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Paleness in my feet and hands and bluish lips. Poor circulation?

Paleness in my feet and hands and bluish lips. Poor circulation?

Temperature change: Can be caused by cool weather or air conditioning in sensitive people, ask your doctor if you have raynaud syndrome, smoking will make these symtoms worse. ...Read more

Dr. Creighton Wright
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Circulation (Definition)

1.Movement to and fro or around something, esp. That of fluid in a closed system. 2.The continuous motion by which the blood travels through all parts of the body under the action of the heart. Compliments ...Read more


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I have Reynaud's. First cold pale hands/feet, then cold blue-ish purple, after a while hot red. Is the red part the circulation coming back?

I have Reynaud's. First cold pale hands/feet, then cold blue-ish purple, after a while hot red. Is the red part the circulation coming back?

Yes: Cold temperatures are a main cause of Raynaud's phenomenon, so cold weather can trigger symptoms. If a person has only mild symptoms, she can keep her hands, feet, face, and ears warm with well-insulated clothing. Gadgets such as heated gloves and heated socks from winter sports stores may help. Using portable heaters, pre-warming the car, keeping dry, etc..., are helpful ideas. ...Read more

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I have pale looking lips and dry throat, my feet burn almost every time i rest them but when i walk they hurt, and i feel numb in my legs too, cause?

I have pale looking lips and dry throat,  my feet burn almost every time i rest them but when i walk they hurt, and i feel numb in my legs too, cause?

See your doctor: You need to be evaluated. You may have a host of issues to be sorted out. Anemia, neuropathy, etc. We sometimes find that deficiencies in some vitamins can be associated with these symptoms. Go see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What causes one to get light headed and experience poor circulation in the hands and feet?

What causes one to get light headed and experience poor circulation in the hands and feet?

Could be many things: There can be many causes, such as low blood pressure or variations in the blood pressure when one changes position from sitting to standing (orthostatic hypotension), or low pulse rate (bradycardia). If symptoms are bothersome enough and don't resolve with simple maneuvers such as hydration and standing up slowly, i would recommend a physical exam ad blood pressure/ pulse check by our doctor. ...Read more

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What can cause poor circulation in your hands and feet?

What can cause poor circulation in your hands and feet?

Several: Heart disease, smoking, raynaud's syndrome, caffeine and diabetes can all contribute to poor circulation in the extremities. ...Read more

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What could I do about poor circulation in my hands and feet?

What could  I do about poor circulation in my hands and feet?

Warmth: Stay in good general health and keep the hands and feet protected and warm with gloves and good socks. ...Read more

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What causes one to experience poor circulation in the hands and feet?

What causes one to experience poor circulation in the hands and feet?

Raynaud's : Can do this, a vasospasm of the blood vessels, clogged arteries, cholesterol deposits....Can all cause poor circulation. ...Read more

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Can too much drinking and smoking cause feet and hands to have poor circulation?

Smoking: Nicotine is a known vasoconstrictor. It is known to narrow vessels. Compounds in cigarettes also damage the insides of vessels. Excessive smoking magnifies the problem. This puts patients at risk for losing limbs. Drinking does not have the vascular issues but there are many other issues associated with heavy drinking. ...Read more

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Can itching, peeling hands and feet be a sign of poor circulation ?

Can itching, peeling hands and feet be a sign of poor circulation ?

No: Itching and peeling of the hands is not due to circulation problems. Can be due to a variety of conditions including allergies. See a dermatologist. ...Read more

Dr. Stephen Scholand
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Paleness (Definition)

Paleness is a clinical finding that suggests anemia or inadequate amount of oxygen carrying hemoglobin molecules in the blood. It can also be caused by lack ...Read more


Bad Circulation (Definition)

This is a gernalized term and usually indicates poor arterial perfusion to an extremity. However, in my experience, docs also use it to indicate ...Read more