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Where do the bronchial pulmonary blood vessels and nerves enter the lungs?

Where do the bronchial pulmonary blood vessels and nerves enter the lungs?

Pulmonary vessels: Can't show good pictures here. Suggest wikipedia. in short vessels come off pulmonary artery, nerves in hilum. ...Read more

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What causes blood vessels in the lungs to burst?

What causes blood vessels in the lungs to burst?

Unusual: That is highly unlikely. Pulmonary hemorrhage from a ruptured blood vessel is an uncommon condition. Perhaps you are referring to blood in the mucous of someone who is coughing? There are many causes of that symptom. ...Read more

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What causes large blood vessels in the uterus?

What causes large blood vessels in the uterus?

Hormonally mediated: Sometimes, autocrine hormones released from fibroids can cause the dilation of blood vessels to allow blood to be diverted to the fibroid and can be seen as large blood vessels. During pregnancy, the uterine blood vessels also dilate to supply blood to the fetus. ...Read more

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Is the blood pressure in the lungs separate from the heart blood pressure?

Is the blood pressure in the lungs separate from the heart blood pressure?

Yes: Oxygen poor venous blood flows to the right side of the heart. It is then pumped into the lungs, and from there goes to the left side of the heart which pumps it into the arteries to the entire body. The commonly measured pressure is the arterial pressure from the lt side of the heart. The pressure in the lungs is from the rt side of the heart, is much lower, and takes an echocardiogram to measure. ...Read more

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Can tear in the capillaries arround the inner tongue cause blood in sputum?

Can tear in the capillaries arround the inner tongue cause blood in sputum?

Blood in Sputum: A tear in the blood vessels in the base of the tongue can cause bleeding, but it is not high up on my list. Go see an ENT for a complete history and exam. ...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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Blood clot in the lungs?

Blood clot in the lungs?

Can be dangerous: A blood clot in the lungs can be quite dangerous, especially if it blocks outflow of blood from the heart. Many times it arises from the veins of the legs, but they can also come from the pelvis or even arms. Patients with conditions such as cancer can be more prone to developing blood clots. Typically, people experience sudden onset of chest pain or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood high in oxygen?

When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood high in oxygen?

Circulation: Blood releases o2 to the tissues and becomes poor in oxygen to travel up to the lungs to capture it in the vessels there. Then it returns to the heart that pumps oxygenated blood to the tissues to be released there and return to the lungs again to get oxygenated. ...Read more

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When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood low in oxygen?

When traveling through the heart and blood vessels where is the blood low in oxygen?

Circulation: Blood releases o2 to the tissues and becomes poor in oxygen to travel up to the lungs to capture it in the vessels there. Then it returns to the heart that pumps oxygenated blood to the tissues to be released there and return to the lungs again to get oxygenated. ...Read more

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What are the blood vessels that carry deoxygenated blood to the placenta?

What are the blood vessels that carry deoxygenated blood to the placenta?

Umbilical arteries: The umbilical arteries supply deoxygenated blood from the fetus to the placenta. This is an unusual situation. In most places in the body, arteries are carrying oxygenated blood. Not here! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Pictures of bursting blood vessel in arm?

Pictures of bursting blood vessel in arm?

Skin: Blood vessels bursting on the skin can be due to various reasons. If this is very unusual, please seek medical attention with yor local pcp and/ or dermatologist. ...Read more

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What causes blood vessels to burst in lung?

Many things: Hemoptysis or coughing up blood from the lungs has several causes. Blood tinged sputum can happen from repeated, forceful coughing. Coughing up more than a tablespoon of blood usually comes from either a lung infection or cancer eroding into the lung blood vessels, a vascularized tumor in an airway or because of very high blood pressures in the lung (pulmonary hypertension) seen in mitral regurg. ...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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Is there collagen in capillary blood vessels?

Is there collagen in capillary blood vessels?

Yes: The basement membrane on which the lining of the capillary rests has collagen as the major constituent. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. ...Read more

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Could smoking weed decrease the blood flow to the blood vessels in my feet?

Could smoking weed decrease the blood flow to the blood vessels in my feet?

Probably not: But this is what it can do to you: http://www.Webmd.Com/mental-health/marijuana-use-and-its-effects. ...Read more