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Is it normal for my feet to turn purple when I sit?

Is it normal for my feet to turn purple when I sit?

No: Even though this may not be normal it is not necessarily anything to be gravely concerned about. The best way to evaluate this is to have a lower extremity venous ultrasound to make sure you do not have significant venous insufficiency (particularly in the deep venous system). We see bluish discoloration in people who have had clots in the deep veins and then subsequently develop reflux. ...Read more

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I have Joint Hypermobility Synd. My feet turn purple when I sit or if I'm standing too long. Doc said Raynaud's but I thought that happens when cold.?

I have Joint Hypermobility Synd. My feet turn purple when I sit or if I'm standing too long. Doc said Raynaud's but I thought that happens when cold.?

Further eval needed: Raynauds syndrome is a vascular response , in which, there is constriction of blood vessel, as a response to certain stimuli, not only cold exposure, but also, certain chemical and or sustained vibration,among other things. It could occur as an isolated finding or associated to an underlying connective tissue disorder. Joint hyper mobility or laxity of joints bears no relationship to Raynauds ...Read more

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I am anemic only 39 when I stand or sit my feet turn blueish purple is thus due to low iron?

I am anemic only 39 when I stand or sit my feet turn blueish purple is thus due to low iron?

No: Anemia does not cause your feet to turn purple. That is a circulation issue. Speak to your GP next time you see him about it. If you have dizziness when standing, shortness of breath or chest pain see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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I have purple toes on both feet for several months. They turn back to pink when I keep my feet up but returns when I stand or sit.

I have purple toes on both feet for several months.  They turn back to pink when I keep my feet up but returns when I stand or sit.

Venous congestion : you probably have venous congestion. When you stand up, the blood in the veins pools in you feet because the valves in the veins are not working properly. This causes the discoloration. See a vein specialist. ...Read more

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28f I have ist , triglycerides are high 207 my feet turn purple if i sit or stand not on any medication. Should i be concerned? All my drs know

28f I have ist , triglycerides are high 207 my feet turn purple if i sit or stand not on any medication. Should i be concerned? All my drs know

Raynaud's disease: Raynaud's disease is a condition that causes some areas of your body — such as your fingers, toes, the tip of your nose and your ears — to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress. In raynaud's disease, smaller arteries that supply blood to your skin narrow, limiting blood circulation to affected areas. Women are more likely to have raynaud's disease. It's also mor. ...Read more

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I have a broken leg they told me to keep it up and not to put pressure on it but when i sit down for about 20 to30 minutes my feet gets purple?

I have a broken leg they told me to keep it up and not to put pressure on it but when i sit down for about 20 to30 minutes  my feet gets purple?

That is normal under: The circumstances, due to the decrease in the circulation away from the toes & foot back towards the heart, due to the injury. This will get better over the next few weeks. For your own good, do not put your foot or leg hanging down, as it'll get swollen and change color, like your experiencing. Keep it elevated as much as possible. ...Read more

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