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Why do cold fingers worry you more than warm fingers?

Why do cold fingers worry you more than warm fingers?

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

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I have a weird condition where at times, some of my fingers are cold and the other fingers are warm. What does that mean?

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

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Why do cold fingers hurt more than warm fingers?

Why do cold fingers hurt more than warm fingers?

Blood shuts off: When a finger is cold, the body shuts off the blood supply to the tip and diverts the blood. That causes significant pain. ...Read more

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Why are my hands and fingers are always cold and never warm?

Why are my hands and fingers are always cold and never warm?

Poor circulation.: You may have poor circulation. This could mean a heart issue or another medical problem. You should see your doctor for an exam. ...Read more

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My finger is warm while the rest of my hand is cold. How does this happen?

My finger is warm while the rest of my hand is cold. How does this happen?

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

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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?

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

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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?

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