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What Kind Of Doctor Replaces Collapsed Veins
Vein doctors.: Veins are treated by many kinds of physicians but physicians who dedicate their practice to the treatment of veins are usually certified by the American Board of Venous and Lymphatic Medicine and are called phlebologists. This is a board certification in vein treatment. Other physicians also treat veins including vascular surgeons, general surgeons, dermatologists and plastic surgeons. ...Read more
What kind of doctor to see for My mom has a sharp pain in her vein from her butt to her leg. It hurts when she walks and stands but not when she sits.
You mean nerve not: Vein. Usually the sciatic nerve involves the pathway you're describing. Normally most people don't have pain symptoms from veins, unless there's a varicose vein that's very painful that might be in your mom's leg. She needs to see her PCP for further medical advice, and S/he will recommend PT, meds your mom can take. Also a DO, or doctor of osteopathic medicine can provide osteopathic treatment for relief. ...Read more
What kind of a doctor do I need to remove varicose veins wrapped around the tibal nerve in the tarsal tunnel?
I've had a very large vein/purple mass on my eyelid since I was young. Today it feels swollen & there is a hard bump - what kind of doctor do I call?
Eye doctor: Your best bet would be seeing an eye doctor. ...Read more
What other type of doctor treat varicose veins since I cannot locate interventional radiologist or vascular surgeon on my PPO plan. Advice?
Varicose veins: Varicose veins can be treated by a general surgeon or a vascular surgeon. Occasionally a plastic surgeon. Look for someone board certified in surgery, and/or someone with special training/board certification in vein surgery. There are many vein clinics today so it shouldn't be hard to find a specialist. Finding a doctor on your plan, that's a different problem. No easy answers to insurance today ...Read more
Will an american phlebologist to a microphlebectomy on a varicose vein outise the eye socket? And, can this be done by any other type of doctor?
Around eye veins: Around eye veins can be treated by many different types of physicians including vein specialists, plastic surgeons, general surgeons and dermatologists. Not all physicians will do microphlebectomies. If you are contemplating having microphlebectoies around your eyes then see someone with experience in this area. ...Read more
Pressure changes: Neck veins distend when we lie with our head lower than our heart or when we strain. With straining, the pressure within the chest increases and the blood flow through the neck veins decrease resulting in them enlarging. When straining is stopped, the pressure in the chest decreases and flow continues through the neck veins so they become less engorged. ...Read more
Surgery: Generally, minimally invasive surgery (vats), inspection of lung for "air leak", staple resection of leaking and/or abnormal region, and pleuradesis. ...Read more
My veins are small. One time I was even turned away from giving blood bc they said my veins might "collapse". Should I be concerned?
Nope: Sounds like you just have small veins. When they are sucking blood out, they could collapse, but that doesn't mean there is anything wrong with your veins, just the vial has too much suction for your veins. Anyways, I wouldn't worry about having small veins. ...Read more
Hi. I was wondering if it is normal for a vein to indent or collapse when you elevate your leg. I've been noticing one spot on the inside of my thigh.
Not really normal:
When vein are enlarged and varicose they often
engorge with blood that drains when the legs are elevated. This is common but not really normal. I would recommend you get it checked out by a vein specialist. ...Read more
Regarding the severity of tracheomalacia, if doc says it is 75%does that mean the collapse is 75% or the amount of open airway during collapse is 75%?
The Trachea is 75% of normal in width if it were 25% of normal there would be symptomatology!
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Hi my daughters 12 and she has been having really severe pain in her back that causes her to faint or collapse. She has seen many doctors.?
Pain and fainting: Two things - back pain should always be evaluated by a physician. And syncope (fainting) should also be evaluated for cardiac or neurogenic causes. Sometimes, people have situational syncope - severe pain can cause them to faint, or stressful situations (getting blood drawn or speaking to a crowd). ...Read more
Is it dangerous to have vein collapse during blood work? What could it be from? Could it be a vascular problem?
I noticed a vein on the middle of my hand protrude out a little. It's hard to the touch. This is near an IV site. Is this a collapse vein? Or phlebi
What is a persistent lung collapse. My doctor said my lungs are healthy but he said I need this surgery where they need to close a small air pocket?
Bleb or leak: Question not completely clear. Sounds like your doctor is referring to a "persistent air leak". Alternatively, you may have blebs that are causing "recurrent pneumothorax". Either condition would generally be treated with vats, small wedge resections, and mechanical pleurodesis. ...Read more
Should I worry if right jugular vein bulges slightly but constantly? No cardiac condition. Will collapse but always visible, more with head movement.
No: Just be careful and avoid trauma to the area. ...Read more
I'm suffering from panic attacks right now, I feel a sense of doom like I'm gonna collapse or die. My right eye has a small vein and it makes mworry?
See your doctor: Panic attacks are disabiling. There are very good treatments for them. See your doctor to get started. ...Read more
What to do when you get a chest xray and it shows a minimal lung base collapse? What should ur doc do to you in a case like this chest X-ray on 3/10/13
Should I see the doctor I've had an ulcer on my tonsil its hurting so much I haven't eaten in a few days also drowsy and dizzy feel I might collapse.
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