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What symptoms suggest ischemia?

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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
4 doctors agree

In brief: Pain

Ischemia refers to a lack of blood flow and circulation.
This causes a significant decrease in oxygen delivery to the tissues that causes the tissues to undergo anaerobic metabolism. This then secretes Lactic Acid which causes pain. So pain is the first sign.

In brief: Pain

Ischemia refers to a lack of blood flow and circulation.
This causes a significant decrease in oxygen delivery to the tissues that causes the tissues to undergo anaerobic metabolism. This then secretes Lactic Acid which causes pain. So pain is the first sign.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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Dr. Sebastian Conti
Surgery - Vascular
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Depends what part of body is affected: heart= chest pain, heart attack; leg=painful cold leg; brain=stroke; gut=abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea; kidney=high blood pressure.

In brief: Depends

Depends what part of body is affected: heart= chest pain, heart attack; leg=painful cold leg; brain=stroke; gut=abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea; kidney=high blood pressure.
Dr. Sebastian Conti
Dr. Sebastian Conti
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