Claudication

About- Claudication is pain commonly in the thigh, calf, or buttocks caused by too little blood flow, usually during exercise which may be a symptom of peripheral artery disease (PAD)

Symptoms-
 An aching or burning feeling
 Cold feet
 Discolored skin
 Intermittent pain
 Leg Cramping
 Numbness or tingling sensation
 Pain while exercising or at rest
 Ulcerations
 Weakness of the legs or arms
 
Causes-
 A family history of atherosclerosis, peripheral artery disease (PAD) or Claudication
 Atherosclerosis
 Diabetes
 High blood pressure
 High cholesterol
 Obesity
 Older age
 peripheral artery disease (PAD)
 Physically inactive
 Smoking

Specialists to Visit -
 Vascular Surgeon

 Cardiologist

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Claudication
References-
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org

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