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Freezing (Definition)

Freezing is to mean turning liquid into solid form by lowering the temperature. Water begins to freeze at 32 degree f or 0 degree celsius. Freezing reduces the movement of the substance/object--solid. Also commonly used in daily communication--police says to a perpetraitor "freeze" and hopefully the bad boy/girl stays solid/still (just for fun :-)). Have ...Read more


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Body numbness , face hands feet , nova cane feelings?

Body numbness , face hands feet , nova cane feelings?

See neurologist: This is a nerve related condition. Do you have any back pain? I would imagine the etiology to be somewhere in your back. ...Read more

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Red soles. Burning sensation. Numb toes. Both feet?

Red soles.  Burning sensation. Numb toes. Both feet?

Neuropathy: There are a number of potential causes, I would encourage you to be seen. An exam and possibly a nerve conduction test will likely determine the cause. Among the more common causes is a "pinched nerve" in the spine or a neuropathy. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more

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Blisters on hands and feet?

Blisters on hands and feet?

See the doc: Have it examined. It may be something as simple as irritation. Topical medication may be prescribed. It may also be a reaction to something, like an allergy. Your doctor may consider culturing the fluid within the blisters and/or biopsy to determine what the condition is. Get it checked. ...Read more

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My hands and feet fingers get cool quickly,please help?

My hands and feet fingers  get cool quickly,please help?

Vasospasm from: cold appears to be playing a role. Keep your hand and feet warm with gloves and socks . Also some medications against vasospasm may work. Also get checke for Raynaud's. ...Read more

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What causes cold hands and feet?

What causes cold hands and feet?

See details: If the skin of the hands turn blue or blanch with the cold exposure then raynaud's disease is the likely cause. ...Read more

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Itchy legs and hands in cold weather?

Itching: Many patients are sensitive to cold weather. It can cause spasm of blood flow to the skin resulting in itching. It can also cause dry skin which also causes itching. Use a good emollient and keep your extremities warm with appropriate shoes and gloves. ...Read more

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Are sweaty hands inherited?

Are sweaty hands inherited?

Potentially: There is a condition - hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating - that is heritable and can cause sweaty palms. A ucla study revealed that parents with sweaty palms had a 28% chance of passing this on to their children. Of course, sweaty palms can be a symptom of another disorder, so you should always consult your doctor to get a thorough work-up to rule out other causes for sweaty palms. ...Read more

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Feet toes cold from laying down Tingling in ankles?

Feet toes cold from laying down Tingling in ankles?

Problem is higher up: If it keeps happening, you may be compressing a disc or part of nerve coming out if it to give you these symptoms. Proper diagnosis with imaging would be helpful to get remedial help like physical Thierry etc. Feel better ...Read more

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Dry skin n peeling on hands n feet.

Dry skin n peeling on hands n feet.

Dry peeling skin: There are a number of causes of dry peeling skin. You can use a cream like lachydrin (lactic acid) twice daily to improve the symptoms. I think 5% is otc while 12% is prescription. Fungal infection is one of the causes of scaling so if it is not resolved see your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do my arms hands legs feet tingle like there asleep?

Why do my arms hands legs feet tingle like there asleep?

Possible neuropathy: Most common cause of persistent tingling in hands and feet is peripheral neuropathy, and most common cause of that is diabetes. But there are many other causes of tingling, and many causes of neuropathy. A neurologist may help. ...Read more

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My hands and feet are constantly sweating and cold to touch...?

My hands and feet are constantly sweating and cold to touch...?

Sweaty hands & feet: You may have hyperhidrosis, which is caused by a hyperactive sympathetic nervous system, causing the sweat glands in the hands and feet to produc excessive sweat. Sweating brings your temperature down, which can make your hands and feet feel cold to touch. Cold extremities can be caused by peripheral vascular disease, raynaud's phenomenon or buerger's disease. Anxiety is another consideration. ...Read more

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Hands tingling from keyboarding?

Hands tingling from keyboarding?

Most likely: A cumulative trauma disorder causing inflammation at wrist with compression of median nerve, so-called carpal tunnel syndrome. Easy to diagnose and treat. See your doctor. ...Read more

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