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Doctor insights on: Blood Vessel Damage

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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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My cat scratched my palm. What are the symptoms of blood vessel damage?

My cat scratched my palm. What are the symptoms of blood vessel damage?

Persistent bleeding: Cat scratch to palm is unlikely to do major damage to any blood vessels, BUT, risk of infection is high. Usually cat scratches are treated with antibiotics. I'd suggest seeing a doctor. ...Read more

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In the case of a stimulant overdose. Would labetalol protect the CNS (and not just the blood vessels) from any damage if administered early enough?

In the case of a stimulant overdose. Would labetalol protect the CNS (and not just the blood vessels) from any damage if administered early enough?

Not really: Labetalol will only protect from some of the blood pressure effects, not other CNS effects like seizures or hallucinations. recommend consulting a doctor urgently or going to ER if this hypothetical question is actually occurring ...Read more

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Damaged blood vessel cut off circulation to the hair follicle how can I repair the blood vessel?

Damaged blood vessel cut off circulation to the hair follicle how can I repair the blood vessel?

You can't : There is now way to repair small vessels. They just have to heal naturally. The vessel will either regrow or it won't. ...Read more

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After relocating a dislocated shoulder, what do doctors do to the damaged blood vessels or nerves?

After relocating a dislocated shoulder, what do doctors do to the damaged blood vessels or nerves?

Usually nothing: Most shoulder dislocations are not associated with any significant nerve or artery damage. Once the shoulder is relocated the tissues should heal. ...Read more

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Even though I'm skinny and relatively healthy do my damaged blood vessels still put me at risk for a stroke or heart attack?

Even though I'm skinny and relatively healthy do my damaged blood vessels still put me at risk for a stroke or heart attack?

HUH!!!!: I don't understamd How are your arteries damaged??? If your reffering to the holeistic propagamda that's without scientific proof then rest assured you have nothing to worry about/ Enjoy your Happy Meal ...Read more

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My straightener was set to 400 degrees and I burned my head on the right side top not on forehead could this cause hemorrhage or damaged blood vessels?

My straightener was set to 400 degrees and I burned my head on the right side top not on forehead could this cause hemorrhage or damaged blood vessels?

Not really: Thermal burn usually involves the epidermis which does not have any blood vessels. This is a first degree burn with no blisters, but pain, redness. If the burn is deeper 2nd degree it involves the dermis which has small blood vessels causes pain, reddness with the hair intact. Again, no hemorrhage, the small blood vessels leak fluids or get coagulated like the tissue. ...Read more

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Can a popped blood vessel itch?

Can a popped blood vessel itch?

Yes.: If what you mean by a popped vein is a bulging varicose vein then itching can be due to the varicose vein. Other related symptoms could be aching, cramping, burning, heaviness and pressure. You should see a vein specialist for a full venous evaluation with a venous reflux examination. ...Read more

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What are degenerative blood vessel diseases?

What are degenerative blood vessel diseases?

Atherosclerosis: Atherosclerosis of blood vessels is the major degenerative disorder. ...Read more