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Dr. Marvin Den
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Why does one finger on each hand get really hot while the other fingers are really cold? the finger that heats up isn't always the same one either

Why does one finger on each hand get really hot while the other fingers are really cold? the finger that heats up isn't always the same one either

Too hot or too cold?: Your symptoms beg the question: Which is abnormal, the cold or hot fingers? My guess, it is the cold ones that are abnormal causing the the others to seem warm. Do you smoke? If so, your symptoms may represent Thromboangiitis Obliterans (Buerger's disease). This could represent a condition known as Raynaud's phenomenon which can accompany connective tissue disorders or autoimmune conditions. ...Read more

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Dr. Wanda Lewis
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One night i almost had an accident and my hand was numb for few minutes, i only thought i might be cold. When i reached home my hand with still numb a?

Numbness: Paresthesias or numbness in one extremity may reflect dysfunction in blood flow, brain or peripheral nerve disorder. A detailed history, exam and appropriate diagnostic test should be completed by your physician. Symptoms warrant urgent evaluation with associated accident.Possible diagnosis include vasculitis, pinched nerves, migraines or multiple sclerosis. ...Read more

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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
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Why are my fingers cold on one hand?

Cold finger: Probable impaired blood circulation. Seek medical help. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Top half of one finger turned white for 5 mins, & hands have been more cold than usual lately. Do I have something going on involving poor circulation?

Top half of one finger turned white for 5 mins, & hands have been more cold than usual lately. Do I have something going on involving poor circulation?

Raynauds: This is raynauds disease. See a rheumatologist for evaluation and treatment. Testing can help determine if the raynauds is possibly related to any underlying diseases. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
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I have a small cold sore. This is the second one IV had. I keep messing with it. I didn't wash my hands. Does this mean i will have them down there?

I have a small cold sore. This is the second one IV had. I keep messing with it. I didn't wash my hands. Does this mean i will have them down there?

No but possible: Washing your hands is a great a day to prevent possibility of spread from mouth to genital. Without hand washing spread may occur, especially if the blister has ruptured, increasing the exposure. ...Read more

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Shiver felling on one side of body similar to being cold, vitals are good, strength is equal in both hands and feet face is symmetrical possible dehy?

Shiver felling on one side of body similar to being cold, vitals are good, strength is equal in both hands and feet face is symmetrical  possible dehy?

Could be anything: These symptoms can be due to many different possible causes. Only way to know is to see your doctor, get examined and tested and treated if necessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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