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What does it mean when your feet are always cold?

What does it mean when your feet are always cold?

Can be circulation.: This can be due to circulation difficulty, or it might be a symptom of hypothyroidism or vasculitis. There are vasospastic disorders, like raynaud's phenominon, that are triggered by cold exposure, with blanching, cyanosis, and redness, so the extremities must be kept warm. It would be a good idea to keep your feet warm anyway. It would be wise at this point to see your doctor and get tested. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your feet are always cold? Even under a blanket

What does it mean when your feet are always cold? Even under a blanket

Cold feet: The diagnosis is going to vary based on the age and associated conditions. It could be normal for many people, their body is just cold-natured. It could be from poor circulation from vascular occlusion or vasospasms from numerous causes. Low metabolic rate with low heart rate may also feel like having cold feet. Some medications can cause cold feet. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hands feet are always cold?

What does it mean when your hands feet are always cold?

Can be circulation.: This can be due to circulation difficulty, or it might be a symptom of hypothyroidism or vasculitis. There are vasospastic disorders, like raynaud's phenominon, that are triggered by cold exposure, with blanching, cyanosis, and redness, so the extremities must be kept warm. It would be a good idea to keep your feet warm anyway. It would be wise at this point to see your doctor and get tested. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hands and feet are always cold?

What does it mean when your hands and feet are always cold?

Normal or abnormal!: The body maintains temperature by limiting blood flow to skin of the extremities to avoid heat loss. When this reflex is exaggerated, cold hands and cold feet may occur in otherwise healthy person. Medication such as beta blockers can also cause cold hands and cold feet. Poor circulation, as can occur with congestive heart failure can also cause cold hands and cold feet. ...Read more

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My 3 months olds feet are always cold and damp.. Is this normal?

My 3 months olds feet are always cold and damp.. Is this normal?

Cold feet: Young infants have o develop their peripheral circulation. It is not uncommon for their feet (and hands) to be cold and/or sweaty. Keep the babies feet covered. :) ...Read more

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My bottom half of my leg and my feet are always cold

My bottom half of my leg and my feet are always cold

Circulation: Could be a circulation problem. Need to see your doctor for evaluation and possible texting for blood flow. ...Read more

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My feet are always cold, tingly and numb. What do I do for this?

My feet are always cold, tingly and numb. What do I do for this?

Get diagnosed: Most likely there is a peripheral nerve problem, possibly a tarsal tunnel syndrome. Consider peripheral vascular insufficiency. A series of simple tests could include an arterial niva, an emg, and maybe some blood screens. ...Read more

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I have noticed since the past few days that my toenails turned a bluish color. The bottom of each toenail is bluish. My feet are always cold. ?

I have noticed since the past few days that my toenails turned a bluish color. The bottom of each toenail is bluish. My feet are always cold. ?

Circulation: Bluish toenails can be indicative of circulation issues, low oxygen in the blood. Some people have variations in blood flow and this condition might resolve by itself see your primary care doctor for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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I am a 58 year old woman, who's feet are always cold and in pain I have been in good health although 3 years ago i had some MS type symptoms but the spinal fluid came back normal.

I am a 58 year old woman, who's feet are always cold and in pain I have been in good health although 3 years ago i had some MS type symptoms but the spinal fluid came back normal.

Foot symptoms: Having symptoms like that in your feet may indicate something bothering the nerves in your legs, such as peripheral neuropathy, rather than MS. The spinal fluid is only one test for MS however, so nothing is certain about the cause in this case. A repeat history and examination should be the next step. ...Read more

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What could be the reason why my hands and feet are always cold?

What could be the reason why my hands and feet are always cold?

Cold feet: Circulatory problems are the most common culprit for cold feet. Blood must travel a long way to get from the heart to your feet, and there could be many factors causing it arrive more slowly (or with less volume). If you are a smoker, this is one of the largest factors. It could also be caused from the way you are sitting if it is for a prolonged period of time. Or just wear thicker socks. ...Read more