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my right side thumb gets cold it seams as though it is not getting proper blood flow what can i do what kind of a specialist i go to

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Blood flow to thumb: Good place to start is with your family doctor for a check up, and then see what the advice is as to what to do.
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Warts.: You should see a dermatologist to remove warts that bleed on contact as soon as possible.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Goldie
47 years experience Pediatric Neurology
R S D: The sympathetic nerves control blood flow and sweating and color of the skin. When the sympathetic nerves are irritated, bouts of pain, discoloration ... Read More
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Dr. John Ricotta
47 years experience Vascular Surgery
Collaterals: Without a procedure such as a bypass or an angioplasty there are only two things that can do this. One is dissolution of a blood clot restoring normal ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Blood vessel spasm?: Symptoms like loss of blood flow to 2 fingers can be due to something blocking the blood flow in the artery, such as artery tightening in a spasm, the ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
26 years experience Dermatology
Index pulse check: Make sure you’re not using your thumb to check your pulse as the circulation in the thumb is different- try taking your pulse with the index finger in ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be normal : However it could also be a sign of aortic aneurysm (widening of the aorta) & renal artery stenosis (narrowing) - these conditions are uncommon among y ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. John cuong Doan
17 years experience Family Medicine
You are describing: symptoms of restricted blood flow, such as..? Numbness, tingling (like falling asleep) and pain can be associated with dependent position over long pe ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
OK to sit on hand: Cutting off blood flow to an extremity (arm, hand, leg) can be painful but usually not serious unless prolonged more than 1-2 hours. In orthopedic su ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Which lab?: The major national laboratories have collection stations in most cities. Contact the lab for the local draw station and get your blood collected at th ... Read More
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