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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Cold Feet (Definition)

Cold feet = lowered temperature in feet which is often ...Read more


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What causes cold feet?

What causes cold feet?

Cold feet: Very often it is caused by microvascular spasm. This is a condition called raynaud's disease when it exists alone or raynaud's phenomenon when it is caused by auto-immune conditions. It is caused by over-reactive adrenal glands and/or excitatory neurotransmitter dominance. ...Read more

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How do you fix cold feet?

How do you fix cold feet?

Before anything else: The cause of your cold feet must be diagnosed. There can be several reasons for cold feet including poor circulation, peripheral neuropathy, vasospastic disease, and even some arthritic conditions can do this. Start by going to your pmd who will make a recommendation for you to see an appropriate specialist. Once we have a diagnosis, then we can find a suitable treatment. ...Read more

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Explain the cause of cold feet?

Frequently: Poor circulation- see pcp- your pretty young for it1. ...Read more

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Suddenly I have cold feet, why?

Suddenly I have cold feet, why?

Circulation: Usually cold feet is caused by 1) cold weather, 2) poor circulation, 3) neuropathy (which is nerve disease), or disorders that cause the blood vessels to go into spasm like raynauds syndrome. See pcp. ...Read more

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What causes onset very cold feet?

What causes onset very cold feet?

Feel cold or touch?: If they always feel cold but are not cold when touching with your hand or someone elses then it is probably a form of neuropathy. If they are actually cold to touch of the hand then it may be a vascular related condition. Is there any skin color changes such as bluish or red? That is often associated with circulation. ...Read more

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Having cold feet is a sign of what?

Having cold feet is a sign of what?

Cold feet: As already stated there are any number of causes. Getting an evaluation is the first best thing to do that will get you the help you need. ...Read more

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Why do I always seem to have cold feet?

Cold Feet: It is common for some people to have cold feet. If your feet become excessively cold suddenly then you should consult with a physician to rule out vascular disease. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you always have cold feet?

Poor circulation: Cold feet are usually caused by poor circulation. Either from organic disease or functional vasospasm, like raynaud's syndrome. Being your stated age, you most likely have a variant of the latter. To be safe, go to a podiatric physician or vascular surgeon and have an evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cold feet?

Cold feet: Cold feet = lowered temperature in feet which is often related to circulation problems. ...Read more

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I have cold feet. What could be the problem, what to do?

I have cold feet. What could be the problem, what to do?

Cold feet: This can be an indication of poor circulation. However, without a better history and an evaluation no treatment can be started or recommended. The first right thing to do is to see your podiatrist for that and development of a treatment plan. ...Read more

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I have cold feet even when is not cold what could it be?

See below.: May be due to neuropathy or possible a circulatory condition such as Raynauds. Are they actually cold to touch or do they just feel cold all the time but warm to touch. If the are warm to touch, then it is more likely due to neuropathy. See Podiatrist for evaluation and examination. ...Read more

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I very often have cold feet, even indoors. What can I do?

I very often have cold feet, even indoors. What can I do?

Cold feet: It is common for some people to have cold feet. If your feet become excessively cold suddenly then you should consult with a physician to rule out vascular disease. ...Read more

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What do you advise if I have cold feet. What could be the problem?

What do you advise if I have cold feet. What could be the problem?

Poor: Micro circulation or vasospasm of blood vessels as seen in raynaud's problems. ...Read more

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I very often have cold feet, even when indoors. What can I do about it?

I very often have cold feet, even when indoors. What can I do about it?

Cold feet: There are various reasons for cold feet you can try wearing warm wool socks while indoors, using a blanket to cover your le while sitting, try drinking a warm drink to warm yourself up as well. This cold be signs of vascular compromise, nerve disease, and other conditions that can alter your life. A full workup can help rule in and out certain medical conditions accurately. ...Read more

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I've started to wake up with cold feet which goes away after few hours or if I move around how come! Never had this before?

Cold feet: Recent cold feet is difficult to know. A 20yo usually is healthy. If you are sick or ill then this could be related to your sickness. Diabetes could be a cause or other illness. If you are experiencing only this may be will go away. Your cold feet can be related to an illness. ...Read more

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I was just wondering if someone could help layely been suffering from damp cold feet no matter what I do soon as I put shies on within minute its damp?

I was just wondering if someone could help layely been suffering from damp cold feet no matter what I do soon as I put shies on within minute its damp?

Hyperhydrosis: You are suffering from hyperhydrosis, a condition of excess sweating. This is not uncommon and can be easily treated by using common antiperspirant on your feet. The reason your feet feel cool is that the process of sweating lowers body temperature. ...Read more

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How to treat cold feet?

How to treat cold feet?

Wear socks.: Cold feet might be a sign of poor circulation. On the other hand some people just have cold feet/hands and that is normal for them. There is also a generally benign condition called raynauds which causes cold/numb toes. See a dr. If you have discoloration of toes, pain numbness etc. ...Read more

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What causes cold feet that won't warm up?

What causes cold feet that won't warm up?

Look to see: If the feet are actually cold just feeling cold. If they are really cold I would consider raynaud's or poor circulation. ...Read more

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Cold feet but hot body, any reason for this?

Cold feet but hot body, any reason for this?

Cold feet: Can be due to a variety of problems. Cold feet can be due to reduced arterial circulation, which can be caused by diseased arteries (such as diabetes, smoking, vascular disease) or from blood clots. It can also occur due to raynaud's, a condition of transient constriction of the capillaries in fingers and toes. Neuropathy can cause cold sensation even if feet are warm to the touch. Need a dr exam! ...Read more

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How can I prevent getting cold feet in the winter and summer?

Warm footwear: Wear heavy socks! If you smoke stop! Can be a sign of poor circulation. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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I keep having cold feet but my body is warm. What is going on?

I keep having cold feet but my body is warm. What is going on?

See below: It could be due to medications that you take such as blood thinners, it could be dehydration, it could be poor blood circulation

see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Can CRPS cause feet to stay really really cold feet?

Can CRPS cause feet to stay really really cold feet?

It may: Skin temperature anomalies are a part of the syndrome. Please consult this site for more information in this topic:
http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/complex-regional-pain-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20022844 ...Read more

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I always have cold feet and hands? What should I do?

See physician: May be several reasons such as raynauds disease or neuropathy. Have your physician examine and determine if anything can be done. ...Read more

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Can CRPS cause extremely cold feet?

Can CRPS cause extremely cold feet?

Yes: Yes, CRPS can be associated with temperature changes in the affected extremity; usually the limb is cooler than the other side. CRPS is a condition which can affect the sympathetic nervous system, which causes vasoconstriction of the blood vessels leading to decrease in blood flow and a lower temperature on the affected side. ...Read more

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What is the difference between raynaud's phenomenon and cold feet?

What is the difference between raynaud's phenomenon and cold feet?

Other cause possible: Raynaud's phenomenon is a well known cause of cold hands and feet due to spasm of blood vessels supplying blood to the hands or feet. Other conditions can decrease blood flow to the extremities, leading to cold hands and feet. A primary care doctor can evaluate for anemia, peripheral artery disease, hormonal imbalances, autoimmune disorders, smoking (nicotine), drug side effects, etc... ...Read more

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Is it possible for neuropathy to cause bitterly cold feet and fainting?

Is it possible for neuropathy to cause bitterly cold feet and fainting?

Possible: If your symptoms have been worsening like this, you need to see your doctor for an evaluation to see what's going on. ...Read more