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3 Vessel Cord Means
Reason to smile: Babies' umbilical cords should contain 3 vessels, so it's something we look for on ultrasound and at the time of birth. Sometimes the cord will only contain two vessels, and this is sometimes associated with problems. So if you see only 2 vessels, further investigation may be warranted. But 3 vessels means happy, happy. ...Read more
Sometimes: I have seen dozens of these over 3 plus decades and had only one with an issue. That kid had obvious issues on exam and was found to have a chromosome problem. Your pediatrician should be thorough in evaluating the baby for even small abnormalities and test as indicated by the findings. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with marginal cord insertion with valementous vessels. Does this mean I have a marginal insertion or valementous insertion. Outcome?
Well: Any blood vessel that brings oxygen rich blood to the heart muscle are called coronary arteries. There are two right and left. The left has two other branches: the left anterior descending (the widow maker) and the left circumflex artery. It is my belief that is the artery that supplies oxygen to the upper level of the heart were the two atrium are. U could possible google ur question... ...Read more
I have been breaking the blood vessels in my left since April about every two - three weeks. I don't have high blood pressure.
BNP 148 to 305. Troponin 1 - 2.004 to 1.184. Does this mean patient had a mild heart attack? Patient has 3 tripple vessel disease.
Lab tests: Making statements purely on the basis of lab tests is fraught with risk. You should discuss this patient with the patient's Doc who has the complete picture to get a more informed answer from having more information about the patient. ...Read more
Three days ago bent over to pick up block and felt 2 pops in left hip. Very painful mostky in hamstring. Just saw broken blood vessels on back of leg?
Will require rehab: Hamstring strains are common injuries in an active population and a common sports injury. A sharp sudden pain and possible pop is experienced. The severity of the injuries is graded from 1-3. A 1 is a slight pull and a 3 is a tear. Strains can be in the substance of the muscle or can involve tearing of the attachment to the pelvic bone. A comprehensive rehab program is needed for a full recovery. ...Read more
I have around three red (like blood filled) vesicle on my scrotum. It is only as big as pen points and appears somewhere to where the vessels run.
Sounds benign: These sound like angiokeratomas or angiomas. They are benign and can commonly occur on the scrotum. They are a small overgrowths of blood vessels under the skin. Having a few on the scrotum is not concerning. To be sure of the diagnosis, I'd recommend getting them evaluated by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Result of Angiography: three vessel coronary artery desease. Preserved LV systolic function. What is best FOR MEAngioplasty or bypass operation?
Depends: If you're diabetic, CABG has better outcomes. If your LEFT MAIN coronary artery has >50% blockage, CABG has better outcomes. Aside from those 2 points, it depends on the skill of the team you have. If they do a lot of angioplasty, that would be preferred. If they don't but their surgical team is first rate, then that would be preferred. ...Read more
I have been having head shakiness and head tilting to left with left hear loses and smile go up on left three eye docs said no tumor but they said something is pushing on they vessels what could it be?
See neurologist: Involves multiple nerves. You need to see a neurologist for a work up ...Read more
Vasculitis: The cause of most forms of vasculitis (inflammation of blood vessels) is unknown. However we know the immune system plays a role. The immune system is meant to protect the body, but when it becomes "overactive" due to some unknown trigger it can cause inflammation in the blood vessels. This causes narrowing of the blood vessel, decreased blood supply which can cause damage to surrounding tissues. ...Read more
I have dark blood vessels and they are not usually like that. What could that mean to have them turn very dark all over my body?
Will body tissues previously harmed with high bg levels start to restore since bg levels are normalized? I mean for the vessels, nerves, kidneys.
Most improve: Randomized clinical trials of patients with diabetes have shown that more intensive glucose control can improve nerve, kidney and eye damage. Generally this takes 3-5 years to manifest, so it is best to get the glucose under control asap. Blood vessel damage has only been shown to be improved in one study and that took 10 years. BP and cholesterol treatment can help reduce heart attack and stroke. ...Read more
In the cervical region an echogenic area was noted which appears to be vascular with a central feeding vessel what does this mean?
Thyroid?: Was it an ultrasound of your thyroid gland in your neck or of your pelvis? ...Read more
Congenital: Variety of benign congenital brain vessel malformations, include venous angioma, small aneurysmal dilatations, arteriovenous malformations, even hemangiomas. But any of the above can cause great mischief under a variety of circumstances, so you need to discuss with your doctor what the findings truly mean for your future. ...Read more
Hard to say.: When widening of blood vessels is noted on plain x-ray studies of the back or abdomen we mostly are referring to the abdominal aorta or its' major branches such as the renal, bowel, or iliac arteries. This could suggest an aneurysm and if so then further evaluation would usually require ct or ultrasound. ...Read more
My 2 yr old fell, hit her head. She quickly had a large bump that ran right along a blood vessel. It has gone down some with ice. What does this mean?
