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Blood Vessels In My Head Are Inflammed
Vasculitis: The cause of most forms of vasculitis ( inflammation of blood vessels) is unknown. However we know the immune system plays a role. The immune system is meant to protect the body, but when it becomes "overactive" due to some unknown trigger it can cause inflammation in the blood vessels. This causes narrowing of the blood vessel, decreased blood supply which can cause damage to surrounding tissues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Inflammation is the body's attempt at self-protection; the aim being to remove harmful stimuli, including damaged cells, irritants, or pathogens - and begin the healing process. Inflammation is part of the complex biological response of vascular tissues to harmful stimuli, such as pathogens, ...Read more
Cough, can't swallow: When in doubt see your doctor. If you are concerned, or your symptoms are not improving or you are feeling worse, then it's best to see your doctor. ...Read more
If other blood vessels take over post temporal arteritis biopsy, why don't these vessels take over before tab to aid the artery when it is inflammed?
Temporal arteritis: In temporal arteritis lots of the blood vessels in the head and brain are inflammed. For biopsy, the temporal artery is picked because 1. Often affected 2. Easily accessed 3. Close by blood vessels can re-channel the blood to the areas supplied by the temporal artery. However, there are many other blood vessles, particularly in the brain that carry blood to tissues where no other artery flows. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I feel like everyone's reading my mind. I don't like being around others, it feels really awkward. I think I have lost blood vessels inside my head.
See a Counselor: See a counselor to be evaluated and be taught coping strategies before it becomes a permanent condition. ...Read more
I accidently burned the front side of my head with straightening iron it hurts really bad did this cause any damage to blood vessels or anything?
Unlikely : The burn you have, even though I'm sure it's quite painful, is likely too superficial to come in contact with any blood vessels on your forehead. You can consider taking Tylenol or ibuprofen for your pain. Also, applying a cool (not icy cold) compress to the area may be helpful. Best wishes. ...Read more
Do SEVERE chronicMigraines (& I mean feeling carotid and head blood flow start to SURGE while constricting,)cause significant damage to blood vessels?
Not: It may hip-hop diverts blood to limb muscles..........Joking. ...Read more
Unlikely!: Although one would expect some tenderness at the site of a injured blood vessel, it should remain superficial and not cause any pain in the head proper. If your CT was of the head and is Neg. and the headaches continue, one should follow up with their physician and /or see a Neurologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Why do I get sharp pain on the side of my head,feels like a blood vessels popping,also feeling very weak.a After the pain leaves it feels cold at area?
Neuralgia: An irritable superficial scalp nerve may be the cause of this symptom. This is more of a nuisance disorder which usually resolves without any specific treatment. Less likely would be an inflamed temporal artery. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you if this symptom persists. ...Read more
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