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What does it mean when your hands and feet go bluish but not cold?

What does it mean when your hands and feet go bluish but not 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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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 are always cold?

What does it mean when your hands are always cold?

Primary Raynaud's ?: When someone has cold hands without other significant joint or skin problems it is most likely primary raynaud's; the arteries to the hands constrict, making them colder than the reset of the body, and it is worse in colder weather. Without other significant health complaints this is a benign diagnosis. ...Read more

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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 cold?

What does it mean when your feet are cold?

Possibilities: If they are actually cold to touch, it could be due to a circulatory disorder. If they feel cold all the time but when you touch them with your hands and they are actually warm, then this can be a symptom of peripheral neuropathy. Either way, see physician to have this checked out. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your palms feet and hands have sores on them?

What does it mean when your palms feet and hands have sores on them?

See a doctor: Please see your doctor as soon as possible. There are several conditions that cause sores on the hands and feet. Some of them are uncomfortable, like eczema or psoriasis, but others can be more serious, like syphilis. Please see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when you feet and hands swell andgo numb?

Depends: The symptoms you describe can be associated with diabetes, heart disease, and non diabetes related neuropathy. You should see your doctor for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your fingers and feet itch and swell?

What does it mean when your fingers and feet itch and swell?

See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. It could be a fungal infection. ...Read more

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What does it mesn when your hands are always cold?

What does it mesn when your hands are always cold?

May be normal: Many people normally have cold hands. If you have no other symptoms, e.g., weakness, dry skin, intolerance to cold, i would leave it alone. ...Read more

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What does it mean if both of your hands constantly go numb?

What does it mean if both of your hands constantly go numb?

Nerve compression: Numbness is typically an indication that you may have a nerve entrapment syndrome such as carpal tunnel syndrome which is a nerve compression in the wrist or possibly cubital tunnel syndrome which has a compression at the elbow. Evaluation by a hand surgeon and nerve conduction studies can help identify the source and proper treatment options. ...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 you have obsessive numbness in your arms hands and fingers?

What does it mean when you have obsessive numbness in your arms hands and fingers?

Explain further: I'm not clear what you mean numbness in the arm & hand could have multiple causes see your doctor to evaluate further. ...Read more

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Whenever it gets really cold my hands get bluish and they turn really dry and crack. They don't go numb and it doesn't hurt? What is this condition with my hands?

Whenever it gets really cold my hands get bluish and they turn really dry and crack. They don't go numb and it doesn't hurt? What is this condition with my hands?

Probably Raynauds: You probably have raynauds disease, a condition caused by spasm of small blood vessels that is accentuated by cold exposure. If you smoke, stop because nicotine can make this issue much worse. If you think it is severe enough to warrant treatment, have it evaluated by a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your fingers are blue?

What does it mean when your fingers are blue?

Reynaud's Syndrome: Is and can cause blue fingers. If it is cold, or you smoke it can make it much worse. It has varying levels of severity from mild to digit threatening. It is a result of spasm of the blood vessels supplying blood to the fingers. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if your feet or hands feel numb?

What exactly does it mean if your feet or hands feel numb?

Nerve problem: Typically this has to due with a nerve but may also be a circulation issue. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean if my hands and feet tingle?

What exactly does it mean if my hands and feet tingle?

Could be : Nerve impingement, could be from vitamin deficiency or systemic disease like diabetes.....Have it checked out before it gets worse, . ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hands and feet go bluish but not 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?

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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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 cold burn feeling in hands and feet mean?

What does cold burn feeling in hands and feet mean?

See details: Do they turn blue or blanch with cold exposure? If so, consider chilblain's disease. Speak with a doctor. ...Read more

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Bluish hand and foot of 6 month old, what does this mean?

Bluish hand and foot of 6 month old, what does this mean?

