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abnormal blood vessel in brain

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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience in Family Medicine
Answering why: Most doctors rule out or ensure the absence of life threatening events. A typical problem with a tumor that is cancerous is "angiogenesis" which is ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience in Neurology
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 ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience in Neurology
Congenital: Variety of benign congenital brain vessel malformations, include venous angioma, small aneurysmal dilatations, arteriovenous malformations, even heman ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Raynauds: By definition arterial spasms induced by cold. Can occur independently of other conditions or as part of other diseases. Thermaly speaking temperature ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience in General Surgery
Tearing: Arterial wall has several layers. A dissection is a tear- separation of the layers by blood under pressure usually. Several collagen vascular disor ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
25 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Very concerning: When a blood vessel bursts inside the brain, it bleeds into the surrounding space (or tissue). That causes increased pressure to surrounding structur ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Broken blood vessels: Blood vessel rupture is common and not dangerous. Seek medical attention if pain and swelling persists.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience in Internal Medicine
MRI and MRA brain: Yes, an MRI can visualize blood vessels but not well; an MRA (MR angiogram) is the optimal MR test. It uses gadolinium which is not a radio-iodine and ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
No implications: All tumors have a tendency to develop increased blood flow and abnormal blood circulation which is often picked up during various imaging tests. It ha ... Read More
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience in Interventional Radiology
Huh?: Oxygenated? Do you mean the pulmonary arteries and coronary arteries (whihc is six)? Or deoxygenated blood which would be the superior and inferior ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Diabetic retina: Persistent uncontrolled blood sugar (uncontrolled diabetes) in many cases can lead to weakening of blood vessel walls in the retina of the eye and thi ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Adaikkalam
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Blood,A fluid tissue: Blood has the cellular elements and plasma . The cells are 3 types called red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. The liquid portion in whic ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Abimbola Olowo
15 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Skin: Blood vessels bursting on the skin can be due to various reasons. If this is very unusual, please seek medical attention with yor local pcp and/ or de ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Yes: The basement membrane on which the lining of the capillary rests has collagen as the major constituent. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh v ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Depends : The reversed blood flow in the carotid usually indicates a narrowing in the vessel closer to the heart. Your symptoms usually indicate if treatment wi ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rahil Malik
9 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hormonally mediated: Sometimes, autocrine hormones released from fibroids can cause the dilation of blood vessels to allow blood to be diverted to the fibroid and can be s ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Elmore
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stroke: This can cause stroke and lead to death due to lack of oxygen to the brain. If it's very small then altered mental status, headaches as well.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Dissin
38 years experience in Neurology
No: Aneurysms are due to weakness in the vessels wall, usually at branch points of the vessel. They are similar to blebs in the sidewall of a tire. The bl ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lewis Hassell
38 years experience in Pathology
Cancer and blood flo: Many cancers elaborate factors that enable the growth of new blood vessels. In this way they gain an advantage in growth. When seen clinically on radi ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ari Weitzner
32 years experience in Ophthalmology
The sugar: Damages the pericytes and the vessels weaken leading to leakage and ischemia.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edison McDaniels
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Doctorspeak: This is doctorspeak for normal findings on the MRI. A flow void indicates there is blood flow. Lack of a flow void would be bad. This is normal. Pro ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Circulation: Blood releases o2 to the tissues and becomes poor in oxygen to travel up to the lungs to capture it in the vessels there. Then it returns to the heart ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jodi Luchs
29 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Subconjunctival heme: I'd recommend an eye exam by your eye doctor and your medical doctor. Most of the time these hemorrhages happen spontaneously, but they can occur from ... Read More
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