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Dislocation - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 16th, 2021 - Overview A dislocation is an injury to a joint — a place where two or more bones come together — in which the ends of your bones are forced from their normal positions. This painful injury temporarily deforms and immobilizes your joint. Dislocation is most common in shoulders and fingers. Other sites include elbows, knees and hips. If you suspect a dislocation, seek prompt medical attention to ...

Breast cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 16th, 2021 - Overview Breast anatomy Open pop-up dialog box Close Breast anatomy Breast anatomy Each breast contains 15 to 20 lobes of glandular tissue, arranged like the petals of a daisy. The lobes are further divided into smaller lobules that produce milk for breastfeeding. Small tubes (ducts) conduct the milk to a reservoir that lies just beneath your nipple. Breast cancer is cancer that forms in the ce...

Small vessel disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2021 - Overview Small vessel disease Open pop-up dialog box Close Small vessel disease Small vessel disease Clogging or narrowing of the arteries that supply blood to the heart can occur not only in the heart's largest arteries (the coronary arteries) but also in the heart's smaller blood vessels. Small vessel disease is a condition in which the walls of the small arteries in the heart aren't working ...

Head and neck cancers - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2021 - Head and neck cancer care at Mayo Clinic Why choose Mayo Clinic for head and neck cancers Mayo Clinic experts offer compassionate, comprehensive care to those with head and neck cancers, including those with: Skull base tumors Pituitary tumors Esthesioneuroblastoma Nasopharyngeal cancer Nasal cavity cancer Paranasal sinus cancer Floor of mouth cancer Lip cancer Mouth cancer Salivary gland cance...

Head and neck cancers - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2021 - Overview Head and neck cancers are a broad category of cancers that occur in the head and neck region. Head and neck cancer treatment depends on the type, location and size of your cancer. Treatment for head and neck cancers often involves surgery, radiation therapy and chemotherapy. Treatments may be combined. After treatment, recovery from head and neck cancers may involve working with rehabi...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2021 - Diagnosis Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis is difficult to diagnose early because it can mimic other neurological diseases. Tests to rule out other conditions might include: Electromyogram (EMG). Your doctor inserts a needle electrode through your skin into various muscles. The test evaluates the electrical activity of your muscles when they contract and when they're at rest. Abnormalities in musc...

Small vessel disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose small vessel disease, your health care provider will usually do a physical exam and ask questions about your medical history and family history of heart disease. He or she will likely listen to your heart with a stethoscope. The tests used to diagnose small vessel disease are similar to those used to diagnosis other types of heart disease and include: Stress test with imag...

Athlete's foot - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2021 - Overview Athlete's foot between the toes Open pop-up dialog box Close Athlete's foot between the toes Athlete's foot between the toes Athlete's foot can cause cracked peeling skin between the toes. Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal skin infection that usually begins between the toes. It commonly occurs in people whose feet have become very sweaty while confined within tight-fitting shoes...

Athlete's foot - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor may be able to diagnose athlete's foot simply by looking at it. Some types of athletes foot look like dry skin or dermatitis. To help confirm the diagnosis and rule out other conditions, your doctor might take a skin scraping from the affected area for testing in a lab. Treatment If your athlete's foot doesn't respond to nonprescription products and self-care, you may need...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2021 - ALS care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in neuromuscular conditions (neurologists) work closely with doctors trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatrists), physical and occupational therapists, nutrition specialists (dietitians), nurses, social workers, and others to care for people with ALS. Mayo Clinic doctors diagnose and treat more tha...

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/amyotrophic-lateral-sclerosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354022

Oct 15th, 2021 - Overview Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (a-my-o-TROE-fik LAT-ur-ul skluh-ROE-sis), or ALS, is a progressive nervous system disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord, causing loss of muscle control. ALS is often called Lou Gehrig's disease, after the baseball player who was diagnosed with it. Doctors usually don't know why ALS occurs. Some cases are inherited. ALS often begins...

Athlete's foot - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 15th, 2021 - Overview Athlete's foot between the toes Open pop-up dialog box Close Athlete's foot between the toes Athlete's foot between the toes Athlete's foot can cause cracked peeling skin between the toes. Athlete's foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal skin infection that usually begins between the toes. It commonly occurs in people whose feet have become very sweaty while confined within tight-fitting shoes...

Swollen lymph nodes - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 14th, 2021 - Overview Lymph node locations Open pop-up dialog box Close Lymph node locations Lymph node locations Your lymph nodes play a vital role in your body's ability to fight off infections. Common areas where you might notice swollen lymph nodes include your neck, under your chin, in your armpits and in your groin. Swollen lymph nodes Open pop-up dialog box Close Swollen lymph nodes Swollen lymph nod...

Dehydration - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 14th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor can often diagnose dehydration on the basis of physical signs and symptoms. If you're dehydrated, you're also likely to have low blood pressure, especially when moving from a lying to a standing position, a faster than normal heart rate and reduced blood flow to your extremities. To help confirm the diagnosis and pinpoint the degree of dehydration, you may have other tests...

Swollen lymph nodes - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/swollen-lymph-nodes/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353906

Oct 14th, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose what might be causing your swollen lymph nodes, your doctor may need: Your medical history. Your doctor will want to know when and how your swollen lymph nodes developed and if you have any other signs or symptoms. A physical exam. Your doctor will also want to check lymph nodes near the surface of your skin for size, tenderness, warmth and texture. The site of your swolle...

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/congenital-adrenal-hyperplasia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355211

Oct 14th, 2021 - Diagnosis CAH may be diagnosed before a baby is born, during childhood or later in life. Prenatal testing Tests used to diagnose CAH in fetuses include: Amniocentesis. This procedure involves using a needle to withdraw a sample of amniotic fluid from the womb and then examining the cells. Chorionic villus sampling. This test involves withdrawing cells from the placenta for examination. Newborns...

Congenital adrenal hyperplasia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 14th, 2021 - Overview Adrenal glands Open pop-up dialog box Close Adrenal glands Adrenal glands Perched atop each of your kidneys, your adrenal glands produce hormones that help regulate your metabolism, immune system, blood pressure and other essential functions. Congenital adrenal hyperplasia (CAH) refers to a group of genetic disorders that affect the adrenal glands, a pair of walnut-sized organs above t...

Dehydration - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dehydration/symptoms-causes/syc-20354086

Oct 14th, 2021 - Overview Dehydration occurs when you use or lose more fluid than you take in, and your body doesn't have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions. If you don't replace lost fluids, you will get dehydrated. Anyone may become dehydrated, but the condition is especially dangerous for young children and older adults. The most common cause of dehydration in young children is s...

Ramsay Hunt syndrome - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 12th, 2021 - Overview Facial nerve Open pop-up dialog box Close Facial nerve Facial nerve The nerve that controls your facial muscles passes through a narrow corridor of bone on its way to your face. Ramsay Hunt syndrome (herpes zoster oticus) occurs when a shingles outbreak affects the facial nerve near one of your ears. In addition to the painful shingles rash, Ramsay Hunt syndrome can cause facial paraly...

End-stage renal disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 12th, 2021 - Diagnosis Kidney biopsy Open pop-up dialog box Close Kidney biopsy Kidney biopsy During a kidney biopsy, your doctor uses a needle to remove a small sample of kidney tissue for lab testing. The biopsy needle is inserted through your skin and is often directed using the guidance of an imaging device, such as ultrasound. To diagnose end-stage renal disease, your health care provider may ask you a...