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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Tests for plaque: The degree of plaque formation can be estimated by coronary angiogram via cardiac catheterization, duplex ultrasound for carotid and peripheral arteri ... Read More
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21 years experience Cardiology
Coronary Calcium....: The best non-invasive test for measuring the amount of heart disease and consequently estimating an individual's risk is a coronary calcium score perf ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Vascular studies: Try this link: http://www.texasheart.org/HIC/Topics/Cond/vulplaq.cfm
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sire
53 years experience Dermatology
Topical therapy: Treatment depends on the size and number of the placques. One or a few can be treated with topical agents to decrease the thickness of the placque an ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anifat Balogun
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Dental, vascular or?: Are you asking about dental, vascular, brain or skin plaques? A variety of diseases are caused by plaques: sweet's syndrome, alzheimer's disease, psor ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Check out this link.: Best wishes! http://www.Heart.Org/heartorg/conditions/cholesterol/whycholesterolmatters/atherosclerosis_ucm_305564_article.Jsp#maincontent.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Kirschner
8 years experience Dentistry
Saliva deposits: Dental tooth plaque is formed from deposits from your saliva. Some people have more such deposits than other people. It is a factor of your saliva. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Where plaques? : Are you referring to dental plaque or atherosclerotic plaque ?
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
?teeth-See dentist: As described, "very bad plaque build up" may first need to be treated by a dentist, and then you can start to perform the necessary treatments and pro ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Douglas
50 years experience Orthodontics
Plaque: Is composed of several things but principally is made of a sticky substance called Mucopolysacceride. It also contains bacteria and other stuff that s ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Plaque: A. Pathology a small disk-shaped formation or growth; a patch. B. A deposit of fatty material on the inner lining of an arterial wall, characteristic ... Read More

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