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A 37-year-old member asked:

Can any doc explain why are my hands and feet always so cold?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Are they really cold: Or do you perceive them as being cold? If the latter neuropathy of some sort, if the former you could have microvascular issues like a raymauds phenomenon.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

Can any doc explain why are my hands and feet always freezing?

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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 31 years experience
Feel cold or touch?: If they always feel cold but are not cold when touching with your hand or someone elses then it is probably a form of neuropathy. If they are actually cold to touch of the hand then it may be a vascular related condition. Is there any skin color changes such as bluish or red? That is often associated with circulation.
A 44-year-old member asked:

Why do my hands and feet always feel so cold ?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
You may have: raynauds, a condition that causes vasospasm of the small blood vessels.
A 35-year-old member asked:

Is it normal for your hands and feet to always be cold?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
No: Consider raynaud's a condition where the small blood vessels go into vasospasm.
A 20-year-old member asked:

Why my hands and feet are always hot?

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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 32 years experience
Hot hands and feet: More serious causes of burning feet are alcoholism, nerve damage, thyroid dysfunction, blood disorders diabetic neuropathy, hiv/aids, kidney failure, liver damage, gastric bypass surgery, peripheral artery disease and anemia.

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Last updated Apr 14, 2014

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