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In a nutshell, what is blood vessel injury?

In a nutshell, what is blood vessel injury?

A hole.: The most common type of blood vessel injury is when a hole is sliced or punctured in the wall of the vessel, and it then bleeds through the hole. Just like running over your garden hose with a mower, the fluid can spray pretty far if it's an artery, or leak out slowly if it's a vein. Blood vessels can also be bruised, torn, and stretched in ways that don't cause bleeding, but may stop flow. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Blood Vessel Injury (Definition)

It could mean disruption of the three layers with blood loss, partial injury with intimal damage, thrombosis or stoppage of flow, dilation of vessel with aneurysm or pseudoaneurysm formation. There other complex forms of vascular injury like av ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: blood vessel injury?

What is the definition or description of: blood vessel injury?

Compex: It could mean disruption of the three layers with blood loss, partial injury with intimal damage, thrombosis or stoppage of flow, dilation of vessel with aneurysm or pseudoaneurysm formation. There other complex forms of vascular injury like av fistula, external compression, etc. ...Read more

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What could happen to blood vessel of a bone in a bone injury?

What could happen to blood vessel of a bone in a bone injury?

Its damaged.: When a broken bone displaces, the blood vessels are interrupted. Like bone, vessels will heal over time. Until they do the area of bone supplied by a vessel is without blood. If that is the only vessel to that part of the bone, the bone can die and collapse. This is called avascular, or aseptic, necrosis. Its most common with fractures of the scaphoid in the wrist or head of the femur in the hip. ...Read more

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I had an injury at work where a heavy sofa felt on my big toe. Now it looks like a burst blood vessel is causing me pain. What can I do?

I had an injury at work where a heavy sofa felt on my big toe. Now it looks like a burst blood vessel is causing me pain. What can I do?

See a foot dr: You should have a xray to see if the toe was fractured. Ice the toeand do not put too much pressure on it.
Broken blood vessel? Is there discoloration? You need to be careful if there is a black and blue toenail as there could be an underlying nail bed laceration. Those usually should get antibiotics, and the nail may have to be drained of underlying blood or removed. ...Read more

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On the ball of hand, under thumb blood vessel is swollen & hurts. The area is sore. No injury, I was just doing dishes. Could it be serious?

On the ball of hand, under thumb blood vessel is swollen & hurts. The area is sore. No injury, I was just doing dishes. Could it be serious?

Several things: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Skin biopsy on hip after doc presumed shingles. (burns, etc). Pathology says blood vessel formation. (I had an injury yrs ago there). Is there anything to worry about since it didn't come back with a disease or malignancy?

Skin biopsy on hip after doc presumed shingles. (burns, etc). Pathology says blood vessel formation. (I had an injury yrs ago there). Is there anything to worry about since it didn't come back with a disease or malignancy?

See below: The pathologist examined the tissue that was removed and that did not have malignancy in it. If the removed tissue was not representative of the lesion, then the report may not reflect the situation in the body. You, along with your doctor, may wish to talk to the pathologist.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Skin biopsy on hip after doc presumed shingles. (it burns, etc). Pathology says blood vessel formation. What is that? (I had an injury yrs ago there). Is there anything to worry about since it didn't come back with a disease or malignancy?

Skin biopsy on hip after doc presumed shingles. (it burns, etc). Pathology says blood vessel formation. What is that? (I had an injury yrs ago there). Is there anything to worry about since it didn't come back with a disease or malignancy?

Provided the sample: Taken was appropriate and the pathology report is accurate there is nothing else to worry about. Discuss your concerns with your health care professional who should offer additional explanation considering your health history. ...Read more

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Excessively and aggressively. I damaged my blood vessels and it is paining. Last time i few weeks, or am i suffering from priapism type of injury, what to do?

Excessively and aggressively. I damaged my blood vessels and it is paining. Last time i few weeks, or am i suffering from priapism type of injury, what to do?

Here are some ...: How long did you have erection during priapism, which may result in tissue injury from long ischemia leading to scar-like tissue change (fibrosis, which become ineffective to relax to entrap blood for engorgement and erection. Is this what happened to you? If so, such damage is permanent. How to handle post-priapism ED? See and talk with Doc timely in detail. Best wish ... ...Read more

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Headache The blood vessel came out. I feel headache.?

Re-phrase question: I am not sure what you are asking. Please re-ask more specifically. If you are having a severe headace, ha assoc. With fever, ha that is the worst in your life, ha that is like a gong going off or gun shot in the head, or weakness or numbness in one part of your body or changes in vision, go to the er immediately. ...Read more

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Took speed and other weird stuff during hippie days. What causes this blood vessel problem I have at 60?

Took speed and other weird stuff during hippie days. What causes this blood vessel problem I have at 60?

