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    Peripheral Arterial Disease of the Legs - What Increases Your Risk

    Many things can increase your risk for atherosclerosis and peripheral arterial disease (PAD). These include:

    The risk for PAD also increases with age.

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    People who have the disease in one part of the body are likely to have it in other places, including the legs.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: August 13, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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