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Myelofibrosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 28th, 2022 - Diagnosis Bone marrow exam Open pop-up dialog box Close Bone marrow exam Bone marrow exam In a bone marrow aspiration, a health care provider uses a thin needle to remove a small amount of liquid bone marrow, usually from a spot in the back of your hipbone (pelvis). A bone marrow biopsy is often done at the same time. This second procedure removes a small piece of bone tissue and the enclosed m...

Myelofibrosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 28th, 2022 - Overview Myelofibrosis is an uncommon type of bone marrow cancer that disrupts your body's normal production of blood cells. Myelofibrosis causes extensive scarring in your bone marrow, leading to severe anemia that can cause weakness and fatigue. Bone marrow scarring can also cause you to have a low number of blood-clotting cells called platelets, which increases the risk of bleeding. Myelofib...

Male infertility - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 28th, 2022 - Male infertility care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota, a team of doctors trained in reproductive endocrinology and urology will treat you and your partner for infertility problems. Having all of this subspecialized expertise in a single place, focused on you, means that you're not just getting one opinion — your care is discussed among the team, yo...

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 28th, 2022 - HHT care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic is a hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) Center of Excellence. This means that Mayo Clinic has been designated by Cure HHT as being experts in diagnosing and treating all aspects of this disorder. Mayo Clinic provides whole-person care that meets the needs of people and families with HHT. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, specialists from man...

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 28th, 2022 - Overview Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (tuh-lan-jee-uk-TAY-zhuh) is an inherited disorder that causes abnormal connections, called arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), to develop between arteries and veins. The most common locations affected are the nose, lungs, brain and liver. These AVMs may enlarge over time and can bleed or rupture, sometimes causing catastrophic complications. Spont...

Male infertility - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 28th, 2022 - Diagnosis Many infertile couples have more than one cause of infertility, so it's likely you will both need to see a doctor. It might take a number of tests to determine the cause of infertility. In some cases, a cause is never identified. Infertility tests can be expensive and might not be covered by insurance — find out what your medical plan covers ahead of time. Diagnosing male infertility ...

Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hht/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351136

Dec 28th, 2022 - Diagnosis Your doctor may diagnose HHT based on a physical examination, results of imaging tests and a family history. But some symptoms may not yet be apparent in children or young adults. Your doctor also may suggest you undergo genetic testing for HHT, which may confirm a suspected diagnosis. Imaging tests In HHT, abnormal connections called arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) develop between...

Myelofibrosis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 28th, 2022 - Myelofibrosis care at Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic doctors draw on their experience caring for people with myelofibrosis in order to provide you with a personalized treatment plan that delivers the exact care you need. Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, hematologists and transplant specialists work as a multidisciplinary team to care for people with myelofibrosis. Other professionals are inc...

Cushing Syndrome: Causes, Sy
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Dec 27th, 2022 - Overview What is Cushing syndrome? Cushing syndrome is an uncommon condition that happens when your body has too much of a hormone called cortisol. Another word for Cushing syndrome is hypercortisolism. A syndrome is a medical term that refers to a group of signs and symptoms that happen together. You may see some people call this condition Cushing’s syndrome. Cortisol is a steroid hormone comm...

Genital Warts: Causes, Symptoms, Trea
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Dec 27th, 2022 - Overview What are genital warts? Genital warts are a type of sexually transmitted infection (STI) that causes warts (small bumps or growths) to form in and around your genitals and rectum. Certain strains of human papillomavirus (HPV) cause genital warts. While there’s no cure for HPV itself, you can receive treatment for genital warts. You can give genital warts to other people through vaginal...

Trichomoniasis: Causes, Symptoms, T
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Dec 27th, 2022 - Overview What is trichomoniasis (trich)? Trichomoniasis or “trich” is a common and curable sexually transmitted infection (STI). Trich spreads during sexual intercourse — in semen (cum) and vaginal fluids. Its name comes from the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis, which causes the infection. You may have trich and not know it — most people don’t have symptoms from the infection. Trich is contagiou...

