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Are blood vessels popping out in eyes dangerous?

Are blood vessels popping out in eyes dangerous?

Sub conj nemorrhage: A broken blood vessel on the surface of your eye is totally harmless. It can be caused by a hard cough or sneeze, a hard bowel movement, or even just rubbing your eyes. It may occur more often in people who take blood thinners or Aspirin on a regular basis. There is no treatment necessary for this, but it may take up to two weeks to resolve. ...Read more

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


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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?

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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Why broken blood vessels happen in your fingers?

Why broken blood vessels happen in your fingers?

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

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What causes repeated broken blood vessels in fingers?

What causes repeated broken blood vessels in fingers?

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

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I have broken blood vessels in my fingers twice in one week, why?

I have broken blood vessels in my fingers twice in one week, why?

Trauma: The most likely reason for hemorrhage from small vessels in the fingers is trauma. Direct trauma to small vessels can cause rupture and blood leak. If you have no history of trauma, then consideration for review should be given....Some patients can have spontaneous bleeding when certain blood cells are low in numbers (platelets) or other more complex issues. ...Read more

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I keep getting busted blood vessels in my fingers. What could be causing this?

I keep getting busted blood vessels in my fingers. What could be causing this?

Hard to say: Obviously the most common cause of busted / broke blood vessels in your hands is trauma.
As we age the skin thins and it and the vessel in it break more easily. Sun damage and vitamin c deficiency may also play a role. There are some other medical conditions that may also cause vessels to break more easily they are not common. It may be helpful to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Hi, I'm a healthy 41 yr old female that keeps having painful blood vessels bursting in my finger tips. This is very painful and very worried?

Hi, I'm a healthy 41 yr old female that keeps having painful blood vessels bursting in my finger tips. This is very painful and very worried?

Vasculitis: This may be a type of autoimmune disorder affecting tiny blood vessels or capillaries in your finger tips. I recommend an evaluation by a rheumatologist or hematologist for diagnosis, advice and treatment. ...Read more

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How often/ many broken blood vessels are a problem? Often (weekly) fingers or occasionally toes I get them. Tonight my wrist when bumped on crib.

How often/ many broken blood vessels are a problem? Often (weekly) fingers or occasionally toes I get them. Tonight my wrist when bumped on crib.

Blood vessels: You did not mention meds you are taking that affect clotting time. If there are none, there is a possibility of thin walled vessels. See a vascular specialist for assistance. ...Read more

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Could cardiac pain ever cause the fingers on the left hand to swell up, stiffen, turn blotchy and cold? Or does that indicate compressed nerves/blood vessels?

Could cardiac pain ever cause the fingers on the left hand to swell up, stiffen, turn blotchy and cold? Or does that indicate compressed nerves/blood vessels?

At your age I doubt: You have coronary artery disease. Why an 2d echo and holter test? Symptoms not specific for a heart problem. If is only at your left hand I will r/o carpal tunnel syndrome. A good history and physical also for the possibility of arterial and venous insufficiency. ...Read more

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What caused blood vessels to appear in my contacts?

What caused blood vessels to appear in my contacts?

Contacts: Dilated vessels in the eyes can occur from any reason that causes eye irritation (such as contacts, dry eye, blepharitis, etc). ...Read more

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If the blood vessels are not dialating properly, do you feel cold?

If the blood vessels are not dialating properly, do you feel cold?

Yes and no.: If your blood vessels are constricted you may feel cold. There are no diseases of the blood vessels not dilating properly. Blood vessels dilate or contract in response to chemicals in the blood stream, systemic conditions and local environmental factors. ...Read more

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What tissues are found in blood vessels?

What tissues are found in blood vessels?

Blood, A fluid tissue: Blood has the cellular elements and plasma. The cells are 3 types called red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. The liquid portion in which these cellular elements are suspended is called plasma which is rich in proteins called plasma proteins - including albumin, globulins, and in additon have the special clotting related proteins -clotting factors I to xiii. ...Read more

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Can tubercolisis widen your blood vessels?

