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Cold Fingers Turn White
My fingers turn white in the cold weather and then go purple and then normal colour. Can be quite painful please help?
Raynaud's: Is a disorder where small blood vessels in the fingers constrict in response to cold and pain ensues. There may be a reason behind this such as an inflammatory or endocrine disorder or it vans occur by itself. Speak to your pcp about this . There are medications that may help ranging from niacin a vitamin to blood pressure calcium blocker i nitrous acting meds. Such as viagra (sildenafil) or nitro ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Raynaud's disease is a primary vasospastic process that usually involves the fingers or toes and is worsened by cold, stress, vibration. Raynaud's phenomena is assoc. With other collagen vascular diseases such as lupus, etc. It is a vasospastic process that compounds the microvascular occlusive disease present in some ...Read more
My fingers turn white when i get cold and I have a lump on my wrist - could this be carpel tunnel? Nothing hurts yet - i sleep on my hands too.
2 things: The white fingers could be raynaud's phenomenon -- the simple treatment is to always keep your hands warm (wear mittens and not gloves in the cold). The lump on your wrist is most likely a ganglion cyst -- it may resolve spontaneously or never really bother you enough to do anything with it. You could take meds if your fingers become painful; you could have surgery is your cyst gets in the way. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Poor circulation: Cold fingers may be a sign of diminished blood flow into the finger. If bad enough ulcers may develop, finger will be painful, and healing compromised. ...Read more
I have high levels of hct and hgb what could that mean? I have always had cold fingers and toes with a bluish look to them. I also have hypoglycemia.
Polycythemia: Elevated HGB and hct are called polycythemia. This can be caused by any condition that causes low oxygen levels in the blood such as heart or lung disease, or it may be caused by bone marrow problems. In any event, with your bluish fingers and toes pointing to low oxygen, you should see a doctor about this. ...Read more
No, but possible --: Due to these reasons: 1: with tight splint or bandages, your fingers maybe bluish in color, tingly or cold; 2: with hand held hanging down most of the time ; bandages, the circulation in fingers is not great; 3: if you are not exercising your fingers or are or have been a smoker, then fingers do feel cold. 4: some people have cold fingers for no specific reason, with nothing to do with surgery. ...Read more
I have been dealing with a very painful thumb for a while, I have not had it looked at. Today, white fingers, cold hands, numbness for over an hr?
Fingers+toes almost always cold. But last blood test i had my iron levels were slightly high. What else could be the cause of my cold fingers+toes?
Hormones?: There are many possibilities, the most common is being a female. If you smoke or drink a ton of caffeine, that could also do it. Anxiety can also cause cold fingers and toes. There is disorder called raynauds where the toes and fingers can get cold, get whitish the bluish and finally red- uncommon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there any possible link between cold fingers/feet and erectile dysfunction (since both seem to be circulation issues)?
Keep out of freezer!: Seriously, these are not necessarily circulatory issues, but either could signify significant disease. You should consult a physician who could assess all possibilities. Important: if you happen to smoke, stop as quickly as you possibly can. Your, er, performance could depend on it. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does an extremely low fat diet cause major joint pain especially in the back and cold fingers and toes?
6 month soreness rt shoulder, upper arm; numb/tingling /cold fingers; neck soreness less so.Hist rheumatoid, not carpal tunnel?
I am experiencing cheek swelling, foot swelling, cold feet and cold hands. The following also describe me: Painful swollen joints and Finger pain....
Cold hands and feet: Sorry to hear about your problems. Best we do a 2nd opinion wth me so we can get to the causes of your problem. ...Read more
What is it? I have red bumps over finger and toe joints, finger/toe tenderness to touch and cold hands. Sometimes knuckles turn purple
Hot skin on lower right back, swollen glands on both sides of groin, left neck, and left side rib cage centered and parallel to nipple, cold fingers?
See your dermatologi: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Can cold fingers and feet accompanied with fever rash on face and thighs (fades when pressed with glass) muscle ache for a month be a sign of dengue?
I am experiencing sore throat, cold feet, cold hands, cough (quality: no phlegm or mucus, with phelgm or mucus) (worsened by: in the evening, at night. I got fingered, had oral then went home hours after and bled for 2 mins or less. Do I have hiv?
R arm/shoulder/neck pain ×7yrs. Hand is cold, fingers swollen. Surgeries include : wrist tendon release/bone spur, wrist for torn ligaments & radial nerve release. Zero pain relief. Where to go now?
Plan. : Keep them warm!! Especially at cold weather!! If it happens at warm condition you need to see a doctor and some tests. The reason for this is the spasm of your small vessels on the extremities. ...Read more
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