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Hot Flushes In Feet
Dilated blood vessel: Sounds like your body is reacting to something that you're allergic or sensitive to. Perhaps you ate, or inhaled, or took a medication that caused an allergic reaction, which causes histamines to be released and the blood vessels in the skin dilate. This will cause itchy or hot skin. ...Read more
Tough question: If you are asking if icy hot causes that sensation, then "yes". It is a counterirritant like ben gay and basically "overdrives" the nerves so you don't feel pain. If you are saying you have a sensation like when you put it on, then you may be experiencing nerve injury from your conditions called "neuropathy". This can be caused by many things and needs to be evaluated by a doc. ...Read more
Cold hands and feet. Even with 2 pairs of socks on my feet are ice cold. Luke warm shower feels extremely hot on my feet. Left side is always colder?
Cold and hot sweats. In bed spots on forearms,and body feels all heated up and kinda flushed face?
Any medicines: You're on? which can be a reaction, please see your doctor for evaluation ...Read more
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Flushing: many thing: The main causes are hot flashes, hyperthyroidism, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder. Other causes include morphine withdrawal, and menopause. Also in the list are emphysema, a gastric or pancreatic tumor, anaphylaxis, lupus, sotos syndrome, and woodhouse-sakati syndrome. Obviously you need to see your family doctor or a dermatologist to rule out physical causes and if you have a psychiatric cause make an appointment with a psychiatrist and psychologist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Extremely unlikely: Most patients do not have symptoms until their kidney functions are down to 10-20% of normal and most often they will have vague, nonspecific symptoms such as fatigue and loss of appetite. Many patients will have elevated blood pressure and some may show signs of fluid retention as their renal function continue to deteriorate. Hot flashes, however, are usually not caused by impaired kidneys. ...Read more
Maybe something else: Neuromas are impingements of the interdigital nerves, and usually cause pain and symptoms and pain in the balls of the feet and toes usually. If a larger area of the foot is involved, it could be tarsal tunnel- a nerve impingment at the ankle. See a podiatrist, as he/she can diagnose this, and help to rule out possible medical reasons for it (like in neuropathy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not likely: This would need a more extensive evaluation as sitting would not be out first thought. We would look at neurologic or vascular causes and your physician would help in the evaluation. ...Read more
Worthy of exam: You should consider seeing either your medical doctor or your gyn. Good luck! what your doing is ok temporarily-and even very helpful for specific things, but there are other causes that will not respond to that. ...Read more
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