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Cold Hand Foot
I work with children and have been exposed to hand-foot-and-mouth recently. I have a fever of 101 and muscle aches/ unwell feeling, but no blisters or rash yet. Should I just treat it like a cold, or could hand-foot-mouth present like this in adults?
I have been experiencing pain on my right side. My hand is cold, my foot is cold, and I have been having tingling on the right side of my face. Today?
NEED MORE INFO: Would like to know more information, perhaps you can try a consult? Would like to know how long the symptoms have started, were you exposed to cold environments? More information is needed to help you. ...Read more
I have cold foot and hands, but at the same time I sweat under armpits, between crotch. Is it problem with circulation, or something else? I am a girl, 19
Probably not: Sweat is our bodies way of keeping our inner body temperature at optimum levels. Temperature control is regulated by nerves. If the sweat is excessive may be immature nervous system. Talk to your MD for full history/medical exam to make sure this is just annoying and not sign of something else. ...Read more
I am experiencing finger pain, cold extremities, hand pain and foot pain. I can't explain what kind of pain. I feel like I have problem in my bones.?
Check up: A good medical check up likely be a good place to start. Many possible causes. ...Read more
Why is my RT hand & foot colder than my LT? My RT hand turns purple, I experience n/t in my RT hand & foot. I have vericose veins in my RT leg.
MS symptoms: Multiple sclerosis can cause a host of symptoms, including cold hands and feet. However, there are other causes of these symptoms as well such as Raynaud's Phenomenon/disease and sometimes it just happens and there is not a problem causing it! You should visit your primary care physician to discuss these symptoms. ...Read more
See details: Do they turn blue or blanch with cold exposure? If so, consider chilblain's disease. Speak with a doctor. ...Read more
Varies: There are multiple potential causes and I would not hesitate to be see. These can include metabolic and endocrine abnormalities such as hypothyroidism, to vascular blood flow issues, to rheumatologist conditions such as raynauds. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually deteine the cause. ...Read more
Acrocyanosis: Being cold causes vasoconstriction (tightening down) of the blood vessels in the periphery. This is called acrocyanosis. Hands and feet (and lips too) turning blue is usually from this and rarely a sign of heart disease, but you can check the tongue and inside of the mouth -- if these parts are pink when the hands/feet/lips are blue, then it is unlikely to be related to the heart. ...Read more
Normal or abnormal!: The body maintains temperature by limiting blood flow to skin of the extremities to avoid heat loss. When this reflex is exaggerated, cold hands and cold feet may occur in otherwise healthy person. Medication such as beta blockers can also cause cold hands and cold feet. Poor circulation, as can occur with congestive heart failure can also cause cold hands and cold feet. ...Read more
Possible: Raynauds…this is a circulatory problem of the small blood vessels.. ...Read more
Adeqaute covering: Adequate covering.Get a more detailed answer ›
Raynaud's Phenomenon: Raynaud's phenomenon results from an exaggerated blood vessel constriction in response to cold temperatures. Usually associated with a hand discoloration. Could be related common connective tissue disorders. Other rare conditions can cause a painful response to cold mediated by immunoglobulin production due to inflammation (cryoglobulin and cold agglutinins). Check with your physician. ...Read more
Protect them from: The elements - wear socks and gloves when outdoors. ...Read more
Cold feet and hands:
Pernio is caused by exposure to cold for a long period of time without freezing or by very wet conditions.
Raynauds syndrome is an abnormal narrowing of the blood vessels with cooling of the fingers or toes. Cryoglobulins are proteins, which are normally dissolved in the blood, that become solids or gels when cold. These are some causes of cold hands and feet. ...Read more
Probably, you have -:
Raynaud's disease or raynaud's phenomenon. Some people, otherwise normal, can also have it. Some smokers have such a problem.
A rheumatologist will be one to DX the raynaud's disease, and treat it. Do your finger tips turn blue as well?
In most cases, its just simply due to the cold when blood vessels in the skin constrict to keep the body's temperature stable. ...Read more
Probably normal: It's probably normal but could be a sign of raynaud's disease which is associated with multiple rheumatological diseases. I would talk about it with your pcp or rheumatologist. ...Read more
Could be: Cold hands and feet can have many causes, most of which are not serious, but they can be annoying. Low thyroid can cause this and should be checked out. Low blood count, vasospasm of arteries, raynauds phenomenon are all potential causes. Only your doctor can really help you sort this out. An exam and a few blood test will go a long way in helping to determine what is going on. ...Read more
My hands and feet are cold. Is this raynounds syndrome? Even when I have socks on my feet are cold.
Not necessarily.: Per Mayo clinic, Sx’s include: "Cold fingers or toes, Color changes in your skin in response to cold or stress, Numb, prickly feeling or stinging pain upon warming or stress relief. During an attack of Raynaud's, affected areas of your skin usually first turn white. Then, the affected areas often turn blue and feel cold and numb.” See: http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/raynauds-dise ...Read more
During the winter months I get bad cold hands and feet. What can cause it? And what can I do for it
Vascular condition: You might have a condition called raynaud's disease, where cold can cause blood vessels in the fingers, toes, ears, and nose to constrict. There might be some slight bluish discoloration. You should have a discussion with your doctor about this or other possibilities. ...Read more
My feet and hands are always cold especially on my right side, what's the cause and the cure please?
Cold hands and feet: Most often these occur because of over-reactivity of the blood vessels in your hands and feet. Much less often, it is seen in people with serious blockages in their feet due to peripheral vascular disease. If the limbs warm up after being covered, it is probably benign. The usual solution is to wear warm gloves and socks, and avoid exposure to cold. ...Read more
My daughters hands and feet are purple but it isn't cold here what could be causing this? She 14 months old
Peripheral cyanosis: What is the color of her lips & tongue? Does she get shortness if breath with any effort? Please take your baby to your pediatrician to evaluate her heart, she also needs consult with pediatric cardiologist. Good luck & take care. ...Read more
What can I do if my hands and feet aren't cold all the time, is that a clear sign of not being hypothyroid?
No: It has nothing to do with it. If you are concerned about your thyroid, ask your doctor to do a simple blood test. It's easy to diagnose and treat if needed. ...Read more