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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 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 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 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 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 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 fingers are always cold and wounds on them are slow to heal?

What does it mean when your fingers are always cold and wounds on them are slow to heal?

Cold fingers: You really should see a clinician to look at your hands. There is a large circle of patients who have a sensation of cold extremities; there are also a large circle of patients with cuts on their fingers from lack of moisture and minor injuries. Only a small group of patients have a rare condition called raynaud's that requires careful attention. This requires a physical examination. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your hands sweat when nervous or for no reason!?

What exactly does it mean when your hands sweat when nervous or for no reason!?

Does this fit?: Anxiety symptoms can include feeling nervous or irritable, muscle tension (especially in neck, shoulders & back), poor quality or minimal sleep, lack of concentration & easy fatiguability. Lump in throat or butterfly in stomach sensation can occur. Sometimes the worst thing about anxiety is the just not being able to put your finger on the reason that you feel that way. ...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 exactly does it mean if your fingers and hands are tingling?

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What exactly does it mean if your fingers and hands are tingling?

Paresthesias: Transient ones are common in panic disorders/hyperventilation syndrome, or when pressure applied to the nerve. Chronic ones can result from poor circulation or malnutrition or vitamin deficiency or diabetes or hypothyroidism, or other causes of nerve irritation. ...Read more

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What does it mean if your always tired and cold?

What does it mean if your always tired and cold?

Reasons for feeling : Cold: hypothyroidism, anemia (esp. W low iron or vitamin b 12 deficiency), anorexia (fasting or low body weight), chronic illnesses, chronic pain, hypoglycemia, hypothermia (low body temperature), raynaud's disease, being in cold environment, cold intolerance, anxiety or panic, cardiac or nervous system diseases, some meds as well as both viral ; bacterial infections. ...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 you are holding something up with your hands and they start to tremble?

What does it mean when you are holding something up with your hands and they start to tremble?

Trembling: Your muscles have reached a state of exhaustion and fatigue & they now must be rested. At this point waste products need to be carted away and new stores of oxygen and fuel (blood sugar) need to be replenished. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your nipples are hard all the time?

What does it mean when your nipples are hard all the time?

Needs more info: Is it something new ? Is it on both side ? Do you see any discharge ? Do you have any mass in the breast ? If the answer is no , probably it is variation in the norm. ...Read more

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What does it mean when my hands are tingly all day?

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What does it mean when my hands are tingly all day?

Posture?: How do you use your hands? Do you type a lot? Are you a massage therapist? When did it start? Do you have any moments where it does not tingle? My top differential is carpal tunnel but to have that diagnosis you need to see a doctor. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your calcium is high, can it make you sick and my hand is shaking?

What does it mean when your calcium is high, can it make you sick and my hand is shaking?

2 much levothyroid?: If your calcium is very abnormal it can cause symptoms. "hand shaking" is not commonly seen due to high calcium. Hand shaking is commonly seen in patients with thyroid disease. You should discuss the test results and hand shaking with your doctor. ...Read more

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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 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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My hands are always cold. Even when I have a sweatshirt on. I am a male in my late 30's and have been feeling this way for a few years now.?

My hands are always cold. Even when I have a sweatshirt on. I am a male in my late 30's and have been feeling this way for a few years now.?

Color changes: What changes do you see? Do they turn white in the cold? This suggests raynauds. Are they more uncomfortable in the cold? In the heat? With certain activities? Is the circulation good. Are eh feet also cold? Does this occur in your relative? Dr hines suggested thyroid. You need a good evaluation. Finally this may just be normality for you and not an indicator of an underlying process. ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my hands are always cold. why?

What do you suggest if my hands are always cold. why?

Cold hands: The most common cause of cold hands is decreased blood flow to your hands. Pending a visit to your doctor you should consider wearing gloves when possible. ...Read more

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My feet and hands are always cold especially on my right side, what's the cause and the cure please?

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My feet and hands are always cold especially on my right side, what's the cause and the cure please?

