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Tests for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

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Endoscopy is a procedure that uses specialized tools to view and operate on the internal organs and vessels of your body. This allows surgeons to view problems with...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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The larynx is your voice box. It is located at the top of the your windpipe, or trachea. The larynx contains the vocal folds or chords. Air passing through the lary...  More
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An esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) test is performed to examine the lining of your esophagus. The esophagus is the muscular tube that connects your throat to your ...  More
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An X-ray is an imaging test that uses small amounts of radiation to produce pictures of the organs, tissues, and bones of the body. When focused on the chest, it ca...  More
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Blood Gas Analysis
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An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves to produce live images of your heart, allowing your doctor to monitor how your heart and its valves are functionin...  More
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Medical Procedures for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

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Blood Transfusion
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Sclerotherapy is used to obliterate spider veins or varicose veins, which can appear anywhere on the leg. The veins are injected with a concentrated salt solution (...  More
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Nasal Packing
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Sometimes, surgery is not possible to treat a disease due to the location of the problem or the poor health of the patient. Brain tumors, blood vessel issues, and s...  More
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Hormone therapy is a treatment for women going through menopause.The hormones estrogen and progesterone help regulate a woman's menstrual cycle. They also play...  More
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Endovascular embolization (EE) is a surgical procedure. It is used to treat abnormal blood vessels found in the brain or other areas of the body. This procedure is ...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

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Laser surgery uses the heat from a laser beam to destroy cells that need to be removed. Laser surgery can be a very powerful and effective tool, especially when tre...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

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IRON (AHY ern) replaces iron that is essential to healthy red blood cells. Iron is used to treat iron deficiency anemia. Anemia may cause problems like tiredness, s...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia

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IRON (AHY ern) replaces iron that is essential to healthy red blood cells. Iron is used to treat iron deficiency anemia. Anemia may cause problems like tiredness, s...  More
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