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What are symptoms of circulation problems in feet?

What are symptoms of circulation problems in feet?

Poor circulation: Can be associated with cold feet. sometimes pain and / or tingling, color changes, loss of hair, shiny thin skin and nail changes. Your doctor can check for that through feeling pulses and more specific specialized testing. ...Read more

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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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Can tingling in arms or legs be symptoms of diabetes?

Can tingling in arms or legs be symptoms of diabetes?

Possible neuropathy: Depending on the affected nerves, symptoms of diabetic neuropathy can range from a numbness and tingling sensation, possibly a burning sensation, to an uncomfortable painful sensation of the extremities. Neuropathy may affect your digestive system, urinary tract, blood vessels and the heart. For some people, the symptoms are mild; for others, it can be painful and disabling. ...Read more

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What are the signs of poor blood circulation?

What are the signs of poor blood circulation?

Depends: Tingling, numbness, cold sensation to touch, chronic nonhealing infections, skin discoloration, pain are all signs of poor circulation, usually occuring in the lower limbs. Please see your doctor! ...Read more

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What are symptoms of poor blood circulation?

What are symptoms of poor blood circulation?

Claudication: You may not feel any symptoms from peripheral artery disease at first. The most common early symptom is intermittent claudication (ic). Ic is discomfort/pain in your legs that happens when you walk and goes away when you rest. You may not always feel pain; you may feel a tightness, heaviness, cramping, or weakness in your leg with activity. Ic often occurs more quickly if you walk uphill or faster. ...Read more

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What causes poor circulation in arms and legs?

What causes poor circulation in arms and legs?

Poor circulation: Poor circulation may be due to poor health, cholesterol, diabetes, alcohol, or other medical condition that may affect the vessels that carry blood to the extremities. Genetics play some role. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of poor circulation?

What are the symptoms of poor circulation?

Numbness, pain, etc.: Many times, there are no symptoms at first. As this progresseses, one may notice numbness, and tingling in an extremity, and might need to dangle it over a chair or the side of a bed if it is a leg. If one walks, things like claudication or pain in the calves might occur which is relieved by rest. Ultimately, it gets to where pain occurs at rest, and later the limb can become ischemic, etc. ...Read more

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Experiencing prolonged periods of neuropathy in both hands often resulting in total loss of sensation. diminished range of motion and weakness...

Experiencing prolonged periods of neuropathy in both hands often resulting in total loss of sensation. diminished range of motion and weakness...

Define "total": Please clarify what you mean by "total". I see that you have had CTR. Does "total" mean that ALL THE FINGERS are involved vs the first 3 fingers of either hand? If it's the first "total" then something other than CTS is happening. Given your comment that there is weakness you should see a Neurologist ASAP. On the hand, if your symptoms are confined to the 3 fingers, it may be recurrent CTS ...Read more

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Are the purplish feet symptoms of poor blood circulation, in an otherwise healthy person?

Are the purplish feet symptoms of poor blood circulation, in an otherwise healthy person?

Sometimes: If they turn purple when you are standing up it could mean that your circulation is impaired. You could also have a vascular condition that causes constriction of the blood vessels. Have it checked by a vascular specialist. ...Read more

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What are signs of poor circulation in feet for diabetics type 2.?

What are signs of poor circulation in feet for diabetics type 2.?

Pain, foot ulcers: Leg pain when walking a short distance, called "claudication" foot or toe ulcers numbess in the foot or lack of sensation. ...Read more

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Can the symptoms of Parkinson's disease include pins and needles in the arms?

Can the symptoms of Parkinson's disease include pins and needles in the arms?

Not typical: Main symptoms include resting tremor, muscle stiffness, gait imbalance, decreased facial expression. Pins and needles might occur transiently and later in course as a co-morbidity, but peripheral nerve involvement is not a part of Parkinson's. However, occasionally, medication side effects can cause "pins and needles". ...Read more

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Could poor circulation cause carpal tunnel-like signs in the wrist and under the thumb ?

Could poor circulation cause carpal tunnel-like signs in the wrist and under the thumb ?

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 more

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Excessive sweating especially on the palms and feet. Tremors of the hand. Palpitation. Anxiety. Poor bowel movement. Early satiety. Poor breathing?

Excessive sweating especially on the palms and feet. Tremors of the hand. Palpitation. Anxiety. Poor bowel movement. Early satiety. Poor breathing?

? anxiety disorder: Thoughhyper (excess secretion ) thyroid disorder can cause some of the symptoms above like nervousness, tremors, excess sweating it will not cause poor bowel movment. Similalry appetite will be increased most of the times because of increased metabolism from thyroid hormone excess and not the reverse. Your symptoms fit with anxiety reaction and there may be even some underlying depression. See dr. ...Read more

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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.

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

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