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Symptoms Of Subclavian Steal Syndrome
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Diffculty in swallow: Diffculty in swallowing and breathing, also difference in BP in both arms. ...Read more
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
Venous tos, chronic subclavian dvt. Can I use propranolol safely (for anxiety symptoms) or does it reduce blood flow increasing likelyhood of dvt?
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have you : Considered seeing a psychologist to gain a better understanding of this behavior? ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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