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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Weak Blood Vessels (Overview)

Weak blood vessels are prone to easy breaking. This may make a person more prone to bruising.


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Possible to have "weak" blood vessels? Sometimes after working out I get a bad bruise on leg which fades to a little knot before slowly going away.

Possible to have "weak" blood vessels? Sometimes after working out I get a bad bruise on leg which fades to a little knot before slowly going away.

Likely Hematoma: You may be working out too hard and rupturing your blood vessels into the exercised muscles. Take it easier, and build up to heavy reps rather than jumping right in. Now, it is possible that your vessels break easily (are "weak"), or your blood is "thin" (you don't clot normally). Avoid aspirin, Ibuprofen and anti-inflammatories (unless you get a hematoma, when they are helpful); try vitamin c. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Saurborn
19 doctors shared insights

Weak Blood Vessels (Overview)

Weak blood vessels are prone to easy breaking. This may make a person more prone to bruising.


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Is it possible to have inherited a weak blood vessel frm my mum?

Is it possible to have inherited a weak blood vessel frm my mum?

What is your questio: I am at a loss.What do you mean by weak blood vessels, please elaborate what is weak blood vessels. ...Read more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor BP at home
Daily
Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
Once
Take your meds as instructed without fail
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Is there any vitamin complex that can help to recover weak blood vessels in nose?

No: Unsure what you mean by "weak blood vessels" but I will assume you have had bloody noses with minimal or no trauma. There are vascular complexes in the nasal septum that are subject to easy injury, especially if the weather is dry or you have allergies. Make sure your environment is humidified and that your blood pressure is OK. Some bleeding disorders (and meds like aspirin) can worsen it. ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
Once
Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
Daily
Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Possible to have "weak" blood vessels? Sometimes after working out I get a bad bruise on leg which fades to a little knot before slowly going away.

Likely Hematoma: You may be working out too hard and rupturing your blood vessels into the exercised muscles. Take it easier, and build up to heavy reps rather than jumping right in. Now, it is possible that your vessels break easily (are "weak"), or your blood is "thin" (you don't clot normally). Avoid aspirin, Ibuprofen and anti-inflammatories (unless you get a hematoma, when they are helpful); try vitamin c. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have inherited a weak blood vessel frm my mum?

What is your questio: I am at a loss.What do you mean by weak blood vessels, please elaborate what is weak blood vessels. ...Read more

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Taking Blood Thinners (Checklist)

Take appropriate dose of anticoagulation medication
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Follow up with your treating physician
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Why do I get sharp pain on the side of my head,feels like a blood vessels popping,also feeling very weak.a After the pain leaves it feels cold at area?

Why do I get sharp pain on the side of my head,feels like a blood vessels popping,also feeling very weak.a After the pain leaves it feels cold at area?

Neuralgia: An irritable superficial scalp nerve may be the cause of this symptom. This is more of a nuisance disorder which usually resolves without any specific treatment. Less likely would be an inflamed temporal artery. A neurologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you if this symptom persists. ...Read more

Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

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