Positional: Babies do not have good regulation of blood distribution. They will often get blue here and there. If it comes and goes, it could be positional, cold or positional. Take you baby in for regular well check ups and if they are normal, then i would not worry. If it is the face turning blue, not just lips, or trunk then that would be a concern. ...Read more

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My 6 wk old has cold hands and feet does it mean she is too cold and need more clothes on?

No.: If she is acting well, drinking her milk well, making urine and feces normally, gaining weight like she should, then she is likely fine. I always advise dressing a child in the same way that you are comfortable. For example, if you are comfortable in a t shirt then your baby should not be in a sweater and two blankets. ...Read more

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What can I do if my whole body gets cold when my ears get cold, feet, hands etc what's this supposed to mean?

What can I do if my whole body gets cold when my ears get cold, feet, hands etc what's this supposed to mean?

Your body's response: This is merely my opinion! i believe that your body seems to have a thermostat that is most sensitive and responsive in the ears. Your body temperature is regulated by either opening or closing the circulation to your fingers and toes.(cooling your inner body temperature (core temperature) is always natures priority. This can be significant if your extremities are feeling pain or turning blue. ...Read more

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My 5 month old sons' hand and feet are ice cold and kinda bluish. He has always had cold feet but his hands have never been this cold.?

My 5 month old sons' hand and feet are ice cold and kinda bluish. He has always had cold feet but his hands have never been this cold.?

Normal finding: Babies most important job is to grow bigger so they are designed to avoid energy loss(heat) by shifting circulation away from the top of their skin of fingers, toes&ears to deeper skin.Stick the same bluish toes in warm water & they pink up.A better gage of oxygen flow is to open & look at the inside of the eyelid. Keep baby in a onezie with footies& this won't bother you or baby. ...Read more

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Do cold hands and feet mean a weak immune system? I take vitamin d supplements and eat relatively healthy. Or likely something else?

Unlikely: cold hands and feet do not a poor immune system. It may be a thyroid issue, it may be a circulation issue but I doubt as you are quite young to have a circulation problem... It may just be you with no cause. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your hands and feet peel with little round empty blisters?

What does it mean when your hands and feet peel with little round empty blisters?

Dyshidrotic eczema: This is probably a condition called dyshidrotic eczema. This can be treated with steroid creams or ointments applied to the area with the blisters. Other treatments for resistant cases include phototherapy, and creams that suppress an over-active immune system in the affected skin. You can find more information here: http://www.Nlm.Nih.Gov/medlineplus/ency/article/000832.Htm. ...Read more

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How come when something scares me, my hands and feet go cold and then start to tingle?

How come when something scares me, my hands and feet go cold and then start to tingle?

Adrenaline: Our body responds to fear with a release of adrenaline. Adrenaline (the flight or fight hormone) prepares our body for an emergency by decreasing the circulation to the limbs (so you bleed less if you get slashed) & shunting the blood to the major organs. It also increases respiration which changes the pH of the blood which can cause a tingly sensation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have red itchy dots on your hands and feet?

What does it mean if you have red itchy dots on your hands and feet?

Scabies: Look up scabies and see if it sounds like what you have . If so there are over the counter meds that might clear it up . If not see a healthcare provider for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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When laying/sitting down my hands/feet get ice cold. But go back to normal if I cover them. They r fine though outside in cold. House is 66-68 deg.?

When laying/sitting down my hands/feet get ice cold. But go back to normal if I cover them. They r fine though outside in cold. House is 66-68 deg.?

Incr temp & activity: Without seeing you and doing a physical exam and without having your vital signs it is very hard to make an assessment about your cold extremities at home. The most common reasons would be a cold environment (home) and lack of physical activity. The best way to test this out would be by doing 10 laps around the living room, wearing warmer clothes (gloves/socks), or simply turning up temp inside. ...Read more

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Why are my hands and feet cold sometimes?

Why are my hands and feet cold sometimes?

Raynauds: It is probably a vascular disorder that causes what you have. Sometimes Aspirin can help. Get evaluation from medical doctor. ...Read more