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Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Yes: Time to change. Need to exercise, eat right, quit smoking. Control hypertension and cholesterol. Develope treatment plan with your doctor.

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Leg pain: It is leg pain that occurs with walking, and relieved by rest. It is intermittent in that rest alleviates the discomfort. If is due to poor circulatio ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicolas Mouawad
15 years experience Vascular Surgery
PVD: Intermittent claudication is a term used in peripheral vascular disease to describe reproducible lower extremity muscular pain induced by exercise, us ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience Cardiology
Doesnt happen every: Intermittent means it doesnt occur every time but from time to time. Claudication is caused by an imbalance of suply and demand to the extremities.Lth ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Nolan
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
PAD: Intermittent claudication is calf pain that comes on when you walk. Many people have it. Ask your doctor to check you pulses.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience Cardiology
Walking program: Smoking cessation is #1 step. Then a regimented walking program. Arterial doppler with abis is useful to determine how much circulation is impaired.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience Pain Management
Depends on cause: There are two types one is neurogenic and the other vascular. Treatments are very different. Firstly the cause needs to be confirmed. Secondly both pr ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
28 years experience Vascular Surgery
ABI/PVR: The easiest test is an ankle brachial index which is a comparison between the arm pressure and the calf or ankle pressure. Values in the range of 0.9- ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
28 years experience Vascular Surgery
Pain in leg: When a muscle group does not receive enough blood flow and oxygen due to a blockage in the circulation, that muscle group will release Lactic Acid whi ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
16 years experience Pain Management
Pain in Legs: Intermittent claudication refers to impairment in walking, or pain, discomfort or tiredness in the legs that occurs during walking and is relieved by ... Read More

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