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Whats The Difference Between Pad And Cvi
Can you please tell me the difference between chronic venous insufficiency and peripheral vascular disease?
In vs. out flow: Chronic venous insufficiency results from valve dysfunction in the venous system. This causes the pressure in the veins just under the skin to become too high resulting in swelling of the veins. These veins enlarge and become varicose, leak water causing leg swelling, leak blood resulting in skin discoloration. Ulcers can occur. PVD is the result of blockages in the arteries supplying blood. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Could you please tell me the difference between having chronic venous insufficiency and peripheral vascular disease?
You need treatment: Your symptoms would suggest that there is significant venous valvular reflux that requires intervention. The venous ulcers are a sign incompetent valves in both the superficial and either the perforating veins and deep veins or a combination. You need at least a diagnostic ultrasound (duplex exam) and compression, stockings and/or dressings. Ablation, laser or radio-frequency would be curative. ...Read more
How much time a day should you stand and still be healthy.And not have to worry about cvi.18 year old?
Keep moving around: Haven't heard of a set number of hours. Try standing with feet shoulder-width apart & knees straight, but not locked. Hold head straight. Aim the top of the head toward the ceiling. Shoulders should be back & straight. Tuck in the tummy. When standing on concrete for long periods, change positions frequently with the help of a low stool or footrest. Rest one foot at a time on the stool for 30 sec. ...Read more
How long can I stand in a day and not worry about cvi. I stand while playing video games but I move around and i'm 18?
Keep playing: The risk factors for development of cvi are heredity, pregnancy, age, prolonged standing/sitting, obesity. If you are not having any problems now such as leg pain, swelling, cramps, restless legs symptoms, heaviness, fatigue, then continue doing the same. Should you have symptoms, try compression hose 20-30 mm hg below the knee which may help relieve them. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I stand for about 5 hours a day playing video games. I move around while standing. I don't stand still.Should I worry about cvi. I'm 18?
Not Really: Cvi is short for cortical visual impairment caused by a brain problem and not an eye problem. Common cause of cvi is lack of oxygen delivery to brain cells in the back part of your brain or lack of blood supply to the same area (occipital lobe). Wear protective gears and reduce amount of exposure. ...Read more
Pbm in brain not eye: The term cortical vision impairment implys that there is a problem with the brain cortex (outer cell layer) that interprets the imput of the eye and visual nerve inputs.This is similar to having a good video camera, cables and system but the no screen to display the input in a way you can understand it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
So I can stand for hours on end as long as I move around and don't stand still. And I won't have vein problems like cvi?
I play video games about 4 hours a day and a stand and move around while doing so. Should I worry about cvi (venous ) .I'm 18 is this healthy or not?
Not: What you should worry about is rotting your brain and wasting your life! ...Read more
DVT and CVI: Symptoms of chronic venous insufficiency are 'chronic' and rarely of abrupt onset. Patients will report having longstanding symptoms of aching and pain, swelling and may have skin changes like venous eczema or brown discoloration. DVT can cause abrupt pain and swelling but has a variable presentation and the only way to exclude it is to get a Duplex venous scan. Seek a phlebologist or go to the ER ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There are two types: Chronic venous insufficiency is when veins do not pump enough oxygen-poor blood back to the heart. This is caused by the valves in the veins leaking or flowing backwards. It usually occurs in the leg . It can be caused by the deep veins leaking [ less common ] or the superficial veins leaking[ more common] . Superficial venous insufficiency is the underlying cause of varicose and spider veins. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Chronic venous insuf: Chronic venous insufficiency is due to the back flow of blood in the veins usually in the lower extremities. Back flow is usually protected by valves in the veins that become faulty over time allowing blood to pool. This increases the pressure of blood in the veins and fluid (and a small amount of blood) leaks into the tissues causing swelling, pain, inflammation, and on the skin ulcerations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can chronic venous insufficiency cause a muscle to lose its definition and become more rounded? If not CVI, what might cause this?
No the opposite: chronic venous insyfficiency will cause edema and swelling can cause pain and can cause skin pigmentation and discoloration and could cause an ulcer patient with CVI are high risk for DVT arterial insufficency can cause pain with walking it called intermittent claudication can cause muscle atrophy and skin will be bright abd shinny and hair loss in men it depend on age and history of smoking ...Read more
Chronic venous insuf: Chronic venous insufficiency is due to the back flow of blood in the veins usually in the lower extremities. Back flow is usually protected by valves in the veins that become faulty over time allowing blood to pool. This increases the pressure of blood in the veins and fluid (and a small amount of blood) leaks into the tissues causing swelling, pain, inflammation, and on the skin ulcerations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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