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A 25-year-old female asked:

i got an abi done to check my injured ankle and also has hemi cp. the nurse couldn't find my pulse on my left ankle, it was very faint. was told pvd?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
At 25 unlikely: Pulse is 'faint ' most likely reason is due to edema caused by injury . Speak to your doctor , 25 is not the age for PVD if suspects your doctor will do the vascular studies.

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Last updated Jan 24, 2015

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