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What Causes Blood Vessel To Stick Out
Took speed and other weird stuff during hippie days. What causes this blood vessel problem I have at 60?
Drugs and lifestyle: "speed and weird stuff" are accompanied by unhealthy lifestyle that lead to a vicious cycle the hurt all body systems (mental-neuro-cardio-vascular-endocrine). Never too late to adopt a better lifestyle to hope to have better less suffering end-of-life days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nicotine causes vasoconstriction. Does the vasoconstriction decrease blood vessel volume at the same time?
Vein disease: When patients have a genetic disease called venous insufficiency, they have venous hypertension and a backward flow of blood called reflux... This causes dilatation of veins, and thins out the overlying skin until the vein gets inflamed or ruptures. The leg eould need a compression wrap or even a suture and compression until the underlying condition can be treated either done in office. ...Read more
Yes: If you are referring to blood in the urine or coming out from the penis, it is not uncommon for this to be due to a ruptured vein in the region of the prostate gland (similar to a nosebleed) often associated with straining but should be evaluated further by a urologist. If referring to blood underneath the skin of the penis (hematoma) due to sex/masturbation, this can occur as well. ...Read more
Most of the time: It is minor trauma. It can be spontaneous with no cause. However it can be seen from a thrombus from elsewhere or from high blood pressure and is worth checking out with your pcp, especially if you are at risk for those.Things. Most of the time a broken blood vessel can cause minor pain or discomfort. ...Read more
My son has some broken blood vessel marks on his arm near arm pit what could be the cause is this alarming?
Trauma: Any friction or suction applied to the skin will break blood vessels underneath the skin surface it should go away pretty promptly. ...Read more
Yes and no: A popped blood vessel on the outside of the eye usually causes a subconjunctival hemorrhage, where the eye is bright red over the white part. This should not affect vision. A popped vessel on the inside, such as in diabetic retinopathy, can cause a vitreous hemorrhage, which definitely can cause blurry vision. ...Read more
Blood vessel on arm is little larger/harder than normal on surface.MRI shows nothing abnormal in or around it.What types of things can cause?
Old thrombophlebitis: A prior episode of superficial thrombophlebitis can oftentimes leave the vessel wall thick and hard. There are many causes. For example an old IV or antibiotics given IV can also cause this. Trauma is another. Once flow has been reestablished the MRI will show a loss of signal. So I would talk to your doctor regarding any possible therapy ...Read more
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