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Mayo Clinic Q and A: Painful bowel movements may be due to anal fissure

having painful bowel movements for about a month. I thought they were caused ... medication isn’t helping at all. Could something else be causing the pain? Should ... the skin around the anus or in the thin tissue that lines the anus, called the

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Ovarian cancer symptoms and treatment options

polycystic ovary disease and obesity. About 10% to 15% of all ovarian cancers are ... the disease has been common. Now, thanks to advances in research, individualized ... women also may be candidates for something known as hyperthermic intraperitoneal ... 1/11/19Women’s Wellness: Some answers about ovarian cancer published 1/3/19

Increased detection of low-risk tumors driving up thyroid cancer rates

life-threatening problems. Dr. Brito thinks something as simple as not using the word ... of Health (R01AG034676). ### About Mayo Clinic Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit

A father’s gift to his son

sometimes the kidney essentially takes up about half of the space in the belly," says ... 'OK, this vein looks good enough. I think we can connect a new kidney to this ... know what parent wouldn't want to do something like that for their own kid. It takes

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Spotting after menopause

need to see my health care provider about this? ANSWER: It’s possible that ... and the bleeding is a result of something else. It would be a good idea to ... after menopause include conditions that thin the tissue that lines the uterus or

Women’s Wellness: Benefits of breastfeeding

away Reading about breastfeeding is one thing. Doing it on your own is something else ... your breast feels soft — typically about 15 to 20 minutes. Keep in mind, however ... happiest when they're sucking on something. Enter pacifiers — but there's a ... ask your baby's health care provider about vitamin D supplements for the baby

Awake for brain surgery to remove a tumor

she came to Mayo Clinic and learned about an operation that would make her an ... really my jam," she says. But something big put the brakes on this active ... get the tumor," adds Melissa. Thanks in part to Melissa's help, the surgery

Mayo Clinic Q and A: Number of children with peanut allergies has increased significantly

an issue even 20 years ago. Is it something most kids will grow out of? I have ... developed country seems to change things. The hygiene hypothesis suggests ... might help prevent allergies. In about 20 percent of people who develop a