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Causes Of Poor Circulation In The Fingers
Yes: It can be due to inadequate to circulation to the hands and/or feet, and the darkening or bluish color indicate inadequate oxygen supply to fingers and toes. Cyanosis can also point to other medical conditions, such as heart and/or lung issues, or vasospastic disease such as raynaud's. If the dark you are referring to is black, that might suggest gangrene and tissue death.See 1 more doctor answer
Several things: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it.
When it gets cold outside my fingers get white starting at the tips from poor circulation. Any tips to prevent?
Raynaud's symptoms?: Raynaud's phenomenon is a symptom caused by constriction of small blood vessels, usually in the fingers and toes, leading to a lack of nutrients and oxygen going to the fingers and toes. Raynaud's phenomenon can be due to cold temperatures, auto-immune disorders, hormonal imbalances, medication effects, etc... A primary care doctor or rheumatologist can evaluate a person with such symptoms.See 1 more doctor answer
My fingers and extremities are constantly cold. Does this mean I have poor circulation? If so, what things can I do to improve it?
Cold extremities: For 23 year old male with constant cold extremities, the poor circulation is certainly a concern. Please see your doctor and get blood tests for thyroid, anemia and some connective tissue disease like lupus. Also your doctor has to examine for raynaud's or buerger's disease. Stop smoking. For time being you should wear the double layers of clothes. Stay in warm environment at work and home.See 1 more doctor answer
Top half of one finger turned white for 5 mins, & hands have been more cold than usual lately. Do I have something going on involving poor circulation?
White dots under the skin from forearm to fingers, my guess is poor circulation but I don't know, please help?
Why Poor Circulation: What makes you think of poor circulation. White spots are not typical.
My finger tips are often purple. Sometimes my fingers even swell up. Could I have poor blood circulation?
Purple fingers: Sounds like a circulation problem. You should see a doctor as it is definitely not something to ignore.
How does one check if you have good circulation in fingers. What home test can u do to detect that...
Cap refill: Press on your fingernail...Nailbed should turn white then pink within 1-2 seconds.See 1 more doctor answer
It depends: It depends on the cause of the reduced circulation. If the cause is Raynauds, there are very effective meds for this issue.
Probably cts: Probably carpal tunnel synd. Does pain wake you at night?See 1 more doctor answer
The tips of my fingers on my right hand are turning white. Like white white and they're frozen. Is this bad circulation?
Possibly: Poor circulation will cause discoloration of fingertips. The question what is the cause of the poor circulation. You may have raynaud syndrome. You should be evaluated by a specialist for this. Look for a vascular surgeon.
If too tight: If the brace is too tight it may do that. The fingers could get pale and cold. A properly fitted brace worn per instructions of your treating doctor would usually not cause trouble. If it does, talk to the doctor about it.
My hand (mostly fingers) tend to itch in cold weather, is it bad circulation? Why when I use the computer 1 of my hand gets way colder than other?
Tingling and burning sensation in arms and hands after fingers link together. Is this from bad circulation?
Sort of: Poor circulation is frequently caused by peripheral artery disease. In peripheral artery disease, the vessels can have chunks of cholesterol like substance hanging from their walls. When one of these breaks off, it can cause an embolism. This is just one of many reasons why we treat peripheral disease.
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