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Can poor circulation cause itching

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
No: Itching and peeling of the hands is not due to circulation problems. Can be due to a variety of conditions including allergies. See a dermatologist.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 59 years experience
Yes: Low iron has been reported to be a cause of itchy skin and even hair loss. If you have had a period for 4 months, it is a highly likely problem. Hop... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clancy Hughes
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 63 years experience
Rash: Interesting question with a broad range of possibilities. When you associate sugar in your diet and poor circulation, it raises further questions. A s... Read More
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A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tinuola Adeyanju
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 41 years experience
You are right, it has to do with poor circulation especially of the type that is reactive to cold; and smoking does not help but it could happen even ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
Vascular Surgery 26 years experience
Multiple things: Usually related to either a blockage suddenly getting worse or embolization(a blood clot being thrown from "upstream").
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 18 years experience
Sort of: Poor circulation is frequently caused by peripheral artery disease. In peripheral artery disease, the vessels can have chunks of cholesterol like sub... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
Pulmonary Critical Care 27 years experience
No: Tremors usually indicate problems not related to circulation.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
53 years experience
Chills: Poor circulation can be associated with poor tolerance for the cold temperatures.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Cunningham
Phlebology 36 years experience
Chicken or egg?: Depends on what you mean by "poor circulation. Rapidly beating hearts may pump blood inefficiently, reducing circulation in limbs & organs thus causin... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 30 years experience
Poor circulation: Poor circulation may be due to poor health, cholesterol, diabetes, alcohol, or other medical condition that may affect the vessels that carry blood to... Read More
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