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Hypoglycemia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Overview Hypoglycemia is a condition in which your blood sugar (glucose) level is lower than the standard range. Glucose is your body's main energy source. Hypoglycemia is often related to diabetes treatment. But other drugs and a variety of conditions — many rare — can cause low blood sugar in people who don't have diabetes. Hypoglycemia needs immediate treatment. For many people, a fasting bl...

Scoliosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Overview Scoliosis Open pop-up dialog box Close Scoliosis Scoliosis Viewed from the side, the normal spine takes the form of an elongated S, the upper back bowing outward and the lower back curving slightly inward. Viewed from behind though, the spine should appear as a straight line from the base of the neck to the tailbone. Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. Scoliosis is a sidewa...

Vitiligo - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Overview Vitiligo on face Open pop-up dialog box Close Vitiligo on face Vitiligo on face The loss of color resulting from vitiligo is sometimes symmetrical. Vitiligo on hand Open pop-up dialog box Close Vitiligo on hand Vitiligo on hand Vitiligo is a condition in which the skin loses its pigment cells (melanocytes). This can result in discolored patches in different areas of the body, including...

Enlarged heart - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Overview Enlarged heart, in heart failure Open pop-up dialog box Close Enlarged heart, in heart failure Enlarged heart, in heart failure As the heart weakens, as it can in heart failure, it begins to enlarge, forcing your heart to work harder to pump blood on to the rest of your body. An enlarged heart (cardiomegaly) isn't a disease, but rather a sign of another condition. The term "cardiomegal...

Bell's palsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis There's no specific test for Bell's palsy. Your health care provider will look at your face and ask you to move your facial muscles by closing your eyes, lifting your brow, showing your teeth and frowning, among other movements. Other conditions — such as a stroke, infections, Lyme disease, inflammatory conditions and tumors — can cause facial muscle weakness that mimics Bell's palsy....

Tinea versicolor - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your doctor can diagnose tinea versicolor by looking at it. If there's any doubt, he or she may take skin scrapings from the infected area and view them under a microscope. Treatment If tinea versicolor is severe or doesn't respond to over-the-counter antifungal medicine, you may need a prescription-strength medication. Some of these medications are topical preparations that you rub o...

Essential tremor - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis Diagnosing essential tremor involves reviewing your medical history, family history and symptoms and conducting a physical examination. There are no medical tests to diagnose essential tremor. Diagnosing it is often a matter of ruling out other conditions that could be causing your symptoms. To do this, your health care provider may suggest the following tests: Neurological examinatio...

Enlarged heart - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose an enlarged heart, a health care provider will usually do a physical exam and ask questions about your symptoms and medical history. Tests that may be done to help diagnose an enlarged heart (cardiomyopathy) and its cause include: Blood tests. Blood tests may help confirm or rule out conditions that can cause heart enlargement. If an enlarged heart occurs with chest pain o...

Bell's palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Overview Bell's palsy is a condition that causes sudden weakness in the muscles on one side of the face. In most cases, the weakness is temporary and significantly improves over weeks. The weakness makes half of the face appear to droop. Smiles are one-sided, and the eye on the affected side resists closing. Bell's palsy is also known as acute peripheral facial palsy of unknown cause. It can oc...

Tinea versicolor - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Overview Tinea versicolor Open pop-up dialog box Close Tinea versicolor Tinea versicolor The overgrowth of fungus that causes tinea versicolor interferes with the normal pigment production of the skin. This creates an uneven skin pigment. Tinea versicolor is a common fungal infection of the skin. The fungus interferes with the normal pigmentation of the skin, resulting in small, discolored patc...

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

May 4th, 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 ...

Scoliosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis The doctor will initially take a detailed medical history and may ask questions about recent growth. During the physical exam, your doctor may have your child stand and then bend forward from the waist, with arms hanging loosely, to see if one side of the rib cage is more prominent than the other. Your doctor may also perform a neurological exam to check for: Muscle weakness Numbness ...

Dilated cardiomyopathy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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May 4th, 2022 - Diagnosis To diagnose dilated cardiomyopathy, your health care provider will do a physical exam and asks questions about your personal and family medical history. The provider will use a device called a stethoscope to listen to your heart and lungs. You may be referred to a doctor specializing in heart disease (cardiologist). Tests Tests to diagnose dilated cardiomyopathy include: Echocardiogra...

Essential tremor - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/essential-tremor/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350543

May 4th, 2022 - Essential tremor care at Mayo Clinic Doctors at Mayo Clinic are experts at diagnosing and treating essential tremor. They will work with your primary doctor to help coordinate your treatment and may offer you deep brain stimulation if your tremor is severe. Your Mayo Clinic care team Experience Mayo Clinic doctors trained in brain and nervous system conditions (neurologists) treat more than 2,5...

Bell's palsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/bells-palsy/symptoms-causes/syc-20370028

May 4th, 2022 - Overview Bell's palsy is a condition that causes sudden weakness in the muscles on one side of the face. In most cases, the weakness is temporary and significantly improves over weeks. The weakness makes half of the face appear to droop. Smiles are one-sided, and the eye on the affected side resists closing. Bell's palsy is also known as acute peripheral facial palsy of unknown cause. It can oc...

Scoliosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/scoliosis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20350726

May 4th, 2022 - Scoliosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Pediatric specialists work together to provide the best care for each child who has scoliosis. Mayo Clinic fosters a unique practice environment where doctors and nurses collaborate to safely innovate and to develop the best treatment plans for children with spine conditions. Orthotic specialists are involved in making braces, while physi...

Renal artery stenosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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May 3rd, 2022 - Renal artery stenosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic doctors trained in kidney diseases and high blood pressure (nephrology and hypertension), vascular medicine, diagnostic and therapeutic (interventional) radiology, and heart and blood vessel diseases (cardiovascular medicine) work together to evaluate and treat people with renal artery stenosis. Each year, more tha...

Double-outlet right ventricle - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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May 3rd, 2022 - Double-outlet right ventricle Double-outlet right ventricle Open pop-up dialog box Close Double-outlet right ventricle Double-outlet right ventricle In double-outlet right ventricle, the aorta and pulmonary artery connect partially or completely to the right ventricle. A hole also exists between the two ventricles (ventricular septal defect). In a normal heart, as shown on the left, the pulmona...

Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) - Overview - Mayo Clinic
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May 3rd, 2022 - Total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR) Total anomalous pulmonary venous return Open pop-up dialog box Close Total anomalous pulmonary venous return Total anomalous pulmonary venous return In total anomalous pulmonary venous return (TAPVR), the pulmonary veins incorrectly send blood to the heart's upper right chamber (atrium). In a normal heart (shown on the left), oxygen-rich blood flo...

Congenital heart defects in children - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/congenital-heart-defects-children/symptoms-causes/syc-20350074

May 3rd, 2022 - Overview A congenital heart defect is a problem with the structure of the heart that a child is born with. Some congenital heart defects in children are simple and don't need treatment. Other congenital heart defects in children are more complex and may require several surgeries performed over a period of several years. Learning about your child's congenital heart defect can help you understand...