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why are my hands feet and nose always cold

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
They're far: The most extreme portions of your body are called "extremities" for a reason. Since the skin on these parts are farthest from your heart, they get mo ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Jaindl
36 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
The blood supply...: To surface area in these areas are low and exposure is high therefore they lose heat more readily. The ears are usually include in this group.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience Podiatry
Normal: We loose heat through our extremities (hands, and feet) and our ears and nose. That is why in winter time you have to keep these parts more covered th ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
These extremities: Are furthest away from the heart. This is the same reason these extremities are most effected by gout. As the uric acid crystals will crystallize in c ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Busuttil
32 years experience Vascular Surgery
Normal response : Your body shunts blood away from places that can tolerate less so it can shunt tho majority to the large muscles doing all the work of running.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
They change color?: Do they change color? Are they cold to touch? The remedy is the correct diagnosis. If you smoke - stop. Dress warmly as central warmth can help impr ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Do they feel cold?: There are a variety of causes of cold hands and feet including vascular and metabolic which are my top two. Do they feel cold? Do they change colo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
11 years experience Podiatry
Cold feet: Circulatory problems are the most common culprit for cold feet. Blood must travel a long way to get from the heart to your feet, and there could be m ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrell Herrington
33 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: You may have hyperthyroidism, anemia, or several other causes for these symptoms. Get a complete evaluation, including specialty consult if necessar ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: With raynauds blood vessels in the hands and feet go into vasospasm when exposed to cold or emotional stress. The color changes to white, then blue an ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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Not always: Cold hands and feet can be a symptoms of hypothyroidism.
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