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Why do my feet turn blue?

Why do my feet turn blue?

Would need : An in person exam to see and evaluate why in particular yours are blue but poor venous circulation can cause this, as could raynaud's as two of the more common reasons.... ...Read more

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Why do my feet turn blue when in the shower?

Why do my feet turn  blue when in the shower?

Assuming the water: Is moderate temp, not too hot and not too cold, you may have a vein problem. If there are no sympoms, you probablly do not require any help. ...Read more

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Why do my feet turn blue when i sit?

Why do my feet turn blue when i sit?

Venous : Insufficiency is a possibility, you should see a vein specialist. ...Read more

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Why do my feet turn blue/purple while sitting? I have no pain, when i stand up the color returns .

Why do my feet turn blue/purple while sitting? I have no pain, when i stand up the color returns .

Vascular related: It is plausible that when you stand and walk the musculature system helps blood flow back thru the venous network but when you sit the blood pools in the feet letting it turn the color of venous blood when it pools. It is worth checking out with a vascular doctor. There may not be much to do for it, but it should be checked out anyway. ...Read more

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When sitting my feet turn blue?

When sitting my feet turn blue?

Due to veins: When you sit it seems that you are clotting a vein temporarily. As the blood accumulates the leg get more swollen and it turns that color. Many times patients also feel numbness, this is due to that vein pressure compressing the sensory nerves. ...Read more

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Will I have to wear those blue socks on my feet after surgery or can I take my own designer ones?

Your choice: Not all of the "sox" provided by hospitals are blue, and none are mandatory after your surgery. But they are different from yours in that they have non-slip materials on the soles to minimize the risk of a fall - so they are a good idea. ...Read more

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My feet have been turning blue with a numb feeling on the bottom. They are also cold all the time. Is this something serious to worry about?

My feet have been turning blue with a numb feeling on the bottom. They are also cold all the time. Is this something serious to worry about?

Vascular: If your feet are turning blue and numb, this would be a concerning sign; either you are having vasoconstriction inappropriately, or your blood vessels are not delivering sufficient blood. I would definitely discuss with your doctor. ...Read more

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My feet often turn purple/blue when im sitting or standing. It doesn't bother me, no numbness, pain, tingling. What could cause this?. Im 23.

My feet often turn purple/blue when im sitting or standing. It doesn't bother me, no numbness, pain, tingling. What could cause this?. Im 23.

Circulation problem?: Purple or blue coloring to hands or feet usually means decreased or slowed circulation to the area. This can happen if the blood vessels get compressed or if the vessels tighten themselves and lessen the blood flow. Sometimes, blood flow will change due to nerve signals or chemical signals telling the vessels to constrict. A primary doctor and a rheumatologist can evaluate and look for the cause. ...Read more

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