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Ruptured Blood Vessels Weight Lifting
What condition is accompanied by rupture of capillaries or blood vessels easily? What vitamins or nutients are needed to make the vessels stronger?
Bioflavonoids/Vit. C: The most important nutrients for vessel health are bioflavonoids & vit. C. Vitamin e & zinc are also important. Several herbs like horsechestnut, butcher's broom & gotu kola are beneficial. See http://www. Umm. Edu/altmed/articles/varicose-veins-000173.Htm for more info- though this is about varicose veins, these herbs & nutrients are good for vascular health even if you don't have varicose veins. ...Read more
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
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
Common in DM: Neovascularization in dm which causes proliferation of new blood vessles - defective structurally and fracture easily. Also other conditions like shearing force from blunt trauma, athletic events related injuryhead injury, htn, vasculitic conditions like rhumatoid arthritis from inflammation of vessels, head rocking in children, structural abn. Aneurysms of vessesls, anticoagulants-asa, Coumadin (warfarin) it occ. ...Read more
Why does intake of anticogulants and decrease in platelet count causes the rupture of blood vessels?
What RU using?: What do you use for anti-coagulation? Heparin? There is a condition called hit: Heparin induced low platelet count that can induce blood clot formation a severe condition. If using coumadin, (warfarin) prodaxa u may be overdosed. Highly suggest seing asap a hematologist! Why are you anticoagulated in the first place at age 40? Had dvt, pe? ...Read more
Hello, I have some ruptured blood vessels in my left thigh. I've had varicose veins problem earlier. Now my thighs hurt bad. What's this?
If you mean the BP one measures with the cuff around your arm, this will never cause ruptured veins! Ruptured arteries yes especially in the brain.
If you have severe liver problems there is a condition called portal vein hypertension. This increased pressure can cause veins to rupture especially in the esophagus. ...Read more
Bad blood draw yesterday (venipuncture/8vials).Immediately:red/blue, v.swollen&painful. Now:flat, hard lump, bruise. Do ruptured veins heal? Just a leak?
Hematoma: The venipuncture for blood draw leaked and caused a hematoma outside of the vein or in the vein wall or both and this will heal in most cases without any consequences. I recommend ice in the first 2 days, several times a day (15 min each time) and switch to topical heat on day 3-4 and take ibuprofen as tolerated. ...Read more
Took blood pressure test, forearm veins pulsed hard. 2 in hemorage apeared under wrist. I am 24, 154/92. Concerns about ruptures, weakened veins?
Bruising: Assuming you are describing bruising occurring as a result of BP measurement performed with a sphygmomanometer in an otherwise healthy young man one would have concerns regarding platelet or coagulation disorder especially if recurrent or at multiple sites. ...Read more
On my susceptibility weighted imaging scan there were two small black spots. Dr said these were just blood vessels. How can he know?
They probably: Had a characteristic appearance that the doctor sees all the time, and were therefore of no significance. ...Read 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
Dilate: Heat causes dilation of blood vessels and cold causes constriction. ...Read more
Viral: Autoimmune reaction or viral infection could be the cause. ...Read more
Possible: Superficial veins or t-matts on the chest and abdomen can be associated with cirrhosis of the liver. However, t-matts alone without other symptoms are just that, superficial spider veins of the chest/abdominal wall. Thin patients will limited fatty tissues, very fair skin patients may have more visible veins just due to color. If you note a dramatic increase in t-matts physician review is in order. ...Read more
Multiple cells types: The heart and blood vessels that form the cardiovascular system are complex organs composed of many different cell types. The entire system is lined with endothelial cells, a type of epithelial cell. The heart and vessels also contain smooth muscle and nerve cells, that regulate vessel constriction and the pumping of the heart. Tough outer coverings are made up of other epithelial cells. ...Read more
Trauma: The most likely reason for hemorrhage from small vessels in the fingers is trauma. Direct trauma to small vessels can cause rupture and blood leak. If you have no history of trauma, then consideration for review should be given....Some patients can have spontaneous bleeding when certain blood cells are low in numbers (platelets) or other more complex issues. ...Read more
Hard to say.: When widening of blood vessels is noted on plain x-ray studies of the back or abdomen we mostly are referring to the abdominal aorta or its' major branches such as the renal, bowel, or iliac arteries. This could suggest an aneurysm and if so then further evaluation would usually require ct or ultrasound. ...Read more
Coronary arteries: Deliver oxygenated blood to the heart. Coronary veins return deoxygenated blood back. ...Read more
Which lumps normal?: If you are familiar with the contours of your own testicles, and something new has appeared, it's best to have a doc examine soon. If you are just starting to get familiar with the contours, there are a few structures which are "normal lumps." One the surface of your scrotum are also hair follicles that resemble tiny bumps--these are normal as well. Unsure? See a doc to check. ...Read more
Not sure how you: Would know this, but think about it: cancer cells need to gain access to a source of energy, and a means to rid itself of waste. The "angiogenesis" aspect of tumors postulated by judah folkman, is largely true. Cancer is made up of cells that is mostly exactly like "us" with some deviations. ...Read more
Maybe: Every person has different amounts of vessels on the surface of the eye. Some improvement may be obtainable with treatment. See your eye doctor. ...Read more
Sub conj nemorrhage: A broken blood vessel on the surface of your eye is totally harmless. It can be caused by a hard cough or sneeze, a hard bowel movement, or even just rubbing your eyes. It may occur more often in people who take blood thinners or Aspirin on a regular basis. There is no treatment necessary for this, but it may take up to two weeks to resolve. ...Read more
Usually trauma.: There are many veins on the top of the hand which are relatively close to the surface of the skin and are prone to be injured. Trauma to the area (this could be a simple banging of your hand without you even being aware) could result in beaking of the vein leading to a black and blue area. Also medications such as aspirin, blood thinners and even vitamin e. Flaxseed and and nsaids can cause this. ...Read more
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