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Doctor insights on: Feet Feel Cold But Are Warm

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What are some ways to help keep my body tempurature and feet warm when attending lengthly cold events?

What are some ways to help keep my body tempurature and feet warm when attending lengthly cold events?

Bundle Up: Wearing warm clothing is the number one answer. Second - try drinking warm beverages to heat up the inside of your body. Lastly - there are warm "packs" that you can get to safely keep feet and hands warm - check out your local "outdoors" store. ...Read more

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What causes cold feet that won't warm up?

What causes cold feet that won't warm up?

Look to see: If the feet are actually cold just feeling cold. If they are really cold I would consider raynaud's or poor circulation. ...Read more

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I keep having cold feet but my body is warm. What is going on?

I keep having cold feet but my body is warm. What is going on?

See below: It could be due to medications that you take such as blood thinners, it could be dehydration, it could be poor blood circulation

see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it indicate when your feet are cold and the rest of the body is warm?

Possibilities: If actually are cold to touch, may be some form of circulatory problem. If there feel cold but when you touch them they are actually warm, then some form of neuropathy is probably present. ...Read more

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My feet are always cold! Standing at work makes them"freeze" and hurt so bad! What can I do? Almost in tears. Take forever to warm back up

My feet are always cold! Standing at work makes them"freeze" and hurt so bad! What can I do? Almost in tears. Take forever to warm back up

Is it cold at work.: In your post, I am not quite clear on whether or not you work in an environment that is cold and this makes your feet freeze, or your feet just are freezing cold irregardless of the ambient temperature. The difference could certainly make a difference as to the possible cause of your neuropathy. Either way, a neurologist evaluation would get you on your way to understanding both cause and effect. ...Read more

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My feet stay ice cold also my palms specially during the night when it gets bit cold, I try to keep them warm, etiology? Diagnosis? Rx? Thanks

My feet stay ice cold also my palms specially during the night when it gets bit cold, I try to keep them warm, etiology? Diagnosis? Rx? Thanks

It is important: To try and distinguish if they are indeed cold or just feel like they are cold.
Possible raynaud's if they really get cold, possible radiculopathy if perceived as cold. ...Read more

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What causes cold feet? I experienced the same even when my body was warm and now experiencing pain and swelling of feet. Also how can it be treated?

What causes cold feet? I experienced the same even when my body was warm and now experiencing pain and swelling of feet. Also how can it be treated?

Need evaluation: The coldness may have nothing to do with your problem. You should make an appointment with a local podiatrist for evaluation and initial treatment ...Read more

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What causes my feet to always feel ice cold when nothing else is? Sitting down, or lying down in bed under cover my feet are always ice cold when the rest of my body is warm why is that?

Cold hands...warm...: Temperature is controlled by the nervous system. Brain sends signals to your extremities to monitor how much blood gets around. It is not an uncommon problems at all. If there is any pain associated with this, you may want to get your legs checked. Being in Texas, it would be hard to say that you have Raynaud's phenomenon...but it could be possible. ...Read more

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Should I put my foot in cold water or warm water after an injury?

See below: For the first 48-72 hours use ice and then switch to heat. ...Read more

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Right foot warming sensation on and off also cold foot rt side only.?

Right foot warming sensation on and off also cold foot rt side only.?

It sounds: Like you may be experiencing symptoms from a nerve impingement. Since, you mention a cold extremity, you need to differentiate if the extremity is legitimately colder or just feels like that. If there is sudden onset coldness in one extremity, the concern would be a decrease in blood flow and needs to be assesses promptly. You need to set up an appt with your internist asap. ...Read more

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If I drink cold water, my feet becomes warm. Is it a disease and why it happens?

If I drink cold water, my feet becomes warm. Is it a disease and why it happens?

Normal reflex: In some people drinking something cold makes the blood vessels in the hands and feet dilate causing them to get red, warm, and even sweaty. On hot days this may be good, but better to drink room temperature liquids. Same type of reflex can produce ice cream headache. Blood vessels to the head dilate and throb in a very painful manner after eating cold ice cream. Get a good checkup anyway. ...Read more

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My dad has very blue feet, but they are warm (not cold), yet not swollen or painful.

My dad has very blue feet, but they are warm (not cold), yet not swollen or painful.

Cyanosis: Please have your father seen at the ER or local UC clinic. A blue discoloration of the feet suggests a serious circulatory issue and requires examination and testing. ...Read more

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My foot gets cold if I seat on the chair. However, if I walk, it is getting warmer and ok?

My foot gets cold if I seat on the chair. However, if I walk, it is getting warmer and ok?