Falls and injuries: To the head often lead to a large bump because there is no soft tissue over the bone to absorb any blood from an injury.Children her age and younger often have prominent scalp blood vessels. If you are not seeing bleeding from that, I would not be concerned about that aspect. However, if she develops vomiting, sleepiness, different behavior than usual, or the bump enlarges a lot, see her doctor/ ER. ...Read more
What does dr mean by : Evidence of moderate diffuse disease of the mid and distal LAD, which appears to be a NARROW vessel? In a Heart Cath report. Thank you.
36 yo?: It means your main coronary artery is filled with cholesterol to the point that the artery is narrowing. This is a main artery of the heart that feeds the heart if it is blocked off you have a heart attack. Now you need to know the percentage of blockage for this will determine if you need a stent or not? I any event you need to live a healthy lifestyle eat well and once cleared by cardiology get ...Read more
Dilated vessel: The womb is the uterus. It is very vascular which means it has a lot of arteries and veins. An ultrasound or ct scan can identity enlarged blood vessels. The bad news is that they can come from many sources. You need further evaluation by a gynecologist to know if they could be from something that needs addressed or something that you don't have to worry about. ...Read more
My eyes are jaundiced and have broken vessels in the bottoms of them under the lids. What does that mean?
Bilateral frontal lobe subcortical white matter showing evidence of small vessel ischemic changes. What does this mean?
Subcortical ischemia: This translates to changes in the smaller blood vessels that lead to loss of blood flow to the area and then scarring. Somewhat like a small silent stroke and frequently seen in people with migraines. The opinions about this have swayed from very worried, to common and mundane and more recently back to looking to stop the damage (help the blood flow, oxygen and glucose status optimize). ...Read more
Do SEVERE chronicMigraines (& I mean feeling carotid and head blood flow start to SURGE while constricting,)cause significant damage to blood vessels?
I had an MRI on brain in March of this year and when I look at the film I saw a quarter size mass what could it mean a tumor or vessel main.
What could it mean if you get a dull headache along with a burst eye vessel after strained BM? It's lasted over a week now, feel it when bending over
Conjunctival: hemorrhage isn't unheard of after BM and usually resolves on it's own. And headache & increased symptoms bending over are common with eye irritation. There's probably nothing to be concerned about. If it doesn't improve in another week or two or if you're just concerned you should see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more
Is it normal for a deltoid vaccination to bleed? Does it means it hit a vessel? My niece was given vaccine on deltoid, and it bled, but not profusely.
What does this mean: flow void is identified in major intracerebral blood vessels. Small prominent perivascular spaces in inferior basal ganglia bil?
Usually nothing: Sub conjunctival hemorrhage is a common condition. It may be due to blood pressure ore eye pressure. But usually a cause is not found. Any valsalva maneuver may cause a capillary to break, even heavy lifting or constipation. It is usually benign. But have your eyes checked. ...Read more
What does coronary angiography mean all arteries are normal but all epicardial vessels are small in caliber?
Small: It means that there are no significant blockages and that the diameter of the normal arteries small. Probably they are in the 1-2.5 mm range rather than the 2.5-4 mm range. ...Read more
I had a xray state chronic elevated right hemidigraph also states prominent pulmonary vessels. What's this mean. The doctor was not concerned.
Chest X-Ray: These are common findings in normal CXR. The elevation of the Right hemi diaphragm is due to the liver pushing up on your lungs and the prominent vessels can be just that you are thin. These are not worrisome. Don't stress out about things your Dr says are of no concern. Try to Relax. Take care) ...Read more
I had a MRI done on my spine and brain. And it came back abnormal. I am asked to do a angiogram, wht could this mean. I have a cluster or blood vessel?
Answering why: Most doctors rule out or ensure the absence of life threatening events. A typical problem with a tumor that is cancerous is "angiogenesis" which is developement of new blood vessels. It does not mean that a cancer is there. It means that bads things are ensured to not be there. ...Read more
Need hematologist: The "busted blood vessels" are likely not busted but leaking becasue or in addition to the low platelet count.These are called petechiae. Sometimes these can happen after something as simple as a bad viral infection, but can also be moe serious and problems with being able to make platelets. You really need to talk to a hematologist f this condition doesn't clear up in a week, or if other bleeding. ...Read more
I just had a CT scan and it said I have mild bifrontal small vessel ischemia. I have Alzheimers in my family - what does this mean?
Drs office called with chest xray results and said it showed a calcified blood vessel but dr wasn't worried. What does this mean? Should I worry?
Don't worry: Calcified blood vessel in the chest simply means that one of your blood vessels has some calcium in the lining. It is usually is not a problem especially at the age of 27. To be sure that there's nothing wrong you might ask what the results of your recent blood test were especially the metabolic panel ...Read more
My wife has a visible lump in the back of her mouth by her uvula that has blood vessels in it what does that mean?
See below: Seek an ENT consultation for a complete evaluation. ...Read more