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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Schwartz
34 years experience Phlebology
Base on Risk Factors: Anyone can get vascular insufficiency, but risk is higher with increasing risk factors. 1st, depends on if one is referring to arterial or venous insu ... Read More
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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
34 years experience Vascular Surgery
Smokers: and people with high cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure.
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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PVD: It depends on overall physical health, mobility. If severe arterial insufficiency -may need vascular surgery (bypass venous graft) to salvage limb or ... Read More
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Dr. Eric Wang
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See Below: "vascular insufficiency" can be subdivided into arterial and venous insufficiency. Arterial insufficiency can cause pain, claudication, and even gang ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Korona
33 years experience Interventional Radiology
40% or more : Check out medscape review of venous insufficiency. Good overview.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
19 years experience Cardiology
Inadequate flow: Arterial insufficiency would be inadequate flow of blood to an organ. Venous insufficiency would be a failure of blood to adequately return from the o ... Read More
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Dr. Peter Corrado
41 years experience Family Medicine
IT REALLY DEPENDS: The answer depends on certain factors.If the problem is diffuse than the treatment is generally medical. Anti-platlet drugs are often used. In additio ... Read More
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Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Huh?: If you have vascular insufficiency then getting that addressed will help with your pain which is why morphine and Codeine don't help since they don't ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Mehranpour
23 years experience Cardiology
Vessel vs. heart: Vascular means related to blood vessel. Cardiac means related to heart.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
SEVERAL DRUGS HAVE : Been approved, including plavix, pletal, (cilostazol) aspirin.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Vein: Varicose veins or incompetent venous valves in the leg can definitely cause those symptoms. A vascular surgeon could evaluate and advise you. In the m ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
One side vascular: We see swelling with heat, but since it is one leg - suggest vascular, especailly vein - either varicose vein or vascular blockage. You physician c ... Read More

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