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Tickling Feeling In Veins Or Arteries
I lost I guess muscles around my pelvic area well my waist side and my veins are showing! I have a tingling feeling...is this unhealthy?
Sounds ok: When you lose weight, it is common to start to notice your veins in your abdomen, especially if your skin is pale. It's hard to say more about a tingling feeling without more information but it doesn't sound alarming on its own. Most serious illnesses will create obvious symptoms or worsening symptoms over time. That said, if you are worried, it is always helpful to have a professional exam. ...Read more
Arteries are defined as blood vessels which carry blood away from the heart (to either the body or lungs). Arteries: higher pressure, thicker walls, stretch (pulse) with each heart contraction & deliver blood to the arterioles which control the flow to individual capillaries. Veins are blood vessels which carry blood from capillaries back to the heart (body to right heart; ...Read more
For 5 months having constant left temple pain and tingling numb feeling in forehead on left side then the left vein in my temple started showing?
Need eval: Several things come to mind and the concern for temporal arteritis is high (a diagnosis one does not want to miss). Best to see your doctor for evaluation ASAP. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
Sometimes I get a swishing vibrating feeling in groin it pulses. My hip is hypermobile. Worried I'm pinching arteries or veins? Is it possible todo?
It's certainly: Possible to temporarily cut off circulation of the large arteries altho circulation returns ASA the pressure is released. However, since you have Ehler-Danlos syndrome, your large arteries might be more vulnerable to compression than average. I recommend that you see a doctor about this to find out if what you're experiencing is clinically relevant ...Read more
Can a small bump that feels like it's in the vein running down the shin be blood clot? Feeling warmth and a bit of tingling in toes periodically
Surface cord: The bump you feel could be a clot within a superficial vessel. These may cause pain and some redness, but rarely are the source of emboli to other organs. As a marker of a potential clotting disorder, it might bear evaluation to be sure there is no risk of deep vessel clots or a systemic disease that is creating the susceptibility. ...Read more
Annoying feeling in vein/arterie on right side temple. 23 years old. Very fit. Suffer from anxiety. Stress tests and everything are fine. Normal b/p?
Anxiety: If "everything is fine" means you've had a thorough workup by your doctor (s) to rule out medical causes for "annoying feeling on side of temple, " then get help for anxiety by seeing a mental health professional for an evaluation and guidance. Meantime, cut back stress and limit caffeine which can worsen anxiety. See: http://www. Nimh. Nih. Gov/health/topics/anxiety-disorders/index. Shtml Best wishes ...Read more
Unilateral low leg swelling w/ distended non varicose vein. Leg throbs after walking up stairs. General squeeze feeling. ABI neg. Is this arterial?
May thurner: Many possible reasons. Abi being normal would eliminate arterial disease and usually not swelling. An ultrasound should be used to rule out a deep venous thrombosis. May thrurner syndrome can occur if a clot or major artery sits on top of a vein causing venous swelling. Can occur in women. Hope this helps. Thank you for turning to health top. ...Read more
High vs low pressure: Arteries take blood from the heart to the tissues of the body under high pressure. Veins take blood from the tissues back to the heart under much lower pressure. Arteries are thicker and have muscle in the walls, veins are thinner. ...Read more
See below: A tingling sensation is usually associated with irritated or sensitive nerves. While veins due have nerves very close to them, they do not typically cause 'tingling'. That said, varicosed veins can cause restlessness (restless leg syndrome), which at times is described as feeling like 'something is moving under the skin'-not tingling but similar sensation? That may be due to inflammation... ...Read more
Many veins present: Arterial blockage causes lack of flow, resulting in pain, claudication (tightening of muscle like a cramp) even death of tissue. Opening of the blockage allows resolution of symptoms. Venous blockage results in local pain, redness, swelling over the superficial vein involved. Deep venous thrombosis requires anticoagulation. Many other veins take over the function. ...Read more
Blood vessels: Dr. Dugan is right. In a nutshell, arteries carry blood from the heart to the body. Veins carry blood from the body back to the heart. Capillaries connect arteries and veins. ...Read more
Look closely: Arteries and veins tend to run together except in lung, liver and brain, and arteries have thicker walls than the corresponding veins. Nerves are less elastic and don't have have the hole down the middle. ...Read more
Pulmonary: Veins carry deoxygenated blood back to the heart and arteries carry oxygenated blood away from the heart and towards the organs. Pulmonary arteries carry deoxygenated (venous) blood to the lungs and pulmonary veins carry oxygenated (arterial) blood out of the lungs. ...Read more
For intravascular medication administration, does it matter if it goes into the vein or the artery?
Yes.: There are very few medications that are given intra arterially and those few that are need to be monitored very closely. Most intravascular medications are given intravenously. If an intravenous medication is given through the artery this can be disastrous leading to loss of limb, stroke or even death. ...Read more
How do I know if it's a vein or an artery that hurts from time to time on the inside of the right side of my head? I'm worried
Hi I have a pulsig artery and a portruding vein on the right side of my head, seems to get worse at night, bp I fine, any suggestions?
Extremeties coldness discoloration. It turn dark not elevated. Did all test are normal. Normal artery flow and vein flow. What could cause it dad is 6?
Direction of flow, velocity of flow, compressibility, pulsatility.
Standard techniques of ultrasound ...Read more
Family DNA: Arteries become blocked with arteriosclerosis, and it tends to run in the family, and diet/lifestyle contributes to the progression. Veins become blocked with blood clots, and heredity can make one more prone to development of blood clots. Venous clots occur in the deep and superficial veins, and the former type requires anticoagulation. Prolonged travel, surgery are risk factors for clots. ...Read more
Anatomy: Arteries what carries blood from the heart to organs and tissues. Vein take blood from organs back to the heart. Both are connected with capillary network. ...Read more
Artery: Go to wikipediaGet a more detailed answer ›
Textbook or internet: Any textbook of anatomy would have most listed and diagrammed. ...Read more
Deep in your body.: The main vein and arteries lie deep in your body usually under the muscles or within the abdominal and chest cavity. Any anatomy book will show you where they are located. The key is deep not superficial location. Examples include aorta, iliac, femoral, popliteal and tibial arteries and corresponding vena cava, iliac, femoral, popliteal and tibial veins. ...Read more