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Cold Feet Polio Syndrome
Neuropathy: The effects polio can have long term damage to the nerves. The nerves control sensation, muscle/motor, as well as the autonomic nervous system. Skin temperature is part of this. There may be a link to it because of a post-polio syndrome. Talk to you neurologist and you may want to see a podiatrist to have the foot examined as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Poliomyelitis is a viral disease that often affects nerves. It can produce either a partial or complete inability to move (paralysis). The virus that causes the disease can be spread through person-to-person contact as well as through contact with infected bodily substances. The polio vaccine is a ...Read more
I have purple feet, almost black cold most of the time the right foot is the worst. Polio at the age of 16.
See below.: May be due to neuropathy or possible a circulatory condition such as Raynauds. Are they actually cold to touch or do they just feel cold all the time but warm to touch. If the are warm to touch, then it is more likely due to neuropathy. See Podiatrist for evaluation and examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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