Top
20
Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Subclavian Steal Syndrome

Share
1

1
Can subclavian steal syndrome lead to suicidal thoughts then blackouts? Wut r the all the symptoms?

Can subclavian steal syndrome lead to suicidal thoughts then blackouts? Wut r the all the symptoms?

No suicidal thoughts: Subclavian steal is a purely vascular syndrome, where using your arms vigorously takes blood from the arteries going to the brain in people with abnormal anatomy of the blood vessels. This can cause dizziness or fainting. Suicidal thoughts are never part of this. If you are having such thoughts, whether followed by blackout or not, you need to see your doctor or psychiatrist right away. ...Read more

2

2
Any ideas on what suclavian steal syndrome is?

Any ideas on what suclavian steal syndrome is?

Yes: If the origin of a subclavian artery is occluded by atherosclerosis, when the upper extremity is exercised it will need to get its blood from the vessels that supply the brain, very likely causing vascular insufficiency. ...Read more

3

3
What is a subclavian steal i've been told I have a subclavian steal, is it dangerous, is there anything I should do to live with this

What is a subclavian steal i've been told I have a subclavian steal, is it dangerous, is there anything I should do to live with this

The : The subclavian artery is an artery that is situated under the clavicle. This vessel can become narrowed with atherosclerotic plaque in some people. Rarely, this may cause symptoms of vertigo or arm fatigue with exercise of the affected side. Treatment, although rarely necessary, can often be accomplished with stenting of the affected vessel, and can also be fixed quite durably and with reasonable risk with a surgical bypass. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
What symptoms can "anomalous right subclavian artery" cause?

What symptoms can "anomalous right subclavian artery" cause?

Usually none: 0.5-2% of people have an anomalous right subclavian artery. It is rarely symptomatic, but in some people can cause discomfort with swallowing. ...Read more

7

7
Venous tos, chronic subclavian dvt. Can I use propranolol safely (for anxiety symptoms) or does it reduce blood flow increasing likelyhood of dvt?

Venous tos, chronic subclavian dvt. Can I use propranolol safely (for anxiety symptoms) or does it reduce blood flow increasing likelyhood of dvt?

Possible not likely : In one study of propranolol users, 15 out of 1,309 experienced a DVT. This is 1.15% Though it is possible to experience a DVT on propranolol, it's not likely. Hope this helps. Ref: eHealthMe.com ...Read more

8

8
Thx for your help! Would the symptoms of a diverticulum in an aberrant subclavian artery include vertigo, pain in chest, shoulder and throat?

Thx for your help! Would the symptoms of a diverticulum in an aberrant subclavian artery include vertigo, pain in chest, shoulder and throat?

Subclavian artery: Thx for your help! Would the symptoms of a diverticulum in an aberrant subclavian artery include vertigo, pain in chest, shoulder and throat? ANS: Never heard of a diverticulum in an aberrant subclavian artery. Perhaps you mean a diverticulum caused by the artery. Please clarify. Just an aberrant SC artery could cause pain as could an aneurysm. More details please. ...Read more

9

9
I have adopt4ed son and he was caught so many time of stealing to his classmates included my own collections to my stores.?

I have adopt4ed son and he was caught so many time of stealing to his classmates included my own collections  to my stores.?

Needs an evaluation: Kids may steal for many reasons and often in ways that don't seem to make sense. This is the sort of thing that needs a careful psychiatric evaluation to sort out. The symptom by itself doesn't give enough information to suggest an approach. ...Read more

10

10
How do I stop her from stealing her brother's toys?

How do I stop her from stealing her brother's toys?

Modify behavior: Children are often possessive of toys, they often grab them from others. Praise specific sharing behaviors with a kind comment. When undesirable behaviors are seen, give a time out to the 'grabber'; if the behavior continues separate your children or give the toy a time out. Often changing the response helps improve the behavior. Try not to reward any loud protestations from either child. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
11

11
Hoping you can tell me, is stealing addiction a mental health issue?

Hoping you can tell me, is stealing addiction a mental health issue?

Could be: It's impulsive problem similar to addiction . Need assesment medications and group therapy. ...Read more

12

12
Having a squable, is there such a code between dentists not to steal another dentists assistant?

Having a squable, is there such a code between dentists not to steal another dentists assistant?

Free enterprise: Employees are free to work for anyone they want. I do not know how one "steals" another dentist's employee. An employer can make an offer and a dental assistant can accept or refuse the offer. What's important is for all parties to be up front and respectful to each other. Each employer can make their best offer. Sufficient notice by the assistant should be given. ...Read more

13

13
Can an injury cause a subclavian stenosis?

Can an injury cause a subclavian stenosis?

Yes: Partial tear/contusion of surrounding tissue/ hematoma........Not impossible. ...Read more

14

14
Can narcissists and/or sociopaths steal your personality?

No...but...: No one can steal your personality. However, narcissists and/or sociopaths can manipulate an individual in a way that makes that person feel convinced that they are not in control. They seek power over others and can use subtle ways to achieve said power. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
15

15
Do kleptomaniacs have particular things they like to steal usually?

Do kleptomaniacs have particular things they like to steal usually?

Worthless things: Kleptomaniacs do not steal items for personal use or for their monetary value. People that do that are simply called thieves. Consequently, kleptomaniacs often steal items with little intrinsic value and may even discard the item afterwards. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
16

16
I compulsively steal flowers from roadside memorials, what's wrong with me?

I compulsively steal flowers from roadside memorials, what's wrong with me?

Have you : Considered seeing a psychologist to gain a better understanding of this behavior? ...Read more

18

18
My wife is on a lot of meds recently we found out she's on a list n can't get her pain meds cause she's afraid to tell them her son was stealing them?

?question: Not quite sure what the question is here. Pain medication is important to monitor effectively to assure that medications are used most effectively, and assure they are not being abused. The situation you are in at home is unfortunate, but you need to realize, you are responsible for your own medications, and really want to assure your son can not get them, and he also needs help. Good luck both! ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
19

19
My bro endulged his temptations and is stealing his roommates pain pills. He really wants to stop. He says he can't control himself. Who can help him?

Many places: If he is in school, the school medical department can be helpful. If he has a pain pill habit already, he likely will need a detox. Talk to your family physician about ways to help him. However, nobody can ultimately help him except him. If his roommate notices the loss of his pills, your brother could get into legal trouble. Try attending alanon or families anonymous meetings ...Read more

20

20
Subclavian aneurysm. How scary is this? What is operation and recovery like? Is it hereditary? What causes it?

Subclavian aneurysm. How scary is this? What is operation and recovery like? Is it hereditary? What causes it?

Many causes: Aneurysmal disease associated with cigarette usage and high cholesterol. No specific cause defined See vascular surgeon. Many can be treated by endovascular procedures ...Read more