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Causes Of Capillary Fragility
Changes in the Temp.: Exposing your self to high temp or low temp is the most common cause. Other reasons are certain medications and some diseases. ...Read more
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
Viral: Autoimmune reaction or viral infection could be the cause. ...Read more
What causes impaired circulation which in turn cause thinning of the retina(lattice degeneration) ?
What sign of inflammation is caused by an increase in capillary permeability to antibodies and albumin?
Genetic liver : Liver cirrhosis from several causes can be associated with abnormalities in blood clotting and that can present with bleeding and bruising . No known genetic causes of liver disease as being passed from generation to generation . Some disease can be due unknown causes such as biliary sclerosis , biliary atresia , hemangioma of the liver, focal modular sclerosis, autoimmune hepatitis, etc. ...Read more
Is there any difference between osmotic fragility of fetal red blood cells and adult red blood cells?
What differences are there between lymph collecting vessels & veins of the blood vascular system?
Many differences: LYMPH collecting vessel are thin walled, just the thinnest of intimal lining, and have no media or adventitial covering . Lymph fluid is acellular. Vein can be thin wall but may have media and adventitial layers and carry blood with a variety of cells in it. ...Read more
Why does intake of anticogulants and decrease in platelet count causes the rupture of blood vessels?
What RU using?: What do you use for anti-coagulation? Heparin? There is a condition called hit: Heparin induced low platelet count that can induce blood clot formation a severe condition. If using coumadin, (warfarin) prodaxa u may be overdosed. Highly suggest seing asap a hematologist! why are you anticoagulated in the first place at age 40? Had dvt, pe? ...Read more
Anisocytosis, having: Red blood cells (rbc's) of different sizes, can be caused by iron deficiency & sickle cell anemias, folate (folic acid) or vitamin B12 deficiency, autoimmune hemolytic anemia, cytotoxic chemotherapy, chronic liver disease, myelodysplastic syndrome, thalassemia major, & thalassemia intermedia. The unequal-sized rbc's are small in some of these disorders & large in others. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
In a sense: Sepsis is a reflection of an inflammatory process in the body and can affect every organ. It is usually caused by infection, but not always. Sepsis induces a catabolic state-that where the body is breaking down tissues and proteins. With proper treatment, the body will return to an anabolc state-building up again. How long this takes depends on severity of illness. ...Read more
What can cause chronic inflammation of the blood vessels in the periosteum?...Or are there even any blood vessels there at all?
Yes to blood vessels: The periosteum is a covring on the bone the is involved in bone growth and healing. It is alive so it does have blood vessels to supply it with oxygen aend nutrition. Chronic inflamation of same can be caused by infection, and over use of a muscle attached to the bone (e.g. "shin splints"). ...Read more
Possibly: If the running is very traumatic say through obstacles courses or your are pounding pavement in poorly cushioned shoes , ie military recruits running on hard pavement in boots, then they it can cause broken blood vessels. If you are in well cushioned shoes on reasonable terrain you should have anything to worry about. ...Read more
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