A 47-year-old member asked:
I've just been told i have intermittent claudication, should i be concerned?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Radiology - Interventional 34 years experience
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Vascular Surgery 35 years experience
Yes and no: This means that you have blockage in your arteries, which is not necessarily severe enough to require surgery. It is also a marker of hardening of the arteries throughout your body. You should quit smoking, control your cholesterol and blood pressure, and sugar (if you are diabetic). You should be evaluated by a vascular surgeon to see whether anything else needs to be done.
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Last updated Jul 13, 2013
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