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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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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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Mother, 66, had gangrene/ partial foot amputation, is not diabetic, had 3 stents in her legs due to poor circulation & heavy smoker. Life expectancy?

Mother, 66, had gangrene/ partial foot amputation, is not diabetic, had 3 stents in her legs due to poor circulation & heavy smoker. Life expectancy?

Statistically...: Unfortunately, these effects you describe don't just have an effect on the feet and legs. The effect vital organs are effected as well. 5 years has been reported as an expected life span after an amputation, but this is just an average. It could be more or less depending on many other lifestyle factors. ...Read more

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What is poor circulation in my feet be a sign of?

What is  poor circulation in my feet be a sign of?

P.A.D.: Peripheral arterial disease (p.A.D.) can present as "poor circulation". This is easily diagnosed by non invasive tests by your pcp or vascular specialist. P.A.D. Can be a marker of c.A.D (coronary artery disease). ...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

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I get occasional pins and needles in my feet. How can I distinguish poor circulation from types of neuropathy?

I get occasional pins and needles in my feet. How can I distinguish poor circulation from types of neuropathy?

Disease versus life: Neuropathy comes from chronic medical conditions and as side effects of very toxic medications. You are 16. You do not have neuropathy and your medical history above is free of any medical conditions that would cause neuropathy. ...Read more

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Is waking up with a stiff leg or hand and having cold hands and feet a sign of poor circulation?

Is waking up with a stiff leg or hand and having cold hands and feet a sign of poor circulation?

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 more

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Is there a medical device for aches and poor circulation in feet and legs?

Is there a medical device for aches and poor circulation in feet and legs?

Yes and no: The are medical devices such as over the counter arch supports or physician prescribed orthotics that may help with your arch problems. Poor circulation usually requires a good evaluation to determine the cause before deciding what treatment may be helpful. Dr l. ...Read more

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What sitting or standing position can lead to poor circulation in the foot?

Probably neither one: Sitting on ones leg may cause numbness due to possible compression of a nerve, but it will not cause "poor circulation". ...Read more

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Whenever I get cold feet, they look weird and sort of blotchy, could it be caused by poor circulation?

Whenever I get cold feet, they look weird and sort of blotchy, could it be caused by poor circulation?

Cold feet: It is possible but it could also be raynaud's which an aberrant response to cold. See your podiatrist for assistance . ...Read more

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Are foot ulcers from poor circulation?

Are foot ulcers from poor circulation?

Sometimes: Poor circulation or clots can certainly cause an ulcer. However people with neuropathy, who have little or no sensation on the feet are also very prone to ulcers: especially is any part of the foot is under a learge amount of pressure. Trauma and infection as well as pressure sores can also cause ulcers. ...Read more

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What could cause poor circulation in my feet?

What could cause poor circulation in my feet?

Smoking: If you are a smoker this causes micro and macro vascular issues. There are many other causes as well. A vascular doctor can help with further evaluation. ...Read more

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What's recommended as a cure for poor circulation on feet?

What's recommended as a cure for poor circulation on feet?

Diagnosis: Stop smoking control diabetes control weight but need real diagnosis and vascular evaluation. Some folks need survival intervention to improve or cure. ...Read more

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What can be done for raynards syndrome. Have poor circulation to the feet.

What can be done for raynards syndrome. Have poor circulation to the feet.

Raynaud's: This is a condition of cold fingers (and/or toes) that is often associated with the finger turning colors (blue, white, red). The cause is usually related to a cold stimulus, and resolves after warming up the hands/feet. It is due to spasm of the tiny capillaries, not due to "blocked arteries". There are some meds that make it worse, and some that can make it better. See your Dr for more advice. ...Read more

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Both of my feet are dark colored and they often hurt. Do you think I have poor circulation?

Both of my feet are dark colored and they often hurt. Do you think I have poor circulation?

Possible: Do you smoke? At 32 it is unusual to have poor circulation but not impossible. So see your doctor, podiatrist, or vascular doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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I'm starting to think I have poor circulation in my feet, does anyone know how i can make the circulation better?

I'm starting to think I have poor circulation in my feet, does anyone know how i can make the circulation better?

First get tested: The cornerstone of treatment is an accurate diagnosis. First get your legs tested before you set off on a treatment plan that may be expensive, dangerous, and unnecessary. ...Read more

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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

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


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