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Multisystem inflammatory syndrome in children (MIS-C) and COVID-19 - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/mis-c-in-kids-covid-19/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20502561

May 5th, 2021 - Diagnosis Some children with MIS-C test negative for a current infection with the COVID-19 virus. This means they don't currently have the virus that causes COVID-19. Yet evidence indicates that many of these children were infected with the COVID-19 virus in the recent past, as shown by positive antibody test results. An antibody test with a positive result means that the child's immune system ...

Plague - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/plague/symptoms-causes/syc-20351291

May 4th, 2021 - Overview Plague is a serious bacterial infection that's transmitted primarily by fleas. The organism that causes plague, Yersinia pestis, lives in small rodents found most commonly in rural and semirural areas of Africa, Asia and the United States. The organism is transmitted to humans who are bitten by fleas that have fed on infected rodents or by humans handling infected animals. Known as the...

Rotavirus - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/rotavirus/symptoms-causes/syc-20351300

Apr 27th, 2021 - Overview Rotavirus is a very contagious virus that causes diarrhea. Before the development of a vaccine, most children had been infected with the virus at least once by age 5. Although rotavirus infections are unpleasant, you can usually treat this infection at home with extra fluids to prevent dehydration. Occasionally, severe dehydration requires receiving fluids through a vein (intravenously...

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

Apr 26th, 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...

Cancer - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cancer/symptoms-causes/syc-20370588

Apr 26th, 2021 - Overview Cancer refers to any one of a large number of diseases characterized by the development of abnormal cells that divide uncontrollably and have the ability to infiltrate and destroy normal body tissue. Cancer often has the ability to spread throughout your body. Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the world. But survival rates are improving for many types of cancer, thanks to ...

Inguinal hernia - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/inguinal-hernia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20351553

Apr 23rd, 2021 - Diagnosis A physical exam is usually all that's needed to diagnose an inguinal hernia. Your doctor will check for a bulge in the groin area. Because standing and coughing can make a hernia more prominent, you'll likely be asked to stand and cough or strain. If the diagnosis isn't readily apparent, your doctor might order an imaging test, such as an abdominal ultrasound, CT scan or MRI. Treatmen...

Hearing loss - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hearing-loss/symptoms-causes/syc-20373072

Apr 15th, 2021 - Overview Hearing loss that occurs gradually as you age (presbycusis) is common. Almost half the people in the United States older than age 65 have some degree of hearing loss. Hearing loss is defined as one of three types: Conductive (involves outer or middle ear) Sensorineural (involves inner ear) Mixed (combination of the two) Aging and chronic exposure to loud noises both contribute to heari...

Premature birth - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/premature-birth/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376736

Apr 13th, 2021 - Diagnosis After your premature baby is moved to the NICU, he or she may undergo a number of tests. Some are ongoing, while others may be performed only if the NICU staff suspects a particular complication. Possible tests for your premature baby may include: Breathing and heart rate monitor. Your baby's breathing and heart rate are monitored on a continuous basis. Blood pressure readings are don...

Erectile dysfunction - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/erectile-dysfunction/symptoms-causes/syc-20355776

Apr 12th, 2021 - Overview Flaccid and erect penis Open pop-up dialog box Close Flaccid and erect penis Flaccid and erect penis The penis contains two cylindrical, spongelike structures (corpora cavernosa). During sexual arousal, nerve impulses increase blood flow to both of these cylinders. This sudden influx of blood causes an erection by expanding, straightening and stiffening the penis. Erectile dysfunction ...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370093

Apr 12th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor will start by asking detailed questions about your symptoms and doing a physical exam. This initial exam is likely to include: Digital rectal exam. The doctor inserts a finger into the rectum to check your prostate for enlargement. Urine test. Analyzing a sample of your urine can help rule out an infection or other conditions that can cause similar symptoms. Blood test. Th...

Galactorrhea - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/galactorrhea/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350434

Apr 12th, 2021 - Diagnosis Finding the underlying cause of galactorrhea can be a complex task because there are so many possibilities. Testing may involve: A physical exam, during which your doctor may try to express some of the fluid from your nipple by gently examining the area around your nipple. Your doctor may also check for breast lumps or other suspicious areas of thickened breast tissue. Analysis of flu...

Galactorrhea - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/galactorrhea/symptoms-causes/syc-20350431

Apr 12th, 2021 - Overview Galactorrhea (guh-lack-toe-REE-uh) is a milky nipple discharge unrelated to the normal milk production of breast-feeding. Galactorrhea itself isn't a disease, but it could be a sign of an underlying problem. It usually occurs in women, even those who have never had children or after menopause. But galactorrhea can happen in men and even in infants. Excessive breast stimulation, medicat...

Erectile dysfunction - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/erectile-dysfunction/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20355782

Apr 12th, 2021 - Diagnosis For many people, a physical exam and answering questions (medical history) are all that's needed for a doctor to diagnose erectile dysfunction and recommend a treatment. If you have chronic health conditions or your doctor suspects that an underlying condition might be involved, you might need further tests or a consultation with a specialist. Tests for underlying conditions might inc...

Male infertility - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/male-infertility/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20374780

Apr 12th, 2021 - 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 ...

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/benign-prostatic-hyperplasia/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20370099

Apr 12th, 2021 - Benign prostatic hyperplasia care at Mayo Clinic Advanced treatment options Mayo Clinic specialists are trained in state-of-the-art technology to treat enlarged prostates. You have access to the latest noninvasive laser treatments, including HoLEP and PVP lasers, which usually offer quick relief from symptoms and generally don't have serious side effects. Many of these techniques, including PVP...

Male infertility - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/male-infertility/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20374786

Apr 12th, 2021 - 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...

Cardiomyopathy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cardiomyopathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20370714

Apr 8th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor will perform a physical examination and ask questions about your personal and family medical history. You'll also be asked when your symptoms occur — for example, whether exercise brings on your symptoms. If your doctor thinks you have cardiomyopathy, several tests may be done to confirm the diagnosis, including: Chest X-ray. An image of your heart will show whether it's e...

Cardiomyopathy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/cardiomyopathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20370709

Apr 8th, 2021 - We're welcoming patients at Mayo Clinic See our safety precautions in response to COVID-19. Request an appointment. Overview Cardiomyopathy (kahr-dee-o-my-OP-uh-thee) is a disease of the heart muscle that makes it harder for your heart to pump blood to the rest of your body. Cardiomyopathy can lead to heart failure. The main types of cardiomyopathy include dilated, hypertrophic and restrictive ...

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/coronavirus/symptoms-causes/syc-20479963

Apr 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 ...

Hammertoe and mallet toe - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/hammertoe-and-mallet-toe/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350845

Apr 7th, 2021 - Diagnosis Your doctor can diagnose hammertoe or mallet toe by examining your foot. Your doctor might order X-rays to further evaluate the bones and joints of your feet and toes. Treatment If your toe is still flexible, your doctor might recommend that you change to roomier, more comfortable footwear and that you wear shoe inserts (orthotics) or pads. Inserts or pads can reposition your toe and ...