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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Arteriosclerosis Obliterans

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Arteriosclerosis (Definition)

It is the hardening of the arteries commonly associated with natural aging ...Read more


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Podiatrist wrote I have arteriosclerosis obliterans. Not sure why.?

Circulation: Your circulation to your legs and or feet have decreased arterial flow. More common in smokers. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of coronary arteriosclerosis?

What are the symptoms of coronary arteriosclerosis?

Can vary: Classic symptoms are chest tightness with shortness of breathe with exertion.Pts have sweating , nausea, and have left arm pain. Pts may also have jaw pain. The symptoms resolve with rest.However most pts dont have such clasic symptoms.Diabetics may have no symptoms at all and they are among the highest risk group.Women tend to have atypical symptoms too.If your concerned w/ risk factors see ur dr. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of arteriosclerosis of extremities?

What are the symptoms of arteriosclerosis of extremities?

Claudication: Cramping in the extremity with use, is usually the first symptom. As it progresses rest pain, change in coloring, and in extreme cases gangrene. ...Read more

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Which symptoms occur with arteriosclerosis?

Which symptoms occur with arteriosclerosis?

Many: Many symptoms. The most common are chest pain, shortness of breath, jaw pain, arm pain, sweating, fatigue, abdominal pain, leg pain, dizziness and also back pain. Sometimes atherosclerosis is a stealth disease and there are no symptoms. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of arteriosclerosis?

What are symptoms of arteriosclerosis?

Sometimes none: Atherosclerosis is progressive "hardening" of the arteries caused by cholesterol build up. While most patients have chest pain or shortness of breath, for many patients their first symptom is a heart attack or sudden death. Fortunately atherosclerosis can controlled/prevented with a healthily lifestyle, not smoking, and medicines when appropriate. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are symptoms of arteriosclerosis?

Arteriosclerosis: Read this: http://www.Mayoclinic.Org/diseases-conditions/atherosclerosis/basics/definition/con-20026972.

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When does arteriosclerosis start?

When does arteriosclerosis start?

Early: The process of atherosclerosis can actually begin in our late teens and early twenties; although the consequences may not manifest for many years. Autopsy examination from young people dying in wars and trauma has revealed early signs of atherosclerosis in these individuals. ...Read more

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What does arteriosclerosis do in the body?

What does arteriosclerosis do in the body?

Deposits cholesterol: Atherosclerosis occurs when cholesterol deposits called plaque form in the wall of your arteries. If the plaque gets big enough it can block flow of blood causing injury to the tissue that was supplied by the artery. That is how heart attacks, strokes, leg ulcers, etc occur. ...Read more

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