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Is waking up with a stiff leg or hand and having cold hands and feet a sign of poor circulation?

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Dr. Oliver Aalami
Surgery - Vascular
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In brief: No

Aaas can be repaired using open surgical techniques or endovascular techniques.
There are anatomical limitations to which aneurysms can be repaired using endovascular techniques. All aaas can be repaired using open techniques. The more complex the anatomy the bigger the surgery required.

In brief: No

Aaas can be repaired using open surgical techniques or endovascular techniques.
There are anatomical limitations to which aneurysms can be repaired using endovascular techniques. All aaas can be repaired using open techniques. The more complex the anatomy the bigger the surgery required.
Dr. Oliver Aalami
Dr. Oliver Aalami
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Dr. Norman Chideckel
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Stiff leg

usually not more suggestive of nerve compression

In brief: Stiff leg

usually not more suggestive of nerve compression
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Dr. Norman Chideckel
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In brief: Yes

Having cold extremities can be a sign of poor circulation.
Waking up with stiff extremities can also be a sign of poor circulation. You should visit with your primary care physician about your symptoms to determine if you need further evaluation.

In brief: Yes

Having cold extremities can be a sign of poor circulation.
Waking up with stiff extremities can also be a sign of poor circulation. You should visit with your primary care physician about your symptoms to determine if you need further evaluation.
Dr. Scott Grover
Dr. Scott Grover
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