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What are activities to avoid if I have an AVM

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Riordan
37 years experience Rheumatology
AVM or AVN?: Avn refers to loss of blood supply to a part of a joint and damage that can lead to collapse of bone and joint destruction, it can involve any joint, ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Osman Farooq
19 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Possible: Although these aren't typical symptoms for an avm, it would be best to get checked. Especially with you history of aneurysms. A lot depends on where ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Uncertain: Without more information, it is not possible to say whether carrying a pregnancy to term is reasonable or not. Also, it may be possible to be pregnant ... Read More
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Dr. Marc Schlosberg
33 years experience Neurology
Negative EEG: The eeg is often normal in people with focal seizures, especially if the seizure occurs without loss of consciousness. This is because a seizure has t ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Workman
Specializes in Pain Management
Either condition: Either migraine or AVM could cause your symptoms. If transient and occurs rarely, it is probably not of major concern. If persistent you need to see ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not the AVM: If it bleeds, you will know, beyond any question. It's not connected to your nose.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
During endoscopy: Avm, or arterio-venous malformations, are found in the GI tract, and can be diagnosed with colonoscopy or upper endoscopy.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Radiology: Ct angiogram cerebral angiography mri mr angiography these are all used to locate avm's.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Multiple or none: Many avm's are silent and people never know they have them until they bleed. 30% of people with avm's will present with seizures. You may have heada ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Reichert
34 years experience Neurosurgery
AVM SYMPTOMS: Avms can present with headaches and seizures while at least 15% of the population at detection have no symptoms. Half of patients with avm present wi ... Read More
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