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Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sars/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351771

Oct 8th, 2021 - Diagnosis When SARS first surfaced, no specific tests were available. Now several laboratory tests can help detect the virus. But no known transmission of SARS has occurred anywhere in the world since 2004. Treatment Despite a concerted global effort, scientists have yet to find an effective treatment for SARS. Antibiotic drugs don't work against viruses, and antiviral drugs haven't shown much ...

Hemophilia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 7th, 2021 - Hemophilia care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic’s Hemophilia Treatment Center Mayo Clinic experts offer compassionate, comprehensive care to those with hemophilia. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, pediatric hematologists lead teams of doctors who may specialize in orthopedics, family medicine, physical medicine and rehabilitation, and other areas, with pediatric hemophilia nurses. This mea...

Epilepsy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 7th, 2021 - Epilepsy care at Mayo Clinic Teamwork Mayo Clinic experts in epilepsy care work together to provide individualized care to each patient. Your Mayo Clinic care team Mayo Clinic's world-renowned epilepsy teams include neurologists, neurosurgeons, imaging specialists (radiologists), mental health specialists (neuropsychologists) and other professionals who work together to provide exactly the care...

Epilepsy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 7th, 2021 - Diagnosis Diagnosing your condition EEG brain activity Open pop-up dialog box Close EEG brain activity EEG brain activity An EEG records the electrical activity of your brain via electrodes affixed to your scalp. EEG results show changes in brain activity that may be useful in diagnosing brain conditions, especially epilepsy and other seizure disorders. CT scan Open pop-up dialog box Close CT s...

Epilepsy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 7th, 2021 - Overview Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations and sometimes loss of awareness. Anyone can develop epilepsy. Epilepsy affects both males and females of all races, ethnic backgrounds and ages. Seizure symptoms can vary widely. Some people with epilepsy simply stare blankly...

Hemophilia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemophilia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20373333

Oct 7th, 2021 - Diagnosis Severe cases of hemophilia usually are diagnosed within the first year of life. Mild forms might not be apparent until adulthood. Some people learn they have hemophilia after they bleed excessively during a surgical procedure. Clotting-factor tests can reveal a clotting-factor deficiency and determine how severe the hemophilia is. For people with a family history of hemophilia, geneti...

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/coronavirus/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20479976

Oct 7th, 2021 - Diagnosis If you develop symptoms of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) or you've been exposed to the COVID-19 virus, contact your doctor. Also let your doctor know if you've had close contact with anyone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19. Factors used to decide whether to test you for the virus that causes COVID-19 may differ depending on where you live. Depending on your location, you may...

Hemophilia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hemophilia/symptoms-causes/syc-20373327

Oct 7th, 2021 - Overview Hemophilia is a rare disorder in which the blood doesn't clot in the typical way because it doesn't have enough blood-clotting proteins (clotting factors). If you have hemophilia, you might bleed for a longer time after an injury than you would if your blood clotted properly. Small cuts usually aren't much of a problem. If you have a severe form of the condition, the main concern is bl...

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 7th, 2021 - Overview Coronavirus Open pop-up dialog box Close Coronavirus Coronavirus Coronavirus is a family of viruses that can cause respiratory illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS). Coronaviruses are a family of viruses that can cause illnesses such as the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) and Middle ...

Astigmatism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/astigmatism/symptoms-causes/syc-20353835

Oct 5th, 2021 - Overview Astigmatism (uh-STIG-muh-tiz-um) is a common and generally treatable imperfection in the curvature of the eye that causes blurred distance and near vision. Astigmatism occurs when either the front surface of the eye (cornea) or the lens inside the eye has mismatched curves. Instead of having one curve like a round ball, the surface is egg-shaped. This causes blurred vision at all dista...

