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I have got four broken blood vessels in my left eye in two weeks; I notices it after doing light excercises. I have highbp and asthma. What should I do?

I have got four broken blood vessels in my left eye in two weeks; I notices it after doing light excercises. I have highbp and asthma. What should I do?

Blood pressure: High blood pressure might cause the "broken blood vessel in the left eye". Needs to see a retina doc for the eye and need to have a better blood pressure control and see your doc for that. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Asthma (Definition)

A disease of the lungs caused by chronic inflammation of the airways most often caused by allergies. This inflammation results in airway swelling and hyperactivity leading to difficulty breathing, shortness of ...Read more


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I've late onset asthma cough variant since 2009. It is under control with inhaler use. My blood test shows 8 percent eisonophilis. Is it high?

I've late onset asthma cough variant since 2009. It is under control with inhaler use. My blood test shows 8 percent eisonophilis. Is it high?

Slightly: There is a test called FeNO which is used in some Allergy offices. A positive test is a marker for activated eosinophils in the airway. Depending on the frequency and severity of your symptoms, an inhaled steroid may be indicated. ...Read more

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Could an inhaler for asthma raise your blood alcohol level?

Could an inhaler for asthma raise your blood alcohol level?

No: There's no alcohol in an albuterol inhaler and even if there were there definitely wouldn't be enough to give a positive test. Even breath sprays that do have alcohol in them (Binaca) don't give a positive result 5 minutes after a spray. ...Read more

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My cough is bad from asthma I switched inhalers I think that's why its bad again could astma lead to worse stuff like cancer or blood clots?

My cough is bad from asthma I switched inhalers I think that's why its bad again could astma lead to worse stuff like cancer or blood clots?

Asthma: First you need to stop smoking! Then you need to be compliant with your inhalers for them to be effective. See a pulmonologist or allergist to help you control it. Cancer is a result of smoking not asthma, and so are blood clots, the more reasosns to quit! ...Read more

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When I run my lungs burn & sometimes I taste blood. I've spat up blood before. I have asthma but my inhaler doesn't help. Can acid reflex do this?

When I run my lungs burn & sometimes I taste blood. I've spat up blood before. I have asthma but my inhaler doesn't help. Can acid reflex do this?

Coughing blood?: If you are coughing up blood, called hemoptysis, you need to be evaluated by your doctor. The most common cause is bronchitis but malignancy needs to be ruled out. Gerd can cause bronchospasm, like asthma does, but neither should cause you to cough up blood. If you are short of breath or coughing up large amounts of blood, then go to the er. If you smoke, you need to quit asap. ...Read more

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I'm getting pain under my left breast and pain in my back left shoulder blade. Should I be concerned? I recently been diagnosed with bronchitis asthma and am now using an inhaler. So I was wondering could his be high blood pressure or something else? I h

I'm getting pain under my left breast and pain in my back left shoulder blade. Should I be concerned? I recently been diagnosed with bronchitis asthma and am now using an inhaler. So I was wondering could his be high blood pressure or something else? I h

If you have had: Infection recently please get to the healthcare provider to check for continuing infection, or blood clot in the lungs (pulmonary embolism). A diagnostic CT angiogram would be the best examination for this complaint. If these tests are negative, then you could have a rib contusion or hematoma from severe coughing. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more

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I have a chronic cough. I've been diagnosed Asthma and Acid Reflux given meds for it but no results. Lately I get very thirsty and the veins on my?

I have a chronic cough. I've been diagnosed Asthma and Acid Reflux given meds for it but no results. Lately I get very thirsty and the veins on my?

See a doc!: Acid reflux or asthma can cause a chronic cough, but if treatment for those conditions doesn't help, it's time to look for another cause. Heart problems, cancer, and even certain medications can cause a chronic cough. A doctor can do tests to narrow down the cause, which is important. If treatment for any condition isn't working, always let your doctor know! ...Read more

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Child with visible blue veins on legs, chest and feet, pale, dark eye circles, swollen lymph nodes, inflammation on heart, lungs and GI tract, tired, asthma?

Child with visible blue veins on legs, chest and feet, pale, dark eye circles, swollen lymph nodes, inflammation on heart, lungs and GI tract, tired, asthma?

Have your child seen: By their pediatrician right away. You don't say the child's age, but something serious sounds likely. I hope it's not serious. ...Read more

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I am taking 40mg of Nexium (esomeprazole) daily for a year. I read Nexium (esomeprazole) can cause constriction of blood vessels. Are the effects reversible if I stop now?

I am taking 40mg of Nexium (esomeprazole) daily for a year. I read Nexium (esomeprazole) can cause constriction of blood vessels. Are the effects reversible if I stop now?

Safe: Nexium (esomeprazole) is a safe medication. By suppressing the acid in the stomach it increases the production of a hormone called gastrin. When you stop acid production comes back. ...Read more

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What are the effects of nicotine and carbon monoxide on the heart and blood vessels?

