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I experienced lightheadedness, heart palpitation pale skin cold hands and feetand dry mouth? It happened twice? Is this hypoglycemia?

I experienced lightheadedness, heart palpitation pale skin cold hands and feetand dry mouth? It happened twice? Is this hypoglycemia?

Could Be: The symptoms are correct, but you would have to check your blood sugar to know for sure. Have you ever had a hemoglobin a1c drawn before, or done a fasting blood glucose test, or glucose challenge test? All good at determining if you have any blood glucose control issues. Your pcp would be your best avenue here. Lastly, if you ate something with simple sugars after your symptoms, did it help? ...Read more

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Dr. James Krick
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Cold Skin (Definition)

Cold skin is skin that feels cold and clammy. A person may feel cold from being exposed to cold weather, or the skin may get cold if there is inadequate circulation to the skin, as ...Read more


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Does anyone like touching cold skin, especially toes?

Does anyone like touching cold skin, especially toes?

I'm not sure...: ...Where you are going with this, but I have had patients tell me that they enjoy warming up cold areas of their bodies (ears, usually) for reasons that are not clear, at least to me. You mentioned toes, so if you're saying that your spouse has cold feet in bed, try telling him or her to wear socks to bed. ...Read more

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Very cold skin with pins and needles often?

Very cold skin with pins and needles often?

Get evaluated: It is important to go get checked out by your doctor. There are several possibilities, but it will be important to rule out endocrinologic or neurologic issues that may require treatment so it's best to get it checked out. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as cold skin and warm heart?

Is there such a thing as cold skin and warm heart?

No.: I believe the correct expression is "cold hands, warm heart", and while it's a nice sentiment (sort of), that's all it is. ...Read more

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I like touching cold skin or cold surfaces. Is there anything wrong with me? I find it comforting and usually touching with the back of my hand

I like touching cold skin or cold surfaces. Is there anything wrong with me? I find it comforting and usually touching with the back of my hand

If the touching is: a way to control frightening thoughts or the feeling that danger is approaching then it MAY be a form of obsessive compulsive disorder or a milder and simpler superstitious behavior. Do you have other mental or physical rituals to lower fear and anxiety? If so, consider seeing a mental health professional. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Why is it that during my monthly period, i look white pale skin and feel cold? Is it normal?

Why is it that during my monthly period, i look white pale skin and feel cold? Is it normal?

Are your periods: Are your periods heavy? This could cause it but you may just be someone who reacts this way when you are on your cycle. ...Read more

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Cold skin, low temp and sweaty head in 10 yr old with uri?

Cold skin, low temp and sweaty head in 10 yr old with uri?

Part of the illness: Fever and head colds can include symptoms of feeling unwell, hot and sweaty, yet cool skin, shivering, flushed face and variable documented temperature. See your doctor if it persists/worsens-especially if greater than 3 days despite home care. ...Read more