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Poor Circulation Hand
Circulation: There's no great vitamin or herb that will consistently improve circulation in your hands at night. One thing i would recommend doing is getting a checkup by your doctor, specifically for things like diabetes and anemia. They will also do a thorough exam to see if this is a neurological problem or a vascular problem. ...Read more
Yes: The doctor should be able to make that distinction. ...Read more
Hi i have an outstretched nerve in my right thumb and poor circulation. My hand started turning blueish green what dose that mean?????
Warmth: Stay in good general health and keep the hands and feet protected and warm with gloves and good socks. ...Read more
Difficult: Niot a good path to take for a carrier. ...Read more
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
Yes: You should try to figure out the cause before applying these remedies. It could be a herniated disk, or a pinched nerve, or thyroid or nerve dysfunction. That said, massage hands with rosemary, lavender or eucalyptus oil; gentle stretching; cook with turmeric and black pepper; garlic, ginger. Try taking ginkgo biloba as a supplement. ...Read more
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
Hand circulation: If we assume poor circulation implies arterial blood flow any blockage in the arteries to the hand may impair the blood flow. This may involve arteries from the chest all the way down to the small vessels in the fingers. This may be related to a variety of conditions. If symptomatic, suggest seeing a vascular surgeon. ...Read more
Ca or alpha blocker.: This can be due to circulation difficulty, or it might be a symptom of hypothyroidism or vasculitis. There are vasospastic disorders, like raynaud's phenominon, that are triggered by cold exposure, with blanching, cyanosis, and redness, so the extremities must be kept warm. Calcium blockers like Nifedipine and Alpha blockers, like prazocin can help raynaud's. See your doctor and get tested. ...Read more
Vascular disorders: Vascular problems can be classified into either traumatic, compressive, occlusive, tumors/malformations and vasospastic (spasm of the artery, which reduces its diameter and thus its blood flow). Vascular problems may occur in individuals with diabetes, hypertension, or kidney failure, or in dialysis patients. Occupational exposure (vibrating tools, cold) and smoking can be a factor too. See an md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Top half of one finger turned white for 5 mins, & hands have been more cold than usual lately. Do I have something going on involving poor circulation?
Maybe: The contents of soup may help dilate vessels or the heat of it on your hands may do it. There may be natural vasodilators in the ingredients. Obviously you want to be careful that you do not burn yourself. Environmental factors do play a role in worsening or lessening the sensation of poor circulation. If this continues to be a problem, you should see your doctor for appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I've been put on 5mg xelijanz and my hands have poor circulation. There super cold and can't seem to keep them warm. I have rheumatoid arthritus.Advice?
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
Carpal T Syndrome is: More likely your dx, as its a very common problem. Use a wrist brace throughout the day and night would help considerably in improving your symptoms. Its recommended for night time mostly, but i advise it through the day as well, as one can do most activities with it, except some. If not improving consult your pcp or an orthopod. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What does it mean when your feet and hands get really cold? No matter what I do they are still very cold. My doctor said it was not poor circulation.
My hands and feet are falling asleep often and in positions that are normal. Is it poor circulation? What can I do to stop this?
No: Aaas can be repaired using open surgical techniques or endovascular techniques. There are anatomical limitations to which aneurysms can be repaired using endovascular techniques. All aaas can be repaired using open techniques. The more complex the anatomy the bigger the surgery required. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My arms/hands are tingly. It has fallen asleep and have poor circulation. What can this be a symptom of? I'm female and 42. I have had this symptom before.
Lots of things: Lots of things can cause symptoms such as this - is it both arms ? What makes it happen or is it all the time? ...Read more
I have poor circulation in my legs. When I squeeze them with my hands get presperation on them . Should I go to the doctor? Should I be worried?
Could mean vein prob: I agree it could be harmless perspiration/moist skin. But a few words about circ. That could be serious. Arterial blood brings o2 from heart to entire body: insufficiency to leg can cause pain, esp with activity, dry skin, red/bluish/cold skin in legs/feet (no swelling). Veins bring bld back to heart; insufficiency causes pitting edema (swelling); could be clot in leg vein. See your primary care. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My hands and feet are always blotchy purple/red and freezing cold.I get lightheaded often so I think it could be something to do with poor circulation?
It is not normal: For a 16 year old to get light headed.....please visit your pediatrician. ...Read more
Hey i got alot symptoms like burning legs numb hands and face chest pain and more my doctor thinks its anxiety but can this be poor circulation im 21?
Possibly: Ask your doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Carpal Tunnel Synd: Having carpal tunnel syndrome can feel like the circulation is being cut off in the hand. Usually this is because the nerve is being compressed by surrounding tissues. See a hand surgeon to have a thorough history and physical. Treatments can vary from nsaids, splinting, steroid injection, to minimally invasive surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get red arms/hands when its hot, purple when its cold, poor blood circulation or something else?
If my right arm and hand from the elbow down are tingling, is this probably a sign of poor blood circulation?
Cubital tunnel: A more common cause of the described symptoms is compression of the ulnar nerve behind the elbow. Tingling from ulnar nerve goes into the small and ring finger. Try wearing an elbow pad with the pad rotated around to the front of the elbow at night. This keeps the elbow from bending, thereby keeping pressure off the nerve. If symptoms persist, consult with an upper extremity surgeon. Emg helpful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have red arms/hands when its hot, purple when its cold, poor blood circulation or something else?
Cold temperature: causes constriction of blood vessels, leading to poor circulation. Some people are more sensitive to cold than others. Using gloves during cold weather should help. If it gets bad you should see a vascular specialist. ...Read more
Can hand, teeth, leg tremors be from poor blood circulation? Also i know celexa (citalopram) is used for anxiety but can it help tremors and or circulation?
Get circulating.: Having bad circulation in both hands and feet is a common phrase that many patients make. If this is truly the case, then the effect of this condition, could ultimately, be a serious problem. If you are a smoker, you must stop. If not, then all the more reason to see your family doctor. You may be referred for further testing and treatment to evaluate the true extent of the problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bad circulation in my hands. They're always cold and half the time they're purple. Advice please?
Need an evaluation: You need to be seen by a physician for this problem. It may not be serious, but it could be due to an autoimmune disease that can cause potentially serious problems that can be prevented or treated. Autoimmune diseases, such as raynaud's phenomenon or lupus, or other vascular diseases such as buerger's disease or other types of arteritis, can potentially damaging effects on the circulation. ...Read more