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Dr. John Eidt

Vascular Surgery
Greenville, SC
41 years experience male

Locations

Vascular Health Alliance

Greenville, SC

Address

Greenville, SC
Directions

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Specialties
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Vascular Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

28 Answers
11 Agrees
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A male asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Blood is not normal: Blood in the urine is not normal. It may be due to a variety of causes - some benign and some more serious. It should always be evaluated by a physici... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Lack of blood supply: Intestinal ischemia refers to insufficient blood supply to the bowels. It may be serious condition. It can be due to blood clots, hardening of the art... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
No: Carotid artery disease does not cause bruising.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Yes: Ultrasound is safe during pregnancy.
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
May improve: You may see some improvement over time. Embolization is most effective for reducing symptoms of discomfort. It may also improve spermatogenesis. If va... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Not best: Toradol is a non steroidal antiinflammatory that effects platelet function. Combining toradol with Coumadin (warfarin) increases the risk for bleeding... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Yes: In general, DVT is not a specific contraindication to sexual activity. Anticoagulants may increase the risk of bleeding with minor trauma.
A member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Rheumatology: Vasculitis is very complicated topic. Every patient is unique and broad generalizations are rarely appropriate. You should be examined by a competent ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Not necessarily: Although these assays are quite similar, they are designed to test different components of the clotting cascade. The pt is used to monitor Coumadin (w... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Calcium channel: Most patients do not need pharmacological treatment of raynauds. Simple measures to avoid cold exposure, and limit substances known to exacerbate vas... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Hemorrhoids: Hemorrhoids are a benign condition that occasionally become severe enough that surgery is needed. Many hemorrhoids can be managed by a change in diet ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Occasionally: Virtually all medications can be associated with rash. Rashes due to medications may be the result of non-medicinal carriers that do not effect effica... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Fragility: As we age, our skin and blood vessels become more fragile, and are subject to bleeding with minor trauma. Medications like Aspirin can increase the ri... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Yes: Testosterone can cause swelling by altering the ability of the kidneys to diurese.
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Depends: Eating diverts blood to the GI tract and may reduce the supply of blood to other organs. Increasingly it is recognized that an available source of cal... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Lymph node: While it is possible to have a blood clot in the armpit, more concerning would be an enlarged lymph node. Lumps that persist for more than a few days ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Lymph edema: Due to interruption of lymphatic channels in the axilla it is important to avoid anything that might lead to infection. Lymph edema can be quite disab... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Unknown: 10 cm is a very large aneurysm. The largest ever is unknown.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Yes: Varicocele is the result of venous reflux in the veins draining the spermatic cord. Evidence suggests that embolization is as effective as surgical li... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Yes: A large uterine fibroid can compress an iliac vein and cause dvt. It is fairly unusual, but certainly possible.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Pulsatile tinnitus: It is common to hear turbulent blood flow in the carotid artery. Sometimes this is due to tortuosity in an otherwise normal artery. Occasionally, pul... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Physical examination: Hemorrhoids ("piles") are thin-walled, dilated veins of the anus and rectum. They are usually the result of excessive exertion with defecation. They a... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Not enough info: Ddimer is a breakdown product of clot (fibrin). It may be normally elevated in a variety of situations and not be indicative of underlying disease. It... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
ENT: The nose is vulnerable to many allergens that result in nasal inflammation that can cause bleeding of the inflamed surfaces. Persistent bleeding from ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Maybe never: If by "embolism" you mean deep vein thrombosis, swelling may be a persistent problem in about a third of patients.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Ddimer: Ddimer is a breakdown product of cross linked fibrin. Fibrin is the chief component of "clot". Elevated ddimer indicates the presence of clot somewher... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
Avoid risk factors: Occlusion of the radial artery is an uncommon clinical condition. Most commonly, it is the result of medical procedures like an arteriogram. Other cau... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 years experience
No: Itching and peeling of the hands is not due to circulation problems. Can be due to a variety of conditions including allergies. See a dermatologist.

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Testimonials
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Eidt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Eidt is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! i have pulsating in my abdomen
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful!
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This was very helpful. Thanks!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas
Graduated 1981MD

Residency

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Residency

Brigham and Women's Hospital

Awards

Top Vascular Surgeon , First Place, South Carolina - Summer
2013
Most Influential, Second Place, the Greenville Region - Spring
2017
Top Doctor, Second Place, the Greenville Region - Spring
2017

Affiliations

Southwestern Surgical Congress
Frederick A. Coller Surgical Society
American Surgical Association
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