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Buerger's disease

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  • Posted By: Edbell
  • August 1, 2013
  • 07:58 PM

Does anyone know of any doctors familiar or experienced with this disease. Preferably on the east coast of the United States. I am a 40 year old male. I went to hospital mid June for some issues in my toe. I was diagnosed with blockages in the femoral artery of the left leg. They did a femoral bypass on the artery on the 24 th of June. I have been back to vascular surgeon twice post op. neither time have I seen the vascular surgeon who diagnosed me. The nurse practitioner says everything looks good. I am still experiencing alot of pain and have this red discoloration to the leg when not in a resting position. The discomfort I am feeling is that of a burning sensation in and around the lower leg. My questions at the office are answered with very "grey" responses. I have been online trying to educate myself as to what I can expect for the future of having this surgery. I ran across the buerger's disease and the more I read I feel that I fit all the criteria and symptoms of this. Unfortunately I cannot find anyone who even remotely claims to have experience with this in the United States. Any help is much appreciated. Thanks for your time

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