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What Is Confusional Migraine?

Confusional migraine causes irritability and confusion alongside headache. Learn about this disorder, reviewed by a board-certified neurologist. Confusional migraine, also known as acute confusional migraine (ACM), is a type of migraine that causes...

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Carcinoid Tumor Diagnosis

How is a carcinoid tumor diagnosed? Many methods, such as chest X-ray, MRI, CT, blood tests, urine tests, biopsy, Octreoscan, scopes and cameras. Carcinoid tumors are rare, slow-growing neuroendocrine tumors (NETs) that can arise in several places...

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Perimenopause Ovary Pain: Causes and Treatment

Perimenopause ovarian pain is felt in the lower abdomen, pelvis, and lower back. It may be persistent, come and go, be dull, or progress to sharp pain. Ovarian pain is felt in the lower abdomen, pelvis, and lower back. It may be persistent, come and...

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Breast Cancer Staging: What You Need To Know

Breast cancer staging helps your healthcare professional determine your prognosis and the best treatment options. Learn more about the staging system. When you’ve first been diagnosed with breast cancer, a big question on your mind will likely be:...

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How Nodular Melanoma Is Diagnosed

Nodular melanoma may be diagnosed through at-home skin checks, a physical exam of the skin by a doctor, lab tests, and imaging tests. Nodular melanoma is a fast-growing, aggressive form of skin cancer that presents as a firm, raised lesion on the...

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What Is an Ocular Migraine?

An ocular migraine causes changes in vision, which may be accompanied by a headache. An ocular migraine causes temporary changes in vision that may or may not be accompanied by a headache. Some experts use the term only for vision changes that are...

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