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No: Vascular compromise usually refers to an arterial blockage and causes cold/white/blue/purple extremities due to lack of blood flow. Warm, flushed skin is often a sign of an infection. Sometimes a deep venous thrombosis can cause warmth and tenderness to touch but it wouldn't cause vascular compromise. ...Read more
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
6/f/3p26.3 duplication (GDD, small stature). Unusually cold, sore, red, swollen hands in cold weather. Not improved upon warming near heater 30mins.
Not enough cases: I found only 2 other cases reported of a duplication of 3p26.3. One is from New Zeland. She sounds like she could use heated mittens in the cold--available at ski shops. Impossible to say whether it is related to the duplication. You could contact the authors of this publication--I'm sure that they would be fascinated to see her. http://www.hindawi.com/journals/crig/2014/295359/ ...Read more
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Nifedipine do for raynauds? What is small vessel disease? Other treatments.Tried hot packs, blankets, gloves. Uncomfortable fingers toes freezing cold
Biting sensation followed by itching in hands, legs. Hydration n't helping. Reason? Not diabetic. B.P under control.
Need more info: Hi there. Sounds like you've been having some uncomfortable sensations on your skin. There could be various reasons and would need a much more thorough history to come up with what could be the reason. Some common reasons could be dry skin (moisturize) or some kind of allergy or sensitivity to a chemical or texture that you are in contact with. ...Read more
Contrast water therapy, during my shower alternating 2 minutes of hot water with 30 seconds of very cold water. Will this aid in muscle recovery ?
Would help: Would help although moist heat and ice should benefit. ...Read more
Warm mist vs cool mist humidifiers: does the warm mist make the room warm and similarly with the cool mist?
Humidifiers: Yes and yes. Warm mist will not be enough to heat a room and likewise for cool mist. ...Read more
Unlikely.: Heat tends to make veins dilate and cold constricts. If you have enlarged hand veins and they are cosmetically unacceptable to you, there are options for treatment of these including sclerotherapy and laser ablation. You should see a vein specialist who has experience treating veins in this area. Placing them in hot water will not help and could burn you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Temp of 104: Heatstroke is the 3rd stage of worsening heat-related conditions. As your body overheats, you first may develop heat cramps. If you don't cool down, you may progress to heat exhaustion, marked by heavy sweating, nausea, lightheadedness and feeling faint. Heatstroke occurs if body temperature continues to rise to 104. At this point, emergency treatment is needed. The skin is flushed red. ...Read more
Possibly: There are numerous reasons for numbness in feet. If its both feet it could be a result of neuropathy, which can be caused by diabetes, vitamin b-12 deficiency, alcoholism to name a few. If it's in one foot it can be a result of a neuroma or possibly coming from your lower back. Frostbite can cause numbness, but is usually restricted to the digit or digits which had the frostbite. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Cold: Induced urticaria. Or normal reaction for many. ...Read more
Heat stroke: Heat stroke is the medical term for the condition that follows and is more severe than heat exhaustion. Generally the temperature is 104 degrees or more in heat stroke. Untreated heat exhaustion may progress to heat stroke. Untreated heat stroke may progress to death. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Even short term: This causes damage to the tissues. Hot water is ok (if not too hot) - scalding water is not. ...Read more