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Doctor insights on: What Does It Mean When A Babys Feet Turn Purple

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Why do my feet turn purple when cold?

Why do my feet turn purple when cold?

Sign of PVD: May sign of arterial or venous problem. Seek your doctor advice. ...Read more

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For what reason do my feet turn purple?

For what reason do my feet turn purple?

Few reasons: A couple worth mentioning is "dependent rubor" which happens when a person has venous insufficiency. Raynaud's can cause color changes also, . ...Read more

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Why does my 10 month hands and feet turn purple and cold?

Why does my 10 month hands and feet turn purple and cold?

Acrocyanosis: Being cold causes vasoconstriction (tightening down) of the blood vessels in the periphery. This is called acrocyanosis. Hands and feet (and lips too) turning blue is usually from this and rarely a sign of heart disease, but you can check the tongue and inside of the mouth -- if these parts are pink when the hands/feet/lips are blue, then it is unlikely to be related to the heart. ...Read more

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28f I have ist , triglycerides are high 207 my feet turn purple if i sit or stand not on any medication. Should i be concerned? All my drs know

28f I have ist , triglycerides are high 207 my feet turn purple if i sit or stand not on any medication. Should i be concerned? All my drs know

Raynaud's disease: Raynaud's disease is a condition that causes some areas of your body — such as your fingers, toes, the tip of your nose and your ears — to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress. In raynaud's disease, smaller arteries that supply blood to your skin narrow, limiting blood circulation to affected areas. Women are more likely to have raynaud's disease. It's also mor. ...Read more

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What to do if I have really poor circulation so my feet turn purple. please help!?

What to do if I have really poor circulation so my feet turn purple. please help!?

Misinterpret: You misinterpret the color of your feet for "poor circulation". Poor circulation means inadequate arterial supply (blood rich in oxygen). Your feet turn purple when venous blood pools (blood low on oxygen, returning to the heart/lungs). Pooling occurs normally due to gravity and position. Obesity can be a factor for some people. I'll bet if U elevate your legs, the purple color will disappear! ...Read more

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My feet turn purple and now recently my legs tingle and lose feeling what is happening ?

My feet turn purple and now recently my legs tingle and lose feeling what is happening ?

Blockage: You may have one or several arterial blockages in the lower legs. Either in the thigh or in the legs. You should see a vascular specialist immediately. An ultrasound will determine if you have an occlusion. ...Read more

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Even though I'm losing weight my legs swell badly and my feet turn purple. Recently the palms of my hands turned purple too. Worry?

Even though I'm losing weight my legs swell badly and my feet turn purple. Recently the palms of my hands turned purple too. Worry?

Need to see doctor: There are many reasons that legs may swell including kidney disease and heart failure. You really need to see a doctor and get an exam and some blood tests done to find the cause of swelling and purple hands and feet. ...Read more