Pages tagged: DVT

Varicose Veins

Normally, blood flow in the veins is aided by valves, which keep the blood moving upward, against the force of...

Phlebitis

For superficial phlebitis, the area looks reddish and feels painful. The pain of this condition can usually be treated with...

Pulmonary embolism

What are the symptoms of pulmonary embolism? Pulmonary embolism may have no symptoms, so it can cause sudden, unexpected death....

Raynaud’s Phenomenon

Often, the cause of Raynaud’s phenomenon is not known. Sometimes, it is a side effect of other conditions, such as...

Buerger’s Disease

Smoking causes the blood vessels to tighten in everyone who smokes. But in people with Buerger’s disease, there is so...

Arterial Blockage

What causes arterial blockage? Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) can result from a condition known as atherosclerosis, where a waxy substance...

Peripheral Vascular Disease

Your peripheral arteries and veins carry blood to and from your arm and leg muscles and the organs in and...