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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience in Geriatrics
Not likely . . .: We/i think of vasoconstriction as temporary, rather than somewhat permanent. Erectile dysfunction is due to inadequate blood flow into the penis which ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience in Hospital-based practice
Vasoconstriction: Vasoconstriction is a phenomenon where in the blood vessels constrict in response to various physiological or pathological factors. Constriction of v ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: Vasoconstriction is the narrowing of the blood vessels resulting from contraction of the muscular wall of the vessels, particularly the large arteries ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nestor Del rosario
33 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Not whole body: In fact more parts of the body will have vasodilation, as in organs and muscles you then resort to anaerobic respirations which causes Lactic Acid pro ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience in Cardiology
Small vessels: Small vessels in the internal organs including the brain and the heart.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Mayo
47 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Vasoconstriction: Low oxygen cause blood vessels to constrict.The body is trying to use whatever oxygen is available to maintain critical body functions and constr ... Read More
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cory Annis
28 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Yes…a little: That is why it is helpful in the treatment of headache, but it can also raise your blood pressure a little bit , usually not enough to be dangerous, e ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience in Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Both: Overall Dopamine constricts blood vessels, and this medicine is used in icus for patients with dangerously low blood pressures. However, at low doses, ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes : Yes you can call spasm of the corner arteries avoid this with significant coronary disease.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Vasoconstrict: The mechanisms of the kidneys are complex. Caffeine tends to cause vasoconstriction. The kidneys chemical mediators can counteract this effect however ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Negative: It does not.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Long term smoking can cause vascular disease. Stop now.
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Isdn, nifedipine: These both are blood vessel dilators. They don't cause constriction.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wesley Dennis
26 years experience in Neurology
Pregabalin effects: It really should not affect your blood pressure. Pregabalin should also not affect your pulse.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Walsh
16 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes: Flow through the constricted vessels increases, and the blood will move to the venous system from the arterial system. Chronic constriction leads to h ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Vasodilation: In the human heart, H1 receptors cause vasodilation. This was demonstrated during direct infusion during coronary angiography.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Miles
46 years experience in Psychiatry
Arteries, not veins: Thromboangiitis obliterans buerger's disease is a rare disorder associated with heavy smoking.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
23 years experience in Family Medicine
Vasodilation: Histamine causes increased blood flow and swelling by dilating the blood vessels. This results in redness and swelling noted during an allergic respo ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
No: It doesn't affect the coronary arteries.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
20 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Vasodilates: Typically vasodilates , in extremes cam induce anaphylactic shock.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Overholt
25 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Dilate: In the nose this leads to congestion and runny nose. If the reaction is systemic, then blood vessel dilation leads to low blood pressure.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Sacher
32 years experience in Pain Management
Vasodilator: Vasodilator.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Absolutely not!: Different drug. Different mechanism. Different adverse reactions! midodrine doesn't cause coronary vasospasm.

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