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Clogged Arteries Arms Legs Neck
Yes: You almost have to imagine the arteries of the body as a tree. If one branch is diseased, then it is likely that other branches are also diseased. In fact, we know that peripheral vascular disease is a strong marker for coronary artery disease. If you have peripheral vascular disease, there is a greater than 90% chance that you have concomitant coronary artery disease. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Atherosclerosis is also known as Blocked arteries. Atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries) is a condition in which a person has build-up of fat, cholesterol, and other substances in the walls of his arteries. Over the years, these substances build-up to form hardened spots called plaques, which can break off pieces of itself and clog arteries downstream ...Read more
Work w/ your doctor: Tx can serve to stabilize the plaque that is present & later to try & reverse it. It will req hard wk, determination, but you can do it w/ help from a proactive doctor. 1st need thorough cardiovasc eval, then tx plan & follow up. Tx will likely include: no tob, healthy diet, reg exercise, achieve ideal weight, maintain good bp, normal glucose (sugar) & good cholesterol & adv lipid levels & more. ...Read more
Can a previous sestimbi scan be looked back on to look for clogged arteries. A spect imaging of the neck and chest was performed.?
Yes: But there could be new diseases that might not be severe enough to be seen on the scan it is good to compair at the least. ...Read more
Don't. : Don't. The way your mom needs to come to this decision is on her own. You can help by finding a good vascular surgeon who can sit down with her and explain the reasoning behind surgery. In many circumstances surgery offers a lower risk of future stroke. This can be a very complex decision and she'll need to have a detailed discussion of the risk, benefits, and alternatives of surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have clogged arteries toward the neck, doctor said if i get surgery, its a 40% chance no stroke, what to do?
?carotid stenosis: If you possess 60-90% obstruction of your carotid arteries on one or both sides, surgery may be protective, but medication may be an alternative approach in some cases. Your words convey lack of confidence, so, seek out a second opinion with an experienced vascular surgeon. ...Read more
I feel like something is crawling all over my skin and i have these bumps on my arms, neck and legs. Should i see a ddoctor?
Hives? (see picture): Sounds like hives. Most common cause is infection (often very minor in nature) resulting in activation of innate immune/autoimmune pathways in skin that trigger mast cells. Usually, hives resolve and we never know the cause. For other causes: http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/137362-overview#aw2aab6b2b3aa. A virtual consult to discuss triggers can help. If no contraindications, try otc Zyrtec ...Read more
More info please: Unable to give recommendations or evlauation based on limited information. Try to describe the "bumps", size, color, tenderness, etc. ...Read more
I have these, small, almost unnoticable bumps on my arms, legs, neck, and shoulders. Theres not very many but they itch like crazy! ?
See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more
Arteries are a type of blood vessels. We can divide blood vessels into 2 categories. Arteries are high pressure vessels which deliver (red) oxygen + blood out into the body. Veins on the other hand or low pressure vessels which return (dark) oxygent - blood from the body ...Read more
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