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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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What causes tingling in hands and feet?

What causes tingling in hands and feet?

Raynauds: Peripheral neuropathy, homeocysteine deficiency, emobolic phenomenon, aso/pvd, vasospastic phenonmenon (raynaud's). ...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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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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What causes hands, feet and leg cramps?

What causes hands, feet and leg cramps?

Cramps: Can be caused by many things. The most common reasons tend to be if you are dehydrated, lack in calcium or potassium. Try increasing your fluid intake, take calcium supplements ( or eat more dairy products if u can) and a banana a day. If u are very active and sweat a lot start drinking light Gatorade to see if it will help. ...Read more

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Can circulation problems in hands and feet cause constant cold extremities?

Can circulation problems in hands and feet cause constant cold extremities?

Circulation issues: Yes, circulation can impair blood flow to the hands and feet, and cause cold hands and feet, and in some cases even numbness. Another condition referred to as raynaud's phenomenon or disease can also cause whitish/bluish discoloration and cold hands and feet. I agree see a vascular specialist to determinie if you have either condition. ...Read more

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What causes swelling in hands and feet?

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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What causes iching of hands and feet?

What causes iching of hands and feet?

Many possibilitis: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. 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 pain your feet, legs and hands?

What causes pain your feet, legs and hands?

Could be many things: It is worth getting evaluated by your primary care. Pain in the extremities could be due to poor blood flow from a variety of things, nerve problems in the small fibers or even some more concerning problems. ...Read more

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What causes hand pain, numbness in legs, face, arms and headache?

What causes hand pain, numbness in legs, face, arms and headache?

Many symptoms: There are many possible causes of these symptoms. Any one of these has a few causes. Considering the pain and numbness is in multiple places, a problem with the nervous system or the joints could be a factor. The diagnosis depends on any other symptoms you have, what your physical exam looks like, and test results. A diagnosis that unifies all your symptoms may not be easy to make. ...Read more

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My feet legs hands and arms r shivering burning and cramping. What could it be?

My feet legs hands and arms r shivering burning and cramping. What could it be?

Nonspecific symptoms: Many reasons for shivering, burning & cramping. You didn't mention any medications but diuretics (water pills) can upset salt & mineral balance leading to cramping. Vitamin deficiency can lead to burning sensation (peripheral neuropathy). Shivering can be due to feeling cold, some medications, and most worrisome, an infection. Go see your family doc if this doesn't resolve soon. Good luck! ...Read more

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Can hypothyroidism cause circulatory issues, cold feet and hands also pitting edema in legs ankles and feet?

Can hypothyroidism cause circulatory issues, cold feet and hands also pitting edema in legs ankles and feet?

Hypothyroid: Generally not circulatory issues unless the edema is tremendous, but definitely edema. See your family doc for help. ...Read more

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Severe back pain, numbness and tingling in feet arms hands swelling in thighs, feet, hands and upper arms. Rapid weight gain around belly ?

See your doctor: It's important with all these symptoms mentioned that you seek evaluation with your primary care doctor to figure out what could be causing all these symptoms. There are various thing that could result in some of those symptoms. It may not be only one cause. It could have some vascular component, a metabolic component, a neurologic component, nutrient deficiency component, or none-of-the-above. ...Read more

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What causes swollen feet, ankles & legs?

What causes swollen feet, ankles & legs?

Gravity: Usually prolonged sitting or standing can cause swollen legs and feet, if it improves in the morning after being supine overnight , i wouldn't worry too much , but still see your doctor, its an early sign of venous disease. If it persists see a doctor asap, it could be a blood clot as well. ...Read more

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Random sharp pains throughout entire body? No identifiable cause.. head, arms, legs, abdomen, chest, feet, hands..

Random sharp pains throughout entire body? No identifiable cause.. head, arms, legs, abdomen, chest, feet, hands..

Consider...: Get plenty of sleep on a comfortable mattress. Have your Vit D level checked. Drink plenty of water, and avoid sugary or processed drinks and alcohol. If you smoke, stop now. Try some gentle stretches or a beginner yoga class. Detoxify your diet (ditch the processed and fast foods in favor of mostly fruits and veggies with lean protein). ...Read more

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What causes constant cracked hands and feet?

What causes constant cracked hands and feet?

Dyshydrosis: There are several cause of dry cracking and splitting of the skin. Winter months with lack of humidity can cause dry skin which is most common. Other systemic conditions and dermatitis can cause dry skin. ...Read more

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What causes poor circulation in arms and legs?

What causes poor circulation in arms and legs?

Poor circulation: Poor circulation may be due to poor health, cholesterol, diabetes, alcohol, or other medical condition that may affect the vessels that carry blood to the extremities. Genetics play some role. ...Read more