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Can poor circulation cause itching

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 41 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 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clancy Hughes
Family Medicine 62 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
Vascular Surgery 25 years experience
Multiple things: Usually related to either a blockage suddenly getting worse or embolization(a blood clot being thrown from "upstream").
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Garner
Cardiology 17 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
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Chills: Poor circulation can be associated with poor tolerance for the cold temperatures.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Idan Sharon
Neurology 29 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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guy Lancellotti
43 years experience
ASVD: Smoking, vasoconstriction, vasoocclusion, hypertension, drugs such as most stimulants, poor cardiac output leading to poor perfusion.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Twitching: Generalized twitching is more apt to be muscle irritability caused by deficiency of magnesium,calcium,potassium,occasionally sodium rather than by fau... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
Cardiology 32 years experience
Essentially : The same risk factors that cause coronary artery disease: smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, lack of exercise.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Wu
Vascular Surgery 19 years experience
PAD: What most people call "poor circulation" is actually termed "peripheral arterial disease" or "pad." this results from atherosclerosis, a hardening of ... Read More