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Why is that my arms and legs are very warm, but my hands, feet, and knees are so cold?

Why is that my arms and legs are very warm, but my hands, feet, and knees are so cold?

Doctor can evaluate: Cold hands and feet can be due to hormonal imbalances, auto-immune disorders, circulation problems, etc... Raynaud's phenomenon is a symptom caused by constriction of small blood vessels, usually in the fingers and toes, leading to a lack of nutrients and oxygen going to the fingers and toes. A primary care doctor, endocrinologist, or rheumatologist can evaluate and suggest treatment if needed. ...Read more

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Couple weeks, my body's been hurting all over.My arms,legs,hands,knees,feet,ankles, fingers.Lower right leg & knee hurt more. Feels like bone and musc?

Couple weeks, my body's been hurting all over.My arms,legs,hands,knees,feet,ankles, fingers.Lower right leg & knee hurt more. Feels like bone and musc?

See doc: Joint pains for a couple of weeks could be due to something serious. It's hard to say what, without knowing more. To make an accurate diagnosis get seen today at an UC or call your doctor. Hopefully it is nothing much, but you don't want to delay, in case it is something significant. If you have fever, joint swelling or redness, go to an ER now. ...Read more

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My sister has a red, itchy rash developing on her arms and legs. It started on her feet and has now spread to hands, knees, elbows. ?

My sister has a red, itchy rash developing on her arms and legs. It started on her feet and has now spread to hands, knees, elbows.  ?

Cannot say: Your sister could have eczema and allergic eruption or psoriasis.She needs to see a dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment plan. Sometimes a skin biopsy is necessary. ...Read more

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Itching bad throat, chest, arms and legs below the knees and skin peeling on hands and feet. Could this be a nut allergy?

Itching bad throat, chest, arms and legs below the knees and skin peeling on hands and feet. Could this be a nut allergy?

Maybe: Your description could be eczema or it could be the result of a streptococcal throat infection. If eczema and if caused by nuts (a lot of ifs) it would be the result of eating nuts nearly everyday. Do yourself a favor and see an allergist or a dermatologist for assistance. ...Read more

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For 5+yrs IV had progressive/extreme fatigue joint/neck/back pain headaches rash on knees/elbows, tingling/burning/pain legs feet arms hands. Ideas?

For 5+yrs IV had progressive/extreme fatigue joint/neck/back pain headaches rash on knees/elbows, tingling/burning/pain legs feet arms hands. Ideas?

Also Lyme disease: If you have been bitten by a tick or live near the woods (or frequently go camping), consider getting tested for Lyme disease as well. Some of the symptoms, especially the (migratory?) rash are reminiscent of Lyme disease. ...Read more

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Any advice about how to treat dry Skin? My arms, elbows, knees, legs, and hands are severely dry. Itchy and red. Advice?

Any advice about how to treat dry Skin? My arms, elbows, knees, legs, and hands are severely dry. Itchy and red. Advice?

Try a: combination of Aloe vera, Vaseline and moisturizer. Aloe Vesta is a popular brand. Apply 3-4 x a day. If not better, please see a dermatologist or video conference with one at Healthtap ...Read more

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My 3yr old son has hyperextensible joints and walks on his tip toes, he tends to walk as if his legs are going togive way , hands/knees arms click?

My 3yr old son has hyperextensible joints and walks on his tip toes, he tends to walk as if his legs are going togive way , hands/knees arms click?

See a podiatrist: Flexibility and toewalking are not unusual at his age. Most toewalkers do outgrow it. I think you might want to consult with a podiatrist or pediatric orthopedist if he often looks unstable, and what else you describe. ...Read more

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Arms & legs ache, mild psoriasis, fatigue, knee hurts & hands cramp up & hurt my legs have ached since I was little. +ana & low vitamin d. What is it?

Arms & legs ache, mild psoriasis, fatigue, knee hurts & hands cramp up & hurt my legs have ached since I was little. +ana & low vitamin d. What is it?

Autoimmune: In august 2009 scientific american reported on the correlation between gluten sensitivity, leaky gut & autoimmune disease, which you apparently have considering the positive ana, muscle/joint pain and psoriasis. Putting it all together, your vitamin d deficiency would then stem from an inability to absorb fats & fat soluble vitamins like a, d, e & k common to people with gluten issues. ...Read more

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I have no reflexes in my arms , hands, wrists, feet, ankles or knees. Is this dangerous?

I have no reflexes  in my arms , hands, wrists, feet, ankles or knees. Is this dangerous?

Deep tendon reflexes: Sometimes patients have reflexes that are difficult to elicit. Globally depressed or absent reflexes are frequently associated with Guillain-Barré syndrome. ...Read more