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Chronic microvascular ischemic changes symptoms

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Dr. Brian Sabb
Sports Medicine 26 years experience
Brain MRI right?: On brain MRI your radiology physician saw small signal abnormalities that he or she thought were related to ischemia. These are not uncommon in older ... Read More

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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Parvez
Internal Medicine 15 years experience
Stroke: These small micro vascular changes seen on MRI are called "lacunar infarcts", which is a result of uncontrolled blood pressure for a long time.
Dr. Gerald Neuberg
Cardiology 39 years experience
? mini-stroke: Microvascular changes are sometimes referred to a mini-strokes but usually cause no symptoms. However, they suggest a risk of more and worse damage un... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Baker
Neurology 15 years experience
Brain: My opinion on chronic microvascular changes...Most important is how bad. Sometimes there are a few small speckles seen in people with migraines that a... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Aging changes: As we get older, arteries harden and we see small vessel changes in the brain due to aging. They simply mean the brain doesn't work as well as it did ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
?vascular dementia: 1. Get the vitamin B-12 into normal range with injections. 2. He may have had small strokes which need to be prevented with medication. 3. Could hav... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Milton Mintz
A Verified Doctoranswered
68 years experience
Pain: Feeling of cold. Blanching. Numbness.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Infarcts: In my experience the usual cause of these findings, which are often not symptomatic, is longstanding hypertension of varying degree. A neurologist co... Read More
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology 55 years experience
Parse the words: Chronic = long-standing. Microvascular = small blood vessel. Ischemic = insufficient blood flow. Technically such a condition can affect any organ in ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
No : Not curable but can be treated by managing the underlying diseases causing missed like diabetes and hypertension and high cholesterol
A male asked:
Dr. Mijail Serruya
Neurology 17 years experience
Patchy insulation: Chronic means this process has been going on for years in the brain. White matter is the part of the brain where the "communication cables" are, and t... Read More