What is peripheral vascular occlusive disease with claudication? Is it serious?

Seriously Painful. Peripheral vascular occlusive disease w/ claudication means there are partial blockages of arteries in the legs.When person walks, the leg muscles become short of oxygen due to low blood flow resulting in pain.The pain is relieved by stopping & resting. It restricts many activities.Stopping smoking, getting regular exercise, controlling diabetes, etc. & using anticlotting agents like aspirin help.

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What is peripheral vascular occlusive disease with claudication? Is it serious?

PVD. PVD - is where the peripheral blood vessels typically the arteries are diseased and start narrowing- this result in decreased blood flow to the leg. Claudication refers to pain that results from walking and is due in part to build up of lactic acid (as not enough blood with oxygen can reach the tissues) that causes cramping and pain in the extremity, rest improves this. Yes get this checked. Read more...
Clogged blood vessel. claudication by definition is pain on exertion and relief of pain at rest. Typically it is pain legs on walking and goes away by stopping. Claudication is considered one of the early symptoms of vascular disease it can become serious if it keeps getting worse. Read more...
PVD. That's arterial disease severe enough to cause symptoms in a particular area. For instance, PVD in the legs can cause painful walking, pain at rest or even ulcers if severe. It can also cause med enteric ischemia or even dizziness. Read more...