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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
51 years experience Gastroenterology
Only via worry: Only if the loss of appetite is from the stress of worrying about the svc syndrome.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Lundin
27 years experience Neurosurgery
No: There is no known correlation between neck pain and vascular problems with the exception of vertebral artery compression in patients with disc problem ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mitchell Cohn
35 years experience Pain Management
Needs clarification: Persistent left superior vena cava ... what? Blockage? Enlargement? Syndrome? If you're talking syndrome/blockage, it causes backup of fluid into the ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Maybe: Blood clots in a major vein are often treated with anticoagulant medication. While it may dissolve on its own after port a cath removal, medical treat ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Need more info: The auxilliary SVC would not cause lupus. The former is a structural congenital anomaly of developmental anatomy/embryology. The latter is an acquire ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ramkaransingh
20 years experience Interventional Radiology
Normal anatomy?: The portal vein is majority blood supply to the liver. It carries nutrient-rich blood from the gut to the liver. After passing through the liver, blo ... Read More
A 15-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
Heart disease: There is no room here for all that. Look up cardiac physiology online for the explanation.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Left SVC: Persistent left sided svc is not too rare. If persistent, it will drain into the coronary sinus. The coronary sinus will dilate and drain into the rig ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Yes: The Pancoast tumor is related to obstruction of the superior vena cava in the chest.Superior vena cava syndrome (SVCS), or superior vena cava obstruc ... Read More

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