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Colon Cancer: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14501-colorectal-colon-cancer

Nov 14th, 2022 - Overview Colon cancer starts as polyps in your colon. It can start in any part of your colon. What is colon cancer? Colon (colorectal) cancer starts in your colon (large intestine), the long tube that helps carry digested food to your rectum and out of your body. Colon cancer develops from certain polyps or growths in the inner lining of your colon. Healthcare providers have screening tests tha...

Head and Neck Cancer: Symptoms,
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14458-head-and-neck-cancer

Nov 14th, 2022 - Overview Learn the connection between HPV and oral cancer and how it’s treated. What is head and neck cancer? Head and neck cancer includes several types of cancer that usually start in the cells lining your mouth, throat (pharynx) or voice box (larynx). These cells are called squamous cells. Less commonly, head and neck cancers form in your sinuses or salivary glands. Most head and neck cancer...

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https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/14083-hemophilia

Nov 14th, 2022 - Overview What is hemophilia? Hemophilia is a rare, inherited blood disorder that causes your blood to clot less, which results in an increased risk of bleeding or bruising. Hemophilia happens because your body doesn’t make enough protein (clotting factors) to help your blood form clots. Clotting factors are proteins in your blood. They work with your platelets to form blood clots that control b...

Gestational Hypertension: Causes, Sy
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/4497-gestational-hypertension

Nov 14th, 2022 - Overview What is hypertension during pregnancy? Pregnancy-related hypertension is high blood pressure that begins after 20 weeks of pregnancy and ends shortly after your baby is born. It happens in about 6% to 8% of pregnancies. Your provider may also refer to high blood pressure during pregnancy as gestational hypertension or pregnancy-induced hypertension. Gestational hypertension is differen...

Ankylosing spondylitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ankylosing-spondylitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354813

Nov 12th, 2022 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your health care provider might ask you to bend in different directions to test the range of motion in your spine. Your provider might try to reproduce your pain by pressing on specific portions of your pelvis or by moving your legs into a particular position. You also may be asked to take a deep breath to see if you have difficulty expanding your chest. Imag...

Ankylosing spondylitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/ankylosing-spondylitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354808

Nov 12th, 2022 - Overview Ankylosing spondylitis Open pop-up dialog box Close Ankylosing spondylitis Ankylosing spondylitis As ankylosing spondylitis worsens, new bone forms as part of the body's attempt to heal. The new bone gradually bridges the gaps between vertebrae and eventually fuses sections of vertebrae together. Fused vertebrae can flatten the natural curves of the spine, which causes an inflexible, h...

Truncus arteriosus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/truncus-arteriosus/symptoms-causes/syc-20364247

Nov 12th, 2022 - Overview Truncus arteriosus Open pop-up dialog box Close Truncus arteriosus Truncus arteriosus In truncus arteriosus, one large vessel comes out of the heart, instead of two separate ones. There's also usually a hole in the wall between the lower heart chambers, called the ventricles. The hole is called a ventricular septal defect. In truncus arteriosus, oxygen-rich blood, shown in red, and oxy...

Molar pregnancy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/molar-pregnancy/symptoms-causes/syc-20375175

Nov 12th, 2022 - Overview A molar pregnancy is a rare complication of pregnancy. It involves unusual growth of cells called trophoblasts. These cells typically become the organ that feeds a growing fetus. That organ also is known as the placenta. There are two types of molar pregnancy — complete molar pregnancy and partial molar pregnancy. In a complete molar pregnancy, the placental tissue swells and appears t...

Dupuytren contracture - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dupuytrens-contracture/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20371949

Nov 12th, 2022 - Diagnosis In most cases, Dupuytren contracture can be diagnosed by the look and feel of the hands. Other tests are rarely necessary. Health care providers compare the hands with each other and check for puckering on the skin of the palms. They also press on parts of the hands and fingers to check for hard knots or bands of tissue. Another test for Dupuytren contracture involves putting the palm...

Dupuytren contracture - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/dupuytrens-contracture/symptoms-causes/syc-20371943

Nov 12th, 2022 - Overview Dupuytren contracture Open pop-up dialog box Close Dupuytren contracture Dupuytren contracture Dupuytren contracture is a typically painless condition that causes one or more fingers to bend toward the palm of the hand. The affected fingers can't straighten completely. It most often affects the two fingers farthest from the thumb. Dupuytren contracture is a painless condition that caus...

