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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.

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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How do you fix cold feet?

How do you fix cold feet?

Before anything else: The cause of your cold feet must be diagnosed. There can be several reasons for cold feet including poor circulation, peripheral neuropathy, vasospastic disease, and even some arthritic conditions can do this. Start by going to your pmd who will make a recommendation for you to see an appropriate specialist. Once we have a diagnosis, then we can find a suitable treatment. ...Read more

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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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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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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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Suddenly I have cold feet, why?

Suddenly I have cold feet, why?

Circulation: Usually cold feet is caused by 1) cold weather, 2) poor circulation, 3) neuropathy (which is nerve disease), or disorders that cause the blood vessels to go into spasm like raynauds syndrome. See pcp. ...Read more

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Explain the cause of cold feet?

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

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I very often have cold feet, even when indoors. What can I do about it?

I very often have cold feet, even when indoors. What can I do about it?

Cold feet: There are various reasons for cold feet you can try wearing warm wool socks while indoors, using a blanket to cover your le while sitting, try drinking a warm drink to warm yourself up as well. This cold be signs of vascular compromise, nerve disease, and other conditions that can alter your life. A full workup can help rule in and out certain medical conditions accurately. ...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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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Infantile Paralysis (Definition)

Infantile paralysis is also known as Poliomyelitis. 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


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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


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