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How are blood clots in the veins diagnosed?

I have a family history of blood clots, and I recently read about a condition called deep vein thrombosis after researching possible causes of blood clotting in the body. How...

I have been diagnosed with Raynaud's disease. Can it be treated with surgery?

I have recently been diagnosed with Raynaud's disease. Can a vascular surgery help me treat this condition?

Can PAD be treated with a surgery?

My mother has been diagnosed with peripheral artery disease, but the doctor says there is no cure for it. Can surgery treat this condition?

Is there a possibility of a patient suffering a heart attack during a vascular surgery?

My father is supposed to undergo vascular surgery, but he is 67 years old. Is it possible for him to suffer a heart attack while under surgery? His surgeons have tried to reassure...

My mother has been diagnosed with atherosclerosis. What does treatment involve?

My mother is 72 years old and has been diagnosed with atherosclerosis. What would be the course of treatment for her condition? What are the risks involved in the case she needs...

Does vascular surgery have an effect on blood pressure?

I underwent vascular surgery 3 months ago, and ever since then, my blood pressure has been high. Is it a common result of such surgeries? After how long should it stabilize?...

I have a blue patch on my palm. Is it an indication of a burst nerve?

I have a strange blue colored patch on my palm. Could it be a burst nerve or blood vessel? Is it dangerous?

What are the risks involved in a vascular surgery?

My mother is 67-year-old diabetic patient. Due to some damage to her nerves, a doctor has advised her to have vascular surgery. What are the risks involved in such a surgery?...

What does an angioplasty procedure involve?

I am due for an angioplasty, but I am extremely nervous about the procedure and it would be of great help to tell me what exactly will be involved. My kids did some research,...

What are the main causes of an arterial blockage?

I recently read an article that said we all have blockages in our heart, only the intensity keeps changing. What are the primary causes of arterial blockages? Can they be prevented?...

What are the factors causing venous insufficiency?

My mother has been suffering from blood clots in both of her hands and legs. The doctor has diagnosed her problem has venous insufficiency. What causes venous insufficiency in...

I had a 24 hour flight and my feet seem numb even 12 hours after the journey. What could be the problem?

I just traveled a 24 hour flight and my feet felt very numb after the journey. It is now about 12 hours since I reached my destination but the numbness still continues. What...

I am 7 months pregnant and suffering from varicose veins. Will this condition persist even after my delivery?

I am 7 months pregnant and since the 5th month of my pregnancy I have been suffering from varicose veins. I would like to know if this condition would automatically resolve after...

My family has a history of cardiac issues, and I'm worried. Is it likely that I will develop issues in the future?

My dad is 74 years old and recently had a bypass surgery for 3 major blockages. My family has a history of major cardiac issues, and this surgery has me seriously worried for...

What could have triggered varicose veins during my pregnancy?

I am a 32 year old woman and I am in my seventh month of pregnancy. I am now suffering from varicose veins which is making my standing and sitting down very painful. What could...

My father has been detected with peripheral artery disease. Please advise.

My father is 72 years old. At 65 years of age he had a massive heart attack and a 100% blockage in his right coronary artery. One week ago he was diagnosed with peripheral artery...

Can a bypass surgery cause kidney problems?

My dad is 74 years old and he had a bypass six months back. He recovered quite well from the surgery, but suddenly started complaining of swelling in the legs along with tiredness...

What are the symptoms of a blood clot?

The other day I woke up to a shooting pain in my knee along with a tingling sensation in the nerves. The next day however the pain subsided on its own. When I looked up the internet,...

What causes sudden varicose veins?

Last month I suddenly had an onset of varicose veins which started to spread rapidly. It has now started spreading in my thighs and behind them making it quite painful and ugly....

I have severe pain in my calf without any injury. What could be the reason?

I have a severe pain in my calf muscles along with a tingling sensation. This condition has been the same since a few months. What could be the reason behind this. I have not...

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