Doctor insights on:
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 3 more doctor answers
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
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
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
- Talk to a doctor online
- Why do i get constantly cold feet with post polio syndrome?
- Post polio syndrome anesthesia
- Post polio syndrome symptoms
- Nutrition for post polio syndrome
- Treatment for post polio syndrome
- Post polio syndrome
- Symptoms of post polio syndrome
- Post polio syndrome support groups
- Swimming post polio syndrome