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Bulging Veins.: Varicose veins are bulging grape-like appearing veins which are most commonly seen on the legs. These are due to leaking(refluxing) valves usually in the saphenous system. Some causes include hereditary, pregnancy, trauma and aging. Varicose veins are abnormal veins. Collateral veins are normal veins that are not bulging and are usually straight. They tend to be blue . ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Prox RCA 100% stenosis,the distal run off is poor, there is a colateral blood supply to the vessel from the CX,should I have an immediate angioplasty?
Talk to your Doc Now: This is a far too complicated answer than the few words you have described. I can advise you to speak with your physician immediately about this issue, as you very well may be in need of angioplasty or bypass surgery. However, there may be other reasons to aggressively treat this with Aspirin, Statin and B-Blocker therapy. ...Read more
I : I assume you mean blood vessels. Blood vessels are the part of the circulatory system that transport blood throughout the body. There are three major types of blood vessels: 1)arteries, which carry blood away from the heart; 2) capillaries, which enable the actual exchange of water, oxygen and chemicals between the blood and the tissues; and 3) veins, which carry blood back toward the heart. ...Read more
Reason to smile: Babies' umbilical cords should contain 3 vessels, so it's something we look for on ultrasound and at the time of birth. Sometimes the cord will only contain two vessels, and this is sometimes associated with problems. So if you see only 2 vessels, further investigation may be warranted. But 3 vessels means happy, happy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Misnomer: Great question. Ther is no chronic sm vessel ishchemic disease. It is invented by radiologists. It does not have treatment. ...Read more
Somedays upon waking I see a black vessel like line in my vision. only lasts a second & maybe reappears for the next few blinks. Fine for rest of day?
Inflammation: This is a pathology term related to inflammation and at times occlusion of blood vessels. In the central nervous system including the brain it can occur in the context of any process that increases inflammation. It is thought to contribute to neurodegeneration. There are a wide variety of conditions that can lead to it. Stay safe! ...Read more
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