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Could i have peripheral arterial disease at 21 no family history? i have pain in my legs and arms for 2 years now. goes away with exercise, affects me the most at rest. dizzy during exercise (stress test says its not my heart?

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Dr. Richard Romano answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Are and leg pain can come from several things. Nerves, muscles, bones, tendons. More details are needed to address your concern. Peripheral vascular disease is not likely at your age, but is possible with diseases that effects the blood vessels.

Answered 4/2/2021

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh answered

Specializes in Pathology

It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor and discuss if you may be depressed. Counter-intuitive as it may seem, exercise may help. Start with low intensity exercise such as walking and gradually increase the intensity as tolerated. Drink more water. Wish you good health!

Answered 4/3/2021

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