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What Are Signs Of Poor Circulation In Feet For Diabetics Type 2
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I get occasional pins and needles in my feet. How can I distinguish poor circulation from types of neuropathy?
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
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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
Vascular Surgeon: Would see a vascular surgeon to examine pulses in your feet and do other testing if necessary ...Read more
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
Yes: See a doctor and have your circulation tested. ...Read more
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