Tag Archives: Diagnosis

Infographic: Diagnosis & Treatment Of Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. The air sacs may fill with fluid or pus (purulent material), causing cough with phlegm or pus, fever, chills, and difficulty breathing. A variety of organisms, including bacteria, viruses and fungi, can cause pneumonia.

Pneumonia can range in seriousness from mild to life-threatening. It is most serious for infants and young children, people older than age 65, and people with health problems or weakened immune systems.

Men’s Health: How Serious Can Blood In The Urine Be?

Blood in your urine can be a startling sight, one that prompts concern over your health. While it doesn’t always mean something serious, several serious things can cause it. And that means you should contact your doctor right away.

It’s also important to understand what’s going on in your body. You may see a range of colors — from pink or slightly dark urine to bright red or cola-colored liquid. You may also see clots, which can come from your prostate, urethra, kidneys or ureters (tubes connecting your kidney to your bladder).

Infographic: Classic & Exertional Heatstroke

Heatstroke is a condition caused by your body overheating, usually as a result of prolonged exposure to or physical exertion in high temperatures. This most serious form of heat injury, heatstroke, can occur if your body temperature rises to 104 F (40 C) or higher. The condition is most common in the summer months.

Heatstroke requires emergency treatment. Untreated heatstroke can quickly damage your brain, heart, kidneys and muscles. The damage worsens the longer treatment is delayed, increasing your risk of serious complications or death.

Uterine Cancer: Risks, Diagnosis & Treatment

Uterine cancer is the most common cancer that affects a woman’s reproductive system, occurring mostly after menopause. It’s often diagnosed in an early stage. This video shares the symptoms and tests that may lead to a diagnosis.

Chapters: 0:00 What is uterine cancer? 0:10 What are the risk factors of uterine cancer? 0:27 What are symptoms of uterine cancer? 1:00 How is uterine cancer diagnosed? 2:21 What is the rate of successful outcomes for those diagnosed with uterine cancer?

Diagnosis: What Is Ulnar Wrist Pain? (Mayo Clinic)

If you have pain on the side of your wrist opposite your thumb, it’s called ulnar wrist pain. There are many things that can cause it, and there are several ways to treat it.

“Ulnar wrist pain is a small area from the pinky side of your hand. And it’s from this little knobbly bone called the ulnar to this area near the wrist,” says Dr. Sanj Kakar, a Mayo Clinic hand and wrist surgeon. “It’s very, very common.”

Ulnar wrist pain can occur after a fall onto an outstretched hand. But it also happens in people who play stickhandling sports, like tennis or hockey, and certain occupations that require lifting or using a repetitive motion in the wrist. 

Endometriosis: Diagnosis And Treatment Options

Endometriosis is a health condition in which the kind of tissue commonly found in the inner lining of the uterus grows elsewhere in the body. This can cause severe pain and other complications. Miguel Luna, MD is here to share signs of endometriosis, how the condition is diagnosed and treatment options available

Liver Health: Diagnosis And Risks Of Cirrhosis

Learning about cirrhosis can be intimidating. Let our experts walk you through the facts, the questions, and the answers to help you better understand this condition.

Timeline: 0:00 Introduction 0:24 What is cirrhosis? 1:05 Who gets cirrhosis? / Risk factors 2:03 Symptoms of cirrhosis 2:49 How is cirrhosis diagnosed? 3:38 Treatment options 4:42 Coping methods/ What now? 5:17 Ending

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Infographic: What Are Bone Stress Injuries?

A bone stress injury (BSI) means that the bones cannot tolerate repeated mechanical loads, resulting in structural fatigue and local bone pain. A delay in BSI diagnosis can lead to more serious injuries, such as stress fractures that require longer treatment periods.

Cleveland Clinic: Primary Malignant Brain Tumors

A brain tumor is an abnormal growth or mass of cells in or around the brain. It is also called a central nervous system tumor. Tumors that develop in the brain are called primary tumors. Tumors that spread to the brain after forming in a different part of the body are called secondary tumors or metastatic tumors. This video focuses on primary malignant brain tumors.

Chapters: 0:00 What is a primary malignant brain tumor? 0:31 What are the main kinds of malignant brain tumors? 1:35 How are brain tumors graded? 1:57 How are primary malignant brain tumors treated? 2:53 When should you see your provider?

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Esophageal Cancer: Early Treatment Is Critical

While a serious form of cancer, five-year survival rates have quadrupled over the last several decades. What’s key to these positive outcomes? Dr. Shanda Blackmon says early detection allows for minimally invasive treatments that can preserve the esophagus. Having a minimally invasive esophagectomy typically allows a patient to recover quicker with less pain than an open esophagectomy.