A 35-year-old member asked:
extremely cold hands and feet. do i have a circulation problem?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Podiatry 28 years experience
Possible: raynauds…this is a circulatory problem of the small blood vessels..
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A 26-year-old member asked:
I have really cold hands and feet, is this a circulation problem? Anything I can do without a dr. Visit?
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Internal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes and No: Usually cold hands and feet are more typical of raynaud's syndrome; the blood vessels contract when in a cold environment, making them colder. Best to wear gloves (even indoors, if needed). Socks & house shoes for the feet. Peripheral vascular disease can also cause cold feet (although not usually cold hands) and would be associated with pain in the calves with walking/exercise.
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Last updated Mar 6, 2016
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