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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 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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Does having cold hands and feet necessarily mean I have raynaud disease?

Does having cold hands and feet necessarily mean I have raynaud disease?

It may: A non-invasive test can give you a more definitive answer, although many times a clinical diagnosis can be made. The test performed is called a cold immersion study and evaluated for vasospasm of the small arteries. ...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