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I feel so tired and sluggish, and my joints and muscles are aching, could I have thyroid issues if i don't have cold hands and feet?

I feel so tired and sluggish, and my joints and muscles are aching, could I have thyroid issues if i don't have cold hands and feet?

Get tested: Symptoms related to a low thyroid are nonspecific. You can have all, some, or none of them and still have a thyroid problem. On the other hand, many people who have symptoms that sound like thyroid, have no thyroid problem at all. The best thing is to see your doctor about these symptoms, get thyroid blood tests: tsh, free t4. ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Thyroid (Definition)

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that sits in the lower part of the neck. It produces thyroid hormone - which ...Read more


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Have generalized anxiety disorder and experiencing cold hands and feet. Thyroid checkd tsh=0.848 and all heart test came back fine. Is this anxiety?

Have generalized anxiety disorder and experiencing cold hands and feet. Thyroid checkd tsh=0.848 and all heart test came back fine. Is this anxiety?

Low Iron low thyroid: Causes include perno, raynaud's, cryoglonulinemia, wearing gloves and wool socks and stay indoors where it's warm.Don't smoke. It impairs circulation.Avoid caffeine. It constricts blood vessels avoid handling cold objects. Use ice tongs to pick up ice cubes. .Review:cold hands and feet at www.Emedicinehealth.Com see you family doctor for an evaluation and testing. ...Read more

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What should I do? Nauseous headache Extremely cold hands and feet Stiff neck for 7 days now Slight fever 99.1 Dizziness Blurry vision Fatigue.

What should I do? 
Nauseous headache 
Extremely cold hands and feet 
Stiff neck for 7 days now 
Slight fever 99.1 
Dizziness
Blurry vision
Fatigue.

Doctor can help: Usually, when a person has more than a couple of moderate symptoms for a couple of days, she can consider seeing her doctor. If symptoms have been going on for a week, it's doctor time. She should write down the sequence of events, from when they started, and include what medications were tried, plus what makes symptoms better and what makes them worse, and give the information to her doctor. ...Read more

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Chlills, pain in lower back and neck, nausea, loss of appetite & cold hands/feet. Also recently a headache that intensifies when moving eyes.

Chlills, pain in lower back and neck, nausea, loss of appetite & cold hands/feet. Also recently a headache that intensifies when moving eyes.

Virus: These symptoms are consistent with a flu like viral infection which usually runs its course in several days to a week without specific treatment except rest, adequate fluid intake and Tylenol (acetaminophen) for the aches and pains.If symptoms persist beyond that time frame or worsen, consult your Physician for evaluation. ...Read more

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Can atenenol 37.5 cause hallucinations and cold hands and feet?

Can atenenol 37.5 cause hallucinations and cold hands and feet?

Possible: 51 but I know little about U. Atenolol is B.P. & B-Blocker med which lowers heart rate. If U have atherosclerosis affecting major blood vessels, Atenolo decreases blood flow to areas affected, esp distal extremities. Why do U take Atenolol & what other meds taken. Atherosclerosis comes esp from Diabetes,HTN, High Cholesterol, Smoking. Atenolol does not affect brain signif, but low blood flow can. ...Read more

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Is it okay that i tell my doctor i get cold hands and feet?

Is it okay that i tell my doctor i get cold hands and feet?

Yes - that is: Important to share with your physician. It can sometimes be associated with neuropathies or circulation issues. ...Read more

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What could cause cold hands and feet after a surgical procedure and general anesthesia?

What could cause cold hands and feet after a surgical procedure and general anesthesia?

Cold after surgery: Normally surgery rooms are kept quite cold and under anesthesia, as there is no movement in the body + there is exposure for surgery etc, the body temperature drops and patients get cold after the surgery esp in extremities. Most modern operation rooms do have warm air covers over patients to maintain normal body temperature + they also use heated IV fluids and humidified anesthetic gases ...Read more

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Why do I get cold hands and feet sometimes sweaty when I. Feeling anxious with anxiety?

Why do I get cold hands and feet sometimes sweaty when I.  Feeling anxious with anxiety?

Anxiety: Anxiety or worry is a psychological & physiological state characterized by somatic, cognitive, emotional & behavioral features. It signifies fear/concern/unpleasant sensations/ dread. It causes restlessness, fatigue, muscle tension & concentration difficulties. It is considered a normal reaction to a stressor, unless it interferes with daily functioning or causes significant distress, as in panic. ...Read more

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My 6 wk old has cold hands and feet does it mean she is too cold and need more clothes on?

No.: If she is acting well, drinking her milk well, making urine and feces normally, gaining weight like she should, then she is likely fine. I always advise dressing a child in the same way that you are comfortable. For example, if you are comfortable in a t shirt then your baby should not be in a sweater and two blankets. ...Read more

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Hi. What could it be when my 7month old daughter constantly has cold hands and feet and sometimes goes a bluey purpley colour? Thanks

Hi. What could it be when my 7month old daughter constantly has cold hands and feet and sometimes goes a bluey purpley colour? Thanks

Likely normal: Babies are given several mechanisms to conserve body heat and direct their energy to growth rather loose heat to the room.Their cool hands or feet usually reflect this skill, shunting blood deep in the skin rather than stay on the surface. Dunk baby in warm water and see the skin blush pink immediately to verify this is true. ...Read more

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Sometimes i start feeling weak, run down with cold hands and feet....Especially if i don't rest in the afternoon...What could it be?....

Muscle Weakness: There could be so many reasons, from heart to lung conditions to peripheral raynauds phenomena. Needing rest in the afternoon indicates some sleep connection. If you had been much younger it would be interesting to rule out narcolepsy but never too late especially if you feel sudden onset sleepiness and weakness. ...Read more

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My right foot feels cold . The last two days this has happened. I generally have cold hands and feet but longer than a day is odd . Why ?

My right foot feels cold . The last two days this has happened. I generally have cold hands and feet but longer than a day is odd . Why ?

Blood pressure: Generally it could be related to blood perfusion or vascular perfusion to your feet and hands. It may also be related to winter temperatures and your body natural protective reaction to keep most warm blood to your core. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Julie Abbott
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Cold Hands (Definition)

Cold hands = decreased temperature of hands. It may be related to poor ...Read more