PAD happens when plaque builds up in the arteries in your pelvis or legs, and the arteries become narrow or blocked. You might notice that you have trouble walking or your legs ache when you walk.
If untreated, PAD can eventually lead to a loss of circulation in the legs, gangrene and the need for amputation.
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