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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?

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

Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
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Artery (Definition)

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


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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?

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

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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?

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

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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

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

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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?

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

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Unilateral low leg swelling w/ distended non varicose vein. Leg throbs after walking up stairs. General squeeze feeling. ABI neg. Is this arterial?

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

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Which is bigger: a vein or an artery?

Which is bigger: a vein or an artery?

Veins are...: Veins are usually bigger when compared to their anatomical counterpart, the arteries, as veins have a thinner vessel wall and tend to be distended. ...Read more

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What are the differences between arteries and veins?

What are the differences between arteries and veins?

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

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What leads to tingling forearm veins?

What leads to tingling forearm veins?

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

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Arteries clog. Why do they never treat clogged veins?

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

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What is a artery, what is a vein and, what is a capillary?

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

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Why does arteriosclerosis takes place in the artery not vein?

Why does arteriosclerosis takes place in the artery not vein?

Arteriosclerosis: We believe it happens because of the higher wall stress in arteries compared to veins. ...Read more

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How can I distinguish between arteries, veins and nerves in a cadaver?

How can I distinguish between arteries, veins and nerves in a cadaver?

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

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Could you tell me what is the name of the vein and artery that faces opposite of the rest?

Could you tell me what is the name of the vein and artery that faces opposite of the rest?

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

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For intravascular medication administration, does it matter if it goes into the vein or the artery?

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

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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?

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?

Headaches?: This may be a normal finding if it associated with headaches or changes in your vision you need to see a doctor to be sure it is not an inflammation of your blood vessels ...Read more

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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?

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?

Cold feet: Discoloration of the hands and feet may suggest that the small blood vessels may be affected. There are many potential causes including anxiety, medications, and autoimmune diseases. I would suggest a work up by rheumatology and would be happy o consult if you desire. ...Read more

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How are veins and arteries distinguished using ultrasound?

How are veins and arteries distinguished using ultrasound?

Multiple: Direction of flow, velocity of flow, compressibility, pulsatility.
Standard techniques of ultrasound ...Read more

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Hospitalized because one of the arteries (or vein, what could it be?

Hospitalized because one of the arteries (or vein, what could it be?

More info needed: You can be hospitalized with problems related to either an artery or a vein. Speak to the doctors or nurses caring for you - they should be able to tell you why you were admitted and where the problem lies. ...Read more

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Why do people get blocked veins and arteries?

Why do people get blocked veins and arteries?

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

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What are the similarities of veins and arteries?

What are the similarities of veins and arteries?

Part of a system: Both carry blood and are composed of three layers—the intima, media, and adventitia. Inside both vessels are covered by a specialized set of cells called endothelium. ...Read more

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How are arteries, veins and capillaries different?

How are arteries, veins and capillaries different?

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

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For what length of time do veins and arteries take to heal?

Depends: This depends on what caused the injury. If it is related to a surgery, then it could take a few weeks for the pain to subside. I hope this helps. ...Read more

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Can you tell me exactly where are your main veins and arteries?

Can you tell me exactly where are your main veins and arteries?

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

Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Tingling (Definition)

Tingling is a pins and needle like sensation anywhere on the body. May also be termed paresthesia. Can experience when elbow is bumped (funny bone), or even from frostbite. On its own, unlikely significant but may be part of nerve pathology from ...Read more


Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more