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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 1 more doctor answer
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.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've started to wake up with cold feet which goes away after few hours or if i move around how come ! never had this before?
Cold feet: Recent cold feet is difficult to know. A 20yo usually is healthy. If you are sick or ill then this could be related to your sickness. Diabetes could be a cause or other illness. If you are experiencing only this may be will go away. Your cold feet can be related to an illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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