Truncus arteriosus - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/truncus-arteriosus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20364277

Nov 12th, 2022 - Diagnosis Truncus arteriosus is usually diagnosed soon after a child is born. The baby may look blue or gray and have trouble breathing. When a baby is born, a health care provider always listens to the baby's lungs to check breathing. If a baby has truncus arteriosus, the provider may hear sounds of fluid in the lungs during this exam. The provider also listens to the baby's heart to check for...

Molar pregnancy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/molar-pregnancy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20375180

Nov 12th, 2022 - Diagnosis Transvaginal ultrasound Open pop-up dialog box Close Transvaginal ultrasound Transvaginal ultrasound During a transvaginal ultrasound, you lie on an exam table while a health care provider or a medical technician puts a wandlike device, known as a transducer, into the vagina. Sound waves from the transducer create images of the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes. A health care provid...

Tendinitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tendinitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378248

Nov 11th, 2022 - Diagnosis Usually, a physical exam alone can diagnose tendinitis. X-rays or other imaging tests might be used to rule out other conditions that could be causing the symptoms. More Information X-ray Treatment The goals of tendinitis treatment are to relieve pain and reduce irritation. Self-care, including rest, ice and pain relievers, might be all that's needed. But full recovery might take seve...

Tendinitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tendinitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20378243

Nov 11th, 2022 - Overview Shoulder joint Open pop-up dialog box Close Shoulder joint Shoulder joint Tendons are thick fibrous cords that attach muscle to bone. Overuse or strain on a joint can inflame tendons and result in tendinitis. Tendinitis is inflammation of the thick fibrous cords that attach muscle to bone. These cords are called tendons. The condition causes pain and tenderness just outside a joint. Te...

Epiglottitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/epiglottitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20372231

Nov 11th, 2022 - Diagnosis First, the medical team ensures that the airway is open and that enough oxygen is getting through. The team monitors breathing and blood oxygen levels. Oxygen levels that drop too low might need breathing aid. Tests after breathing is stable Throat exam. Using a flexible fiber-optic-lighted tube, a health care provider looks at the throat through the nose to see what's causing the sym...

Epiglottitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/epiglottitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20372227

Nov 11th, 2022 - Overview Throat anatomy Open pop-up dialog box Close Throat anatomy Throat anatomy The throat includes the esophagus; windpipe, also known as the trachea; voice box, also known as the larynx; tonsils; and epiglottis. Epiglottitis happens when the epiglottis — a small cartilage "lid" that covers the windpipe — swells. The swelling blocks the flow of air into the lungs. Epiglottitis can be deadly...

Gestational Diabetes: Causes, Diag
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Nov 11th, 2022 - Overview What is gestational diabetes? Gestational diabetes (GD) is a type of diabetes that develops in pregnancy when blood sugar levels get too high. GD usually appears during the middle of pregnancy, between 24 and 28 weeks. Developing GD doesn’t mean you already had diabetes before you got pregnant. The condition appears because of the pregnancy. People with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes have ...

Vitiligo - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/vitiligo/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355916

Nov 10th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your health care provider will ask about your medical history and examine your skin, possibly with a special lamp. The evaluation might also include a skin biopsy and blood tests. More Information Antinuclear antibody (ANA) test Complete blood count (CBC) Skin biopsy Treatment The choice of treatment depends on your age, how much skin is involved and where, how quickly the disease is ...

Rhesus (Rh) Factor: Incompatibility, Complic
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/21053-rh-factor

Nov 10th, 2022 - Overview Complications can occur during pregnancy if you’re Rh negative and the fetus is Rh positive. This is Rh incompatibility. What is Rh factor? Rh factor (or Rhesus factor) is a type of protein on the outside or surface of your red blood cells. You inherit the protein, which means you get your Rh factor from your biological parents. If you have the protein, you’re Rh-positive. If you don’t...

Self-injury/cutting - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/self-injury/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350956

Nov 10th, 2022 - Diagnosis Although some people may ask for help, sometimes family or friends discover the self-injury. Or a health care provider doing a routine medical exam may notice signs, such as scars or fresh injuries. There's no specific test to diagnose self-injury. Diagnosis is based on a physical and psychological evaluation. You may be referred to a mental health professional with experience in trea...