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Anaphylaxis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 2nd, 2021 - Overview Anaphylaxis is a severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction. It can occur within seconds or minutes of exposure to something you're allergic to, such as peanuts or bee stings. Anaphylaxis causes the immune system to release a flood of chemicals that can cause you to go into shock — blood pressure drops suddenly and the airways narrow, blocking breathing. Signs and symptoms ...

Psoriatic arthritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/psoriatic-arthritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354081

Oct 2nd, 2021 - Diagnosis During the exam, your doctor might: Examine your joints for signs of swelling or tenderness Check your fingernails for pitting, flaking and other abnormalities Press on the soles of your feet and around your heels for to check for tender areas No single test can confirm a diagnosis of psoriatic arthritis. But some types of tests can rule out other causes of joint pain, such as rheumat...

Asthma attack - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 1st, 2021 - Diagnosis For adults and children over 5 years old, lung (pulmonary) function tests are used to check how well the lungs are working. Poor lung function is a sign that your asthma isn't well controlled. In some cases, lung function tests are also used in asthma emergencies to help your doctor understand the severity of an asthma attack or how well treatment is working. Lung function tests inclu...

Basal cell carcinoma - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/basal-cell-carcinoma/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354193

Oct 1st, 2021 - Diagnosis In order to assess any growths or changes in your skin, your doctor or a specialist in skin conditions (dermatologist) will conduct a medical history and exam. History and general exam Your doctor will conduct a general physical exam and ask you questions about your medical history, changes in your skin, or any other signs or symptoms you've experienced. Questions may include: When di...

Heart arrhythmia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 1st, 2021 - Overview Typical heartbeat Open pop-up dialog box Close Typical heartbeat Typical heartbeat In a typical heart rhythm, a tiny cluster of cells at the sinus node sends out an electrical signal. The signal then travels through the atria to the atrioventricular (AV) node and into the ventricles, causing them to contract and pump blood. A heart arrhythmia (uh-RITH-me-uh) is an irregular heartbeat. ...

Heart arrhythmia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 1st, 2021 - Heart arrhythmia care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors trained in heart and blood vessel conditions (cardiologists), heart rhythm conditions (electrophysiologists), heart and blood vessel surgery (cardiovascular surgeons), and other areas collaborate as a multidisciplinary team to provide the most appropriate care for people with arrhythmia and other heart conditions. One-stop care. A detaile...

Basal cell carcinoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 1st, 2021 - Overview Basal cell carcinoma on white skin Open pop-up dialog box Close Basal cell carcinoma on white skin Basal cell carcinoma on white skin Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer that most often develops on areas of skin exposed to the sun, such as the face. On white skin, basal cell carcinoma often looks like a bump that's skin-colored or pink. Basal cell carcinoma on brown skin Open...

Basal cell carcinoma - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Oct 1st, 2021 - Overview Basal cell carcinoma on white skin Open pop-up dialog box Close Basal cell carcinoma on white skin Basal cell carcinoma on white skin Basal cell carcinoma is a type of skin cancer that most often develops on areas of skin exposed to the sun, such as the face. On white skin, basal cell carcinoma often looks like a bump that's skin-colored or pink. Basal cell carcinoma on brown skin Open...

Heart arrhythmia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-arrhythmia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350674

Oct 1st, 2021 - Diagnosis To diagnose a heart arrhythmia, the doctor will usually do a physical exam and ask questions about your medical history and symptoms. Tests may be done to confirm an irregular heartbeat and look for conditions that can cause arrhythmias, such as heart disease or thyroid disease. Tests to diagnose heart arrhythmias may include: Electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG). During an ECG, sensors (el...

Asthma attack - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/asthma-attack/symptoms-causes/syc-20354268

Oct 1st, 2021 - Overview During an asthma attack, also called an asthma exacerbation, the airways become swollen and inflamed. The muscles around the airways contract and the airways produce extra mucus, causing the breathing (bronchial) tubes to narrow. During an attack, you may cough, wheeze and have trouble breathing. Symptoms of a minor asthma attack get better with prompt home treatment. A severe asthma a...

