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Can reynaud's affect a blood vessel in the brain?

Can reynaud's affect a blood vessel in the brain?

Raynauds: By definition arterial spasms induced by cold. Can occur independently of other conditions or as part of other diseases. Thermaly speaking temperature in brain fairly constant. That are other conditions including vascular headaches which occur based on vasospasm with frequently other causes such as diet and smoking. ...Read more

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What is blood vessel dissection? Can that cause brain aneurysms

What is blood vessel dissection? Can that cause brain aneurysms

Arterial dissection : Can result in a stroke in the distribution of the specific blood vessel, and could be profound if involving the carotid or vertebral. No relationship to aneurysms. ...Read more

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How concerning is a burst blood vessel in the brain?

How concerning is a burst blood vessel in the brain?

Very concerning: When a blood vessel bursts inside the brain, it bleeds into the surrounding space (or tissue). That causes increased pressure to surrounding structures which can cause significant damage. Smaller bleeds may cause less damage - unless they happen in more vital areas. Large bleeds sometimes need surgery. ...Read more

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Burst blood vessels in wrist is in dangerous?

Burst blood vessels in wrist is in dangerous?

Broken blood vessels: Blood vessel rupture is common and not dangerous. Seek medical attention if pain and swelling persists. ...Read more

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Can MRI of brain see aneurysm or blood vessel problems(vasculitis)?

Can MRI of brain see aneurysm or blood vessel problems(vasculitis)?

MRI and MRA brain: Yes, an MRI can visualize blood vessels but not well; an MRA (MR angiogram) is the optimal MR test. It uses gadolinium which is not a radio-iodine and is not kidney toxic. Gadolinium can be eliminated slowly however, if a person has kidney impairment, and then the gadolinium can enter dermal tissues. Radiologists are aware. ...Read more

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Please explain what it means when there is increased cerebral blood volume and blood flow in a brain tumor?

Please explain what it means when there is increased cerebral blood volume and blood flow in a brain tumor?

No implications: All tumors have a tendency to develop increased blood flow and abnormal blood circulation which is often picked up during various imaging tests. It has no particular significance or any clear implications. ...Read more

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What three blood vessel that bring oxygenated blood to the atrium are called?

What three blood vessel that bring oxygenated blood to the atrium are called?

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

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How is excess blood sugar related to abnormal eye blood vessels?

How is excess blood sugar related to abnormal eye blood vessels?

Diabetic retina: Persistent uncontrolled blood sugar (uncontrolled diabetes) in many cases can lead to weakening of blood vessel walls in the retina of the eye and this can cause bleeding, vascular growth and other changes that can affect vision You should work with your diabetic doc to keep the sugar under control and a blood level termed HbA1c at least below 7.0 to help protect the eye. ...Read more

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What tissues are found in blood vessels?

Blood,A fluid tissue: Blood has the cellular elements and plasma . The cells are 3 types called red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. The liquid portion in which these cellular elements are suspended is called plasma which is rich in proteins called plasma proteins - including albumin, globulins, and in additon have the special clotting related proteins -clotting factors i to xiii. ...Read more

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Pictures of bursting blood vessel in arm?

Pictures of bursting blood vessel in arm?

Skin: Blood vessels bursting on the skin can be due to various reasons. If this is very unusual, please seek medical attention with yor local pcp and/ or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is there collagen in capillary blood vessels?

Is there collagen in capillary blood vessels?

Yes: The basement membrane on which the lining of the capillary rests has collagen as the major constituent. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Had a doppler for the carotid arteries and the conclusion is:accelerated blood flow, reversed blood flow above the carotid bifurcation?Is this serious?

Had a doppler for the carotid arteries and the conclusion is:accelerated blood flow, reversed blood flow above the carotid bifurcation?Is this serious?

Probably yes: You should consult a vascular surgeon. While this could be serious, it could also be a false positive finding. It is not something that you should handle over the iinternrt. ...Read more

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What causes large blood vessels in the uterus?

What causes large blood vessels in the uterus?

Hormonally mediated: Sometimes, autocrine hormones released from fibroids can cause the dilation of blood vessels to allow blood to be diverted to the fibroid and can be seen as large blood vessels. During pregnancy, the uterine blood vessels also dilate to supply blood to the fetus. ...Read more

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What could a blood clot in the brain cause?

What could a blood clot in the brain cause?

Stroke: This can cause stroke and lead to death due to lack of oxygen to the brain. If it's very small then altered mental status, headaches as well. ...Read more

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When having a brain aneurysm, do blood vessels become 100% occluded?

When having a brain aneurysm, do blood vessels become 100% occluded?

No: An aneurysm is an abnormal dilation or bulging of the wall of the blood vessel. If that dilated segment becomes very fragile and thin it can rupture due to the pressure of the blood and bleeding occurs into the brain. This bleeding can cause spasm of surrounding vessels. But most of the vessels do not become "occluded". ...Read more

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What does it mean when there is increased cerebral blood volume and blood flow to a brain tumor?

What does it mean when there is increased cerebral blood volume and blood flow to a brain tumor?

Cancer and blood flo: Many cancers elaborate factors that enable the growth of new blood vessels. In this way they gain an advantage in growth. When seen clinically on radiologic tests, this is a marker of malignancy and agressiveness, especially in the brain where low grade tumors only do this to a mild degree. Some cancers are treated by agents that interrupt this process, hoping to "starve" them of nutrients. ...Read more

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What does this mean: flow void is identified in major intracerebral blood vessels. Small prominent perivascular spaces in inferior basal ganglia bil?

What does this mean:  flow void is identified in major intracerebral blood vessels.  Small prominent perivascular spaces in inferior basal ganglia bil?

Doctorspeak: This is doctorspeak for normal findings on the MRI. A flow void indicates there is blood flow. Lack of a flow void would be bad. This is normal. Prominent perivascular spaces are likewise a benign (nothing to worry about) finding. ...Read more

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When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood high in oxygen?

When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood high in oxygen?

Circulation: Blood releases o2 to the tissues and becomes poor in oxygen to travel up to the lungs to capture it in the vessels there. Then it returns to the heart that pumps oxygenated blood to the tissues to be released there and return to the lungs again to get oxygenated. ...Read more

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Broken blood vessels in eyes happen often..Why?

Broken blood vessels in eyes happen often..Why?

Subconjunctival heme: I'd recommend an eye exam by your eye doctor and your medical doctor. Most of the time these hemorrhages happen spontaneously, but they can occur from valsalva maneuvers (coughing, sneezing, vomiting, lifting a heavy weight, straining in the bathroom, etc), high blood pressure, bleeding disorders or blood thinners. They will resolve on their own. ...Read more