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How is vascular pain treated?

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Therapies to treat vascular pain can include medications, angioplasty, or bypass surgery. Angioplasty is a procedure to reduce or eliminate blockages in blood vessels. In bypass surgery, surgeons take part of a healthy blood vessel from another part of the body and make a detour around the blocked blood vessel.

Doctors who specialize in pain management can sometimes help if other treatments don't work. For some people, nerve blocks and other techniques can reduce pain and improve circulation.

From: Vascular Diseases and Pain WebMD Medical Reference

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American Heart Association. 

Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 30, 2017

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American Heart Association. 

Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on April 30, 2017

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