Multiple effects.: Nicotine increases blood pressure by promoting the constriction of blood vessels, and elevating the heart rate. These effects occur through many mechanisms, including activation of the sympathetic nervous system, adrenal hormone release, and the release of many neurotransmitters. Carbon monoxide is not known to have a direct effect on the heart or vessels, but impairs blood oxygen delivery. ...Read more

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Could blood vessels repair themselves?

Could blood vessels repair themselves?

Yes: The vessels are remodeling all of the time. However if you are talking about a vessel that has an aneurysm or clogged with plaque then no they can not heal those lesions and a surgical correction is required. ...Read more

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Can you die from inflammed blood vessels?

Big topic: Many types of inflamed blood vessels: thrombophlebitis is is usually hard, inflamed superficial blood vessels in the leg veins. Usually patients have underlying medical condition of their veins called venous insufficiency or reflux. Need to see phlebology dr. Www. Phlebology. Org do ultrasound scan now. This can lead to deep vein clot which is dangerous. Use ice, ibuprofen, compression, walking. ...Read more

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What causes ballon in blood vessels and anyrums?

What causes ballon in blood vessels and anyrums?

Genetics: This is usually genetic in a young, healthy person. High blood pressure and atherosclerosis can lead to this in older adults as well as smoking cigarettes. ...Read more

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Why are my blood vessels in my leg bursting?

Why are my blood vessels in my leg bursting?

Spider veins?: Are you describing varicose veins or spider veins? Then it is likely a combination of heredity and or trauma. If this is the case see a vein specialist. If this some thing else please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have blood vessels that run into the iris?

I have blood vessels that run into the iris?

Probably not iris: The iris is inside the eye and while it has blood vessels, they are buried out of sight, even with the kind of instrumentation used by an ohthalmologist. If you see vessels, they are on the conjunctiva and could also b e on the cornea. Rarely there is a condition called rubeiosis in advanced diabetes and a few other condtions with vessels on the iris but you need equipment to see them. ...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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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.

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Does ativan (lorazepam) dialate blood vessels?

Only in OD: At therapeutic doses Ativan (lorazepam) does not dilate blood vessels. However, on overdose, dilation of blood vessels and hypotension can occur. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the blood vessels that feed the heart?

What are the blood vessels that feed the heart?

Coronary arteries: Coronary arteries are taking off from the sinuses if valsalva, tiny pouches in the leaflets of the aortic valve, and they go on feeding the heart muscle. ...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

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What causes broken blood vessels in your hands?

What causes broken blood vessels in your hands?

Usually trauma: The veins on top of the hands are very prone to injury from simply hitting them against an object. This would be the most common reason for them to be bruised and subsequently bleed. Other causes could be medications that you are taking such as aspirin, fish oil and even some vitamins. You may want to follow up with a vein specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes blood vessels in the lungs to burst?

What causes blood vessels in the lungs to burst?

Unusual: That is highly unlikely. Pulmonary hemorrhage from a ruptured blood vessel is an uncommon condition. Perhaps you are referring to blood in the mucous of someone who is coughing? There are many causes of that symptom. ...Read more

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Is it common for blood vessels to burst in lungs?

No: When that does occur, it is often due to the presence of serious disorders such as blood clots, vasculitis, tumors or infection. This problem always requires a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Which vasodilators acting directly on blood vessels?

Which vasodilators acting directly on blood vessels?

There are several: Nitroglycerin and Papaverine are two commonly used topical vasodilators. ...Read more

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Is broken blood vessels on chest a sign of bad liver?

Is broken blood vessels on chest a sign of bad liver?

Possible: Superficial veins or t-matts on the chest and abdomen can be associated with cirrhosis of the liver. However, t-matts alone without other symptoms are just that, superficial spider veins of the chest/abdominal wall. Thin patients will limited fatty tissues, very fair skin patients may have more visible veins just due to color. If you note a dramatic increase in t-matts physician review is in order. ...Read more

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Does an xray show widening if blood vessels accurately?

Does an xray show widening if blood vessels accurately?

Not usually: Plain x-ray is not a usual modality to evaluate blood vessels. If by "widening" you mean dilatation or aneurysm, ultrasound is the most common diagnostic tool to start with. However, depending on location of the vessel ct or MRI may be reasonable starting points. Ct does use xray. Angiography is a diagnostic tool I use when treating blood vessel disease and is very good at evaluating as well. ...Read more

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Is an xray an accurate image of widening blood vessels?

Nope: Xrays usually show bones and fluid. Blood vessels are better seen with either an mra or ct scan with IV contrast. ...Read more

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Is it normal for tonsils to have visible blood vessels?

Is it normal for tonsils to have visible blood vessels?

Tonsillar vessels: Yes, it is relatively normal to see superficial veins coarsing across the surface of the tonsils. Not everyone has this condition, but in my practice as an ENT surgeon, I see this commonly. ...Read more

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Does smoking cigarettes permanently constrict blood vessels?

Yes possibly: Smoking leads to diseases like heart disease which causes permanent narrowing of arteries
however the risk of developing disease like heart disease reduce slowly after quitting. ...Read more

Dr. Shah Chowdhury
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Inhaler (Definition)

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Veins (Definition)

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