Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Legs - Exams and Tests
If your doctor thinks that you may
peripheral arterial disease (PAD), he or she will
examine you for physical signs of the disease and will ask about your
personal and family medical history. This is a good time to talk with your doctor about any symptoms you have noticed.
Your doctor may also do other tests to find out if you have health problems that can cause PAD or make it worse. When you have PAD, you are at high risk for coronary artery disease,
heart attack, and stroke. You may have tests for: