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What causes broken blood vessels on breast?

What causes broken blood vessels on breast?

Normal.: The prominence of veins through the skin is affected by many factors including levels of hydration and dehydration, body temperature as well as outside temperature, medications and even levels of stress. Fair skinned people tend to have more easily visible veins than darker individuals and hereditary plays a strong role also. In a healthy person, visible veins are usually not of any concern. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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Do dilated blood vessels increase perfusion and heatloss, while constricted vessels greatly reduce cutaneous blood?

Do dilated blood vessels increase perfusion and heatloss, while constricted vessels greatly reduce cutaneous blood?

Vasodilatation&const: Vasodilatation causes at the skin level -heat loss for example in fever, alcohol intoxication . Vasoconstriction reduces conservation of heat by avoiding loss of heat bec. Of the constricted vs which occurs in exposure to cold. Increased perfusion because of the vasodilatation or decreased perfusion with vasoconstr. Are initial natural protective reflexes, lost later if the initial event untrea.Ted. ...Read more

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What diseases would cause engorged blood vessles on eye?

What diseases would cause engorged blood vessles on eye?

Lots: Allergies and inflammation from dry eye syndrome are most common. Uveitis, autoimmune inflammation can also do it. Some tumors of the top layers and inside the eye can also cause enlarged blood vessels. Rarely, tumors or inflammation of the sinus cavities around the eye also. Go to your eye md for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Visible blood vessels back of throat?

Could be normal: Couild be normal vessels on the surface, but best to be examined by your otolaryngologist. ...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 causes broken blood vessels in eyelids?

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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Clear dots on the edge of cornea accompanied by red blood vessels what is it?

Clear dots on the edge of cornea accompanied by red blood vessels what is it?

Corneal dots/ vessea: Could be conjunctivitis. rarely could be herpetic, but with herpes there is pain, and blurred vision rarely cat scratch ( but a cat would have had to lick your eye) In any event seek medical attention today doc or urgent care ...Read more

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Would heat stroke cause red non itching spots on skin as an after effect? Possibly burst blood vessels?

Would heat stroke cause red non itching spots on skin as an after effect? Possibly burst blood vessels?

Heat stroke: will cause ataxia and anterior vermal cerebellar atrophy on CT / MRI. ( see photo ) With permission from my teaching file. ...Read more

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Burst blood vessel in your eye getting bigger?

Surface blood?: Acute subconjunctival hemorrhage is a bright red patch on the white part of eye . There should be no vision loss or pain. Yes...They look like they are spreading as the body resorbs them. Rx is otc tears until gone. ...Read more

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What causes sudden appearance of tiny blood blister on my eyelids, face and neck?

What causes sudden appearance of tiny blood blister on my eyelids, face and neck?

Petechia : Tiny little blood blisters/petechia can come from high pressure on the body and suffocation. So depending on the extracurricular activity, this may be a result of that! ...Read more

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What could be causes of small blood vessels breakages? Eyes, shoulders, chest, face, there are small vessels breakage and make red spots.

What could be causes of small blood vessels breakages? Eyes, shoulders, chest, face,  there are small vessels breakage and make red spots.

Red Spots - causes.: There are multiple causes of red spots (telangiectasia) of the skin including aging, genetics, sun exposure, hormones and medications. Sometimes no reason can be found. An easy treatment for these (excluding the eyes) is either a topical laser or fine needle radio frequency. They do recur over time. ...Read more

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Eyes were white before June. sinus. Eyes still red.Dialited blood vessels side of eyes and some at bottom.Could this be a blood clot?eye exam normal

Eyes were white before June. sinus. Eyes still red.Dialited blood vessels side of eyes and some at bottom.Could this be a blood clot?eye exam normal

Chances high not: blood clot, but perhaps irritated eyes! If you still have your sinusitis brewing that's not helping matters. So if your eye exam is normal, and they did a dilated exam too, you are in the clear. Your dilated blood vessels needs to be investigated if it's from contact lens overuse, dry eyes, or other causes. ...Read more

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Capillaries seen in upper skin of legs (broken capillaries), what to do?

Capillaries seen in upper skin of legs (broken capillaries), what to do?

BROKEN CAPILLARIES: SEE A DERMATOLOGIST. HE OR SHE CAN ZAP THESE A FEW AT A TIME AND TRY TO GET RID OF THEM. ...Read more

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Red dot on eyelid is it a broken blood vessel?

Broke blood vessel: Broken blood vessels can cause a bruise that may last a couple of weeks. If it doesn't resolve it may be an angioma (benign blood vessel tumor). ...Read more

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Popped blood vessel in top eye lid, followed by dry skin. What's going on?

Popped blood vessel in top eye lid, followed by dry skin. What's going on?

Could be many things: Broken blood vessels come from rubbing your eye-this occurs more frequently in the winter &in older patients. If there is easy bruising and bleeding on other parts of her body she needs to see her doctor to check her for a bleeding disorder. ...Read more

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Which vasodilators acting directly on blood vessels?

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Which vasodilators acting directly on blood vessels?

There are several: Nitroglycerin and Papaverine are two commonly used topical vasodilators. ...Read more

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What causes swollen blood vessels behind your eye?

Need further testing: There could be several causes for swollen blood vessels in the retina, but you would need further workup. ...Read more

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