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Indigenous Peoples And Vascular Disease
Do I have a vascular disease?My legs will go red when I stand they do not hurt or itch.Im only 18 and from what Iknow its more older people prone toit
Not to worry : you do not have atherosclerosisIf.there.is.no pain.asociated with this.you have erythromelalgia which means a red arm.or.leg This.is generally a benign.phenomenon If you have associated.pain you sh I uld see a.doctor this vould be Raynauds phenomenon.again.generally benign but should be.checked. ...Read more
Vascular disease is also known as Vascular conditions. Vascular disease is a condition in a person has damage to his large blood vessels, small blood vessels, or both. The damage causes partial or complete blockage of vessels, and leads to organ damage. Causes include high blood pressure, ...Read more
Mostly myth: Unless a person has extremely severe peripheral arterial disease, there is no concern about having them wear anti-embolism stockings. They have so little pressure that they will not effect blood flow in anyone other than those with extraordinarily bad blood flow to their lower legs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Peripheral arterial disease does not increase the risk for embolic events, therefore anti-embolism stockings AKA TED hoses are not indicated for all patients with peripheral arterial disease. Only those at risk for venous thrombosis should wear them, particularly those that will require to be immobile and can not have preventive anticoagulation for clots. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Many: There are many screening tests available for use in individuals at risk for vascular disease. These include carotid duplex which looks for plaque in the carotid arteries. Another important tool is a lowerextremity arterial evaluation/abi which measures the blood pressure ratio in the arm to ankle to estimate blood flow to the legs and ais an excellent marker of vascular disease. Certain blood tes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Two types: Arteries (vessels that flow away from heart to body) and veins (vessels that flow from body to heart) have different symptoms. In artery disease - lack of blood flow to muscles produces loss of ability to use muscles and if acute may produce pain, pallor and loss of pulse. Venous disease presents as varicose veins and progressive swelling of affected area - usually legs. Heart vessels-chest pain. ...Read more
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