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Medicine For Blood Vessel Injury
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
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
Dr recomended surgery for ganglion. Its underside of wrist, he said there's risk of blood vessel injury. How common is this surgery in that area?
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
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 an 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
Without injury, sometimes a blood vessel will break in my left middle finger with bruising and pain. What would cause this at rest?
Possible hemangioma: You are describing an abnormal blood vessel phenomenon. You should be examined in orger to get a true diagnosis. ...Read more
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
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?
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
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
Cure not likely: The mainstay of treatment is to avoid doing things that make your vasoconstriction worse. So, avoid caffeine, nicotine, cold and stress. Also avoid otc cold meds, beta blockers for high blood pressure and certain birth control pills. If medication is needed, calcium channel blockers, Alpha blockers, and vasodilators like Nitroglycerin and several other drugs. Unfortunately nothing is a cure. ...Read more
What cerebral blood flow increasing drugs should I ask my neurologist about if I am having blood vessel constrictive issues effective my mental state?
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 the course of 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
What is the best examination to find smaller blood clots throughout the body and injuries to your blood vessels? What's the most detailed test?
No one test:
D-dimer test is a good indicator of clots, large or small, but it is more useful to exclude clots, rather than diagnose those. Tests for vasculitis include ANCA, CRP, ESR and complement.
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Practice safe sex, if you have sex. ...Read more
Used for: Hypertension- yes it affects blood vessels, but in a good way. ...Read more
Why are antihypertensive drugs that act solely by dilating blood vessels not good for long term effectiveness?
Irritated vein on penis, slightly raised and blood vessels around it seem inflamed, been 2 years, any medicine worth a shot?
Needs eval: Lesions such as this have to be seen in person in order to be able to give you proper diagnostic opinion. Please see doc and gave this checked out. Sorry cannot be of more help. Best of luck. Dr. R ...Read more
Bruise: The most common manifestation of an injured blood vessel is a collection of blood in the area. Typically this is a simple bruise although it can be more extensive, forming a hematoma or ecchymosis. ...Read more
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
YES, But: I assume you have a red eye from a broken blood vessel in the sclera (while part) of your eye. The vessel and blood will not come in contact with a contact lens, but it would be best to give your eye a few days red. Wearing a contact lens may slow the healing process. You may want to be evaluated by an eye doc to make sure there is nothing else wrong withyour eye. ...Read more
You should.: Blood vessels can burst in almost any location. If it is on the surface then you probably will feel some pain followed by evidence of bruising with black and blue marks. If a blood vessel deep in the body should burst then the symptoms will be different depending on the location. This could occur in the abdomen, head, chest, etc. ...Read more
Normal: When lifting weights, the straining results in an increase in intrathoracic pressure which results in a decrease in venous return to the heart. This leads to the veins enlarging or dilating. This is a normal finding. ...Read more
Yes: Yes signs of head injury are headache dizziness nausea visual changes, photosensitivity, probs with sleep memory etc. Spectrum runs from mild head contusion to concussion to severe traumatic brain injury. Bleeds on the brain usually high energy injuries can be ruled out with CT scan. See MD for evaluation. ...Read more
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
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
What are the chances of a lesion being serious if not seen on a c-scan. Can't a Dr. Tell a cyst or blood vessel when he removes it.
Ask surgeon: I assume C scan is cat scan. Usually surgeon likes to know type of lesion dealing with. If it has large amount of blood vessels, cystic, or solid. Helps with surgical planning. Access to problem depends a lot on location I would want to know as much information preop as possible Some times soft tissue lesions are better seen with MR examination. You should have discussion with the physician ...Read more