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Blood Flow In 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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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?
Legs: It would be unusual for a young person to have impaired blood flow to the legs ...Read more
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
Had two discetctomy but still has pain walking in both thighs. Not stable Diabetes. Abi (blood flow legs) was 1.3. What can it be?
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 lay down it feels like no blood flow is through my legs and feels like kinda burnin in my legs and my back need cracked where heart is located.
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
I had a doppler ultrasound done where they checked my blood flow. They check both legs/arms/pelvic area. Test came back abnormal. What could it be?
Narrowed artery: I imagine you were having cramps in your legs after walking some distance? The abnormal peripheral doppler study was most likely expressed as an elevated ankle-brachial index. This is a ratio of the blood pressure between the arm and ankle. Values between .9 & 1.0 are considered normal. Below .9 suggests artery narrowing and above 1.2 suggests hardening of the arteries. ...Read more
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