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I've had a nonproductive dry cough for 2 mos w/o a sore throat or fever. Lymph nodes are swollen aswell as blood vessels under tongue. Cause for concern?

I've had a nonproductive dry cough for 2 mos w/o a sore throat or fever. Lymph nodes are swollen aswell as blood vessels under tongue. Cause for concern?

Needs a look: A lot of people have non-productive coughs this time of year but adding in the other symptoms makes it worthwhile to see you doctor for a look. If you are a smoker, you should be in your doctor's office now! It is much better to have someone tell you it will go away than ask you why weren't you in here sooner! ...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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Is it a concern to have blood vessels that break very easily and sometimes spontaneously. Mostly on legs also tongue and sole of foot?

Is it a concern to have blood vessels that break very easily and sometimes spontaneously. Mostly on legs also tongue and sole of foot?

Blood vessels: I would have this issue evaluated to determine why your blood vessels are easily rupturing. I would seek care firstly by your primary care physician to determine if there is a blood related issue such as low platelet count, or poorly functioning platelets. If this workup does not reveal any issues, I would recommend increasing fruits and vegetables that are rich in flavonoid's, which strengthen ...Read more

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I have broken blood vessels on the roof of my mouth and some small white lumps all around, what could that be?

I have broken blood vessels on the roof of my mouth and some small white lumps all around, what could that be?

Sounds like Yeast: This sounds like yeast, but you need to see your physician and have it evaluated and scraped and cultured to better clarify your diagnosis ...Read more

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53 yr old female, bruising very easily, also broken blood vessels under skin, new one weekly, also on corner of mouth for no clear reason. Concerning?

53 yr old female, bruising very easily, also broken blood vessels under skin, new one weekly, also on corner of mouth for no clear reason. Concerning?

Possibly: New changes in bruisability could be related to a serious medical condition. Easy bruising in someone who didn't bruise easily or a even increased sensitivity to bruising could be related to many things: aging, vitamin deficiency and certain blood disorders like leukemia. I would recommend check up with a doctor. ...Read more

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Notice changes in mouth. Lg. New blood vessels and white patches with red spots. Mouth/nose bleed when touched. Lacey white gums. What's wrong?

Notice changes in mouth. Lg. New blood vessels and white patches with red spots. Mouth/nose bleed when touched. Lacey white gums. What's wrong?

Evaluation: You need to be seen by ENT doctor to be evaluated and have culture and possible biopsy to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more

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I experience painful blood vessels in hands feet, legs and arms, burst veins, cramp, painful spasms in neck, tinitus and tingling in hands and mouth?

I experience painful blood vessels in hands feet, legs and arms, burst veins, cramp, painful spasms in neck, tinitus and tingling in hands and mouth?

Sounds like: Some of your symptoms may be related to your fibromyalgia. It does not look like you are taking any medication for this. If you are having swelling/edema in your extremities that can also be a cause for the "burst veins". Varicose veins can also become inflamed, causing your symptoms. I would recommend you see your doctor to have these addressed. There ARE treatments for fibromyalgia! ...Read more

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My husband is having red vein on right side of tongue it seems normal from the above but from under veins are turninf blood red on colour...

My husband is having red vein on right side of tongue it seems normal from the above but from under veins are turninf blood red on colour...

See your dentist.: It is very likely a normal variation of the vessels under the tongue. However, it would be very important to see a dentist/ oral surgeon to evaluate. ...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?

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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How do I treat blood vessels in my cornea?

How do I treat blood vessels in my cornea?

You cannot: Blood vessels in or on the cornea are uncommon and are usually due to chronic inflammation, infection, contact lens and cleaner toxicity or extended dryness. There are other causes as well. You probably know about these because your ophthalmologist noticed them (you are seeing an ophthalmologist aren't you?) and has instituted treatment. You cannot treat them by yourself. ...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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Does dopamine constrict or dilate blood vessels?

Both: Overall Dopamine constricts blood vessels, and this medicine is used in icus for patients with dangerously low blood pressures. However, at low doses, certain blood vessels in the body, such as the kidney, Dopamine can relax the vessels to increase blood flow (helps perfuse the kidney so that they can do their job better). ...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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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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What causes ballon in blood vessels and anyrums?

What causes ballon in blood vessels and anyrums?

Genetics: This is usually genetic in a young, healthy person. High blood pressure and atherosclerosis can lead to this in older adults as well as smoking cigarettes. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

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