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My feet turn purple when I sit down or have my knees to my chest. My toes will even go white. Should I get this checked out?
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I have Joint Hypermobility Synd. My feet turn purple when I sit or if I'm standing too long. Doc said Raynaud's but I thought that happens when cold.?
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Is it normal for feet to turn purple when I've been sitting on them for a while? They get colour back quite quickly when I walk about
Dr. Ira Friedlander answered
41 years experience Cardiac Electrophysiology
If you have your: feet folded underneath you with your knees bent it will impede the normal flow of venous blood back to your body. This will result in pooling of venou ... Read More
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Sometimes when I stretch my legs, my feet tense up and hurt and it takes a while for it to go back to normal, why is this?
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When I shower my feet turn really red they also turn red when I stand for a long time & when I just sit in school why is this ?
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I have purple toes on both feet for several months. They turn back to pink when I keep my feet up but returns when I stand or sit.
A 27-year-old female asked:
When i stand for a period of time my legs will turn purple and blotchy red why does this happen? It's embarrassing when i wear shorts anyway i can fix
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Every time i stand my legs and feet turn bright red and swell up then when i press it my skin turns white in the spot i press?
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If I fall asleep sitting in a chair with my feet on the ground, my feet will be so swollen that it hurts to walk on them. Why is this happening?
A 51-year-old female asked:
I have a broken leg they told me to keep it up and not to put pressure on it but when i sit down for about 20 to30 minutes my feet gets purple?
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My toes turn red when I stand, and sometimes my fingers get pale and numb for no reason. Do I have a circulation problem, and if so, is it serious?
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When i wake up in morning or sit for a long period of time. When i go to walk my feet hurt and it hurts to walki right away. Why is that?
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When it's warm outside, my feet go really red and hot when I stand still, and when I walk too but it's not as bad as when I stand still. Otherwise they are fine, and if I sit down and cool off they go back to normal colour. I first noticed this in dance c
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