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Arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are defects of the circulatory system that are generally believed to arise during embryonic or fetal development or soon after birth. Although AVMs can develop in many different sites, those located in the brain or spinal cord can have especially widespread effects on the body.
I have been seeing dr Daniel link at uc Davis and he was helpful in the beginning. I was told he is the best vascular specialist and interventional radiologist in California. I hit a block though. He did sclerotherapy in December and thought I was…Continue
So I find myself fearing that a dream. A hope that I have will not be achieved. i, after much effort. Much like that of one becoming a doctor, or a priest, I achieved my goal of becoming an airline pilot. Ultimately becoming a captain for American…Continue
My 15 year old Granddaughter had her bleed on Feb 27th, the AVM is on her brain stem. She had gamma knife June 15th, everything seems to be going okay other that headaches. But now her right eye is a little droopy and has some numbness in her leg.…Continue
1. How long does it usually take for the blood to be reabsorbed after a bleed?2. Can a CM still cause headache and speech problems years after a small bleed has occurred, even if there are no other bleeds after the initial bleed?3. Can a small CM…Continue
Hello to everyone,Just a quick question: if you have an AVM but it hasn't bleed, and you are taking anti-seizure medication, what do you do if you have a toothache or a backache? In other words, is it ok to take paracetamol?Thank you. Cheers.Continue
I can't remember who wrote a thing that describes how you feel as you start to have a seizure. I would like to post it to a site that I am on that supports other people who have seizures for various reasons. Seems like it was on the blog that used…Continue
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