How many veins are in the heart - Doctor answers
First step is: To get evaluated by your physician to see of this is benign or something more serious. ...Read more
Prickly: You aren't feeling your veins. Discuss your sensations with your doctor too try and find what you are experiencing. ...Read more
See a doctor: I think you mean the arteries in the heart get plugged up or blocked. If so, they usually need to be opened by a cardiologist or cardiovascular surgeon. ...Read more
One vein is visible on my chest. I can feel pain in my heart. I actually feel that my heart pinches. Usually when I am laying down or when I work hard?
Visible vein: Many potential diagnosis with not enough detailed information. Need to see a physician. ...Read more
1 duty, 1 problem: The pulmonary veins exist to bring the blood back from the lungs so it can be pumped to the rest of the body. The veins, however, have electrical properties that means they give extra heartbeats to some people, and on occasion even cause atrial fibrillation, in which case the veins must be modified so they do their job without causing extra trouble. ...Read more
No: Saphanous veins from legs or mammary or radial arteries (less) are used from same patient getting bypass. ...Read more
Probably not: First, neck vein distension can be caused by many things, only one of which is heart failure. Second, if it were due to heart failure, it would likely be on both sides, and then would reflect problems on the right heart. But since the most common cause of right heart failure is left heart failure, neck vein distension is a sign of heart failure. But not likely in you. Talk to your own doctor. ...Read more
Other way around: Veins actually carry blood back towards the heart after the blood is done circulating through either the body or the lungs. ...Read more
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Palpitations: Many causes and what do you mean by vein spasms? ...Read more
Human Anatomy: Yes, of course. It is normal.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Enlarged jugular viens can mean several things. But usually it means an increase in the pressure to the right side of heart. Such as right sided heart failure, biventricular failure, pulmonary hypertension. An obstruction like a tumor can also cause this. If this is a new finding then you should go see your doctor to work this up. The fast heart rate my be more reactive than causual. ...Read more
See UR MD: R the palpitations associated with rapid hear rate or not, does it happen during exercise or not, do you feel dizzy and clammy and short of breath? The best would be to be examined especially during a similar episode by a an md. It can be from anxiety to what is called svt or supra ventricular tachycardia, or sinus tachycardia due to anemia o excessive thyroid function. See an md! ...Read more
Yes, can happen: The venous sinuses within the brain circulation can be the issue in some strokes, and heart problems could be caused by venous obstruction with secondary emboli. This is complex with many varying mechanisms. The mayo clinic, and johns hopkins websites provide more detail. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When blood taken, and their is a bruise, could the punctured vein become a problem like not giving enough blood to the heart?
Your ok: I am sorry to hear about the bruise. But your OK :) There is an enormous amount of blood that goes from your body to your heart. A small punctured vein that was used to draw blood, will not cause any problem to your heart. The bruise should disappear in about a couple of days. ...Read more
Could a distended jugular vein be possible right sided heart failure? Either primary or secondary to left sided heart failure.
Jugular vein: Yes it is a classical sign but tricky to assess. So your Dr needs to have you at about 45 degrees and observe it carefully as you breath and then check it as he lowers the angle of your lying. ...Read more