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Causes Of Poor Circulation In The Fingers
Various Causes: Diminished flow to an extremity can have various causes. Some are occlusive disease to the extremity, injury to the artery, or more seriously disease to the aorta below the affected vessel. A good history and physical as well as documentation of the symtoms and their duration are important. Sometimes invasive testing is necessary, but consultation with your physician is where to begin.. ...Read more
Hand circulation: If we assume poor circulation implies arterial blood flow any blockage in the arteries to the hand may impair the blood flow. This may involve arteries from the chest all the way down to the small vessels in the fingers. This may be related to a variety of conditions. If symptomatic, suggest seeing a vascular surgeon. ...Read more
Tremors and poor cir: Circulation. Sounds like.... You might need to see a doctor or even a vascular specialist. Ask your doctor. The tremors can be from a brain lesion or parkinsons. ...Read more
Pain: firstly the symptoms are described may not be the result of poor circulation. If the symptoms are affecting the arms and the legs, mostly presenting as a numbness, I would consider that she may have some underlying nerve compression of the back. If she did not have risk factors for arterial disease, hypertension, diabetes, elevated cholesterol, or smoking, atherosclerotic changes are unlikely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MANY things.: Could be peripheral neuropathy. It could also be a reaction to a chemical in your house or a cleaning product. Carbon monoxide exposure, heavy metal exposure (lead, arsenic), vitamin deficiency, radiation exposure, and electrolye imbalances are just a few possible causes. See a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tremors: There are many causes for "shaky" hands from parkinson's disease to hyperthyroidism. Poor circulations as well has many causes such as burger's disease or diabetes. If, at 48 , you are having tremors and/or concerned with poor circulation then you should have your primary care physician evaluate it. ...Read more
Circulation: Without delay you should either go to the Emergency Room or make a quick appointment with your doctor. It may turn out not to be a big problem but you do need to find out ASAP. ...Read more
Vascular disorders: Vascular problems can be classified into either traumatic, compressive, occlusive, tumors/malformations and vasospastic (spasm of the artery, which reduces its diameter and thus its blood flow). Vascular problems may occur in individuals with diabetes, hypertension, or kidney failure, or in dialysis patients. Occupational exposure (vibrating tools, cold) and smoking can be a factor too. See an md. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Circulation issues: Yes, circulation can impair blood flow to the hands and feet, and cause cold hands and feet, and in some cases even numbness. Another condition referred to as raynaud's phenomenon or disease can also cause whitish/bluish discoloration and cold hands and feet. I agree see a vascular specialist to determinie if you have either condition. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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