11 Signs Cholesterol Is Harming Your Legs
Skin and nail changes
PAD can cause changes in the toenails and the skin on the legs.
Because the legs aren't receiving normal blood flow or nourishment, you may notice that you are losing hair on the feet and legs, or that it's growing back more slowly if you shave it.
The skin on the legs may get shiny and tight, and toenails may thicken or grow more slowly.
All of these are usually experienced together, Dr. Schneider says.
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