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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
19 years experience Family Medicine
Toe : Toe numbness can be caused by multiple issues. These include: diabetic neuropathy (nerve damage caused by high sugar levels in the blood) vitamin B12 ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Two separate problem: Poor circulation should always be followed up by a vasc doctor. There are many reasons for possible neuropathy including but not limited to system dis ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seymour Beiser
63 years experience Podiatry
Probably neither one: Sitting on ones leg may cause numbness due to possible compression of a nerve, but it will not cause "poor circulation".
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Dr. Jonathan Ellichman
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
None: At 35 you should be able to be in any position without losing circulation to your feet.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Fred Birnbaum
43 years experience Podiatry
Ulcers: Some ulcers are caused by poor arterial blood supply. Others are caused by poor venous return. There are also neuropathic ulcers from sensory loss, an ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Diabetics, smokers, obstructive arterial disease all involve the circulation and all cause ulcers.
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Sometimes: Poor circulation or clots can certainly cause an ulcer. However people with neuropathy, who have little or no sensation on the feet are also very pron ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
Diabetes: Arterial occlusive disease, smoking are some causes.
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A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Benjamin Lerner
19 years experience Vascular Surgery
Worth checking: While the coolness in your foot may be unrelated to your DVT or your operation, you could have peripheral vascular disease. You should talk to your do ... Read More
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A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
39 years experience Psychiatry
What are you doing?: You should be concerned about your eating disorder if it is affecting your circulation. I hope you are seeing a psychiatrist as well as internist and ... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Statistically...: Unfortunately, these effects you describe don't just have an effect on the feet and legs. The effect vital organs are effected as well. 5 years has b ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Lubienski
37 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Need evaluation: Your symptoms dictate both evaluation of your venous and arterial circulation as well as evaluation for some inflammatory process that may be affectin ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
51 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
Not always: Poor circulation can result in not being able to feel your pulse you can check on the top of your foot towarg the inside of your ankle or dometimes yo ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Wartenberg
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Impossible to say: Some of the problems may be from spasm to arteries caused by tobacco and cocaine, and this will stop soon after you quit those drugs. If there is alr ... Read More

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