In-depth

Cough

An occasional cough is normal and healthy. A cough that persists for weeks signals an underlying problem.

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

Enlarged liver

You can get an enlarged liver from a number of medical problems or personal habits. Treatment depends on what's causing the enlargement.

Enlarged spleen

An enlarged spleen is usually a sign of an underlying problem. Treatment varies, depending on what's causing the enlargement.

Fatigue

Fatigue can signal many things. Here are some tips to help you decipher why you're wiped out and to regain your energy.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Numbness in hands

Numbness in hands: Symptom — Overview covers definition and possible causes of numb hands.covers definition and possible causes of numb hands.

Positron emission tomography scan

Radiation therapy

Swollen lymph nodes

Swollen lymph nodes usually indicate an infection, particularly in children. However, there are many causes, ranging from the common cold to cancer.

Urinalysis

Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

X-ray

X-rays are a form of radiation that can make images of your bones and internal organs.

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