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Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Cold Extremities (Overview)

Cold extremities refers to cold hands or feet and can be caused by a number of different conditions, some as simple as being out in the cold and others representing an underlying acute or chronic medical condition.


Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
11 doctors shared insights

Cold Extremities (Overview)

Cold extremities refers to cold hands or feet and can be caused by a number of different conditions, some as simple as being out in the cold and others representing an underlying acute or chronic medical condition.


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Treating a Cold (Checklist)

Eat or drink foods and beverages high in vitamin C
Daily
Boost immunity with multivitamins taken in the proper dose
Daily
Drink plenty of fluids
Daily
Get at least eight hours of sleep every night
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Treatment for cold extremities and late/scanty periods?

Treatment for cold extremities and late/scanty periods?

Several: If your symptoms have been worsening like this, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation to see what's going on. ...Read more

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What is the cause for thining hair, skin peeling/ cracking with itchness at both lower leg and cold extremities (since child). Any solutions?

What is the cause for thining hair, skin peeling/ cracking with itchness at both lower leg and cold extremities (since child). Any solutions?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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Treating Cold Sores (Checklist)

See a dentist for a prescription as soon as it "tingles"
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Ask dentist about using a diode laser to help cold sore heal faster
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Don't touch it, kiss someone, or share eating utensils
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I am experiencing cold extremities and finger numbness.

I am experiencing  cold extremities and finger numbness.

Plan. : Keep them warm!! Especially at cold weather!! If it happens at warm condition you need to see a doctor and some tests. The reason for this is the spasm of your small vessels on the extremities. ...Read more

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Is it true that poor blood circulation is the main causes cold extremities in healthy people?

Maybe: People can have poor circulation with cold extremities but people people cab have cold extremities without disease. Tests may be needed. ...Read more

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Can circulation problems in hands and feet cause constant cold extremities?

Can circulation problems in hands and feet cause constant cold extremities?

Circulation issues: Yes, circulation can impair blood flow to the hands and feet, and cause cold hands and feet, and in some cases even numbness. Another condition referred to as raynaud's phenomenon or disease can also cause whitish/bluish discoloration and cold hands and feet. I agree see a vascular specialist to determinie if you have either condition. ...Read more

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27 y/o athletic male, often switching from having hot flashes to point of sweating & cold extremities. Increased in past 3 years. Daily occurrence.

27 y/o athletic male, often switching from having hot flashes to point of sweating & cold extremities. Increased in past 3 years. Daily occurrence.

Sweating: I would start by seeing an athletic trainer. If that works out - fine! If it doesn't please let your doctor know about your problems and see what can be done to help you get better. ...Read more

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Nausea- headaches-dry heaves-cold extremities....medical tests fine...can it possibly be depression?

Anxiety: I understand your concerns. In the journey of life of 5o years, there are satisfactions and stresses. Stresses of marriage, separation, divorce, relationships, parenting, work, finances and medical illnesses can cause anxiety and depression. Nausea, headaches, dry heaves and cold extremities are likely due to Anxiety. See a therapist for Therapy, Breathing Relaxation, Visual Imagery, Tai Chi, Yoga ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower leg pain, calf pain and cold extremities. The following also describe me: Leg pain and Leg pain with exertion. What should...

I am experiencing  lower leg pain, calf pain and cold extremities. The following also describe me: Leg pain and Leg pain with exertion. What should...

Vascular consult: Hello, Its important you see a vascular surgeon. You will require certain non invasive vascular studies to check the integrity of the vessels in the lower extremity and evaluate you fro intermittent claudication. Taking care of this now will allow for less invasive vascular options and my patients have great prognosis afterwards. Feel better! ...Read more

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My daughter have cold extremities and tinge blue lips then after 30min high fever appear, what can I do in this situation and what can the cause?

My daughter have cold extremities and tinge blue lips then after 30min high fever appear, what can I do in this situation  and what can the cause?

Go see doctor now: Without being to examine your daughter and getting more of a history, having a high fever with cold extremities and bluish lips could be the signs of a very serious, even life threatening infection. It may not be this dire, but you at least need to speak with a health provider immediately to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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I am anemic from hep c tx. Shortness of breath, cold extremities. Is this serious? 

I am anemic from hep c tx. Shortness of breath, cold extremities. Is this serious? 

It can be: Great advances have been made in the treatment of hepatitis c. Not so very long ago it was a life-long disease and now we can cure some folks. Patients being treated for hepatitis c can have a number of reactions to the medications and should be regularly seeing their doctors for close follow-up. If you are anemic, then your doc should be treating you for that before it becomes serious. ...Read more

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Breaking out in a sweat, cold extremities, anxious, 3 - 4 days of mild stomach cramps in lower abd region (improving.) cause?

Breaking out in a sweat, cold extremities, anxious, 3 - 4 days of mild stomach cramps in lower abd region (improving.)  cause?

Hard to say: Symptoms you describe could be due to many things, better to get checked with pcp, a thorough physical should help. ...Read more

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I am experiencing calf pain, cold extremities that comes and goes. My legs tend to ache when it's cold or when I had poor sleep. What I could do abou?

I am experiencing  calf pain, cold extremities that comes and goes. My legs tend to ache when it's cold or when I had poor sleep. What I could do abou?

Go with the flow.: You need to start by having a thorough lower extremity vascular examination. Assessing the blood flow to the legs is critical to determine the seriousness of your condition. There could be other reasons, but first things first. ...Read more

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What is the cause for thining hair, skin peeling/ cracking with itchness at both lower leg and cold extremities (since child). Any solutions?

Depends on cause...: One's primary care doctor can check for medical causes. If none are found, then one can see a dermatologist, especially one specializing in hair restoration (some treatments: minoxidil, etc, ...). Medical causes may include: hormonal problems (low thyroid), seborrhea, alopecia areata, stressful illness. Other causes: genetic male/female pattern baldness, telogen effluvium. ...Read more

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I am experiencing leg swelling, leg pain, calf pain and cold extremities. The following also describe me: leg tenderness, Calf pain, and Leg pain ...

I am experiencing  leg swelling, leg pain, calf pain and cold extremities. The following also describe me: leg tenderness, Calf pain, and Leg pain ...

Leg swelling pain: I am experiencing leg swelling, leg pain, calf pain and cold extremities. The following also describe me: leg tenderness, Calf pain, and Leg pain ANS: complex issue and if you do 2nd opinion with me we can quickly narrow down what it is and if you should go to ER or not. ...Read more

Extremity (Definition)

Is appendage or body part that extends from the main body, such as arms or ...Read more