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Dr. Corey Clay
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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

Dr. Corey Clay
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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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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
Once
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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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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor your blood pressure at home
Daily
See your doctor regularly and work with him/her to control your blood pressure
Once
Take your medication as instructed without fail
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Is there any vitamin complex that can help to recover weak blood vessels in nose?

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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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

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

Get a heme test of stool
daily
Make dietary changes
3x day
Take a stool softener
3x day
See your doctor
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Mom had angio 2stents in her veins 1.5month ago and lost blood. Now hgm is normal for useing ironpills, stoped pills caused high ferratin. Why still weak?

Mom had angio 2stents in her veins 1.5month ago and lost blood. Now hgm is normal for useing ironpills, stoped pills caused high ferratin. Why still weak?

Good question: Fixing one problem does not mean that everything else will be normal. Mom needs to talk to her family physician to track down something else causing her to be weak. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
once
Ask your doctor to review your medications to identify cause
once
Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
once
If male, schedule a prostate exam
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Mom had angio 2stents in her veins 1.5month ago and lost blood. Now hmg is normal for useing ironpills, stoped pills caused high ferratin. Why still weak?

Mom had angio 2stents in her veins 1.5month ago and lost blood. Now hmg is normal for useing ironpills, stoped pills caused high ferratin. Why still weak?

Weakness: Anemia is one of the causes of weakness but with normal hemoglobin that will be less likely. Low blood pressure could cause dizziness. Cause of weaknesd should be evaluated as well cause of hypotension. Deconditioning and lack activity are physiologic cause of weakness. ...Read more

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What caused blood vessels to appear in my contacts?

What caused blood vessels to appear in my contacts?

Contacts: Dilated vessels in the eyes can occur from any reason that causes eye irritation (such as contacts, dry eye, blepharitis, etc). ...Read more

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Managing Low Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Drink plenty of water
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Have your medications adjusted if needed
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Look for symptoms of lightheadedness and fatigue
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If the blood vessels are not dialating properly, do you feel cold?

If the blood vessels are not dialating properly, do you feel cold?

Yes and no.: If your blood vessels are constricted you may feel cold. There are no diseases of the blood vessels not dilating properly. Blood vessels dilate or contract in response to chemicals in the blood stream, systemic conditions and local environmental factors. ...Read more

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What tissues are found in blood vessels?

What tissues are found in blood vessels?

Blood, A fluid tissue: Blood has the cellular elements and plasma. The cells are 3 types called red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. The liquid portion in which these cellular elements are suspended is called plasma which is rich in proteins called plasma proteins - including albumin, globulins, and in additon have the special clotting related proteins -clotting factors I to xiii. ...Read more

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Can tubercolisis widen your blood vessels?

Can tubercolisis widen your blood vessels?

Unlikely: Tuberculosis results from mycobacterium tuberculosis, a bacterium. It enters and travels through blood vessels but it does not widen blood vessels. Its destination and residence is in organs, such as the lungs, lymph nodes, bones and joints, skin, intestines, genital organs, kidneys, and bladder. ...Read more

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What looks like burst blood vessels on shoulders?

What looks like burst blood vessels on shoulders?

Spider veins?: The most common burst vessel are telangiectasia or "spider veins". They are caused by sun damage and trauma. ...Read more

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What would cause boken blood vessels in a toddler?

See a pediatrician: The most common reason is trauma but it if there no obvious explanation such as a fall etc consult a pediatrician. ...Read more

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What's the inside lining of the blood vessels like?

What's the inside lining of the blood vessels like?

Endothelium: Blood vessels are lined by endothelial cells. These are thin flattened large cells that are metabolically active. The electrical charge on the endothelial cells and blood cells keeps them apart. ...Read more

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Does widening of blood vessels always mean anyurysm?

No: There are some called ectatic and not to extent of aneurysm.
They are bigger than many but do not enlarge over time.
Aneurysm is 2-2. 5 times normal in general.
Abdominal normal 1.5 - 2 cm.
Aneurysm > 3

intervention at about 5 cm
some variation and clinical judgement required. ...Read more

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Could blood thinners dissolve the blood vessels as well?

No: The blood thinners really do not " thin" the blood they alter the cascade of chemical events that lead to platelet clot formation.
So in reality the blood isn't thinner it just has a difficult time clotting.
THese drugs do not dissolve the vessels. ...Read more

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Which nerve system regulates dialation of the blood vessels?

Autonomic system: The autonomic nervous system, which consists of the sympathetic & parasympathetic components control our pulse, respiration, blood pressure & many other body functions without our conscious input. ...Read more

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What are the differences between blood vessels and lymphatic vessels?

What are the differences between blood vessels and lymphatic vessels?

Vessels: Arteries and veins carry blood, and lymphatic vessels carry lymphatic fluid. They are all separate tracks and have unique purposes. ...Read more

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Blood vessels of the skin are only found in which layers of the skin?

Blood vessels of the skin are only found in which layers of the skin?

Except epidermis: Blood vessels are present in all layers of the skin, except the topmost layer, epidermis. You may consult this site for additional information.
http://www. Siumed. Edu/~dking2/intro/skin. Htm ...Read more

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Does caffeine constrict blood vessels?

Does caffeine constrict blood vessels?

Yes…a little: That is why it is helpful in the treatment of headache, but it can also raise your blood pressure a little bit, usually not enough to be dangerous, even if you have high blood pressure. But if you are in doubt, ask your doctor ...Read more

Dr. Ted King
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