What Does Vascular Pain Feel Like?

Vascular pain is pain that is caused as a result of interruption of blood flow to a tissue or muscles.

If you are experiencing lack of circulation, pain, or heaviness in certain areas, you might be having vascular pain.

There also may be numbness, weakness, or a tingling feeling in the affected area.

What are the signs and symptoms of vascular disease?

Peripheral Vascular Disease Symptoms continued

  • Buttock pain.
  • Numbness, tingling, or weakness in the legs.
  • Burning or aching pain in the feet or toes while resting.
  • A sore on a leg or a foot that will not heal.
  • One or both legs or feet feeling cold or changing color (pale, bluish, dark reddish)
  • Loss of hair on the legs.

How do you treat vascular pain?

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 a segment of a healthy blood vessel from another part of the body and make a detour around the blocked blood vessel.

Is vascular disease painful?

What are the symptoms of vascular pain? Symptoms include lack of circulation, pain, or heaviness in the area affected by vascular disease or injury. There also may be numbness, weakness, or a tingling feeling in the affected area.

What is the most common symptom of peripheral artery disease?

Peripheral artery disease signs and symptoms include:

  1. Painful cramping in one or both of your hips, thighs or calf muscles after certain activities, such as walking or climbing stairs (claudication)
  2. Leg numbness or weakness.
  3. Coldness in your lower leg or foot, especially when compared with the other side.