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Doctor insights on: My Hands And Legs Hurt When They Are Exposed To Cold Temperatures Is This Normal

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My hands and legs hurt when they are exposed to cold temperatures. Is this normal?

My hands and legs hurt when they are exposed to cold temperatures. Is this normal?

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 more

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Dr. Nolan Segal
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Leg Pain (Definition)

Leg pain is a clinical finding that can occur with exercise, injury, arthritis, infection, ...Read more


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How can you use accupressure method on hand in order to heal leg pain?

How can you use accupressure method on hand in order to heal leg pain?

Best to consult a : Physician who practices acupuncture or see a licensed acupuncturist, who can most likely to be able to help you. Good luck. ...Read more

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Feet and hand numbness along with leg pain. What is wrong with me?

Feet and hand numbness along with leg pain. What is wrong with me?

Neuropathy: Stocking and glove distribution of numbness is indicative of possible diabetic neuropathy. Pain can be associated with neuropathy as well. There are other causes for neuropathy so you need to follow up with primary care physician and/or neurologist. ...Read more

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I have disc protrusion 2 years i dnt have back pain and leg pain now days i feel numbness on hand when i sitting in floor. Do i need surgery?

I have disc protrusion  2 years i dnt have back pain and leg pain now days i feel numbness  on hand when i sitting  in floor. Do i need surgery?

It depends: The decision to recommend surgery is multifactorial and you would be best served by seeing your physician to start working through the causes of your symptoms. ...Read more

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I got a sting by some unknown insect on my hand it got a small hole and white pus was devloped.Hand was swollen.Used anti inflamatory.Leg pain lot?

I got a sting by some unknown insect on my hand it got a small hole and white pus was devloped.Hand  was swollen.Used anti inflamatory.Leg pain lot?

See below: If you are not sure what type of insect stung or bite you and your hand is not getting better i would immediately go to a clinic for an evaluation. Some insect bites particularly spiders can have lead to a severe infection to the soft tissue . Get it checked out good luck thank you. ...Read more

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Was taking Lyrica @ 600mg per day for around two years for idiopathic leg pain. Reduced down as leg pain gone but since tapering off have had pain in forearms and hands. Finished Lyrica two days ago and now in a lot of pain. (Arms) Could this be wd ?

Was taking Lyrica @ 600mg per day for around two years for idiopathic leg pain. Reduced down as leg pain gone but since tapering off have had pain in forearms and hands. Finished Lyrica two days ago and now in a lot of pain. (Arms) Could this be wd ?

Suggestions: Am rather unclear as to validity of term "idiopathic leg pain", as there is always a cause. Fact that the Lyrica (pregabalin) helped suggests your correct diagnosis is a peripheral neuropathy, which needs evaluation. Highly recommend a second opinion. Suspect you are correct about your Lyrica (pregabalin). ...Read more

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Having leg pain on standing walking and pain in hand/shoulder while typing if i sit long thn back pain wt cud be this?

Having leg pain on standing walking and pain in hand/shoulder while typing if i sit long thn back pain wt cud be this?

Multiple things: This could be multiple different things, including separate issues. This could be a combo of lumbar and lower cervical radiculitis, +/- carpal tunnel syndrome +/- meralgia parasthetica. Hard to tell without more history. Discuss with your physician because you may need large workup, including ruling out ms. Until then focus on core strengthening and correcting ergonomics. ...Read more

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I have pain while working on computer hand pains or on activity wht cud cause this also leg pain while walking its not carpel tunnel?

Possibly: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition in which the median nerve is compressed at the wrist. It can be aggravated by keyboard work as you are describing and is usually characterized by pain or numbness that radiates into the thumb, index, and middle fingers. A detailed exam can usually tell if this is your problem or if it is something else. Thank you. ...Read more