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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hashmat Rajput
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Tiny artery disease: Micro vascular disease is inside matrix changes with decrease blood flow in tiny arteries effecting brain, heart and kidneys. Also known arteriosclero ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Well that's the question: As we age the brain tends to lose fluid content. There are many seniors who do not have this issue while others do. The micro vascular ischemia is not ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
A very common findin: This is a common finding on MRI of us senior folks. At this point, this is not a worrisome finding, of course, depending on why the MRI was performed ... Read More
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A 91-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Small brain vessels: The carotids and vertebrals and branches with names are macro.The small intra cerebral vessels are micro. If atherosclerosis deposits in small vessel ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: On etiology. It is commonly due to diabetes, in that case good control of diabetes helps. Treatment is directed towards the underlying cause of micro- ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Need clarification.: Tiny white matter spots like these can be due to small vessel vascular insufficiency, as mentioned, as well as conditions like multiple sclerosis and ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Microvascular diseas: It means the diffuse microvascularity at the distal end of the arterial tree is narrowed so that end vessel flow is impaired and unless a way can be f ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Explanations?: From your description, does NOT seem like you had a stroke, but your docs need to confirm causation. Did you really faint or instead have a cardiac a ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Chilakapati
22 years experience Cardiology
Microvascular diseas: It is difficult to explain it this limited space. Refer to the following website for simplistic explanation: http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/conditions/ ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: If it is stable, you can.
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