool tests Stool antigen test. This is the most common sto...

Thoracic aortic aneurysm - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Overview Thoracic aortic aneurysm Open pop-up dialog box Close Thoracic aortic aneurysm Thoracic aortic aneurysm A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a weakened area in the upper part of the body's main blood vessel (aorta). Aneurysms can develop anywhere in the aorta. A thoracic aortic aneurysm is a weakened area in the body's main artery (aorta) in the chest. When the aortic wall is weak, the artery...

Ebstein anomaly - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Overview Ebstein anomaly Open pop-up dialog box Close Ebstein anomaly Ebstein anomaly Ebstein anomaly is a rare congenital heart defect in which the tricuspid valve is incorrectly formed and positioned lower than usual in the heart. Atrial septal defect is a hole between the two upper chambers of the heart. About half the people with Ebstein anomaly have an atrial septal defect. Ebstein anomaly...

Hip fracture - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis Types of hip fractures Open pop-up dialog box Close Types of hip fractures Types of hip fractures Most hip fractures occur in one of two locations — at the femoral neck or in the intertrochanteric region. The location of the fracture helps determine the best treatment options. A health care provider can often diagnose a hip fracture based on symptoms and the abnormal position of the h...

Brugada syndrome - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis Brugada syndrome usually is diagnosed in adults and, sometimes, in adolescents. It's rarely diagnosed in young children because the symptoms are often unnoticed. To diagnose Brugada syndrome, a health care provider will perform a physical exam and listen to the heart with a stethoscope. Tests are done to check the heartbeat and diagnose or confirm Brugada syndrome. Electrocardiogram (...

Thoracic aortic aneurysm - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Thoracic aortic aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team A team at Mayo Clinic A team of health care providers work together at Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in blood vessel conditions (vascular specialists), blood vessel surgery (vascular surgeons), heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), chest surgery (thoracic surgeons), heart and blood vessel cond...

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Overview Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection occurs when H. pylori bacteria infect your stomach. This usually happens during childhood. A common cause of stomach ulcers (peptic ulcers), H. pylori infection may be present in more than half the people in the world. Most people don't realize they have H. pylori infection because they never get sick from it. If you develop signs and symptoms ...

Lymphoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Diagnosis Lymphoma FAQs Hematologist Stephen Ansell, M.D., answers the most frequently asked questions about lymphoma. Show transcript for video Lymphoma FAQs Well, many times we don't actually know. We do know what exactly happens in the cells. We can see that the cells undergo a genetic change. And as they do that, they may grow quicker than they should, and they may persist and not die off l...

Marfan syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

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...

Lymphoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Overview What is lymphoma? An expert explains Learn more from hematologist Stephen Ansell, M.D. Show transcript for video What is lymphoma? An expert explains Hi. I'm Dr. Stephen Ansell. I'm a hematologist at Mayo Clinic. In this video, we're going to cover the basics of lymphoma. What is it? Who gets it? The symptoms. Diagnosis and treatment. Whether you're looking for answers for yourself or ...

Thoracic aortic aneurysm - Thoracic aortic aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - ic aortic aneurysm care at Mayo Clinic By Mayo Clinic Staff Print Your Mayo Clinic care team A team at Mayo Clinic A team of health care providers work together at Mayo Clinic. Mayo Clinic doctors trained in blood vessel conditions (vascular specialists), blood vessel surgery (vascular surgeons), heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), chest surgery (thoracic surgeons), heart ...

Marfan syndrome - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic

May 5th, 2022 - Marfan syndrome care at Mayo Clinic Marfan syndrome: The importance of diagnosis and treatment Your Mayo Clinic care team The Marfan Syndrome and Thoracic Aorta Clinic at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota offers an experienced, integrated team of specialists that provide care for people of all ages with Marfan syndrome. There is a care team for children and another for adults. Experienced staff...