Left untreated, PAD can lead to amputation

Ask about your cold toes or feet

Restricted blood flow from peripheral artery disease (PAD) can cause your feet or toes to feel colder than the rest of your body. Don’t ignore or neglect this symptom.

You might think having cold toes or feet is due to “poor circulation” or it’s a normal part of getting older. It could indicate PAD. Learn about other symptoms of PAD by reading further on this website.

Good circulation is important and it isn’t something you should ignore. Your blood helps regulate many things in your body. If blood is not easily reaching your toes and feet, those areas will experience a drop in temperature.

If you have PAD, the arteries in your legs have narrowed and hardened. This limits blood flow to your legs and feet and can make them feel cold.

Learn more about PAD and schedule a time to talk with your doctor, or use our Find a Doctor tool to locate a PAD specialist near you.

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THE GOOD NEWS: There are many TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR PAD. So don’t wait. Discuss your symptoms with your doctor now.

Talk to Your Doctor

Only a health care professional can diagnose you with PAD. Our Symptom Quiz can help guide the conversation about your treatment options.

Take the Symptom Quiz

 Click below to take the interactive Symptom Quiz. You can print your answers out and take them with you to a doctor to help guide your conversation about PAD.

Symptoms of PAD