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Why Are My Hands And Feet Swollen
Varies: There are multiple potential causes, a good medical checkup would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more
Need exam: Swelling of the legs and feet can be caused by several things including biut not limited to venous insufficiency, dependant edema, independant edema, chf, various arthritic conditons, b/l gout, etc. Etc. Get an evaluation to assure you can get diagnosed and treated. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of things.: Your symptoms can be the result of a variety of reasons. Anxiety as well as the warning of a migraine episode are both possibilities. The possibility of a more serious condition such as Guillain- Barre syndrome can present with similar symptoms. It might be best to discuss your symptoms with your family doctor for a thorough exam and evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a neurologist: A lot more info. Is needed. See a neurologist. ...Read more
Cold hands: There are many causes of cold extremities. You are probably too young for severe peripheral vascular disease. There are other conditions - reynauds - that can cause transient vascular spasm. Of course the other issue is that you live in up north. If it is very bothersome i would suggest you check it out by your primary doc - if all ok - u will have to live with it, or consider moving south. ...Read more
Edema: Many things can cause swelling of your feet and ankles. Local factors such as venous insufficiency or varicose veins, or phlebitis or blood clots of the veins can cause this. Liver disease, heart disease and kidney disease can also cause swelling. Malnutrition with low blood protein levels can cause this. If it persists you should be examined and have blood work. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Edema: Having both feet swollen is typically a sign of edema, resulting from relatively poor circulation (sometimes poor veins, rarely poor heart pumping) and the feet being dependent much of the day. Nutritional deficiency (low protein) and too much salt can worsen. Getting more exercise, elevating your feet during the day, can help. Depending on your age and health, you should see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Blood flow pattern: One common reason is that our hands and feet are locations of terminal circulation, therefore the blood flow pattern is different in these areas. Therefore with use the increased flow to these areas causes increased redness relative to other areas with a more brisk flow pattern. Be glad they aren't more white, which may be an indicator of poor blood flow. ...Read more
Raynauds: You either have poor circulation to the area or possibly raynauds phenomenon. This is a condition where the blood vessels in the hands and the feet close up slightly, decreasing the blood flow to these areas. See your doctor as the treatment regimen varies for this condiion. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Other symptoms?: Although itching can be caused allergies, compression neuropathies such as carpal tunnel syndrome should also be considered if you have numbness and/or tingling. The numbness is usually worse at night and in the morning. It can also develop during activities such as brushing your teeth, talking on the phone, and driving a car. See a board certified dermatologist or hand surgeon for a evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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