Cold hands and feet: Most often these occur because of over-reactivity of the blood vessels in your hands and feet. Much less often, it is seen in people with serious blockages in their feet due to peripheral vascular disease. If the limbs warm up after being covered, it is probably benign. The usual solution is to wear warm gloves and socks, and avoid exposure to cold. ...Read more

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My hands are always cold and blue. Could it be due to a blocked artery?

My hands are always cold and blue. Could it be due to a blocked artery?

Possibly: Cold and blue hands could definitely be due to a vascular problem. The three possibilities would be, 1) a blocked large artery of the arm, 2) a blocked vein in the arm causing venous congestion (blue color and swelling), or 3) a vasospastic condition of the hand called raynaud's phenomenon. Either way, the best test is an ultrasound. See someone urgently if you are having pain. ...Read more

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My feet and my hands are always cold what should i do to make them warm !!!!!!!! :(?

My feet and my hands are always cold what should i do to make them warm !!!!!!!! :(?

Cold hands: could be a spasm of the arteries and veins - Raynaud's phenomenon. Need to get the blood circulating in your hands. Jumping jacks, wrist flexion and extension exercises. Sometimes this can be brought in by cold weather, so gloves may help. ...Read more

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My hands are always cold sometimes I have difficulty using paper clips at work i try shaking my arms but it doesn't way work!?

My hands are always cold sometimes I have difficulty using paper clips at work i try shaking my arms but it doesn't way work!?

Several: There are several possibilities including carpal tunnel syndrome as well as other neurological and vascular etiologies. This is best figured out through a thorough evaluation from your doctor. ...Read more

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Why are my hands always cold?

Why are my hands always cold?

Raynauds: If your hands turn white or blue with cold exposure you likely have Raynauds disease. A rheumatologist can help. ...Read more

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My hands (especially my right) are always cold. Can this be a sign or symptom of something going on?

My hands (especially my right) are always cold. Can this be a sign or symptom of something going on?

Cold hands: A young woman with chronically cold hands, fingers and/or toes could have raynaud's syndrome. It is a condition of transiently reduced blood flow to the fingers, often precipitated by exposure to cold. Sometimes the fingers turn white or blue or deep red, and when warmed up they return to normal. Occasionally raynaud's can be associated with other medical conditions, like autoimmune diseases. ...Read more

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Why are my hands and feet mostly always cold?

Why are my hands and feet mostly always cold?

You may have : A condition called raynaud's . This is a vasospasm of the small blood vessels and can occur in extremities. ...Read more

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Why did my right hand is always cold unilaterally?

Why did my right hand is always cold unilaterally?

Difficult to know: This is likely either a vascular or neurologic problem. Easiest place to start is to check your pulses and blood pressure in each arm. ...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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I live healthy life style and i cut out sugar but my hands is always cold what is the reason for that?

Cold hands: Cold hands would not have anything to do with your sugar. Some folks, especially young ones, do complain of cold extremities despite good circulation. I suspect the nerves that supply your arteries work chaotically (dystonia) causing your arteries to dilate and compress randomly. The best example of it would be migraine headaches. Hormones play a vital role in that too. May get better over time. ...Read more

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My left hand is always cold. What could be the problom. My right had is the same tempature as i'm body. ?

Subclavian steal?: A study called "arterial doppler" may show why your left hand is not getting enough blood (looks like that could be the problem) it may be an anatomical problem (subclavian steal syndrome, blood vessel compression), or possibly a result of an old trauma, sometimes very minor (called "rsd") your history and other signs are very important to make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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My hands and feet are always cold, could this be raynaud's?

My hands and feet are always cold, could this be raynaud's?

Yes, or other causes: Cold hands and feet can be due to hormonal imbalances, auto-immune disorders, circulation problems, etc... Raynaud's phenomenon is a symptom caused by constriction of small blood vessels, usually in the fingers and toes, leading to a lack of nutrients and oxygen going to the fingers and toes. A primary care doctor, endocrinologist, or rheumatologist can evaluate and start treatment as needed. ...Read more

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What can I do if my hands and feet are always cold?

What can I do if my hands and feet are always cold?

Raynaud's?: You can take Niacin no flush capsules. See if nicotine or caffeine productives may be causing this problem. Most important to determine any underlying organic causes such as vasospastic disorders or liver disorders, etc. ...Read more

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