Can tubercolisis widen your blood vessels?

Unlikely: Tuberculosis results from mycobacterium tuberculosis, a bacterium. It enters and travels through blood vessels but it does not widen blood vessels. Its destination and residence is in organs, such as the lungs, lymph nodes, bones and joints, skin, intestines, genital organs, kidneys, and bladder. ...Read more

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What looks like burst blood vessels on shoulders?

What looks like burst blood vessels on shoulders?

Spider veins?: The most common burst vessel are telangiectasia or "spider veins". They are caused by sun damage and trauma. ...Read more

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What would cause boken blood vessels in a toddler?

See a pediatrician: The most common reason is trauma but it if there no obvious explanation such as a fall etc consult a pediatrician. ...Read more

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What's the inside lining of the blood vessels like?

What's the inside lining of the blood vessels like?

Endothelium: Blood vessels are lined by endothelial cells. These are thin flattened large cells that are metabolically active. The electrical charge on the endothelial cells and blood cells keeps them apart. ...Read more

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Does widening of blood vessels always mean anyurysm?

No: There are some called ectatic and not to extent of aneurysm.
They are bigger than many but do not enlarge over time.
Aneurysm is 2-2. 5 times normal in general.
Abdominal normal 1.5 - 2 cm.
Aneurysm > 3

intervention at about 5 cm
some variation and clinical judgement required. ...Read more

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Could blood thinners dissolve the blood vessels as well?

No: The blood thinners really do not " thin" the blood they alter the cascade of chemical events that lead to platelet clot formation.
So in reality the blood isn't thinner it just has a difficult time clotting.
THese drugs do not dissolve the vessels. ...Read more

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Which nerve system regulates dialation of the blood vessels?

Autonomic system: The autonomic nervous system, which consists of the sympathetic & parasympathetic components control our pulse, respiration, blood pressure & many other body functions without our conscious input. ...Read more

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What are the differences between blood vessels and lymphatic vessels?

What are the differences between blood vessels and lymphatic vessels?

Vessels: Arteries and veins carry blood, and lymphatic vessels carry lymphatic fluid. They are all separate tracks and have unique purposes. ...Read more

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Blood vessels of the skin are only found in which layers of the skin?

Blood vessels of the skin are only found in which layers of the skin?

Except epidermis: Blood vessels are present in all layers of the skin, except the topmost layer, epidermis. You may consult this site for additional information.
http://www. Siumed. Edu/~dking2/intro/skin. Htm ...Read more

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Does caffeine constrict blood vessels?

Does caffeine constrict blood vessels?

Yes…a little: That is why it is helpful in the treatment of headache, but it can also raise your blood pressure a little bit, usually not enough to be dangerous, even if you have high blood pressure. But if you are in doubt, ask your doctor ...Read more

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What causes broken blood vessels in eyelids?

Need more info: Could happen spontaneously, and for no reason at all. Rule out rubbing, taking blood thinners such as aspirin, and check blood pressure but if happening very frequently would need to do a workup of the clotting factors. ...Read more

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Why do blood vessels constrict to retain heat?

Why do blood vessels constrict to retain heat?

Heat conservation: The blood vessels in the skin and extremities constrict, keeping more blood in the core to maintain the core temperature. ...Read more

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Can widening of blood vessels be seen on a xray?

No: Blood vessels cannot be seen on regular x-rays. If they are diseased and calcified, you can get a rough estimate of what they look like, but you need different types of imaging to see them. ...Read more

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I have blood vessels appearing on retina, what to do?

I have blood vessels appearing on retina, what to do?

Ask your doctor: You generally cannot tell if you have blood vessels growing on your retina. You must be examined and told of this which I assume has happened. There is good treatment for this including laser and injections of newer drugs. You might also have diabetes which needs more careful control. ...Read more