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Purple feet that tingle and blotch?

Purple feet that tingle and blotch?

Possible Raynauds: This may be due to raynauds, or poor circulation. If this is a regular or daily occurence, please visit your podiatrist for the proper diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more

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Purple Feet (Definition)

Changes of the coloration of the feet to a bluish or purple color can have many causes and should be evaluated by a physician. Among the potential causes can include venous reflux disease, blood clot, arterial insufficiency, inflammation, ...Read more


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Cold feet and looks like bruising on my ankles purple Redish colour. Even wearing socks feet still cold. Blood range normal not diabetes.

Cold feet and looks like bruising on my ankles purple Redish colour.  Even wearing socks feet still cold.  Blood range normal not diabetes.

Cold feet: Looks like there is a problem with blood flow to your feet. It is important to have this seen by your doctor ASAP. If things are not OK you are likely to be referred to a vascular surgeon. ...Read more

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Why does my 10 month hands and feet turn purple and cold?

Why does my 10 month hands and feet turn purple and cold?

Acrocyanosis: Being cold causes vasoconstriction (tightening down) of the blood vessels in the periphery. This is called acrocyanosis. Hands and feet (and lips too) turning blue is usually from this and rarely a sign of heart disease, but you can check the tongue and inside of the mouth -- if these parts are pink when the hands/feet/lips are blue, then it is unlikely to be related to the heart. ...Read more

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My little 5 month old baby has sweaty hands and feet. Why?

My little 5 month old baby has sweaty hands and feet.  Why?

Abnormal: Too much clothing is the first thing to thnk about. If not, then this is due to increased activity of the sympathetic branch of the autonomic nervous system. See yhoyur pediatrician. ...Read more

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Hands and feet are always cold, nails turning a purplish color, what's wrong?

Hands and feet are always cold, nails turning a purplish color, what's wrong?

Probably nothing: There are many causes of cold extremities. You are too young for severe peripheral vascular disease. There are other conditions - reynauds - that can cause transient vascular spasm. Of course the other issue is that you live up north. If it is very bothersome i would suggest you check it out by your primary doc - if all ok - u will have to live with it, or consider moving south. ...Read more

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Cold feet and toes that turn purple.Do I have bad circulation?

Cold feet and toes that turn purple.Do I have bad circulation?

Yes: Now, you need to determine if it is large or small vessel disease. See a vascular doctor. You may have raynaud's which is a vasospasm of the blood vessels causing this problem. ...Read more

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My feet have been turning purplish in color, and my toes turn bluish purple when in hot water. Why?

My feet have been turning purplish in color, and my toes turn bluish purple when in hot water. Why?

Circulation issues: Be seen and evaluated also consider acupuncture and chinese medicine to help balance you and alleviate the problem. ...Read more

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Why are my feet and toes purple?

Why are my feet and toes purple?

Raynauds is: A possibility, dependent rubor can present this way, venous insufficiency can at times present this way. A vascular doctor is good to consult for this type of problem. ...Read more

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What can cause blueness in hands, purple feet, red spots?

What can cause blueness in hands, purple feet, red spots?

Poor blood flow: Vascular diseases ex: raynauds can cause blue hands and feet with exposure to cold or emotional stress. Your condition is best diagnosed by a vascular specialist. ...Read more

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My feet toes top skin feel less?

Neuropathy?: If i understand you properly, it sounds like you are describing neuropathy. If this is the case it is smart to find the etiology or reason you have this. ...Read more

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Sometimes my feet randomly turn a purple/black color with purple spots near my ankles and it's hard to move my toes. ?

Sometimes my feet randomly turn a purple/black color with purple spots near my ankles and it's hard to move my toes. ?

Specific picture.: Somethings just can't be evaluated without actually seeing the issue at hand. I fear that this is one of them. Randomly occurring skin discolorations are sometimes impossible to explain, let along come up with a treatment plan. I suggest you take a picture of the event and upload it so a visual appreciation can be made. I feel certain that a Healthtap specialist can then help you. ...Read more

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Why are my feet and ankles turning blotchy red?

Why are my feet and ankles turning blotchy red?

Vascular related: The coloration in your feet and ankles can many times be related to bloodflow. In particular, if you keep your feet down, gravity tends to keep the blood in the are, the feet can sometimes swell, but they become discolored, in some instances - blotchy, red. Elevate your feet to see if the color changes. If so, then it's normal. But if you aren't sure, have your feet checked by podiatry. ...Read more

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Bottom of feet turn blue when sitting..Feet cold. No pain, good pulse in legs. ?

Bottom of feet turn blue when sitting..Feet cold.  No pain, good pulse in legs. ?

You need exam: Given your age, you really need to see a physician about that asap to rule out circulation issues. Cold feet is also a sign of low thyroid function. Even if thyroid levels are normal, your body may not be utilizing thyroid properly. Functional medicine doctors are helpful with treating this issue. ...Read more

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When sitting my feet turn blue?

When sitting my feet turn blue?

Due to veins: When you sit it seems that you are clotting a vein temporarily. As the blood accumulates the leg get more swollen and it turns that color. Many times patients also feel numbness, this is due to that vein pressure compressing the sensory nerves. ...Read more

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Why does my one week old baby lips turn purple?

Why does my one week old baby lips turn purple?

See below: Get seen asap. Central cyanosis (blue lips, etc.) is a potentially very dangerous symptom of life threatening processes going on. Go to er now. ...Read more

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What could make my husbands feet swell and turn reddish purple?

What could make my husbands feet swell and  turn reddish purple?

Dependent rubor: Meaning a deep red color when the legs are in a dangling position. Oftentimes, this can be from chronic venous insufficiency. ...Read more

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