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Posted by: kat | 2009/10/09

PVD

smoker for 30 years red burning toes and tingling arms is this buergers disease will this go over when I stop smoking? due to high chol?. scared

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Hi Kat
I think you need some blood tests - have your cholesterol and blood sugar levels tested. It could be a neuropathy caused by diabetes or blockage of arteries. Stopping smoking will increase the blood flow to the extremities and may definitely help for the symptoms.
Dr Bets

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