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My Leg Feels Cold Inside
Is there anything other than a circulatory issue that can cause the leg to feel cold to the touch?
Go to ER: Considering you have PCV you must go to the ER now.; ...Read more
Circulation: If one leg is consistently cold and you cannot easily warm it and especially if you have pain in that leg while exercising, then there might be a problem with blood flow which can be quite dangerous. You should see your family doctor right away especially if you have a history of diabetes or clotting abnormalities. ...Read more
Go to emergency room: Cold painful leg cannot be ignoredGet a more detailed answer ›
A blood clot occurring in an extremity is an emergency.
The patient will have pain, numbness, coolness and possible weakness of the extremity. You are probably referring to peripheral artery disease (PAD). Coldness in an extremity would be a very late symptom of PAD. Pain in an extremity on walking would be the the earliest symptom of PAD. Skin temperature is under autonomic nervous system control ...Read more
Yes: Sciatic pain is pain radiating typically from buttocks down leg below the knee that can be associated with numbness, tingling &/or weakness with or without any back pain. Coughing, sneezing & bearing down can increase the pain. The most likely culprit is a disc herniation but there can be other causes as well including a pyriformis syndrome, a synovial cyst, spinal stenosis or a spine deformity. ...Read more
Husbands back looks like a question mark has pain from his butt dwn his leg. Feels numb cold tingly.?
Sounds like a disc: Causing spasmodic scoliosis due to a herniation leading to sciatica with pain down leg due to disc compressing the nerve leading to neurologic symptoms. Most get better without surgery-10% need surgery. Time, activity modification, medication, guided exercise or physical therapy & epidural steroid injections are options. Weight control, not smoking & regular exercise are preventative measures. ...Read more
Wife has pain on her legs when she wakes up. This mostly occurs when she is in a cold environment, or feels cold. What is it?
I've been dealing with off and on cold sensations down the front of my right leg for two weeks. Feels like goosebumps. Only lasts for few seconds?
A number of things: This could be related to a number of things. If it affects that thigh area, may be meralgia paresthestica. But like most things, if it does not improve, seek care. ...Read more
Why do I have a cold sensation in my leg? Which kills and its always at nice every so oftern it kills
Cold leg: Its difficult to say since you did not share any medical information with us, not even your age. Cold and painful extremities are often suggestive of a vascular compromise. You need a vascular ultrasound study to see if you have obstruction of blood flow. If detected, then a consultation with a vascular surgeon or an interventional radiologist would be the next step. ...Read more
I woke up with pain in my left side of my calf and my entire leg was freezing cold. What can be the cause of it?
My daughter is 4. She's very active. Sometimes she says her leg is cold on the inside. What could that be or really mean?
Hi I was wondering what cause my lymphnode in my leg to swell real bad I just got over a cold would this be the culprit for the swelling?
Likely!: Just check around your feet, your toes, and all over the skin just to make sure there are no obvious sores, cuts, infections... ...Read more
I keep feeling cold on my leg but I haven't stepped out or really did any form of work in almost 2weeks, not sure whether it exercise I need?
Exercise may be OK but you should see your Primary doctor to evaluate your issues!
Please let me know how things go. ...Read more
? poor blood supply: As we get older, our heart has to work harder and our blood vessels get weary. Sometimes this leads to swelling of the legs. There are other possible causes also, but this is definitely a problem that should be investigated with your primary care physician. Don't just say to yourself it is a part of getting older, because it can be helped. If you can, put your feet up, like if watching tv. ...Read more
See your doctor: Many factors affect leg pain and feeling cold. Causes could be circulatory, endocrine, neurological, metabolic, nutritional, etc. A thorough history and physical examination with appropriate testing by your doctor will likely come up with the answer or the the direction of focus for further testing and treatment. ...Read more
Need to be seen: Cold intolerance raises the serious possibility of hypothyroidism, which only a physician can diagnose. A second possibility is mild congestive heart failure, with too little blood reading the skin. Pain in the legs can be anything from a neuropathy to serious vascular disease (gangrene risk) to metabolic bone disease. ...Read more
Pain running down my starting at my glut thru my ham string, and then my lower leg goes number and feel cold.
Go in for eval: Pain going down the leg, then numbness and coldness. This needs prompt evaluation. These are all concerning for problem with blood flow to the leg, which would be a vascular emergency. It at least needs to be ruled out. ...Read more
I'm 17 and this morning my legs started to randomly hurt. I also feel cold and can't seem to warm up. What could casuse this?
Hi I am having cold legs problem and it's getting worse every day now I can feel in my whole body please any cure for this thanks?
Answer: First of all to fix the problem you must find the problem. So you begin with a physical exam from your doctor. You will have your blood drawn and check for many possibilities that will be red out one at a time. So schedule this with your doctor and while you wait for your appointment. Hydrate and exercise get moving this will increase your circulation ...Read more
I feel coldness inside on of my legs yet I don't actually feel cold. It's really painful. As well as coldness in my chest. Should I be worried?
ImpossibleToSay, All: Sensations are perceptions within our brain, only nerve impulses in body. Study: https://www. Healthtap. Com/#user_questions/1487857 for an overview. As you noticed, you don't "feel cold", yet you perceive coldness & pain, emotional interpretations/perceptions. The issue: what is triggering these perceptions; perhaps distractions from more worrisome fears. Study: John Sarno Back Pain for some ideas. ...Read more
All down my legs I sometimes feel random patches where it feels cold almost like a liquid feeling in areas I don't really know how to explain it.?
Doctor can evaluate: A primary care doctor and a neurologist can evaluate to see what might be going on. Some patients with a condition called arachnoiditis have sensations that may feel like insects crawling on the skin or water trickling down the leg. Arachnoiditis is an inflammation of one of the linings of the spinal cord. ...Read more
It is hard to answer your question because I do not know your age or medical condition.
This coldness could be reduced circulation which can be helped by walking or other forms of activity. You can also wear more clothing and warm socks to keep your legs warm.
If you are having cramping of your muscles in your legs, feet or toes seek medical attention. ...Read more
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