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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I have green veins showing on hands wrist and legs. This means? If you have negative pregnancy test urine and blood after sex with light period.

I have green veins showing on hands wrist and legs. This means? If you have negative pregnancy test urine and blood after sex with light period.

Normal: Vein color can vary with indiviuals. The color is usually bluish but can appear greenish based on your skin tone ...Read more

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Random broken blood vessels all over during pregnancy?

Random broken blood vessels all over during pregnancy?

Fairly common: Dilated and broken blood vessels occur pretty commonly during pregnancy. They often go away after baby is born. Discuss with your ob. ...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?

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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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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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

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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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Is it normal to have blood vessels twitch occasionally?

Twitch: Blood vessels do not twitch but tissues surrounding them may at times. Try taking a multivitamin and staying hydrated to see if they will go away. ...Read more

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Why are my blood vessels in my leg bursting?

Why are my blood vessels in my leg bursting?

Spider veins?: Are you describing varicose veins or spider veins? Then it is likely a combination of heredity and or trauma. If this is the case see a vein specialist. If this some thing else please see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more

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I have blood vessels that run into the iris?

I have blood vessels that run into the iris?

Probably not iris: The iris is inside the eye and while it has blood vessels, they are buried out of sight, even with the kind of instrumentation used by an ohthalmologist. If you see vessels, they are on the conjunctiva and could also b e on the cornea. Rarely there is a condition called rubeiosis in advanced diabetes and a few other condtions with vessels on the iris but you need equipment to see them. ...Read more

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Burst blood vessels in wrist is in dangerous?

Broken blood vessels: Blood vessel rupture is common and not dangerous. Seek medical attention if pain and swelling persists. ...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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Does ativan (lorazepam) dialate blood vessels?

Only in OD: At therapeutic doses Ativan (lorazepam) does not dilate blood vessels. However, on overdose, dilation of blood vessels and hypotension can occur. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What are the blood vessels that feed the heart?

What are the blood vessels that feed the heart?

Coronary arteries: Coronary arteries are taking off from the sinuses if valsalva, tiny pouches in the leaflets of the aortic valve, and they go on feeding the heart muscle. ...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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Veins (Definition)

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