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Periventricular isch chnges, infarcts both cerebral hemispheres incl rt parietal? Vascular event.Blood & vessels ok.Next check pfo, but could it be ms
Possible, but...: Fine to check for pfo, but real question involves potentials for stroke. You could have cadasil, which is a genetic disorder. A spinal tap could assist in diagnosis perhaps. Vasculitis, arteritis, even sjogren's might be considered. Description not necessarily ms, but part of considerations. ...Read more
Husband had eye stroke had dopplar & mta dopplar showed blood flow no blockage mta showed severe stenosis carotid artery how does this happen next cta?
Carotid stenosis: If severe, greater than 60%, then you should consider a potential entarterectomy or even stunting to prevent additional stroke events. Some evidence to suggest also, potential benefit of anti-platelet medication such as Aggrenox and a statin. Discuss with a stroke neurologist, and a vascular surgeon. ...Read more
Family history of Carotid Artery Occlusion.Good Angiogram Clear Artery's,had Mitral Valve Repair.Is Aspirin necessary?Surgeon says not really, agree?
Yes: When you are told "clear arteries" by angiogram, I suspect the doctors means "no obstructive coronary artery disease". That is not the same as saying as you have pristine arteries. There is likely some intimal thickening and or mild cholesterol buildup at your age, therefore one baby asprin 81 mg is probably the best thing u can do for yourself to reduce your risk of stroke and/or heart attack. ...Read more
Get seen immediately: Urinary retention by bladder clots should be addressed immediately in the urology clinic or in the emergency room. Although the bleeding from a bladder source is rarely life threatening, it must be addressed quickly and the obstruction alleviated as soon as possible. The bladder must be irrigated to remove all clots, and bladder irrigation started if bleeding continues. ...Read more
Tengo dos quistes en el hígado, he perdido el apetito y siento muchas molestias en todo mi sistema gastrointestinal. ?
Evaluación necesaria: Hay muchas causas de pérdida de apetito y dolor abdominal. Usted necesita una evaluación por un médico para averiguar cuál podría ser la causa para usted. ...Read more
Often yes: Vaginal discharge requires an examination to determine the cause and treatment. Bacterial vaginosis is the most common cause and often has a vaginal odor. Vaginal itching can be a sign of a yeast infection. Sometimes vaginal discharge can be a sign of a sexual transmitted infection. Testing is important to determine the treatment and keep you and your partner safe. ...Read more
Brain MRI findings. Tiny nonspecific periventricular and subcortical white matter. Possiblities mini strokes, vasculaties, ms. I shuffle my feet & drop?
Nonspecific finding: White matter changes that are nonspecific are sometimes over reported or under-reported on MRI studies. They may be misread and really suggest MS, they may be a finding with no clinical relevance. Usually it is the latter. It sounds like the brain MRI did not help that much. So you shuffle your feet and drop? What do you mean by drop? Do you have numbness? Why was the brain MRI done? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Vas surg said blocked subclavian L artery. No bp, & barely a pulse. 1 of 4 arteries to brain has reversed flow to try to get blood to L arm? Stroke?
Complicated scenario: Subclavian stenosis & coarctation of the aorta can cause this scenario. You may've been born with a condition & it just progressed. In any case, the situation's VERY complex. There's not enough space here to establish your history, go over ALL of your questions/concerns, & figure out a treatment plan that will reduce complications in the future. You're best off using HealthTap Prime. Good Luck! ...Read more
Score a 3 on Wells Test: (1) Polycythemia Vera; Unilateral calf swelling; Superficial unilateral vein. + Crohns. D-dimer negative. Venogram warranted?
What caused what? Dm, anemia, htn, hyperlipidemia, peripheral vascular disease, coronary art.Disease, pulm.Htn, copd, chf, afib, kidney dis., andcva?
Difficult to say: Lot of the listed diagnoses may be caused by environmental or dietary habits like poor diet and tobacco use, although hereditary predilection may also play a role. Chronic effects of tobacco on the health of an individual has been extensively documented and it's listed at this cdc link: http://www.Cdc.Gov/tobacco/data_statistics/fact_sheets/health_effects/effects_cig_smoking/index.Htm. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Sufro de cólicos fuertes que me provocan sudor frio, vomito, etapas de dearrea o estreñimiento, mi periodo dura 8 dias y de esos de 3 a 5 dias me dan?
Toma Aleve : Naproxen 220 mg ( Aleve) una o Dos tabletas con comida cûando tengas tu primer sangrado de la regla ayuda dos veces al dia sin Receta o Ibuprofen (Motrin) 200 mg dos tabletas tres veces al dia con comidas mientras tengas el periodo ayuda, Si no functiona mejor es que Veas y consultes a un ginecologo ! ...Read more
38 was preg, R foot pitting edema, doppler neg for DVT, but sluggish blood flow of popliteal vein. Concerned that DVT was missed, scared of dev a PE!
