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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Cold Hands (Overview)

Cold hands are hands that feel cold in situations that would not normally cause a person's extremities to be cold. Poor circulation, or neurological problems may be responsible.


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Can losartan cause cold hands/feet ?

Can losartan cause cold hands/feet ?

No: It leans toward dilation of blood vessels, not constriction, thus would not cause cold hands or feet. (it's main action, however, is in the kidney, just to be perfectly clear). ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
71 doctors shared insights

Cold Hands (Overview)

Cold hands are hands that feel cold in situations that would not normally cause a person's extremities to be cold. Poor circulation, or neurological problems may be responsible.


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Do cold hands mean bad circulation or other?

Do cold hands mean bad circulation or other?

Raynaud's : Is a possible diagnosis. This is vasospasm of the small vessles in the hands and or feet. (vasospasm is opening and closing, so that the blood doesn't flow continuously.) signs include color changes and coldness of the extermities. Those color changes are red, white and blue variations. ...Read more

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Treating a Cold (Checklist)

Eat or drink foods and beverages high in vitamin C
Daily
Boost immunity with multivitamins taken in the proper dose
Daily
Drink plenty of fluids
Daily
Get at least eight hours of sleep every night
Daily
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Why do I have cold hands? Even when it is not cold inside or out?

Why do I have cold hands? Even when it is not cold inside or out?

Cold hands: Do they turn red, white, & blue? Do you smoke? You may have either raunaud's disease (vascular spasm) [http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/raynauds-disease/ds00433/dsection=symptoms or buerger's disease (inflamed, swollen, clotted blood vessels—associated with smoking) [http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/buergers-disease/ds00807] see doc for eval & treatment. Stop smoking! ...Read more

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Can there be a long term treatment for cold hands?

Can there be a long term treatment for cold hands?

Possibly: It depends on the cause. If there are color changes and a suspicion of raynauds, then there are meds that can help. ...Read more

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Treating Cold Sores (Checklist)

See a dentist for a prescription as soon as it "tingles"
Once
Ask dentist about using a diode laser to help cold sore heal faster
Once
Don't touch it, kiss someone, or share eating utensils
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How to cure cold pianist hands? What treatment will i need?

Cause: I treat a musician with freezing hands. She needed to play outdoors at the president's inauguration. We used acupuncture to warm her hands. This required use of semi-permanent needles in the ears. Very effective. But it is important to seek medical evaluation to determine the cause. ...Read more

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I've always had cold hands and feet. Why does this happena and what can I do to prevent it?

I've always had cold hands and feet. Why does this happena and what can I do to prevent it?

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