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Dr. Joshua Buckler
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Nitroglycerin (Definition)

Nitroglycerin dilates the blood vessels around the heart to relieve heart pain or "angina". It comes in both a pump spray and tablet form. There are several cautions when using this medication so always discuss with ...Read more


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Could blood vessels repair themselves?

Could blood vessels repair themselves?

Yes: The vessels are remodeling all of the time. However if you are talking about a vessel that has an aneurysm or clogged with plaque then no they can not heal those lesions and a surgical correction is required. ...Read more

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Can you die from inflammed blood vessels?

Big topic: Many types of inflamed blood vessels: thrombophlebitis is is usually hard, inflamed superficial blood vessels in the leg veins. Usually patients have underlying medical condition of their veins called venous insufficiency or reflux. Need to see phlebology dr. www.phlebology.org do ultrasound scan now.. This can lead to deep vein clot which is dangerous. Use ice, ibuprofen, compression, walking. ...Read more

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Which vasodilators acting directly on blood vessels?

Which vasodilators acting directly on blood vessels?

There are several: Nitroglycerin and Papaverine are two commonly used topical vasodilators. ...Read more

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What is telangectasia. My daughter was taken to a express care and doctor noticed little blood vessels over her forehead under her eye, on hands ?

What is telangectasia.  My daughter was taken to a express care and doctor noticed little blood vessels over her forehead under her eye, on hands ?

Benign skin marks : Telangectasia are benign skin lesions caused by dilated blood vessels. They have no significance in children. Usually the result of minimal unrecognized trauma. ...Read more

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What are the types of blood vessels?

What are the types of blood vessels?

Multiple: Arteries, arterioles, cappilaries, veinules, veins.

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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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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?

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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Nitrolingual (Definition)

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Nitroquick (Definition)

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