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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wilson
Vascular Surgery 29 years experience
To a degree: An exercise program encourages small arteries (collaterals) to enlarge and carry blood around the blockages of pad. Exercise also conditions the musc... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wilson
Vascular Surgery 29 years experience
Everyone's different: The pain of pad is from tissue (muscles, skin, nerves, etc) not getting enough blood. An elite athlete might have symptoms from a single 50% plaque. ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wilson
Vascular Surgery 29 years experience
To a degree: An exercise program encourages small arteries (collaterals) to enlarge and carry blood around the blockages of pad. Exercise also conditions the musc... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wilson
Vascular Surgery 29 years experience
See your doctor: The toe is a separate issue from your possible diabetes. Your doctor can ask some questions, examine you, check a blood sample and tell you if you're ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wilson
Vascular Surgery 29 years experience
A thrill: This vibration is called a "thrill" and usually indicates a connection, or fistula, between an artery and a vein. There are many arteries and veins ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wilson
Vascular Surgery 29 years experience
A thrill: This vibration is called a "thrill" and usually indicates a connection, or fistula, between an artery and a vein. There are many arteries and veins ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wilson
Vascular Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: The svc (superior vena cava) can be surgically bypassed or sometimes reopened with angioplasty and a stent within the vein. Repair is only necessary ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wilson
Vascular Surgery 29 years experience
To a degree: An exercise program encourages small arteries (collaterals) to enlarge and carry blood around the blockages of pad. Exercise also conditions the musc... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wilson
Vascular Surgery 29 years experience
Everyone's different: The pain of pad is from tissue (muscles, skin, nerves, etc) not getting enough blood. An elite athlete might have symptoms from a single 50% plaque. ... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Wilson
Vascular Surgery 29 years experience
Yes: While lipid levels and blood pressure are important, many other factors including genetics, tobacco abuse, diabetes, etc. Contribute to artery plaques... Read More
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
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