Syphilis: Cause, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Trea
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Dec 27th, 2022 - Overview What is syphilis? Syphilis is a sexually transmitted infection (STI) that spreads when you have vaginal, anal or oral sex with someone who has the infection. A bacteria causes it. Antibiotic medication treats syphilis. Untreated syphilis can lead to serious health problems, including blindness and damage to your brain, heart, eyes and nervous system. What are the stages of syphilis? Sy...

Vulvodynia: Causes, Symptoms, Mana
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Dec 27th, 2022 - Overview What is vulvodynia? Vulvodynia (pronounced vul-vo-DIN-ee-a) is chronic pain in your vulva, and or vagina or genitals, with no apparent cause. Vulvar and vaginal pain are common symptoms of various conditions, including infections and skin disorders. Vulvodynia is different. Vulvodynia is pain lasting three or more months that isn’t an obvious symptom of a specific condition. The pain c...

Coloboma: Types, Causes & Ass
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Dec 27th, 2022 - Overview Colobomas most commonly affect the iris of the eye. They give the pupil a keyhole shape. What is a coloboma? A coloboma is an area of missing tissue in your eye. Colobomas are present in a person’s eye when they’re born. They can affect one or both eyes. The most recognizable and common colobomas affect your iris (the colored part of your eye) and cause your pupil (the dark center of y...

Narcolepsy: What It Is, Causes, Sy
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Dec 26th, 2022 - Overview What is narcolepsy? Narcolepsy is a sleep disorder that causes an urge to fall asleep suddenly during the daytime that’s almost impossible to resist. Although this condition isn’t common, it’s widely known because of its symptoms and how they happen. Narcolepsy is usually treatable, but the condition can still cause severe disruptions in your life, ability to work and social relationsh...

Molar Pregnancy: Types, Symptoms, C
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Dec 26th, 2022 - Overview What is a molar pregnancy? A molar pregnancy occurs when an egg and sperm join incorrectly at fertilization and create a noncancerous tumor. The tumor looks like tiny water-filled sacs, similar to a cluster of grapes. The tumor can’t support a developing embryo and the pregnancy ends. Some people have a miscarriage. If this doesn’t happen, surgery is needed to remove the pregnancy. If ...

Multiple sclerosis - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 24th, 2022 - Diagnosis Neurological exam Open pop-up dialog box Close Neurological exam Neurological exam A complete neurological exam and medical history are needed to diagnose MS. Multiple sclerosis FAQs Neurologist Oliver Tobin, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., Ph.D., answers the most frequently asked questions about multiple sclerosis. Show transcript for video Multiple sclerosis FAQs So people who are overweight h...

Multiple sclerosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 24th, 2022 - Overview What is multiple sclerosis? An expert explains Learn more from neurologist Oliver Tobin, M.B., B.Ch., B.A.O., Ph.D. Show transcript for video What is multiple sclerosis? An expert explains I'm Dr. Oliver Tobin, a neurologist specializing in multiple sclerosis at Mayo Clinic. In this video, we'll be covering the basics of multiple sclerosis. What is it? Who gets it? The symptoms, diagno...

Albinism - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 24th, 2022 - Diagnosis Diagnosis of albinism is based on: A physical exam that includes checking skin and hair pigmentation. A thorough eye exam. Comparison of your child's pigmentation to that of other family members. Review of your child's medical history, including whether there has been bleeding that doesn't stop, frequent or large bruises, or unexpected infections. A specialist in vision and eye disord...

Albinism - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
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Dec 24th, 2022 - Overview The term albinism usually refers to oculocutaneous (ok-u-low-ku-TAY-nee-us) albinism (OCA). OCA is a group of disorders passed down in families where the body makes little or none of a substance called melanin. The type and amount of melanin in your body determines the color of your skin, hair and eyes. Melanin also plays a role in the development and function of the eyes, so people wi...