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Cold Hand Foot
I am experiencing lower leg pain, cold feet & hands and foot & hand numbness. I think I may have acrocyanosis but im not 100% sure?
Symptoms: There are many conditions that can result in the symptoms you describe. Please do not indulge in self diagnosis. In order to arrive at the appropriate treatment plan, a differential diagnosis must be accomplished. See your General Physician for evaluation and then either treatment or referral. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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