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I've been dating this girl for 6 mos but am starting to get cold feet, what should I do?

I've been dating this girl for 6 mos but am starting to get cold feet, what should I do?

Why?: There are many reasons for cold feet. Some people have a tendency to get cold feet when a relationship reaches a certain point (anxiety about being "trapped"...Or realizing that the other person isn't perfect ), in which case you should try to understand that and not assume she is the cause. Or there may be some specific cause (she is too quiet, or too loud, or?). Talk to her. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Cold Feet (Definition)

Cold feet are feet that feel cold in situations that would not normally cause a person's extremities to be cold. Poor circulation, or neurological ...Read more


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How do you fix cold feet?

How do you fix cold feet?

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 more

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Suddenly I have cold feet, why?

Suddenly I have cold feet, why?

Circulation: Usually cold feet is caused by 1) cold weather, 2) poor circulation, 3) neuropathy (which is nerve disease), or disorders that cause the blood vessels to go into spasm like raynauds syndrome. See pcp. ...Read more

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How to treat cold feet?

How to treat cold feet?

Wear socks.: Cold feet might be a sign of poor circulation. On the other hand some people just have cold feet/hands and that is normal for them. There is also a generally benign condition called raynauds which causes cold/numb toes. See a dr. If you have discoloration of toes, pain numbness etc. ...Read more

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Can CRPS cause feet to stay really really cold feet?

Can CRPS cause feet to stay really really cold feet?

It may: Skin temperature anomalies are a part of the syndrome. Please consult this site for more information in this topic: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/complex-regional-pain-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20022844 ...Read more

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What is the difference between raynaud's phenomenon and cold feet?

What is the difference between raynaud's phenomenon and cold feet?

Other cause possible: Raynaud's phenomenon is a well known cause of cold hands and feet due to spasm of blood vessels supplying blood to the hands or feet. Other conditions can decrease blood flow to the extremities, leading to cold hands and feet. A primary care doctor can evaluate for anemia, peripheral artery disease, hormonal imbalances, autoimmune disorders, smoking (nicotine), drug side effects, etc... ...Read more

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Is it possible for neuropathy to cause bitterly cold feet and fainting?

Is it possible for neuropathy to cause bitterly cold feet and fainting?

Possible: If your symptoms have been worsening like this, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation to see what's going on. ...Read more

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What causes cold feet?

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 more

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