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Why Are My Hands And Nose Always Cold
Normal: We loose heat through our extremities (hands, and feet) and our ears and nose. That is why in winter time you have to keep these parts more covered than the rest. ...Read more
I suffer from the shakes, bad head and back ache, im always cold when its warm, bad belly cramping with pinky/red spotting. What could be causing this?
I get this times where my hands and nose go freezing cold and I get a feeling of confusion and a little bit dizzy?
Migraines: I see in your history that you have migraines. Sometimes, patients with migraines may have an autonomic response to certain triggers of migraines. This could result in the symptoms you are describing, even when you are not experiencing headaches. Check with your physician to have a proper diagnosis and treatment if necessary. In meantime, avoid common migraine triggers in diet and improve sleep. ...Read more
Cold hands and Nose: This is a very common symptom. It does not necessarily mean that there is blockage in the arteries of your limbs. It actually depends on the reactivity of your blood vessels. The common solution is to wear gloves and to avoid cold exposure to your fingers. ...Read more
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
Protect them from: The elements - wear socks and gloves when outdoors. ...Read more
Probably, you have -:
Raynaud's disease or raynaud's phenomenon. Some people, otherwise normal, can also have it. Some smokers have such a problem.
A rheumatologist will be one to DX the raynaud's disease, and treat it. Do your finger tips turn blue as well?
In most cases, its just simply due to the cold when blood vessels in the skin constrict to keep the body's temperature stable. ...Read more
No: Need to rule out raynauds phrnominon can be multiple possibilities but evaluation should be done yo determine cause. It is not normal. ...Read more
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
I have bad circulation in my hands. They're always cold and half the time they're purple. Advice please?
Need an evaluation: You need to be seen by a physician for this problem. It may not be serious, but it could be due to an autoimmune disease that can cause potentially serious problems that can be prevented or treated. Autoimmune diseases, such as raynaud's phenomenon or lupus, or other vascular diseases such as buerger's disease or other types of arteritis, can potentially damaging effects on the circulation. ...Read more
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
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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