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Visible blood vessels back of throat?

Visible blood vessels back of throat?

Could be normal: Couild be normal vessels on the surface, but best to be examined by your otolaryngologist. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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Why do blood vessels appear bluish or greenish under the skin?

Why do blood vessels appear bluish or greenish under the skin?

Veins are closer: Veins carry blood that has given up oxygen(and headed to the heart and lungs for more oxygen) and that blood is darker than oxygenated blood in the arteries which are deeper and less visible. ...Read more

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What causes broken blood vessels in eyelids?

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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Broken blood vessels in eyes happen often..Why?

Broken blood vessels in eyes happen often..Why?

Subconjunctival heme: I'd recommend an eye exam by your eye doctor and your medical doctor. Most of the time these hemorrhages happen spontaneously, but they can occur from valsalva maneuvers (coughing, sneezing, vomiting, lifting a heavy weight, straining in the bathroom, etc), high blood pressure, bleeding disorders or blood thinners. They will resolve on their own. ...Read more

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Red spot in eye like popped bld. Vssl.? Area around and under eye tender and pain. Is it just a popped blood vessel from high blood pressure?

Red spot in eye like popped bld. Vssl.? Area around and under eye tender and pain. Is it just a popped blood vessel from high blood pressure?

Yes: Subconjunctival hemorrhage is not uncommon in patients with high blood pressure. It is usually due to a ruptured small conjunctival blood vessel. It will usually resolve in 1-2 wks; avoid aspirin, ibuprofen, coumadin (warfarin) (unless needed), heavy lifting, straining, smoking. See MD for BP check. ...Read more

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Popped blood vessel under chin, is this okay?

Multiple options.: Facial spider veins are very common and there are many alternatives to treatment. They will not resolve without treatment unless due to trauma.They are due to many factors including genetics, sun exposure, fair skin, and some medical conditions. Options include sclerotherapy, infrared pulsed light, laser, veinwave, veingogh and microneedle radio frequency results with treatment are very good. ...Read more

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Why only red blood cells escape the blood vessel when cut?

Why only red blood cells escape the blood vessel when cut?

Not correct: All blood cells escape during bleeding. It is just that there are far more red cells than other cells. ...Read more

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Small, round blue spots under the skin--appear to follow blood vessels--disappear with pressure, return when pressure is relieved?

Small, round blue spots under the skin--appear to follow blood vessels--disappear with pressure, return when pressure is relieved?

Small blood vessels: This sounds like small little veins that are so small they just appear like blue spots. The key is that they disappear with pressure...This is called "blanching". ...Read more

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What causes broken blood vessels on breast?

What causes broken blood vessels on breast?

Normal.: The prominence of veins through the skin is affected by many factors including levels of hydration and dehydration, body temperature as well as outside temperature, medications and even levels of stress. Fair skinned people tend to have more easily visible veins than darker individuals and hereditary plays a strong role also. In a healthy person, visible veins are usually not of any concern. ...Read more

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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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When there's a cut, blood leaves from the blood vessel, but there are also white blood cells and platelets in the blood vessel. why don't they escape too?

When there's a cut, blood leaves from the blood vessel, but there are also white blood cells and platelets in the blood vessel. why don't they escape too?

They do: All components of blood leak out when there is injury to the blood vessels. Just that red cells are far more numerous than other cells. 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, if you have sex. ...Read more

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Red blood vessels under my breast? All gathered in one small area?

Needs to be seen: This is one of those questions that we can not say much about online without being able to see the area in question. At age 17 it is not likely to be something serious. A doctor will need to look at the area of concern to know if any further evaluation is needed. Consider a virtual visit today. ...Read more

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Dark red veins under your tongue indicates what?

Sublingual veins : .. Are very large and provide a convenient area to get meds such as nitroglycerine into your system quickly. Many people have visually striking veins here. ...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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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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Do dilated blood vessels increase perfusion and heatloss, while constricted vessels greatly reduce cutaneous blood?

Do dilated blood vessels increase perfusion and heatloss, while constricted vessels greatly reduce cutaneous blood?

Vasodilatation&const: Vasodilatation causes at the skin level -heat loss for example in fever, alcohol intoxication . Vasoconstriction reduces conservation of heat by avoiding loss of heat bec. Of the constricted vs which occurs in exposure to cold. Increased perfusion because of the vasodilatation or decreased perfusion with vasoconstr. Are initial natural protective reflexes, lost later if the initial event untrea.Ted. ...Read more

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My blood vessels in my arms are shrinking..tingling in hands..e.d. blood pressure 125...20 year smoker, can it be reversed?

My blood vessels in my arms are shrinking..tingling in hands..e.d. blood pressure 125...20 year smoker, can it be reversed?

Better habits: Damage already done to vessels from elevated BP cannot be reversed but progression of disease can slow down with better habits - quitting smoking, eating well, exercise, etc. However, 125 of a systolic pressure is not high and your symptoms do not necessarily indicate vessel disease. There could be other causes. Please speak with your physician for full evaluation. ...Read more

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How is excess blood sugar related to abnormal eye blood vessels?

Diabetic retina: Persistent uncontrolled blood sugar (uncontrolled diabetes) in many cases can lead to weakening of blood vessel walls in the retina of the eye and this can cause bleeding, vascular growth and other changes that can affect vision You should work with your diabetic doc to keep the sugar under control and a blood level termed HbA1c at least below 7.0 to help protect the eye. ...Read more

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Which vasodilators acting directly on blood vessels?

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Which vasodilators acting directly on blood vessels?

There are several: Nitroglycerin and Papaverine are two commonly used topical vasodilators. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

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