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What are the tests for venous insufficiency?

What are the tests for venous insufficiency?

Ultrasound: A duplex ultrasound that looks for the presence of reflux in the superficial and deep system of veins is the most useful test for venous insufficiency. ...Read more

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What are the common symptoms of venous insufficiency?

Varicose veins: Varicose veins, swelling and possibly brownish discoloration of the legs. Pain and discomfort may also be associated. If you have any of these symptoms you should see your doctor and ask for vascular surgical opinion. ...Read more

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What differences between venous and arteial insufficiency?

What differences between venous and arteial insufficiency?

Arterial/ venous: Arterial poor supply generally caused by atheroclerosis. Venous poor return frequent swelling ...Read more

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Is the discolouration from venous insufficiency reversible?

Is the discolouration from venous insufficiency reversible?

No : If you have discoloration, your venous insufficiency is serious and you are at risk of developing a leg ulcer, even if your legs feel fine. Elevate your legs. Wear compression stockings daily. See a phlebologist or vein specialist. Phlebology.Org for a referral. Treatment is office based and under and hour. Covered by almost all insurance. ...Read more

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What does mv insufficiency mean for a diagnosis to do a echo?

What does mv insufficiency mean for a diagnosis to do a echo?

Leaky valve: When your heart pumps blood, the mitral valve closes, and blood is pumped out an open aortic valve. If you mitral valve shows 'insufficiency', there is some degree of leak allowing blood to be pumped back up to the .And function. Talk to your doc about your particular diagnosis. ...Read more

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What does venous insufficiency mean anyways and what outlook for me?

Vein pooling: Veins return blood to the heart. Cvi occurs when there is reduced flow or pooling in leg veins, causing leg swelling, inflammation, & ulceration. The most common cause is when the one-way valves don't work well, leading to venous reflux, or back flow, with blood pooling in the veins. This can result from genetic predisposition, pregnancy, injuries or blood clots. See a vein specialist for help. ...Read more

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What happens to someone who have mitral and tricupsid insufficiency?

What happens to someone who have mitral and tricupsid insufficiency?

Often nothing: It really depends on the amount of insufficiency. Therre are many people with mild insufficiency that never need anything done to their valves. If it worsens then it can lead to heart failure. This can cause fatigure, shortness of breath, leg swelling, funny heart rhythms and more. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are implication for my son of having IgA insufficiency?

I was wondering what are implication for my son of having IgA insufficiency?

Infections: Hopefully the IgA insufficiency is transient and he will out grow it. The implication is that he may be more susceptible to mucous membrane infections as IgA helps prevent/fight infections on them mucous membranes. Colds, ear infections, sore throats, GI issues may be slightly more common in him for awhile...As they are all related to mucous membranes. ...Read more