Veins and Arteries Questions & Answers

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2 1 Mon, 26 Nov 2018
My mom is 80 years old and is very sedentary. She has a history of swollen ankles caused by vein disease. We tried injections for treatment but she could not tolerate it so we discontinued. She was told to wear compression stockings and to keep her legs elevated. Due to her moderate dimentia, she...
2 1 Tue, 16 Oct 2018
Am a little concern about the finding of last year s finding of mildly aneurysmal ascending thoracic aorta measuring 4.9 mm in diameter. Sometimes, during the day, I have experiencing like out of breath and lighter headache. Do I need to really worry at this time?
2 1 Mon, 8 Oct 2018
My husband had a chest x ray and it stated that the descending thoracic aorta is markedly ectatic. He has an abdominal aneurysm which is very small and has not enlarged in 9 years. He is seen on a regular basis by a vascular surgeon who checks the aneurysm. What do you suggest.
2 1 Mon, 10 Sep 2018
I had a varicose vein over my knee and fell on it, my leg was very bruised. It within a week it reduced and disappeared, the cain and lowers thigh is now really painful and swollen, feels ver right and possibly a burning feeling. When I put pressure on the vein area above my knee it seems a limp...
2 1 Wed, 5 Sep 2018
I had an experience of syncope on 2 occasions one in dec 2017, after wards my dr. sent me to a cardiologist and he did several tests all came back normal. Then in June 2018 I had another experience my dr was out of office so her office sent me to same-da y clinic that dr. ordered a CT scan,...
2 1 Wed, 5 Sep 2018
Hi, I recently had a vnus closure done (3 weeks ago) and I am experiencing complications resulting in phlebitis. I also have swollen lymph nodes in the groin. I have been prescribed antibiotics but I was told I may need to get a biopsy of the lymph nodes. Are the swollen lymph nodes likely a...
2 1 Mon, 3 Sep 2018
my wife is 61,diabetic,has CHF,high bp 167/93 but now is 127/88 pulse 66.Takes carvedilol 25mg. Varicose veins in her feet, and one of those veins started spraying blood. we elevated her leg, applied pressure ,and now the bleeding has stopped. Should we keep monitoring her foot for bleeding and...
2 1 Wed, 29 Aug 2018
I have had pain centered along my right outer jugular for about two days now. It doesn t hurt unless pressure is applied, or I turn my head the wrong way. The pain seems to be centered at the point where my neck meets my jaw line, but follows the vein about 2/3 of the way down my neck and extends...
2 1 Thu, 23 Aug 2018
I have a skin tag on my bottom eyelid right on the eye lash line. It s not very and is hardly visible, but when I blink it rubs against my pupil and is very uncomfortable. I am worried about using OTC skin tag remover because I don t want to get any into my eye. How damaging would it be to my eye...
3 1 Thu, 9 Aug 2018
Dear dr My husbund has a blood clots in both radial arteries of both hands And joint pain He took corticostrleroides for 5 days then stop it While doing cbc test We found wbc high Wbc 20 000 Eeosinophiles 40% And neutrohiles 35 Then he is on levenox ampoule and lipitor When he repeat cbc after 10...
2 1 Wed, 1 Aug 2018
I have been having laser, and chemical ablation treatments for Vein Disease since 3-2-18. My right leg has developed blood clots after each treatment. I feel a pressure in my chest, thickness in my throat, when I take a breath, its like I am not getting enough air-the vein clinic told me to go to...
2 1 Wed, 18 Jul 2018
Hello. I had pain over a vein on my foot yesterday. I didn t think much of it, but noticed that it has developed into a forked Y shaped bruise over the veins in question. I am not sure if it is lymphangitis or just a burst blood vessel. I have had lymphangitis/sepsis before and I am worried....
2 1 Mon, 16 Jul 2018
I had a fistula put in a yr ago then 9mo. Later I had superfilization done, but my arm still hurts and its numb in some areas, I m not in dialysis yet but its clogged and they said there s a blood clot in my auxillary but no one seems to tbink anytbing shoud be done its been like this for about a...
2 1 Thu, 12 Jul 2018
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...