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Why Do My Feet Get Cold And Sweaty
Cold feet and hands: Pernio is caused by exposure to cold for a long period of time without freezing or by very wet conditions. Raynauds syndrome is an abnormal narrowing of the blood vessels with cooling of the fingers or toes. Cryoglobulins are proteins, which are normally dissolved in the blood, that become solids or gels when cold. These are some causes of cold hands and feet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Good question: Temperature in and of itself is not a reliable symptom. There are many other things that need to be known. When your feet are cold, what are you doing when your feet are cold. How long it takes your feet to warm up, Are you on any medications? Have you ever had or been close to having frostbite? Temperature is run by the nervous system. signal from your brain tells the arteries to decrease flow. ...Read more
Seems normal: Everybody is different. The back is a normal place to be sweaty (it can't breathe when we're sitting in a chair or lying down). Hands and feet are commonly a little cold because they're further away from the center of the body. ...Read more
Cold feet: Cold feet could be caused by Raynauds syndrome, or could be vascular issues, etc. Best to get your feet evaluated to be sure. Raynaud's can cause a vasospasm of the arteries reducing blood flow. In about 40 percent of people who have Raynaud's, it affects the feet/toes. It is relatively benign. Treatments include wearing warm, thick socks, and simply keeping your feet warm. Rarely meds r needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hyperhydrosis : Hyperhydrosis ( excessive sweat) can affect the hands and feet. There are many many causes for this too many to list or get worried about but you should see your family doctor and voice your concerns. Treatment may involve topical agents, medications taken by mouth, injection of a drug such as Botox or even surgery. If you go beyond topical application then a specialist will likely be needed. ...Read more
I often have cold feet. When I feel my socks they feel moist. Are my sweaty feet causing my feet to become cold?
Sweaty Feet: The bottom of the foot has special exocrine sweat glands that produce an oil-like sweat and it is normal to experience heavy swearing and varies for each person. If you are having nerve issues on the bottom of the feet, you need to have a vascular evaluation by a foot specialist. Best Regards: Dr. Reed ...Read more
Anxiety?: Good morning, as an allergist and psychologist, my inclination will be to think about anxiety as the main cause of sweaty palm, especially if they are related to stressful situations. Many individuals suffer from excessive sweating if there are disorders such as increased activity of thyroid hormones, usually sweating affecting the whole body, not restricted to palms. ...Read more
Cold feet: If your feet feel numb after being in cold water, it is due to the tiny blood vessels constricting and reducing the flow of blood to the area. If the numbness does not go away once the foot is removed from the cold water then you need to see a doctor as soon as possible to make sure it is not a more serious nerve or circulation problem. ...Read more
Why do my hands and feet get hot at night?They are like burning but I feel no pain,they just get hot.
How old are you?: If you are in late forties, I would say this could be from Menopausal symptoms. Do you have Diabetes? If there is Peripherl Neuropathy; try taking Vit B12/ Folate/ Vit E and Magnesium. This might help your symptoms. IF continues to getting worse, seek advise from your doctor/ ...Read more
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