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Fingers Cold Others Warm
I have a weird condition where at times, some of my fingers are cold and the other fingers are warm. What does that mean?
?Raynaud's: We need more information and a physician will need to assess you in person. If its persistent and your fingers are particularly sensitive to extremes of temperature, I would see a vascular specialist to check circulation. Would do some blood work to make sure its not related to systemic illness affecting blood vessels. ...Read more
My big toe goes numb sometimes in the past 2 weeks and my some fingers get really cold while others are really warm. Whats going on?
See a doctor: The two problems could even be unrelated/coincidental. Numbness can be caused by a pinched nerve, nerve damage, and even poor circulation. See your doctor and also ask about raynaud's disease/phenomenon which is spasm of the blood vessels in the fingers and toes illicited by exposure to cold. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recommend: Assessment for conditions that effect your circulation. ...Read more
Poor circulation: Cold fingers may be a sign of diminished blood flow into the finger. If bad enough ulcers may develop, finger will be painful, and healing compromised. ...Read more
Fingertips look creased but otherwise normal when warm. Get wrinkly when cold. Have recently lost 20 lbs. Is it possibly due to fat loss in fingers?
Certainly might: Rapid weight loss (such as crash dieting) will cause loss of structural fat, such as that in the finger pads and the bottoms of our feet. That may account for some of what you are describing. Hydration and general circulation may also be contributors to what you are observing. ...Read more
My hands are usually cold. Lately, certain fingers will lose their color and turn white at the tips. Try warm them 5-10 mins. Get color back. Norma?
Raynaud: This a phenomenon called raynaud. It could be isolated or symptom of a disease. You need to be careful and keep hands warm. ...Read more
My fingers get pale when exposed to cold and get a little red when I wash them with warm water. Is this phenomen normal?
Yes: It is normal due to physiological changes in bloodflow in response to temperature. ...Read more
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