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Dr. Arthur Balin
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Blood Vessels Lying Over Cervix (Overview)

Placenta previa is a condition that occurs during pregnancy when the placenta implants itself in the lower part of the uterus, obstructing the cervical opening to the vagina.


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What causes small blood vessels on cervix and do they go away?

What causes small blood vessels on cervix and do they go away?

Need context : We need more context to answer this. There are always blood vessels in the cervix to supply the tissue with oxygen. If your doctor described seeing small blood vessels during a colposcopy they may have been referring to cervical dysplasia or precancerous changes. Please ask the doctor who told you this to clarify the findings. ...Read more

Dr. Arthur Balin
13 doctors shared insights

Blood Vessels Lying Over Cervix (Overview)

Placenta previa is a condition that occurs during pregnancy when the placenta implants itself in the lower part of the uterus, obstructing the cervical opening to the vagina.


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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor BP at home
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Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
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Take your meds as instructed without fail
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How do you get rid of enlarged, or large gathering of blood vessels in the eye safely?

How do you get rid of enlarged, or large gathering of blood vessels in the eye safely?

Cause?: These should be examined first. Could be some sort of hemangioma, sentinel vessel leading to a cancer, increased episcleral venous pressure, infection, inflammation, allergy, etc. ...Read more

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Does plavix (clopidogrel) thin out plugs in blood vessels besides thinning one's blood to prevent clotting? Please, need some answers?

Does plavix (clopidogrel) thin out plugs in blood vessels besides thinning one's blood to prevent clotting? Please, need some answers?

No: Plavix (clopidogrel) inhibits platelet aggregation. Platelets are cells in the blood that initiate the clotting process. Plavix (clopidogrel) doesn't thin anything: not plugs or blood or anything else. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
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Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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What causes small blood vessels on cervix and do they go away?

Need context : We need more context to answer this. There are always blood vessels in the cervix to supply the tissue with oxygen. If your doctor described seeing small blood vessels during a colposcopy they may have been referring to cervical dysplasia or precancerous changes. Please ask the doctor who told you this to clarify the findings. ...Read more

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I'm 23 and my pap showed I have new blood vessels on my cervix and that I have abnormal cells. Doc said come back in 6months. Should I be worried?

I'm 23 and my pap showed I have new blood vessels on my cervix and that I have abnormal cells. Doc said come back in 6months. Should I be worried?

No worries: "Abnormal cells" usually means HPV infection and the kinds of cell changes that could mean future cervical cancer risk. If such changes are mild, repeat pap in a few months is typical. However, I haven't a clue what is meant by a pap shoing "new blood vessels". Contact your doctor to clarify all the details. But if she doesn't need to see you for 6 months, you can safely assume it's not serious. ...Read more

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Taking Blood Thinners (Checklist)

Take appropriate dose of anticoagulation medication
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Follow up with your treating physician
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What drugs target tumor blood vessels?

Avastin (bevacizumab): Drugs have been developed that antagonize vascular endothelial growth factors or receptors for such growth factors. ...Read more

Dr. Ted King
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