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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 or polio is a serious infectious disease. It is transmitted person to person by oral- fecal route or contaminated water or food. It can cause serious paralysis in infected persons. There is no cure for polio, it can be prevented by polio vaccination. Polio has nearly been eradicated ...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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What is the definition or description of: Cold feet?

What is the definition or description of: Cold feet?

Cold feet: Cold feet = lowered temperature in feet which is often related to circulation problems. ...Read more

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

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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Can CRPS cause feet to stay really really cold feet?

Can CRPS cause feet to stay really really cold feet?

It may: Skin temperature anomalies are a part of the syndrome. Please consult this site for more information in this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/complex-regional-pain-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20022844 ...Read more

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What can cause cold feet and leg pain?

What can cause cold feet and leg pain?

Circulation: Have your blood flow checked. Less common could be a side effect of an oral medication. ...Read more

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Why does hypothyroidism cause cold feet?

Why does hypothyroidism cause cold feet?

Hypothyroidism: Hypothyroidism can slow down your pulse rate and your blood supply. If you are already being treated for hypothyroidism make an early appointment to see your doctor and change your thyroid dose ...Read more

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Can vitamin deficiencies cause cold feet?

B12.: VItamin B12 deficiency can cause abnormal function of the long nerves in the body. Sometimes this is perceived as "cold feet." Cold feet can also be caused by poor circulation ,but the most common cause of cold feet is ....cold environment. ...Read more

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I always have cold feet and hands? What should I do?

I always have cold feet and hands? What should I do?

See physician: May be several reasons such as raynauds disease or neuropathy. Have your physician examine and determine if anything can be done. ...Read more

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Does Raynaud's cause severe tingling in the feet and very cold feet?

Does Raynaud's cause severe tingling in the feet and very cold feet?

Yes: It is a disease associated with micro (small) vessels of your toes and fingers. When your feet are exposed to cold they constrict and you get cold toes and tingling sensation in your toes. Try to cover the your toes up at all times. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between having a bad back with sciatica and cold feet?

Is there a connection between having a bad back with sciatica and cold feet?

Evaluation rec'd: Back pain causing leg pain and vascular problems causing leg pain can be very similar in presentation. It's never a bad idea to have a specialist physician differentiate the cause. It is important to make the distinction between your feet actually being cold vs "feeling " cold. Doctor evaluation warranted here if think. ...Read more

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I get cold feet at a night and ii'm scared of developing ulcers. Any tips or advice on dealing with this?

I get cold feet at a night and ii'm scared of developing ulcers. Any tips or advice on dealing with this?

Little to no chance: Cold feet at night is mostly a nerve response. It is common for normal healthy people to get cold feet. Your body is going to rest mode and is diverting the blood away from your feet. Ulcers are from pressure points, poor arterial circulation ( rest pain or can't walk a certain distance due to pain) or venous usually in the inside ankle due to swelling. ...Read more

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Severe debilitating pain all over body, sudden onset, gradually spread all over body, tired all the time, bad circulation, i've cold feet all the time?

Severe debilitating pain all over body, sudden onset, gradually spread all over body, tired all the time, bad circulation, i've cold feet all the time?

See a doctor: The condition is severe and debilitating. Any condition or symptom of such extent needs a good medical evaluation especially with all the accompanying symptoms. See your md and discuss all your symptoms well, good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Qamar Khan
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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. Brad Goldenberg
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Cold Feet (Definition)

Cold feet = lowered temperature in feet which is often ...Read more