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blocked arteries in legs

A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
C - vascular surgeon: Narrowed or blocked arteries cause problems that range from mild to serious, causing blood flow to decrease. This can lead to numbness, cramps, or pai ... Read More
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Dr. Sergio Schabelman
48 years experience Cardiology
Exercise: First treatment for blocked arteries in the legs is to be sure that you do not smoke and to have other DX like HBP or diabetes well controlled. Secon ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. J mark Rheudasil
38 years experience Vascular Surgery
Surgery ???: either angioplasty or stunting/atherectomy (catheter based therapy) or surgery. surgery may include a plaque removal or bypass.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
40 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Depends: Arterial blockage caused by a clot can be treated with thrombolytics or surgery. Blockages caused by atherosclerosis can be treated by endovascular te ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
40 years experience Vascular Surgery
Very unlikely: Very unlikely that you do at such a young age. Still, that is not an excuse for having a bad diet. Eat healthy young lady!
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Pearson-Martinez
20 years experience Pediatric Cardiology
Yes but...: Coronary artery disease can cause dizziness if the blockage significantly affects the heart's function or causes an arrhythmia that lowers the heart's ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexander Barkan
24 years experience General Surgery
Failing heart: May need cardiac stents or open heart surgery or rare cases heart transplant.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
No : Unfortunately not. An invasive or noninvasive coronary angiogram would show this.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
No.: At age 30 blocked arteries are very unlikely. Cholesterol is just one risk factor among many that lead to blocked arteries. The best test for blocke ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rajiva Goyal
34 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
Possibly: The likelihood of a young woman having blocked arteries is very small. You must be having cardiac symptoms so normal MRI may help at putting your min ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
51 years experience Cardiology
CAD: Your dad has significant coronary artery disease and should be on appropriate diet, exercise, not smoking and polymedicine treatment. Depending on his ... Read More

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