Achilles tendinitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/achilles-tendinitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20369025

Sep 30th, 2021 - Diagnosis During the physical exam, your doctor will gently press on the affected area to determine the location of pain, tenderness or swelling. He or she will also evaluate the flexibility, alignment, range of motion and reflexes of your foot and ankle. Imaging tests Your doctor may order one or more of the following tests to assess your condition: X-rays. While X-rays can't visualize soft ti...

Achilles tendinitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/achilles-tendinitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20369020

Sep 30th, 2021 - Overview Achilles tendinitis is an overuse injury of the Achilles (uh-KILL-eez) tendon, the band of tissue that connects calf muscles at the back of the lower leg to your heel bone. Achilles tendinitis most commonly occurs in runners who have suddenly increased the intensity or duration of their runs. It's also common in middle-aged people who play sports, such as tennis or basketball, only on ...

Male hypogonadism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/male-hypogonadism/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354886

Sep 29th, 2021 - Diagnosis Early detection in boys can help prevent problems from delayed puberty. Early diagnosis and treatment in men offer better protection against osteoporosis and other related conditions. Your health care provider will conduct a physical exam and note whether your sexual development, such as your pubic hair, muscle mass and size of your testes, is consistent with your age. Your provider w...

Optic neuritis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/optic-neuritis/symptoms-causes/syc-20354953

Sep 29th, 2021 - Overview Optic nerve Open pop-up dialog box Close Optic nerve Optic nerve The optic nerve is a bundle of nerve fibers that serves as the communication cable between your eyes and your brain. The nerve fibers have a special coating called myelin. Optic neuritis occurs when swelling (inflammation) damages the optic nerve — a bundle of nerve fibers that transmits visual information from your eye t...

Tension headache - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tension-headache/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20353982

Sep 29th, 2021 - Diagnosis If you have chronic or recurrent headaches, your doctor may conduct physical and neurological exams, then try to pinpoint the type and cause of your headaches using these approaches: Your pain description Your doctor can learn a lot about your headaches from a description of your pain. Be sure to include these details: Pain characteristics. Does your pain pulsate? Or is it constant an...

Heart valve disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/heart-valve-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20353727

Sep 29th, 2021 - Overview In heart valve disease, one or more of the valves in your heart doesn't work properly. Your heart has four valves that keep blood flowing in the correct direction. In some cases, one or more of the valves don't open or close properly. This can cause the blood flow through your heart to your body to be disrupted. Your heart valve disease treatment depends on the heart valve affected and...

Tension headache - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tension-headache/symptoms-causes/syc-20353977

Sep 29th, 2021 - Overview A tension-type headache (TTH) is generally a mild to moderate pain that's often described as feeling like a tight band around the head. A tension-type headache is the most common type of headache, yet its causes aren't well understood. Treatments for tension-type headaches are available. Managing a tension-type headache is often a balance between practicing healthy habits, finding effe...

Primary biliary cholangitis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-biliary-cholangitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20376874

Sep 29th, 2021 - Overview Bile duct damage Open pop-up dialog box Close Bile duct damage Bile duct damage The bile ducts carry bile from your liver to your small intestine. When bile ducts become damaged, bile can back up into the liver, causing damage to liver cells. This damage can lead to liver failure. Primary biliary cholangitis, previously called primary biliary cirrhosis, is a chronic disease in which th...

Sclerosing mesenteritis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/sclerosing-mesenteritis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20450343

Sep 29th, 2021 - Diagnosis Tests and procedures used to diagnose sclerosing mesenteritis include: Physical exam. During a physical exam, your doctor will look for clues that may help determine your diagnosis. For instance, sclerosing mesenteritis often forms a mass in your upper abdomen that can be felt during a physical exam. Imaging tests. Imaging tests of your abdomen may reveal sclerosing mesenteritis. Imag...

Primary biliary cholangitis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/primary-biliary-cholangitis/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376880

Sep 29th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor will ask you about your health history and your family's health history, and perform a physical exam. The following tests and procedures may be used to diagnose primary biliary cholangitis. Blood tests: Liver tests. These blood tests check the levels of enzymes that may signal liver disease and bile duct injury. Antibody tests for signs of autoimmune disease. Blood tests m...