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Doctor insights on: My Hands And Feet Are Always Cold Is This Just Bad Circulation

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Dr. Ravi Chand
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Circulation (Definition)

1.Movement to and fro or around something, esp. That of fluid in a closed system. 2.The continuous motion by which the blood travels through all parts of the body under the action of the heart. Compliments ...Read more


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Non displaced weber b fx partial aftl+delt tear 15wks on delayed union could bad circulation cause delayed or non union and why? Always cold hands

Non displaced weber b fx partial aftl+delt  tear 15wks on delayed union could bad circulation cause delayed or non union and why? Always cold hands

Other possibilities: Yes, bad circulation can be a factor. The primary causes of a non-union can be broken down into three categories: 1) too much movement at fracture site 2) poor circulation in foot (due to smoking, diabetes, or other conditions) 3) infection circulatory problems cause fewer nutrients to arrive at the fracture site in the lower extremity resulting in fewer building blocks available for healing. ...Read more

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I have bad circulation in my hands. They're always cold and half the time they're purple. Advice please?

Need an evaluation: You need to be seen by a physician for this problem. It may not be serious, but it could be due to an autoimmune disease that can cause potentially serious problems that can be prevented or treated. Autoimmune diseases, such as raynaud's phenomenon or lupus, or other vascular diseases such as buerger's disease or other types of arteritis, can potentially damaging effects on the circulation. ...Read more

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Cold hands and feet, is this caused by bad circulation?

Cold hands and feet, is this caused by bad circulation?

Not necessarily: It could be but not necessarily. Other possible causes include it just being cold. Some people can have cold hands and feet normally in surprisingly warm temperatures. ...Read more

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My hands and feet are generally very cold - i've been told by non-medical people that I have 'bad circulation' - anything I can do about this?

My hands and feet are generally very cold - i've been told by non-medical people that I have 'bad circulation' - anything I can do about this?

Yes, see your doctor: Bad circulation usually occurs in elderly people and it is usual to cause cold feet but it is unusual to cause cold hands. Low thyroid, low blood pressure, poor nutritions and a host of other conditions may be the cause. ...Read more

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My feet are always cold especially at night. My doctor said it is bc I have bad circulation. Should i be worried about this and is there any 2 fix it.

My feet are always cold especially at night. My doctor said it is bc I have bad circulation. Should i be worried about this and is there any 2 fix it.

Bad circulation?: At age 17 ? Ok, circulation is not my specialty, but that surprises me. I kind of doubt that. Find another doctor and put on warm socks at night. ...Read more

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What can I do about bad circulation in my hands and feet?

What can I do about bad circulation in my hands and feet?

Get circulating.: Having bad circulation in both hands and feet is a common phrase that many patients make. If this is truly the case, then the effect of this condition, could ultimately, be a serious problem. If you are a smoker, you must stop. If not, then all the more reason to see your family doctor. You may be referred for further testing and treatment to evaluate the true extent of the problem. ...Read more

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Bad Circulation (Definition)

This is a gernalized term and usually indicates poor arterial perfusion to an extremity. However, in my experience, docs also use it to indicate ...Read more