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, StrokePeripheral 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
Hematologist

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

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