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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Hoffer
52 years experience Cardiology
Risk: If an artery is 25-50% narrowed, you would generally not have any symptoms except under extreme exercise. However, the fact that it is partially block ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Welker
27 years experience General Surgery
90%: Is the usual amount of blockage that produces "claudication." it varies quite a bit, though; some people don't notice anything until they have 100% b ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
26 years experience Family Medicine
Perhaps: If you do not change your diet to a more heart healthy diet, they certainly can increase in size.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Following: Cardiac health is measured and investigated by 1 Risk Factors like family history,smoking,high cholesterol,Diabetes&Obesity 2 Symptoms like Chest ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Aalami
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: Interestingly it is not only the amount of blockage which causes pain when patients have pvd, but also how quickly the blockage develops. If it occurs ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Vascular surgeon: That's a high grade blockage and puts one at high risk for a stroke. A vascular surgeon is best qualified to follow, treat and advise a patient with s ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steve Kagan
31 years experience Vascular Surgery
Location?: The best test for detecting blockage in your arteries depends on the location of the blockage. Ultrasound can be used to detect blockage in the caroti ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See a vascular doc: They can do testing for blockages.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shadi Abu Halimah
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: Celiac artery is one the major arterial supply to the gastrointestinal tract mainly liver, spleen and stomach. There is typically extensive collateral ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
Depends . . .: Where is blockage? In other words, which artery is blocked? Heart? Brain? Legs? Lungs? Penis? Arterial blockage in heart could cause angina (chest pai ... Read More

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