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Aneurysm

Share information and advice about aneurysms. Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

Vietnam Veterans

bamafan1
  • By bamafan1 · Posted April 14, 2014
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  • 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 ...

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Buerger's disease

Share information and advice about Buerger's disease. Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

I'm new to the group

jdfrd1957
  • By jdfrd1957 · Posted April 16, 2014
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  • 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 ...

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Carotid artery disease

Share information and advice about carotid artery disease. Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

100% oclussion of carotid

DANIELALEXIS
  • By DANIELALEXIS · New reply October 9, 2013
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  • Hello, my mother has 100% oclussion in right carotid and had a stroke two week ago, the other carotid has a 40% obstruccion , she has her left side with out movement. My parents and I need some advice ...

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Chronic venous insufficiency (CVI)

Share information and advice about chronic venous insufficiency (CVI). Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

finding comfortable compression hose

sarangkyung
  • By sarangkyung · New reply March 20, 2014
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  • 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 ...

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Congenital vascular malformation (CVM)

Share information and advice about congenital vascular malformations (CVM). Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

9 yr old daughter with Vascular Malformation

ags7804
  • By ags7804 · New reply March 18, 2014
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  • 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 ...

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Deep vein thrombosis (DVT)

Share information and advice about deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

When does the pain and SOB get better?

Pack2rule
  • By Pack2rule · New reply April 10, 2014
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  • 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 ...

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Fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD)

Share information and advice about fibromuscular dysplasia (FMD). Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

ct scan

mydwag
  • By mydwag · New reply March 22, 2014
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  • 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 ...

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Lymphedema

Share information and advice about lymphedema. Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

Lipodermasclerosis

chuckk
  • By chuckk · Posted November 8, 2012
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  • Just got into the blog on Lds. Saw several entries on the use of ultrasound for some relief. Was just diagnosed in sept with Lds after another diagnosis of cellulitus. Got a recomendation for PT with ...

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Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)

Share information and advice about peripheral arterial disease (PAD). Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

Confused

George21
  • By George21 · New reply March 24, 2014
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  • 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 ...

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Portal hypertension

Share information and advice about portal hypertension. Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

Welcome!

VDF
  • By VDF · Posted January 21, 2010
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  • Welcome to the Vascular Disease Foundation's portal hypertension discussion group! We welcome your comments and participation. VDF has free educational information about portal hypertension on our Web ...

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Raynaud's disease

Share information and advice about Raynaud's disease. Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

Swollen fingers and toes with no diagnosis

Krissalee85
  • By Krissalee85 · New reply March 23, 2014
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  • 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 ...

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Thrombophilia

Share information and advice about thrombophilia. Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

Cerebral sinus thrombosis disease

GingerJ63
  • By GingerJ63 · New reply November 24, 2013
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  • I need support. My 19 year old son, Danny, was just dx w/a totally occluded left transverse sinus which is the major Veneous system that returns blood from his brain to his heart and lungs. It is chronic ...

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Varicose veins

Share information and advice about varicose veins. Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

looking for people with vein disease

dagyoki
  • By dagyoki · Posted April 4, 2013
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  • Hi , Is there anyone in NJ that can help me re: vein disease with leg and or foot ulcers? I truly appreciate a response and hope to hear from you soon ...

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Vasculitis

Share information and advice about vasculitis. Discuss your diagnosis and treatments, share what you've learned along the way, and connect with others affected by this condition.

Reasons...

Dau46
  • By Dau46 · New reply January 24, 2014
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  • At first the symptoms were a rash, then it itched and burned. I had no idea what I had. My legs below the knees swelled and I eventually got it on the tops of my feet and they swelled to the point where ...

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Stem cells healed damaged artery in a baboon

SLOPatient
  • By SLOPatient · Posted yesterday at 1:40 pm
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  • Hi, I just wanted to share with you the news that I came across: Stem cells found to heal damaged artery in lab study; raises hope for developing new therapies for many diseases: https://txbiomed.org/news-press/detail/n ...

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