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Doctor insights on: Fidgeting With Hands And Feet

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Any advantages to having big hands and feet?

Any advantages to having big hands and feet?

You can palm...: A basketball! it really depends on your point of view. There are neither advantages or disadvantages, just different abilities and liabilities. ...Read more

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What are the benefits to having big hands and feet?

What are the benefits to having big hands and feet?

You can hold more: With big hands, big feet offer a nice foundation to hold one up. ...Read more

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What are the causes of pin and neddles in the hands and feet?

What are the causes of pin and neddles in the hands and feet?

Causes can be..: A compromise to the nerves and/or blood vessels which supply the hands and feet, may lead to the sensation of numbness/tingling. Because your symptoms are symmetrical and involves more than one localized area, this is more likely a systemic causation/reaction. Causes can be extreme temp exposure, vitamin B12 or folate (folic acid) deficiency, diabetes, neurological abnormalities, low thyroid hormone, and more. ...Read more

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Breakout on hands and feet why?

Breakout on hands and feet why?

Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What causes hands and feet to tingle?

What causes hands and feet to tingle?

Many possibilities: Tingling in the hands and feet at the same time can occur with hyperventilation (can be mild enough that you cannot tell you are hyperventilating; occurs with anxiety), & peripheral neuropathy (nerve disease). Peripheral neuropathy has many possible causes including diabetes & autoimmune diseases (eg lupus). Could be 2 different things at once; e.g. Carpal tunnel syndrome and arthritis of spine. ...Read more

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Why my feet and hands are always hot ?

Why my feet and hands are always hot ?

How hot ?: Is it just warm or hot as in burning ? If you have burning kind of hot it is of clinical significance . If could be due to irritation of nerves . If you feel that you have he latter , check with your pcp. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why is hands and feet spared in tetanus?

Why is hands and feet spared in tetanus?

Tetanus: Hand and foot spasms are very common in this illness mediated by the world's second most powerful toxin. It interrupts transmission across nerve endings resulting in hyper-contractility of muscle groups throughout the body. Hands and feet are not spared, although in any given person the manifestations may differ. ...Read more

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Why are my hands and feet mostly always cold?

Why are my hands and feet mostly always cold?

You may have : A condition called raynaud's . This is a vasospasm of the small blood vessels and can occur in extremities. ...Read more

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Nightly burning in hands and feet! any suggestions?

Nightly burning in hands and feet! any suggestions?

Possibly Neuropathy: This could be neuropathy and i would recommend seeing a physician for this to determine if the source can be determined. Common causes are diabetes, compression, nutritional deficiencies, and many more. You could start with your pcp or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Have fibromyalgia and blistered hands and feet, why?

Have fibromyalgia and blistered hands and feet, why?

Not related: Not related. Blistering could be a medication reaction or another disease. If severe, immediate medical attention needed. ...Read more

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What are the causes of stabbing pains in the hands and feet?

What are the causes of stabbing pains in the hands and feet?

Stabbing pains: This is a tough question to answer without enough medical history. There are many different types of syndromes, metabolic, traumatic, congenital, and disease processes that can present with this type of symptomatology. I would recommend you see your pcp if this is current/worsening issue. ...Read more

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Why are my hands and feet always red?

Why are my hands and feet always red?

Blood flow pattern: One common reason is that our hands and feet are locations of terminal circulation, therefore the blood flow pattern is different in these areas. Therefore with use the increased flow to these areas causes increased redness relative to other areas with a more brisk flow pattern. Be glad they aren't more white, which may be an indicator of poor blood flow. ...Read more

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Burning hands and feet are duo to what?

Burning hands and feet are duo to what?

Possibly Neuropathy: This could be neuropathy and i would recommend seeing a physician for this to determine if the source can be determined. Common causes are diabetes, compression, nutritional deficiencies, and many more. You could start with your pcp or a neurologist. ...Read more

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What causes swelling in hands and feet?

Depends where swell: It depends if the swelling is in the joints, or the entire hand and foot is this the same in each. Most commonly the swelling in the feet is edema. There is unilateral swelling in reflex dystrophy and s3pe. If the individual joints are swollen this can suggest polyarthritis like rheuamtoid arthritis. There are a variety of other causes depnding where the swelling is and its intensity. ...Read more

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