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Why do I get constantly cold feet with post polio syndrome?

Why do I get constantly cold feet with post 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 more

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Dr. Richard Ehman
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Poliomyelitis (Definition)

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


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I have purple feet, almost black cold most of the time the right foot is the worst. Polio at the age of 16.

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I have purple feet, almost black cold most of the time the right foot is the worst.  Polio at the age of 16.

Vascular?: It sounds like you may have severe vascular disease, and need to see a doctor to see what can be done. Purple, almost black, and cold insinuate critical limb ischemia to me. ...Read more

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Explain the cause of cold feet?

Explain the cause of cold feet?

Frequently: Poor circulation- see pcp- your pretty young for it1. ...Read more

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Having cold feet is a sign of what?

Having cold feet is a sign of what?

Cold feet: As already stated there are any number of causes . Getting an evaluation is the first best thing to do that will get you the help you need . ...Read more

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Why do I always seem to have cold feet?

Cold Feet: It is common for some people to have cold feet. If your feet become excessively cold suddenly then you should consult with a physician to rule out vascular disease. ...Read more

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I have cold feet. What could be the problem, what to do?

Cold feet: This can be an indication of poor circulation . However , without a better history and an evaluation no treatment can be started or recommended . The first right thing to do is to see your podiatrist for that and development of a treatment plan . ...Read more

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I have cold feet even when is not cold what could it be?

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 more

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I keep having cold feet but my body is warm. What is going on?

I keep having cold feet but my body is warm. What is going on?

See below: It could be due to medications that you take such as blood thinners, it could be dehydration, it could be poor blood circulation see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Infantile Paralysis (Definition)

Infantile paralysis, also called polio, is an infection with the poliovirus causing muscle weakness and paralysis. Polio is rare now with vaccination, and paralysis is also an uncommon symptom, affecting only a ...Read more


Dr. Ira Katz
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Cold Feet (Definition)

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 ...Read more