Top 20 Doctor insights on: Do broken blood vessels heal

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How long does it take for broken blood vessels to heal?

How long does it take for broken blood vessels to heal?

Usually 7 to 10 days: If a vein is bruised this usually results in bleeding either under the skin to form a hematoma (trapped clotted blood) or from the skin directly. Veins injured below the skin with a hematoma will take about 7 to 10 days to heal while a vein bleeding from the skin will usually stop with direct pressure and heal within 5 to 7 days. ...Read more

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Veins (Definition)

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


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What are the causes of ruptured blood vessels in eyes? What can I do to help it heal?

What are the causes of ruptured blood vessels in eyes? What can I do to help it heal?

Eye hemorrhage: If your are describing a redness confined to a segment of the white of one eye this may be a subconjunctival hemorrhage.These can be caused by trauma, coughing, straining, weight lifting but are most often occur with no noticeable cause. High BP and anticoagulant meds can potentiate these. These are often benign and require no treatment. Slight tenderness is common but pain/visual loss are not. ...Read more

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Do ruptured Blood vessels from hemmoragic strokes ever heal on their own so bleeding stops?

Do ruptured Blood vessels from hemmoragic strokes ever heal on their own so bleeding stops?

Yes: If they didn't heal, all hemorrhagic strokes would be fatal. The problem is the portion of brain that is killed by the pressure created by the bleeding, and depending how much and where that is, there are differing degrees of damage from such strokes. ...Read more

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I got a bad sunburn on my legs and the blood vessels broke which caused tiny red clusters of dots all over. How long does it take to heal? Treatments?

I got a bad sunburn on my legs and the blood vessels broke which caused tiny red clusters of dots all over. How long does it take to heal? Treatments?

Usually: A second degree burn which will cause capillary damage and/or bleeding. You can use mild antiseptic ointment or get Rx medication from your physician. Time frame- 2-3 weeks. Consider SPF of 40 or greater. ...Read more

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I have just recovered from sinus infection. (self diagnosis) Every time I clean or touch inside my nose blood comes out. When would blood vessels heal?

I have just recovered from sinus infection. (self diagnosis) Every time I clean or touch inside my nose blood comes out. When would blood vessels heal?

Avoid trauma: To the area. Use petroleum based emollient topically and humidifier in your room. If this does not help, see a doctor for more accurate diagnosis and proper treatment. Certain medications and hereditary disorders can also predispose you to easy bleeding. ...Read more

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My doctor told me that I was bleeding under the skin of my penis (broken blood vessels) and should heal itself. Can I still masturbate before it heals?

My doctor told me that I was bleeding under the skin of my penis (broken blood vessels) and should heal itself. Can I still masturbate before it heals?

With caution: Bruising is likely indicative of overly vigorous sexual activity. The penis can be "broken" as a result of vigorous activity while the penis is erect which would be exceedingly painful and possibly inhibit future erectile function. ...Read more

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What are the types of blood vessels?

What are the types of blood vessels?

Multiple: Arteries, arterioles, cappilaries, veinules, veins.

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Could blood vessels repair themselves?

Could blood vessels repair themselves?

Yes: The vessels are remodeling all of the time. However if you are talking about a vessel that has an aneurysm or clogged with plaque then no they can not heal those lesions and a surgical correction is required. ...Read more

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What do broken blood vessels look like?

What do broken blood vessels look like?

Black and blue.: If a vein is damaged from trauma, usually you will see discoloration of the skin either immediately after the injury or several days later. This occurs from blood escaping from the vein and leaking into the skin. Initially this may be dark (black and blue) and over several days as the body absorbs the blood, the color changes to yellow and then resolves. ...Read more

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What caused blood vessels to appear in my contacts?

Contacts: Dilated vessels in the eyes can occur from any reason that causes eye irritation (such as contacts, dry eye, blepharitis, etc). ...Read more

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Is there a herb that will open up blood vessels more?

Is there a herb that will open up blood vessels more?

No: A search for a natural cure for "clogged" vessels is an ongoing one. Many have claimed to be effective, but none has proved to be so. I am afraid you will run into a big disappointment trying to find one if you press so. ...Read more

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If the blood vessels are not dialating properly, do you feel cold?

If the blood vessels are not dialating properly, do you feel cold?

Yes and no.: If your blood vessels are constricted you may feel cold. There are no diseases of the blood vessels not dilating properly. Blood vessels dilate or contract in response to chemicals in the blood stream, systemic conditions and local environmental factors. ...Read more

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Sm broken blood vessels over the whole body. What could cause this?

Sm broken blood vessels over the whole body. What could cause this?

Needs evaluation: Platelet abnormal, or blood issue and needs full exam and blood work. ...Read more

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Why do I have what looks like broken blood vessels on my shoulders from lifting a heavy object?

Why do I have what looks like broken blood vessels on my shoulders from lifting a heavy object?

Bruise: A broken blood vessel causes bruising - extravasation of blood (blood coming out of vessel). Lifting heavy objects serves a stress factor for vessels as it causes pressure to build up in capillaries and if it is high enough to break the vessel wall, it causes blood to come out and build up under the skin causing ecchimosis or what we know as bruising. ...Read more

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What tissues are found in blood vessels?

Blood, A fluid tissue: Blood has the cellular elements and plasma. The cells are 3 types called red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. The liquid portion in which these cellular elements are suspended is called plasma which is rich in proteins called plasma proteins - including albumin, globulins, and in additon have the special clotting related proteins -clotting factors I to xiii. ...Read more

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Can tubercolisis widen your blood vessels?

Can tubercolisis widen your blood vessels?

Unlikely: Tuberculosis results from mycobacterium tuberculosis, a bacterium. It enters and travels through blood vessels but it does not widen blood vessels. Its destination and residence is in organs, such as the lungs, lymph nodes, bones and joints, skin, intestines, genital organs, kidneys, and bladder. ...Read more