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No.: Cholesterol and calcification accumulate in vessels as we age. A healthy diet seems to prevent some of this plaque, but there are no specific foods that offer a short term fix. Need to have a long term lifestyle which includes not smoking, treating any diabetes or hypertension, eating well, maintaining a good weight and exercising regularly. ...Read more
Black and blue: I a vein should burst then what you will see is the formation after several days of discoloration of the skin around the area of the burst vein. This is what we call a black and blue area(ecchymosis). Over several more days this will slowly fade and disappear. ...Read more
Can the blood vein that was cut and capped during protatectomy be reopened to help bring blood to the groin area ?
I twisted my wrist while opening a jar yesterday and a dark blue knot appeared on my blood vein.git hurts to grasp anything with my forefinger wndcthu?
First, local measure: If the dark blue knot is not spreading and you an move your wrist in all directions without severe pain, apply frequent warm compresses to the area. If the probllem gradually subsides, you are home free. If it becomes more severe, you will need to be seen be your physician for an evaluation ...Read more
Usually normal.: The feet just as the hands lose volume over time with aging and are also influenced by hereditary factors. This combination can result in the veins of the feet becoming more enlarged over time. Other factors such as blood volume. Levels of hydration and medical problems with the heart, kidneys or liver can also lead to enlarged foot veins. If you are healthy then it is probably norma. ...Read more
My breasts hurt and have blood veins for a week now.Iam 32days in my cycle(sometimes I have irreg cycles,my appetite and temp are high.what is wrong?
That's normal: Especially if you're a fitness buff -- you have a higher blood volume and the veins help hold it. Good for you. Best wishes. ...Read more
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