Buergers Disease from Smoking

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What is Buergers Disease

Buergers Disease from Smoking

This blood vessel disease results in poor circulation in the lower leg causing:

- Burning
- Tingling
- Ulcerations

It usually occurs in young men in their thirties, But has been seen in women as well.



3/20/2007 2:22:11 PM
Janice said:

I just came home from visiting a friend in the hospital. A heavy smoker, married barely a year, in his mid 30's, just had five toes and part of the foot amputated. Diagnosis: Buergers Disease. STOP SMOKING NOW!


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