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How Can I Prevent Getting Cold Feet In The Winter And Summer
Cold feet: Cold feet could be caused by Raynauds syndrome, or could be vascular issues, etc. Best to get your feet evaluated to be sure. Raynaud's can cause a vasospasm of the arteries reducing blood flow. In about 40 percent of people who have Raynaud's, it affects the feet/toes. It is relatively benign. Treatments include wearing warm, thick socks, and simply keeping your feet warm. Rarely meds r needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
This may be stupid to ask but i wear compression stockings to prevent blood pooling (dysautonomia) can wearing those cause cold feet-its not too bad?
I have very painful legs, hot thighs, sometimes cold feet & calves.Burning pain, can't keep legs still. Prevents sleep. Please can you advise?
Seems normal: Everybody is different. The back is a normal place to be sweaty (it can't breathe when we're sitting in a chair or lying down). Hands and feet are commonly a little cold because they're further away from the center of the body. ...Read more
Why?: There are many reasons for cold feet. Some people have a tendency to get cold feet when a relationship reaches a certain point (anxiety about being "trapped"...Or realizing that the other person isn't perfect ), in which case you should try to understand that and not assume she is the cause. Or there may be some specific cause (she is too quiet, or too loud, or?). Talk to her. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I get cold feet at a night and ii'm scared of developing ulcers. Any tips or advice on dealing with this?
Little to no chance: Cold feet at night is mostly a nerve response. It is common for normal healthy people to get cold feet. Your body is going to rest mode and is diverting the blood away from your feet. Ulcers are from pressure points, poor arterial circulation ( rest pain or can't walk a certain distance due to pain) or venous usually in the inside ankle due to swelling. ...Read more
Get evaluated: Several things could be going on. Cold feet can be a result of poor blood flow. This can cause pain in an extremity. Another possibility is nerve damage which could cause you to believe your foot is cold. Finally, the pain and cold symptoms may be unrelated. Either way, an evaluation by your primary care physician would be a good place to start. ...Read more
Neuropathy: The effects polio can have long term damage to the nerves. The nerves control sensation, muscle/motor, as well as the autonomic nervous system. Skin temperature is part of this. There may be a link to it because of a post-polio syndrome. Talk to you neurologist and you may want to see a podiatrist to have the foot examined as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Whenever I get cold feet, they look weird and sort of blotchy, could it be caused by poor circulation?
Cold feet: It is possible but it could also be raynaud's which an aberrant response to cold. See your podiatrist for assistance . ...Read more
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