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  • By jdfrd1957 · Posted April 16, 2014
  • In Buerger's disease · 0 replies
  • I'm new to the group, thank you for adding me. A little about me: I'm 56yr. old, and just diagnosed with Buerger's on Friday April 4th,2014. I stopped smoking the very next day. I also have Abdominal ...

Vietnam Veterans

  • By bamafan1 · Posted April 14, 2014
  • In Aneurysm · 0 replies
  • My husband was found to have a thoracic arch aneurysm size 4.9 in the fall of 2012 when he had a CT for bladder cancer. He has had his bladder removed, and is doing relatively well, although due to the ...

When does the pain and SOB get better?

  • By Pack2rule · New reply April 10, 2014
  • In Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) · 2 replies
  • PE both lungs found Wednesday last week. 5days in and I can't help but wonder when the chest/lung pain and SOB gets better? At 41 years old this just sucks ...


  • By Fahnette · Posted April 10, 2014
  • In Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) · 0 replies
  • I've got this thing that happens, and the Jedi Master (my hematologist) was quite bemused. It started after my DVT so I'm quite sure it's all related. Step 1. I am on my feet for a long period of time/stressed ...

I had a pulmonary Embolism

  • By mahharet · New reply April 5, 2014
  • In Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) · 14 replies
  • My name is Marta I am 48 years old. I had a pulmonary embolism June 25th of 2013. I was with my daughter and a friend at the library.. the days before I felt tired and like I had been having an asthma ...


  • By ttivers · New reply April 5, 2014
  • In Aneurysm · 1 reply
  • Still looking for that Medication of any type ,prescription, non prescription, that either stabalizes or reuces the size of an aortic aneurysm ...

When will the swelling and pain go away?

  • By lindaswarren · New reply April 4, 2014
  • In Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) · 2 replies
  • I an a 62 year old active woman who just retired on January 24th 2013. I had rotator cuff surgery on February 26, 2014. On March 2 2014 I had a large DVT in the femoral vein of the left leg. The pain ...


  • By George21 · New reply March 24, 2014
  • In Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) · 2 replies
  • Diagnosed with PAD 2 years ago both legs angio had been done twice both legs 5 months ago had a cut to the left foot gym injury got infected and did not heal needed amputation to the left pinky . While ...

Swollen fingers and toes with no diagnosis

  • By Krissalee85 · New reply March 23, 2014
  • In Raynaud's disease · 8 replies
  • Hello, I am searching for answers as to why my right fingers and toes swell up and burn. I was tested for Raynaud's and was told that I didn't quite fit the diagnosis. It is only on my right side and ...

ct scan

  • By mydwag · New reply March 22, 2014
  • In Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD) · 2 replies
  • I have had 4 ct scans of the abdomen all have been reported normal. However after having an angiogram I was diagnosed with FMD and had to have surgery. Are ct scan not a good tool for FDM. Also, I was ...

finding comfortable compression hose

  • By sarangkyung · New reply March 20, 2014
  • In Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) · 9 replies
  • I have been wearing custom fitted Jobst thigh high, but the dotted silicon band irritates my skin. Does anyone have any suggestions of other brands that work for them. I would love to find a pair of open ...

guys and compression

  • By lee85 · New reply March 20, 2014
  • In Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI) · 1 reply
  • I am a a male in my late 20s. I've been dealing with leg pain for 3 years and using compression stockings to help with the pain. A few months ago I had an ultrasound done and confirmed that I have venous ...

13 year old girl with congenital venous malformation

  • By Javama · New reply March 18, 2014
  • In General discussion · 12 replies
  • My daughter was born with venous malformation. She has a slight limp, but is otherwise seemingly fine. She gets really cold hands. What might I expect in the years to come? Will she maintain mobility ...

9 yr old daughter with Vascular Malformation

  • By ags7804 · New reply March 18, 2014
  • In Congenital vascular malformation (CVM) · 1 reply
  • Hello, My daughter was born with a vascular malformation that I was told would go away with time. Well it is not going away, only getting worse. We found a specialist at Neumors Children's Hospital that ...

Vitamin C and Lysine

  • By arubacassie · New reply March 17, 2014
  • In Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) · 5 replies
  • Sorry that I haven't participated in some time. We have just finished moving to a new house and have finally settled in, therefore I've lost touch with quite a few of you on how you all are doing. Hope ...

Combination of Ailments SSDI

  • By ronfowler · New reply March 17, 2014
  • In Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) · 2 replies
  • I have PAD, have had stents put in my legs twice for that. I've had 4 heart attacks, triple bypass and stents for that. I have cellulitus that occurs frequently and have to elevate my leg for a couple ...

anyone here have beurgers

  • By shan9008 · New reply March 14, 2014
  • In Buerger's disease · 2 replies
  • Hi there, wondering if there is anyone here that has Beurgers Disease. I have recently been diagnosed with it, and looking to connect with others that are suffering from it. Im looking forward to sharing ...


  • By Rosesilk36 · New reply March 10, 2014
  • In Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) · 4 replies
  • In April 15 2013 I was life flighted to Oregon health sciences university after I had collapsed at my home and lost all feelings in my legs.. Eight hours of surgery later , a team of vascular surgeons ...

Hypothyroidism and hair loss

  • By Bailey123 · New reply March 8, 2014
  • In General discussion · 6 replies
  • Dear friends, Have any of you found a solution to hair loss as a result of hypothyroidism? My son takes synthroid and his hair is falling out like crazy. He started out with hair so thick I could barely ...

Venous Malformation

  • By lauren96 · New reply March 7, 2014
  • In Congenital vascular malformation (CVM) · 5 replies
  • My 17 year old daughter has a venous malformation on her right hand which we saw a professor in vascular surgery yesterday. The first we saw him he didn't have a clue what it was as he had never seen ...

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