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Hands Sensitive To Cold
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
Some foot numbness, over all aching, itching, trouble making decisions, sensitive to cold, sensitive to loud sounds, sensitive to light, sensitive to ?
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Yes and no. : Small arteries in the fingers and toes normally constrict when exposed to cold and can be uncomfortable but if you experience severe pain or develop ulcers, this may indicate small vessel vasospastic or inflammatory disease (i.e. Raynaud's or buerger's disease (though the latter is usually associated with smoking)).You should see your primary care physician for evaluation, especially if severe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
New Filling?: If it is new the pulp/nerve may still be irritated from the procedure, if it is old then you are very likely to have another issue such as a crack or decay. Dental exam should help solve the issue. Hot/cold are much more likely to cause you sense than food. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nutritional cause?: Cold hands and feet could mean nutritional deficiencies. That's not so bad, but inadequate nutrition could lead to much more dangerous health problems. If you're not getting sufficient B12 you might get cold hands and feet. The same is true with magnesium and iron. If the diet you're on is missing key nutrients! you need a better diet. Could be nonnutritional causes too. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more
Cold is tiggering raynauds but its not cold enough to wear layers or gloves w/o overheating-ideas? Numb stiff pain hands
6yr old son gets hot swollen hands, fingers, ears, lips in cold weather or extremely cold food, depending on exposure. What causes "hot swollen skin"?
See below: Increased blood flow to theses "extremity areas" is likely the cause. As long as there is no pain, this is natural (to an extent) so to keep these areas from loosing blood flow (cold can do this) and thus decreasing oxygen to the tissues, where, if without, tissues metabolism slows and if it stops, tissues can die. His response may be slightly exaggerated but, without pain, i would not worry. ...Read more
MS symptoms: Multiple sclerosis can cause a host of symptoms, including cold hands and feet. However, there are other causes of these symptoms as well such as Raynaud's Phenomenon/disease and sometimes it just happens and there is not a problem causing it! You should visit your primary care physician to discuss these symptoms. ...Read more
What can cause severe tiredness, cold hands and feet that alternate between clammy and sweaty to cold as ice?
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Why my hands stay cold rather get cold very easily other people around me in the same place.If we shake hands my hands are very cold and theres are very warm my hands get very cold easily.
There : There are multiple causes of cold hands. Regardless a medical evaluation is in order. I will list some of the most common causes; anemia-decreased number of red blood cells buerger's disease-blocked blood vessels in hands and feet diabetes-high amounts of sugar in the blood peripheral artery disease (pad)-blocked arteries raynaud's disease-nerve disorder resulting in cold blue hands please see your doctor. Good luck. ...Read more
Severe pain in hands and feet when exposed to cold. What meds can increase blood flow to warm the hands?
No meds: Episodic vasospasm (constriction of small arteries) of the fingers or toes. It is characterized by digital (fingers or toes) blanching or white color, cyanosis (blue), a feeling of numbness or dulled sensory response and rubor (red) after cold exposure and rewarming. Patients with raynaud's phenomenon should avoid unnecessary cold exposure and wear warm clothing. ...Read more
Adequate covering: Adequate covering.Get a more detailed answer ›
My fingers and hands get cold and numb and turn white and blueish in cold weather, even with gloves. Are there any methods to increase blood flow to keep them warm?
Raynauds Disease: This is raynauds diease, a condition of spasm of small blood vessels that is accentuated by cold exposure. It may be associated with an underlying connective tissue disorder but often it is not. Meds are available if the problem is severe enough to warrant any treatment other than warming the hands. ...Read more
In winter, when washing hands frequently with cold water, i get dehydrated, cracked, peel, and bleeding skins on my hands.. How to treat this. Thanks.?
Heavy Creams: Look for a thick heavy cream to use, they may work better for you than regular lotion. You can find them at almost any drug store. Also if you are outside in the cold, wear gloves. Another tip, when you wash your hands make sure you dry them of very well, including between your fingers. Making sure you drink plenty of water can help keep you hydrated in general, including your skin. ...Read more
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