Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Community
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WELCOME TO THE ARTERIOVENOUS MALFORMATION (AVM) COMMUNITY: This Patient-To-Patient Community is for discussions relating to Arteriovenous Malformations, which are defects of the circulatory system that are generally believed to arise during embryonic or fetal development or soon after birth. They are comprised of snarled tangles of arteries and veins.

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By AnnaTr
Hi, I'm almost 9 months post-op for my craniotomy. AVM was treated successfully but I still have an aneurysm that wil...
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Oct 03, 2013
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By boataccident Blank
I had 2 spinal AVM's embolized 2 weeks ago. I still have a lot of back pain. Is that normal?
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Sep 03, 2013
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By melissa_aikers Blank
A little while ago, I had some mysterious bleeding out of my mouth. I went to my dentist about it, and he referred me...
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melissa_aikersAug 25, 2013
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By buncogirl003 Blank
Hi....my name is Laurie........I have had 4 brain surgeries.....and am still here. I have been reading many of y...
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By sasha433 Blank
i had brain surgery about 15 years ago in the front right lobe due to inter cranial hemorrhaging from a ruptured avm ...
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Apr 20, 2013
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By Vittorio23 Blank
i had a hemorrhage when i was 5 but it was mistakenly diagnosed as encephalitis.so i found out about AVM only 2 year...
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Apr 14, 2013
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By Jenn7290 Blank
I have a growth in my hand that I've had since I was a baby. It started as a small dot in my middle finger of my left...
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Mar 27, 2013
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By canadianhockeymom Blank
What is it? Can it turn into a avm and why aren't doc worried about it?
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Mar 22, 2013
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By dboyrollz76 Blank
Hello, my daughter has since birth had a aera on her temple that was kinda dented and the veins wet red. Well it star...
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sparklyjensonFeb 24, 2013
Dr. Kokil Mathur Feb 16, 2013
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By sparklyjenson Blank
Hello, I am new to this community. I have an interest due to my mum being diagnosed with a large brain AVM. She ha...
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supermom88Feb 23, 2013
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By supermom88 Blank
On 25 and feel as though I'm falling apart. I have a swishing in my left ear accompanied w migraines dizziness and it...
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Jan 16, 2013
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By beauty2010 Blank
Hi I am writing on behalf of my son who is now a teenager who has dyslexia and was also born with an imperforate an...
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Nov 29, 2012
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By wingnutt Blank
What exactly is AVM? Mine is located in the FP so the MRI says.
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Nov 24, 2012
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By LJapan Blank
My paternal grandfather, uncle, and father have all had AVMs, so it's in the family. I was born with a very large AVM...
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Nov 02, 2012
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By wingnutt Blank
I'm 46 years old and was just diagnosed with AVM and Chiari Malformation of 5mm with numerous symptoms! My pcp and ne...
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By rondoo Blank
Had an MRI today around 1pm. At 345 I received a call to come back right away for an MRA. They thought I had an ane...
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Sep 09, 2012
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By cmq419 Blank
Hi, I am asking on behalf of my friend in China. She had a T12-L1 (due to congenital) Arteriovenous fistula surge...
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Dr. Kokil Mathur Jun 30, 2012
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By mikeeru2 Blank
Back in 2009, I had radioscopic surgery to an AVM located in the left frontal lobe of my brain. My doctors and I st...
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Dr. Kokil Mathur May 30, 2012
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By Mozartcowgirl Blank
A few weeks ago I had an MRI due to diagnosed left side deficit.... Which stated that in the left ganglia region ther...
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By tashanw Blank
recently i was diagnosed through both and mri and a mra to have a avm on the right side of my brain w/o an aneurysm h...
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