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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. Ana Adelstein
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Cold Skin (Definition)

Skin is the most exterior tissue that covers the body. Cold skin is when the temperature of skin drops. There are a number of potential medical reasons ...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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What is the definition or description of: Cold skin?

What is the definition or description of: Cold skin?

Cold Skin: Skin is the most exterior tissue that covers the body. Cold skin is when the temperature of skin drops. There are a number of potential medical reasons that this can occur. ...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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What can be the reasons why head of my penis is pale and cold to the touch while everything else is normal?

What can be the reasons why head of my penis is pale and cold to the touch while everything else is normal?

Urologic eval: Your Penis is an distal organ and can fell colder in lower tempature. Follow with Urologist ...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