Possiblity: Sluggish blood flow can be caused by your pregnancy also. Your uterus pushes against your inferior vena cava which is the main blood vessel that drains blood to the heart. If you are not having shortness of breathe and or chest pains, it is less likely you have a PE. Dopplers are quite accurate in detecting DVTs. ...Read more
MRI vertebrobasilar hypoplasia right side theres robust flow void anastomosing the basilar artery w cavernous portion of internal carotid artery/mean?
Normal variant: The arteries at the base of the brain can course in several different patterns but ultimately get the job done, that is, supply brain tissue. Your pattern is like your fingerprint. Some more unusual patterns have an increased association with aneurysms, but this would have likely been described if present and vertebro basilar hypoplasia, as in the picture, is pretty common. ...Read more
Tengo un punto rojo, (nevus rubí creo) en la barriga, y hoy me ha sangrado y ha disminuido su tamaño. ¿Es grave? ¿A qué se se puede deber? Gracias.
Raynauds, chronic swelling-hands & feet, joint pain & grinding, gerd, spider veins 3+yrs. Now skin hardening dr. Took biopsy & ana- is it scleroderma?
INDEED A : A possibility. Please be in the care of a rheumatologist. This is not a joke of a diagnosis. You should be tested immediately for scl-70 antibody also called topoisomerase i. If positive two options are possible systemic scleroderma and systemic le. Do not delay and good luck to you! ...Read more
Me apareció una vena (o arteria) muy pronunciada en sien izquierda. Tengo 24 años, no presenta dolor ni ningun tipo de molestia. ¿Debo preocuparme?
Fuí diagnosticado con Mega Cisterna Magna después de haber ido al doctor porque tuve 3 días con dolores de cabeza. Necesito una cirugía?
Rheumo/gi want nerve biopsy. Check 4 inflammatory vasculitis. Have sjogrens, rsynauds, MS plus severe neuropathy. What does vasculitis mean w all this?
Best for increasing sperm volume and it's motility spark(vasu), hispo forte, spark royal, vysex dragee?
None: None of that works, sorry - don't waste your time and money. ...Read more
Weakened vein valves: Varicose veins occur when the valves do not function properly, blood pools and the walls bulge. Blood flowing from the feet and legs to the heart must move against gravity without a pump. Instead valves open and close to move blood upward. Treatments include wearing pressure hose, exercises, uncrossing legs, avoiding long periods of standing, and surgery. Varicose veins seem to run in families. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Probably normal: Veins can normally appear as a blueish -green-gray color. The amount of skin pigment and underlaying fat in the skin can affecct the color. Assuming that there is no question of illness or infection on the skin. If there is not pain or swelling in the area it is unlikely there is a problem. ...Read more
Normal phosphorus: Serum phosphorus (p) is measured in milligrams of p per deciliter of blood (mg/dl). The normal range is generally 2.4 to 4.1 mg/dl and it varies slightly depending on your age. It’s natural for children to have higher p levels because they need more of this mineral to help their bones develop. ...Read more
Little value: Unless they are going to cook for you for the rest of your life, you need to develop your own eating processes ad plan at home so you can fend for yourself once the products stop coming. There is little point to losing weight only to gain it back. Also some foods help you lose weight, but may not be healthy. Check ingredients carefully. There are no quick fixes to weight loss but you can do it. ...Read more
Normal variation: BP normally varies throughout the day, usually being highest in the morning, and then peaking again in the afternoon. It will vary with stress, stimulant intake (eg, caffeine), and activity level. People with high blood pressure can have wider-than-normal swings in bp, particularly in response to activity, stress, and times when their medication levels wane. ...Read more
Depends: Any moderate exercise is good to do but can often after a while get boring and may lead to you stopping, especially for beginners. Variety is key to making it fun. However, if you don't have time or the resources to do other kids of exercises, keep it going. For more advanced exercises, cross training is important to work other sets of muscles to will augment one overall strength. ...Read more
Weight belt vs vest: Depends of what you are trying to achieve. Belts: Able to attach more weight doesn't come with weights so it would be better used at the gym unless you have heavy weights. Vest More comfortable Comes with weights I would advise belt if you are trying to achive growth since you can add up more weight where as a vest it will have weight limitations. ...Read more
Spend time with them: Spend time with your children every day, show them that you love and care for them. Teach them through your own actions how to behave appropriately. Show them how to be kind and considerate to others. It's not just about telling them what to do. Your actions speak louder than words! ...Read more
Colo Vada: No. This is not good for you. ...Read more