Gonorrhea - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gonorrhea/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351780

Oct 5th, 2021 - Diagnosis To determine whether you have gonorrhea, your doctor will analyze a sample of cells. Samples can be collected by: Urine test. This can help identify bacteria in your urethra. Swab of affected area. A swab of your throat, urethra, vagina or rectum can collect bacteria that can be identified in a lab. For women, home test kits are available for gonorrhea. They include vaginal swabs for ...

Gonorrhea - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/gonorrhea/symptoms-causes/syc-20351774

Oct 5th, 2021 - Overview Gonorrhea is an infection caused by a sexually transmitted bacterium that infects both males and females. Gonorrhea most often affects the urethra, rectum or throat. In females, gonorrhea can also infect the cervix. Gonorrhea is most commonly spread during vaginal, oral or anal sex. But babies of infected mothers can be infected during childbirth. In babies, gonorrhea most commonly aff...

Astigmatism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/astigmatism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353838

Oct 5th, 2021 - Diagnosis Astigmatism is diagnosed with an eye exam. A complete eye exam involves both a series of tests to check eye health and a refraction, which determines how the eyes bend light. Your eye doctor may use various instruments, aim bright lights directly at your eyes and ask you to look through several lenses. Your doctor uses these tests to examine different aspects of your eyes and vision a...

Croup - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/croup/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350354

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Diagnosis Croup is typically diagnosed by a doctor. He or she will: Observe your child's breathing Listen to your child's chest with a stethoscope Examine your child's throat Sometimes X-rays or other tests are used to rule out other possible illnesses. More Information X-ray Treatment The majority of children with croup can be treated at home. Still croup can be scary, especially if it lands y...

Spinal cord injury - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-cord-injury/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20377899

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Spinal cord injury care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team. Mayo Clinic doctors and staff have helped thousands of people recover from spinal cord injuries and diseases. Mayo Clinic's spinal cord injury team is led by doctors trained in brain and nervous system disorders (neurologists), brain and nervous system surgery (neurosurgeons), nerve and muscle physiology and rehabilitation (phys...

Psoriatic arthritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/psoriatic-arthritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354076

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Overview Psoriasis Open pop-up dialog box Close Psoriasis Psoriasis Psoriasis causes cells to build up rapidly on the surface of the skin, forming thick, silvery scales and itchy, dry, red patches that are sometimes painful. Psoriatic arthritis is a form of arthritis that affects some people who have psoriasis — a disease that causes red patches of skin topped with silvery scales. Most people d...

Croup - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/croup/symptoms-causes/syc-20350348

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Overview Normal airway Open pop-up dialog box Close Normal airway Normal airway This shows a child’s normal airway anatomy. Croup Open pop-up dialog box Close Croup Croup When the upper airway is infected with the virus that causes croup, tissues around the voice box (larynx) and the windpipe (trachea) will swell. When a cough forces air through this narrowed passageway, it may sound like a sea...

Spinal cord injury - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-cord-injury/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20377895

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Diagnosis In the emergency room, a doctor may be able to rule out a spinal cord injury by examination, testing for sensory function and movement, and by asking some questions about the accident. But if the injured person complains of neck pain, isn't fully awake, or has obvious signs of weakness or neurological injury, emergency diagnostic tests may be needed. These tests can include: X-rays. X...

Anaphylaxis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/anaphylaxis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351474

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Diagnosis Your provider might ask you questions about previous allergic reactions, including whether you've reacted to: Particular foods Medications Latex Insect stings To help confirm the diagnosis: You might be given a blood test to measure the amount of a certain enzyme (tryptase) that can be elevated up to three hours after anaphylaxis You might be tested for allergies with skin tests or bl...

Spinal cord injury - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/spinal-cord-injury/symptoms-causes/syc-20377890

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Overview A spinal cord injury — damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal (cauda equina) — often causes permanent changes in strength, sensation and other body functions below the site of the injury. If you've recently injured your spinal cord, it might seem like every aspect of your life has been affected. You might feel the effects of your injury mentally,...