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Fingers Cold Others Warm
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
Recommend: Assessment for conditions that effect your circulation. ...Read more
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
Preferential Blood F: This phenomena represents uneven blood flow to and from a specific limb. I recommend you see your physician expecially when this phenomena is occuring. ...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