Arterial Embolism

About- Arterial embolism is a serious condition that occurs when a blood clot blocks blood flow in an artery. This condition may cause several serious conditions, including Heart Attack, Stroke, and Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) etc.

Symptoms-

 Coldness
 Lack of movement
 Lack of pulse
 Muscle pain or spasms 
 Pale skin
 Tingling or numbness
 Weakness 

Causes-

 Atrial fibrillation
 Damage to the arteries by disease
 Hardening of the arteries from high cholesterol
 Heart disease
 High blood pressure
 Injuries to the arteries
 Pre-existing heart disease
 Smoking
 Surgery that affects blood circulation 
 
Specialists to Visit

 Cardiologist
 Cardiac Surgeon
 Interventional Radiologist
 Vascular Surgeon
 Neurologist
 Haematologist

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References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.apollohospitals.com
https://medlineplus.gov

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