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Do varicose veins imply poor circulation and possible increase in risk of heart disease

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 45 years experience
No: It's very likely a dilated vein and is not indicative of circulation problems.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
Aesthetic Medicine 36 years experience
Varies: Murmur cyanosis ( blue finger nails, lips) shortness of breath chest pressure frequent pulmonary infections buildup of fluid in legs maybe lung ... Read More
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Dr. Ty Chen
Dr. Ty Chenanswered
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
Yes, : Yes, "patent and unremarkable" means normal. Patent just means open, so there was no blockages seen in your blood vessels. Unremarkable is exactly tha... Read More
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Dr. Nathan Almeida
Internal Medicine - Cardiology 24 years experience
?wrong test: Are you sure you had a cardiac MRI for stroke workup? Mri of brain will not give you any information about cardiac blood vessels. Your report implies ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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Trauma Surgery 51 years experience
Doubtful : There is no clinical evidence that substantiate these claims
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
Surgery 44 years experience
No it is not: spider vein are relate to varicose vein, which caused by a valve problem in the vein, not heart problem. because vein problem can cause edema in the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Fats: Saturated fats raise your "bad" cholesterol & add to cardiovascular risk.
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joram Seggev
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
Unlikely: CAD is not part of celiac disease. Celiac disease has manifestations that are outside the GI tract. Those include herpes-like rashes (dermatitis herpe... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
Endocrinology 58 years experience
Need normal values for your lab. Likely different than US. HDL is mostly inherited. Best way to change that is to choose different grandparents. Dr ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
See below please: Oral contraception with conventional oestrogen/progestogen preparations produces raised levels of clotting factors and increased platelet aggregation ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Diet: Poor diet can cause obesity and associated Insulin dysfunction. It can also cause fat to infiltrate the walls of arteries and make heart attack possib... Read More
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