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Medicine For Carotid Cavernous Fistula
Link artery to vein: The carotid artery, the main supply to the head, can establish a direct connection to the veins in the cavernous sinus lead to pronounced elevation of pressure in the veins which will dilate throughout the front of the head and can lead to a deadly leak. If you suspect this you need to see your doctor immediately (or an er) to get treatment. ...Read more
A fistula is an abnormal connection between two places. Most commonly, it originates somewhere in the intestine and communicates to another location in the intestine or in the skin. A fistula can develop after abdominal surgery, with inflammatory bowel disease, cancer, anorectal abscess, and ...Read more
Eyes and brain: Carotid cavernous fistula is usually a condition of trauma where the carotid artery becomes slightly torn in the cavernous sinus and allows arterial flow to occur into the veins of the cavernous sinus creating a high flow state to an area that normally handles low venous pressure. These require treatment and often are seen with bulging eyes and bruits in the eyes. ...Read more
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Protect your head: A carotid cavernous fistula is an abnormal connection between the carotid artery (or one of its branches) and the venous system of the cavernous sinus draining the skull. It may form spontaneously or following trauma to the head. Wearing a helmet to prevent head trauma is a good way to avoid a carotid cavernous sinus fistulas. It is hard to prevent/avoid a spontaneous fistulas. ...Read more
Neurosurgeon: This is a direct connection between the carotid artery and the low pressure venous system in the cavernous sinus. It can cause significant dysfunction of cranial nerves, cause swelling of veins in the upper face and eye surface, and is in fact very dangerous and requires immediate attention from a neurosurgeon to prevent permanent damage or even death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I live in a college town with many healers who use Asian treatments. Will they work on carotid cavernous fistula?
High deductible. Limited coverage of outpatient care. Would really help to know what tests, evaluations are required to diagnose carotid cavernous fistula and follow it after treatment.?
My Mother has been diagnosed with carotid Cavernous sinus fistula in left eye+some tiny spontanous fistula also.Her eye is red & swelled. Plz. Advise?
Serious: she must see a n/s and get admitted to a hosp ...Read more
Had MRA. Results unremarkable except "filling defect" or "blip" in carotid. Told not to worry. Fistula rare. How should I interpret this?
Hemmorhoids: Many people present with "piles" and this can actually be the issue or one of many other problems there are dietary, behavioral, hygiene modifications as well as procedures that can help with these common problems. Both constipation and diarrhea can lead to this condition as well it is best if you consult with a general or colorectal surgeon to help with this matter. ...Read more
I'm suffering from chronic freasure and fistula. I was prescribed betanovate cream on my piles (fistula and freasure). Is this medicine safe?
Please check the: spelling as I have never heard of this drug ...Read more
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