Veins and Arteries Questions & Answers

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2 1 3 days ago
While I was exercising this morning my right jugular popped out. I m a 42 yr old female, 136 lbs at 5 4 . My heart rate was at 155 when it happened and I was running on my elliptical, working harder than I have before. Should I be concerned? It has never happened before.
2 1 Fri, 22 Jun 2018
in march of 2013 I had a stroke. the hospital gave me tpa. they cleaned my artery out on the right side of my neck. since then my blood pressure is extremely low. I pass out while shopping or anytime, any where. could this be a side effect of the tpa
2 1 Fri, 8 Jun 2018
My 15 year old grandaughter has what appears to be blood spots under her feet and on her ankle, no fever or pain. All ER test were negative. She is an athlete playing basketball and throwing the shot put and discuss in track. ER has never seen such and dont know what it could be and advised to...
2 1 Wed, 6 Jun 2018
Thanks. About 5 yrs ago I had a triple A done and this yr on my yearly visit the c/t scan flung I had an Endo Leak. When the stent was put in it blocked off part of the blood vessel to one of my kidneys and I was told it would eventually die due to lack of blood. The c/t scan has shown the blood...
2 1 Wed, 6 Jun 2018
I have been diagnosed with having an artery blockage. my fingers on my left hand are turning purple and burning pain on fingers the blockage is on my upper left arm. is the end of my fingers turning purple and burning feeling due to the blockage in upper left arm.
2 1 Wed, 6 Jun 2018
I often felt as if my blood flow spurting through a narrow tube like you did when you hose down the floor or cleaning your car, usually around the right side of the neck and left side of the chest. is this one of the symptoms of hardening arteries / veins ? thanks
2 1 Thu, 31 May 2018
My husband has been very hot in the head last night ,nauseous, has been in the Royal Brisbane Hospital from the Bundaberg Base Hospital he had same problems only had shaking all over when taken in. They said he had more than 90% blockage of the right carotid artery ,and tried him on drug...
2 1 Sat, 19 May 2018
Recently I had my PICC line removed because of blood clotting. My right arm swelled up due to DVT and now I am on Xareltro medication (20mg daily). My question is how long does the swelling remain, arm is still firm to the touch and can see the veins in my shoulder and upper arm?
2 1 Tue, 8 May 2018
I am an IV drug user and use several times a day I have recently experienced red streaked veins after I shoot. there is no pain but its definetly concerning. Is it something i need to seek immediate medical attention for or just discontinue using at that site for a period of time ?
2 1 Tue, 8 May 2018
Hello: A very close friend of mine had a blood vessel burst approximately 2 hours ago and is currently in surgery. I would like to know approximately how long the surgery may take, and the possible and/ or most likely outcomes after surgery, and the depth of possible risk (if zny) involved during...
2 1 Tue, 8 May 2018
Hi, my boyfriend nicked the artery in his forarm on a metal window frame and hasnt let me take the bandage off for 3 days to clean and redress it as he s afraid it will start bleeding again. How can I remove the dressing without pulling off whatever may have become stuck to the dressing?
2 1 Tue, 8 May 2018
I have had Raynauds in my hands for several years. In the past 2 days the ring finger of my right hand looks like Raynauds (white skin) on my finger tip but the next digit is shiny red/purple and feels itchy. Warm moist heat eased some symptoms on the finger tip but the middle digit remains...
2 1 Fri, 4 May 2018
After washing up this evening to get ready for bed, I just noticed my veins were enlarged, raised and filled-out in my left hand & arm. Then, I noticed the same following in my right hand. This isn t normally the case, although I have noticed them risen or enlarged in my hands a few times before....
2 1 Sat, 21 Apr 2018
My grandson is 28 and recently had dvt in his leg. He had none of the risk to have a blood clot. It is now gone but before that and since he is dizzy most of the time and has severe headaches. Could it be something like his heart valves. He has had several ekg s that were normal and doctor did...
2 1 Mon, 2 Apr 2018
I have a Left Ventricle Hypertrophy (LVH) with measurement of 187 gm/m2 and RWT of .50. In addition, I have a moderate Mitral Regurgitation as well based on my 2D Echo. What would be my next step on this? Can the LVH and MVP be reversed? I also do have an asthma which recently is uncontrolled and...
2 1 Tue, 27 Mar 2018
Hi! My question is about gallbladder attacks. I have read that an attack can cause chest pains as if you re having heart attack. My husband, 74, just spent 6 days in the hospital being admitted for chest pains. A blood clot was discovered in his right calf. Heart catch preformed on Monday proved...
2 1 Fri, 16 Mar 2018
I found out I have 70% blockage in my arteries right now. My doctor raised my pravastatin from 20 mg a day to 40 mg a day. I smoke have cut that to about half, cut all sweets out completely .I am now exercising, about 30 minutes 3 times a week. I am really scared. Taking 81 mg aspirin daily. Is...
2 1 Thu, 8 Mar 2018
Hi I have artherial sclerosis withseveral seriously occluded stenosis of arteriesin my brain...I am taking Atorvastatin and also Serrapeptase since June 20th,0000,000S.P.U. 3 times a day. I am hoping to avoid a stent although my neurologist has made no mention of one, How effectiveis Serrapeptase...
2 1 Tue, 27 Feb 2018
Can a slight bit of Jugular Vein Distension occur hours after exercise? I m a 45 year old,female athlete. My BP is fine, & my blood work is fine, and I ve never had any issues. My calcium scoring exam was zero (which put me in the 99th percentile for my age). My diet is healthy, my weight is...
2 1 Thu, 1 Feb 2018
I have a rather dull aching pain in my right inner thigh.. ido have varicose veins . I took 2 —81 mg aspirins. But pain is still there . I am an x-ray technologist.. so I am familiar with some symptoms of deep vein thrombus??? Is it safe to wait to see my dr on Monday am? I have no history of...
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