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Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Blood vessels: Small blood vessels on surface of the skin Also known as spider veins

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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Not clear: There are many reasons for telangiectasias to appear. Mostly the mechanisms are hormonal based or inflammation/autoimmune related. I would strongly ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience in Dermatology
History & Physical: Hht, or osler-weber-rendu syndrome, can be detected on physical examination with telangiectasia (red, lacy like, dilated blood vessels that blanch wit ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Patterson
42 years experience in Family Medicine
HHT Normal Life: You will see in the medical literature that most people with hht have a normal lifespan.The commonly seen skin lesions and nosebleeds usually develop ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Stuart
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Investigate: Most people with hht just have dilated tiny blood vessels visible in their skin, but the abnormal blood vessels can occur anywhere in the body and you ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roman Bronfenbrener
8 years experience in Dermatology
History & Physical: Hht, or osler-weber-rendu syndrome, can be detected on physical examination with telangiectasia (red, lacy like, dilated blood vessels that blanch wit ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Wright
28 years experience in Phlebology
Not that bad: You will see in the medical literature that most people with hht have a normal lifespan.The commonly seen skin lesions and nosebleeds usually develop ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
15 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Complex Q: Everyone is different. If a person has been diagnosed with hht they should see a doctor regularly who can direct their care and screen for complicati ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elliot Duboys
43 years experience in Plastic Surgery
Same: Oslo rendu weber involves vascular malformations on mucosal surfaces and is a congenital genetic disease. These vascular abnormalities frequently ble ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Asaf Presente
15 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Embolism: Bleeding from hht fall into two categories - minor ie. Small bleeds from telangectasia on mucosal surfaces like the nose/lips that can be inconvenient ... Read More

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