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Abdominal aorta bypass due to blockage in the aorta. How long is typical for this surgery? Veins in legs are good. Just blockage in aorta is causing almost no blood flow to legs.

Abdominal aorta bypass due to blockage in the aorta. How long is typical for this surgery? Veins in legs are good. Just blockage in aorta is causing almost no blood flow to legs.

Several hours: Aorto-bifemoral bypass is the operation you are likely having. This procedure usually takes 2 to 3 hours in a normal weight patient without prior abdominal surgery. In obese patients or with prior abd. Surgery it can take longer. You probably have minimally diseased arteries in your legs and so you should have a great result. Make sure a board certified vascular surgeon is performing your procedure. Good luck! ...Read more

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I had 3 stints put in my thigh my dr said they were already closing is there an exercise for getting better blood flow to my leg?

I had 3 stints put in my thigh  my dr said they were already closing is there an exercise for getting better blood flow to my leg?

Ask your doctor: I am unaware of anything that increases blood flow by exercise but.. On the other hand exercise is not bad for you. It is good for your heart and helps you lose weight which means your blood flow instead of going to support fat goes to your vital muscles and tissues. ...Read more

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Wht r causes tht wd cause a person not 2 get blood flow 2 both legs & if there wasnt proper blood flow 2 both legs what course of action sd b taken?

Wht r  causes tht wd cause a person not 2 get blood flow 2 both legs & if there wasnt proper blood flow 2 both legs what course of action sd b taken?

Leg bloodflow: hello~ you are talking about SEVERE reduction of bloodflow in ilio-femoral arteries: aneurysms of abdominal aorta extending to iliac artery. Abdominal masses compressing (HUGE uterine fibroma, Cancer of ovary or any pelvic encasing cancer of ovary, uterus, prostate, renal angiolipoma, poycystic kidney, ca pancreas, abd.TB. etc, TREATMENT: SEE MD AS QUICK AS THOSE LEGS CAN TAKE YOU! Thx ...Read more

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I am feeling extreme discomfort in my upper thighs my only way of relief is to elevate my legs i feel that is the only way blood can flow through legs?

I am feeling extreme discomfort in my upper thighs my only way of relief is to elevate my legs i feel that is the only way blood can flow through legs?

Get checked : Upper thigh pain can be caused by a lot of things. Musculoskeletal, nerve entrapment, infection (groin), are some of the possibilities. Best to go to doc for an eval. ...Read more

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How do you increase blood flow to the lower legs and penis?

How do you increase blood flow to the lower legs and penis?

Here are some...: Its answer could not be told in a 400-letter space. But perusing the articles in http://www.formefirst.com/eMagicPowerUHL.html and those in http://www.formefirst.com/eMagicPowerUHL.html will help; there are no magic pills, fruits, or foods, but healthy lifestyle without overindulgence and obsession. More? Welcome to contact me at www.Healthtap.com/dr-Lin with RQWPWJC to log in for appointments. ...Read more

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Minor sunburn from 2 hours of sun hurts terribly. When standing, can feel blood flow to arms and legs making it hurt to walk. No blisters just pink.

Minor sunburn from 2 hours of sun hurts terribly. When standing, can feel blood flow to arms and legs making it hurt to walk. No blisters just pink.

Sunburn: Mild symptoms of sunburn include redness and pain; swelling, fever and blisters can occur with more severe burns. Sunburn across the chest and back or across joints can cause pain with movements like breathing or walking. Sun sensitivity can occur in patients taking antibiotics or have underlying rheumatologic disease. Cool compresses and lotions with aloe can help decrease discomfort. ...Read more