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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Cold Feet (Overview)

Cold feet are feet that feel cold in situations that would not normally cause a person's extremities to be cold. Poor circulation, or neurological problems may be responsible.


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What causes cold feet?

What causes cold feet?

Cold feet: Very often it is caused by microvascular spasm. This is a condition called raynaud's disease when it exists alone or raynaud's phenomenon when it is caused by auto-immune conditions. It is caused by over-reactive adrenal glands and/or excitatory neurotransmitter dominance. ...Read more

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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
144 doctors shared insights

Cold Feet (Overview)

Cold feet are feet that feel cold in situations that would not normally cause a person's extremities to be cold. Poor circulation, or neurological problems may be responsible.


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What does it mean when you always have cold feet?

What does it mean when you always have cold feet?

Poor circulation: Cold feet are usually caused by poor circulation. Either from organic disease or functional vasospasm, like raynaud's syndrome. Being your stated age, you most likely have a variant of the latter. To be safe, go to a podiatric physician or vascular surgeon and have an evaluation. ...Read more

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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
Daily
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How to treat cold feet?

How to treat cold feet?

Wear socks.: Cold feet might be a sign of poor circulation. On the other hand some people just have cold feet/hands and that is normal for them. There is also a generally benign condition called raynauds which causes cold/numb toes. See a dr. If you have discoloration of toes, pain numbness etc. ...Read more

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I have leg tingling, pain, cold feet?

I have leg tingling, pain, cold feet?

See hour MD: These symptoms can be vascular or neurological. See your physician to digure out which and the best treatment. ...Read more

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Treating Swollen Feet or Ankles (Checklist)

Move your body. Avoid sitting or standing for long periods
Once
Don't wear tight garments
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Lose weight if needed
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Avoid standard diuretics as they won't solve the problem
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How can I prevent getting cold feet in the winter and summer?

Warm footwear: Wear heavy socks! if you smoke stop! can be a sign of poor circulation. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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What can I do if my whole body gets cold when my ears get cold, feet, hands etc what's this supposed to mean?

Your body's response: This is merely my opinion! i believe that your body seems to have a thermostat that is most sensitive and responsive in the ears. Your body temperature is regulated by either opening or closing the circulation to your fingers and toes.(cooling your inner body temperature (core temperature) is always natures priority. This can be significant if your extremities are feeling pain or turning blue. ...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've been dating this girl for 6 mos but am starting to get cold feet, what should I do?

I've been dating this girl for 6 mos but am starting to get cold feet, what should I do?

Why?: There are many reasons for cold feet. Some people have a tendency to get cold feet when a relationship reaches a certain point (anxiety about being "trapped"...Or realizing that the other person isn't perfect ), in which case you should try to understand that and not assume she is the cause. Or there may be some specific cause (she is too quiet, or too loud, or?). Talk to her. ...Read more

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