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Can vascular conditions cause spleen damage?

Can vascular conditions cause spleen damage?

It depends: It depends what you mean by vascular conditions. Vascular conditions (aneurysms, dissections, strictures, etc) are very unlikely to cause spleen damage. On the other hand, certain blood diseases can clog the "filtering" capacity of the spleen and damage it. ...Read more

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Vascular Disease (Definition)

The vascular system is made up with 3 components, arteries, veins, and lymph channels. The most common description of vascular disease is usually associated with arterial insufficiency, also known as PAD. This usually is more of an issue as people age, who also have associated medical conditions to include diabetes, hypertension, heart ...Read more


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Can vascular conditions cause kidney damage?

Can vascular conditions cause kidney damage?

Yes: A blockage in the artery that supplies blood to a kidney can diminish the kidney until it is irreversibly damaged. Hypertension and diabetes when out of control can accelerate vascular disease and kidney damage. ...Read more

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Can vascular conditions cause organ damage?

Can vascular conditions cause organ damage?

Yes they do!!: Vascular disease and cardiovascular disease are the number one killers. Cancer is number two. Vascular conditions kill by cardiovascular events; stroke, heart attack, sudden death, limb loss, organ failure, hemorrhage or bleeding out. Often no warning to the patient or doc, before a vascular event. Patients and doctors have to work as a team to diagnose and treat before event occurs. ...Read more

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Can vascular conditions cause liver damage?

Can vascular conditions cause liver damage?

Depends: If the vascular damage is in the abdomen and leads to the kidney the answer would be yes. It is individual and hard to tell for certain. ...Read more

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Can vascular conditions cause brain damage?

Can vascular conditions cause brain damage?

Yes: Depends on the vascular condition. Brain aneurysms are a known risk factor for brain hemorrhage. Vasculitis is another one. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of injury?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of injury?

Must be ruled out: Vascular conditions must be ruled out as part of the injury evaluation and treatment. Vascular conditions after an injury are not uncommon; they often are missed because they're not suspected and don't have symptoms right away. A missed vascular condition after injury can be devastating. If you are injured, ask your doctor to evaluate you for a possible vascular condition. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a disease or a symptom of another disease?

Are vascular conditions a disease or a symptom of another disease?

Too broad: The question is too broad.Vascular disease could be venous or arterial. Arterial disease is more frequent with certain medical issues, high blood pressure, diabetes, elevated cholesterol and triglyceride, smokers, family history. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of inflammation?

Yes: Almost all disease states have inflammation as a component. Now some micro-vascular autoimmune diseases are a direct result of an inflammatory process. I need more specifics of type of inflammation you are referring to. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of cancer?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of cancer?

Yes: There is an increased incidence of dvt/ pulm embolism in pts with cancer. Arterial disease is far less common , but may me subject to vascular occlusion from tumor emboli. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of embolus?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of embolus?

Embolism is a vascul: Embolism is when a clot or piece of cholesterol plaque travels from one part of the vascularture to another so by definition it is a vascular disease. Now an embolism can cause new disease where it travels to such as stroke, and ischemia of a limb or intestines. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of endocarditis?

Usually not: Endocarditis is an infection of the endocardium(one of the layers of our hearts) and can be quite severe in untreated. Vascular inflammations(or vasculitis) can be a causative factor leading to endocarditis rather than a complication of. ...Read more

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Are vascular conditions a common complication of atherosclerosis?

Are vascular conditions a common complication of atherosclerosis?

PVD: Peripheral vascular disease is part of the progress of atherosclerosis since there are arteries throughout the body and the plaque can build up anywhere in that system, eg the carotid arteries, the legs, the renal artery - anywhere. This can result in ischemia - insufficient oxygen causing pain and potentially muscle death - people with advance disease can lose a toe or a leg. ...Read more

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Does taking antioxidants have a positive effect against vascular conditions?

Does taking antioxidants have a positive effect against vascular conditions?

"C" you later.: I guess it all depends on what is meant by vascular conditions as well as what is meant by anti-oxidants. Consider vitamin "C", an antioxidant, which has been used for many years to treat and improve the condition known as "scurvy", which is by most, considered a vascular condition. ...Read more

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Are there successful home remedies for vascular conditions?

Are there successful home remedies for vascular conditions?

Which conditions?: The answer is probably yes, but i can not say more without knowing what conditions, as there are many different types of vascular conditions, such as atherosclerosis, blood clots, bleeding problems, varicose veins, vasospasm etc. The remedies depend on what specific vascular condition you are talking about... ...Read more

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Can removing salt from diet reduce symptoms of vascular conditions?

Can removing salt from diet reduce symptoms of vascular conditions?

Vascular conditions: Vascular conditions, aka cardiovascular disease is number one killer. Cancer number 2. Vascular conditions kill by cv events; stroke, heart attack, sudden death, organ failure, hemorrhage. Often no warning, before a cv event. Patients and docs work as a team to diagnose and treat, hopefully before event occurs. Manage hypertension, (low salt helps), control diabetes, lipids, stop nicotine. ...Read more

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Upper Abdomen (Definition)

Draw a transverse line through the umbilicus and the upper abdomen includes every part of the belly above this line and below the ...Read more


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Vascular Conditions (Definition)

Vascular conditions = diseases of the circulatory ...Read more