Drugs and lifestyle: "Speed and weird stuff" are accompanied by unhealthy lifestyle that lead to a vicious cycle the hurt all body systems (mental-neuro-cardio-vascular-endocrine). Never too late to adopt a better lifestyle to hope to have better less suffering end-of-life days. ...Read more

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I yelled last night and felt something pop on the top of my head like a blood vessel popped. I felt alright when it happened.?

I yelled last night and felt something pop on the top of my head like a blood vessel popped. I felt alright when it happened.?

Not serious: If you feel fine now, but it is your body telling you not to get too upset! Yelling rarely helps anyway. ...Read more

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I had a broken blood vessel removed a long time ago. It just came back in the same place it used to be. Any thoughts on why this happened?

I had a broken blood vessel removed a long time ago. It just came back in the same place it used to be. Any thoughts on why this happened?

Possibly: Blood vessels are damaged due to increased fragility or due to trauma or both. You don't mention where this blood vessel is? For instance, a blood vessel may hemorrhage in the white of eye (sclera) when you cough hard or sneeze hard. Blood vessels in the rectum (hemorrhoids) rupture and bleed with straining and hard stools. See the pattern? ...Read more

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My thigh hurts and is all red? Could I have bursted a blood vessel?

My thigh hurts and is all red? Could I have bursted a blood vessel?

Thigh pain : Can also be related to localized skin infection. Would get it checked out. ...Read more

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Can I pop a blood vessel in my eye?

Can I pop a blood vessel in my eye?

Blood on the eye: Yes you can pop a small capilary on the surface of the eye. It will often look like a small paint brush painted a red streak.

It often comes with straining or trauma.

It can be frightening but innocent.
It will resolve without drops and without visual damage.
If it was from trauma then you must see the eyeMD/ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have a broken blood vessel or sprained wrist?

I have a broken blood vessel or sprained wrist?

A swollen wrist: Can suggest a fracture or a sprain. One must be careful not just to leave it on fractured wrist just a sprain as there are sprains and ligament injuries that are significant and need care. If a wrist is swollen after trauma A proper evaluation includes x-rays and Exam concurrently. Seei an orthopedic surgeon or hand surgeon ...Read more

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Is it okay to exercise while I have a busted blood vessel in eye?

Is it okay to exercise while I have a busted blood vessel in eye?

Yes: A subconjunctival hemorrhage is not serious. Avoid blood thinning agents like Aspirin and nsaids, but exercise in moderation is not harmful. You might want to avoid heavy lifting for one week to limit the risk of rebleeding. ...Read more

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What should I do because my daughter's eye blood vessel popped and it is bothering her?

What should I do because my daughter's eye blood vessel popped and it is bothering her?

Bothering pain?: Or bothering cosmetic?

If pain or any visual symptoms get checked asap.

If daughter too young to clearly answers questions would also see MD ...Read more

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WEI popped a blood vessel in my but on my.left check it hurts should I worry about it? It was.from being hit with a belt.

WEI popped a blood vessel in my but on my.left check it hurts should I worry about it? It was.from being hit with a belt.

SubQ Hematoma: 1. Why is anyone hitting you with a belt!!?????
2. You have suffered rupture of subcutaneous capillaries in the region of blunt trauma. Use moist heat on the area three to four times a day; 20minutes duration at a time. If the hematoma enlarges you need to see your Internal Medicine Physician asap. ...Read more

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When can I start exercising again after an angioplasty for blood vessel blockage?

When can I start exercising again after an angioplasty for blood vessel blockage?

1-2 weeks: The main reason for delaying exercise is to permit the groin to heal. The procedure usually inserts a needle and catheter through an artery in the groin. After removing the catheter, if the artery is not sealed completely, exercise with a lot of groins bending may start bleeding from the artery that had been entered. It doesn't happen often, but when it does surgical repair might be needed. ...Read more

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I have a prominant blood vessel in my brain, what causes them and can it create any problems?

I have a prominant blood vessel in my brain, what causes them and can it create any problems?

Most Likely --: Most likely this is an abnormality that either your were born with or developed with age. It is prominent or easily seen on imaging and may be due to tortuosity or possibly an aneurysm. I would recommend discussing with your physician. ...Read more

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I burst a blood vessel on bottom of feet, what to do?

Are you bleeding: Thru your skin? If so, you need to compress the area and elevate and bandage, if it is under your skin.... It will take care of itself over time usually. Warm water compressed once you see black and blue on the skin. ...Read more

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I have broken blood vessel on my ankle. What should I do?

Depends on size: Depending on size of vessel and where located. If small and superficial, do nothing unless you want cosmetic surgery. If a large vessel you need to see a vascular doctor for advice. ...Read more

Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more