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Asthma Inhalers Effects On Blood Vessels
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'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
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?
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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
The basement membrane on which the lining of the capillary rests has collagen as the major constituent.
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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
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
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
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
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
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