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bilateral peripheral vascular disease

A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alberto Kocurek
31 years experience Wound care
More info needed...: Peripheral vascular disease is unusual in someone your age. Depending on the cause, it is very possible that your condition could be managed to help m ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
15 years experience Cardiology
Extremity disease: Peripheral artery disease refers to blood vessel disease which occurs outside the central core of the body, usually in the legs or arms, though erecti ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
PVD: read this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peripheral_vascular_disease
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Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience General Surgery
Yes you can: Peripheral vascular disease and cardiovascular disease are the number one killer. They kill by cardiovascular events; such as stroke, heart attack, su ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hendrix
26 years experience Podiatry
PVD: Peripheral vascular disease may be manifest in the lymphatic system (ie: edema) in the venous system ( ie: venous stasis ) in the arterial sytem ( i ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
38 years experience General Surgery
Hardening: Of the arteries leading to decreased blood flow to the extremities.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Follow below: Difficulty walking requiring to stop after a certain distance is usually the first symptom this occurs because the blood flow is inadequate to supply ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Begin with: Ankle brachial indices or segmental pressures to see if there is a problem. If these are positive cta of aorta and leg vessels should be performed. Co ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
38 years experience Cardiology
Blockage of arteries: Plaque consisting of cholesterol, fats, and calcium may build up inside of the arteries, usually those providing flow to the legs but also the kidneys ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not really: Peripheral vascular disease is not necessarily reversible, but its risk can be successfully managed. The pillars of treatment are, 1) smoking cessatio ... Read More
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