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I think I may have claudication. What would that mean?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
4 doctors agree

In brief: PAD

Get checked. Easy to test for pad.

In brief: PAD

Get checked. Easy to test for pad.
Dr. Michael Korona
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Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree

In brief: Crampy leg pain

Claudication, derived from a latin word that means "to limp, " is characterized by pain in the leg muscles.
It is caused by blockages in leg arteries depriving the blood supply needed for activities like walking. Resting, or stopping, relieves the pain because less oxygen is needed at rest. "intermittent" refers to the timing of pain: "it hurts upon walking but gone upon stopping, like clockwork.".

In brief: Crampy leg pain

Claudication, derived from a latin word that means "to limp, " is characterized by pain in the leg muscles.
It is caused by blockages in leg arteries depriving the blood supply needed for activities like walking. Resting, or stopping, relieves the pain because less oxygen is needed at rest. "intermittent" refers to the timing of pain: "it hurts upon walking but gone upon stopping, like clockwork.".
Dr. Rodeen Rahbar
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Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Claudication

Claudication means pain on walking which goes away when you rest and reappear on walking again.

In brief: Claudication

Claudication means pain on walking which goes away when you rest and reappear on walking again.
Dr. Ravinder Rustagi
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