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What condition is accompanied by rupture of capillaries or blood vessels easily? What vitamins or nutients are needed to make the vessels stronger?

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

Weight Lifting (Definition)

Weight lifting refers to the activity of lifting weights, or using resistance bands, pulley systems, or similar resistance apparatus to increase muscle mass or to tone the body. This can either be done competitively or as a ...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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Can vomiting cause a rupture in blood vessels to the face?

Can vomiting cause a rupture in blood vessels to the face?

Yes it is possible: If vomiting is severe you can break tiny capillaries in the skin causing little red spots called petechiae. ...Read more

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Why do blood vessels in the eye sometimes rupture?

Why do blood vessels in the eye sometimes rupture?

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

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Why does intake of anticogulants and decrease in platelet count causes the rupture of blood vessels?

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

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What are the causes of ruptured blood vessels in the eye?

What are the causes of ruptured blood vessels in the eye?

Depends: Depends on which ruptured vessels -- surface conjunctival vs. Inside the eye (retina). Should be examined by an eye care provider. ...Read more

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Are ruptured veins caused by high blood pressure?

Are ruptured veins caused by high blood pressure?

Basically no: 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

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Bad blood draw yesterday (venipuncture/8vials).Immediately:red/blue, v.swollen&painful. Now:flat, hard lump, bruise. Do ruptured veins heal? Just a leak?

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

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Took blood pressure test, forearm veins pulsed hard. 2 in hemorage apeared under wrist. I am 24, 154/92. Concerns about ruptures, weakened veins?

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

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On my susceptibility weighted imaging scan there were two small black spots. Dr said these were just blood vessels. How can he know?

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

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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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Is broken blood vessels on chest a sign of bad liver?

Is broken blood vessels on chest a sign of bad liver?

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

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What types of cells that make up the heart and blood vessels?

What types of cells that make up the heart and blood vessels?

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

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I have broken blood vessels in my fingers twice in one week, why?

I have broken blood vessels in my fingers twice in one week, why?

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

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What does widening of blood vessels in the back mean, noticed in an xray?

What does widening of blood vessels in the back mean, noticed in an xray?

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

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Clear dots on the edge of cornea accompanied by red blood vessels what is it?

Clear dots on the edge of cornea accompanied by red blood vessels what is it?

Corneal dots/ vessea: Could be conjunctivitis. rarely could be herpetic, but with herpes there is pain, and blurred vision rarely cat scratch (but a cat would have had to lick your eye) In any event seek medical attention today doc or urgent care ...Read more

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I have a broken blood vessels. Do creams work to get rid of them, what to do?

I have a broken blood vessels. Do creams work to get rid of them, what to do?

Don't work: Creams do not work. There are many vein clinics where they can offer you cosmetic solutions based upon your anatomy and findings. Therapy could include laser therapy, vein ligation / stripping, or vein ablation. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what is the general name of the blood vessels on the heart?

Could you tell me what is the general name of the blood vessels on the heart?

Coronary arteries: Deliver oxygenated blood to the heart. Coronary veins return deoxygenated blood back. ...Read more

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Could these tiny tiny little lumps on my testicle just be normal blood vessels?

Could these tiny tiny little lumps on my testicle just be normal blood vessels?

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

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What is the impact of blood vessels growing towards a tumor in cancerous cells?

What is the impact of blood vessels growing towards a tumor in cancerous cells?

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

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I have a lot of blood vessels that you can visually see in my eyes. Is this normal?

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

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I have had three broken blood vessels in my eyes in one week. Should I be concerned.

Harmless condition: Due to a strong sneeze or cough. If concerned, see your GP for eval. ...Read more

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Are blood vessels popping out in eyes dangerous?

Are blood vessels popping out in eyes dangerous?

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

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Why do my blood vessels in my hand keep breaking?

Why do my blood vessels in my hand keep breaking?

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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