Should see doctor: There are a couple of possibilities as to why this is happening with your feet. It could be a problem with a compressed nerve and repositioning helps. If it were a circulatory problem, it should worsen with use. But that could also be positional. You should see a doctor. ...Read more

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Why is it that when I get cold my hands and feet everywhere else on my outer body is warm?

Why is it that when I get cold my hands and feet everywhere else on my outer body is warm?

MicroCirculation: Testosterone drives our microcircuation and thus the temp of our feel and hands. That is where I would start. ...Read more

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Can anxiety make your feet stay ice cold? Like there always sweaty and clamy. Nothing keeps them warm.

Can anxiety make your feet stay ice cold? Like there always sweaty and clamy. Nothing keeps them warm.

Anxiety?: Anxiety can present differently with different people, if u physical exam and work up normal than the answer is yes. ...Read more

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Wherever I get nervous, my palms and feet sweat a lot. Also normally my palms are cold and not warm like others. Why?

Wherever I get nervous, my palms and feet sweat a lot. Also normally my palms are cold and not warm like others. Why?

Anxiety: I understand your concern.

Anxiety activates stress response which causes body to increase perspiration.

Stress-response hyper stimulation can increase perception of, and reaction to danger.

Reacting to, or being anxious about excessive sweating can cause additional stress responses, which can cause, or aggravate excessive sweating.

See Psychiatrist for Therapy for anxiety, Breathing Relaxatio ...Read more

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I am 48 and having a problem with my hands and feet, once they get cold they don't warm back up til im at home, they get cold at work? .

See color changes?: It can't be completely clear but if they feel cold this suggests a vascular issue. This fits into the category of cold intolerance. With color change this would suggest raynaud's. Would also check metabolic issues such as thyroid; vascular disease such as atherosclerosis; smoking status to name a few. ...Read more

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Feet feels cold and feeling the need to wear socks. And to press on for warm up but when touched feel normal not cold not warm. Obese. What could be?

Feet feels cold and feeling the need to wear socks. And to press on for warm up but when touched feel normal not cold not warm. Obese. What could be?

Water soaks up heat: If you have swelling in your feet and ankles, there is a lot of water present. This absorbs any heat that you may perceive in the inside, yet feels warm to touch. This water also overtakes the rush of warm blood in the tissues as far as temperature is concerned. Obesity can cause occlusion of the lymph and return of blood towards the heart. Neuropathy can also cause this perception. ...Read more

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Have a freezing sensation since Nov in my feet & fingertips. My feet are warm to the touch & often bright red. My fingertips are cold to the touch. Y?

Have a freezing sensation since Nov in my feet & fingertips. My feet are warm to the touch & often bright red. My fingertips are cold to the touch. Y?

Raynouds: Sounds like Raynouds Syndrome but it can be associated with additional auto immune disorders. See a PCP or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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My feet alternate from feeling really cold (and feel cold to touch) and feeling too hot (warm to touch). At night they keep me awake. I'm not diabetic?

My feet alternate from feeling really cold (and feel cold to touch) and feeling too hot (warm to touch). At night they keep me awake. I'm not diabetic?

Vasculitis: Sounds like reynauds phenomenon! There may be color changes that you notice, as well? You would be well served by sharing this problem with your pcp or vascular specialist or endocrinologist. ...Read more

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I'm a 26yo female. In the winter my feet are always cold no matter what. If they should be warm then they're cold and sweaty.....Why?

I'm a 26yo female. In the winter my feet are always cold no matter what. If they should be warm then they're cold and sweaty.....Why?

Poor circulation: It could be poor circulation. If it has been remarked by those who take your blood pressure that it seems low and you have a history of frequent wooziness with position change, this could be it. If ever hypothermia (frostbite) it can cause a sensitivity - autonomic. Raynaud's syndrome can involve the feet - characterized by blanching white then purple with cold exposure. ...Read more

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My feet and my hands are always cold what should I do to make them warm!!!!!!!! : (?

My feet and my hands are always cold what should I do to make them warm!!!!!!!! : (?

Cold hands: Could be a spasm of the arteries and veins - Raynaud's phenomenon. Need to get the blood circulating in your hands. Jumping jacks, wrist flexion and extension exercises. Sometimes this can be brought in by cold weather, so gloves may help. ...Read more

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What makes you get cold hands and feet even when it's very warm in the room?

What makes you get cold hands and feet even when it's very warm in the room?

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

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My hands and feet are cold during the day, but are warm at night and early morning. What is the meaning of this?

My hands and feet are cold during the day, but are warm at night and early morning. What is the meaning of this?

Hard to say: One of the main causes of temperature changes in your hands and feet can be circulation, and can be normal. If troubling you though or a change from your normal, best to get a good history and exam. Some circulation changes can be serious. Some nerve conditions can cause it, so can endocrine issues like thyroid, diabetes. I always consider medications and some systemic problems. ...Read more