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When exposed to cold my hands get cold and white, then blue and then when they get warm again, they get red and tingling. Should I be concerned?

When exposed to cold my hands get cold and white, then blue and then when they get warm again, they get red and tingling. Should I be concerned?

Maybe: This is called Raynauds phenomenon and is caused by vasospasm on cold exposure as you describe. It can occur by itself or be related to quite a few diseases and disorders. It is particularly important if it is of recent onset. You should see a Board certified Internist or Rheumatologist. ...Read more

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My hands and feet getting a tingling and numbness feeling and get cold. symptoms come about at any given time?

My hands and feet getting a tingling and numbness feeling and get cold.  symptoms come about at any given time?

Many causes: You should see a neurologist for some help since this may signal the onset of a neuropathy which may have a detectable cause and treatment. ...Read more

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36 yo female with a history of Crohn's disease and degenerative disc disease. Have a numb spot on my pointer finger, my hands are cold and i get tingling. May have mild Crohn's flare. Neuropathy?

36 yo female with a history of Crohn's disease and degenerative disc disease. Have a numb spot on my pointer finger, my hands are cold and i get tingling. May have mild Crohn's flare. Neuropathy?

Neuropathy fingers: Peripheral neuropathy in inflammatory bowel disease ( ibd) patients has been reported and early on purely sensory symptoms are much more common. Talk to your pcp first, as there is certainly overlap with carpal tunnel (cts) and other conditions in many. Often it is not just one thing and just one focal spot in one finger for any of these whether it be ibd or cts. ...Read more

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When I exercise and my heart rate goes up I get tingling sensations and numbness in my arms, hand, feet and toes. I eat healthy and no other issues.

When I exercise and my heart rate goes up I get tingling sensations and numbness in my arms, hand, feet and toes.  I eat healthy and no other issues.

HV sensitivity?: Respiratory rate goes up too, no doubt. The problem may be due to respiratory alkylosis from blowing off your carbon dioxide. Try re-breathing your CO2 with a paper bag before you see a doctor. ...Read more

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My hands/feet are always cold. My feet also tingle. I also get cold when everyone else isn't, they may even be hot and i'm freezing. Is this normal?

My hands/feet are always cold. My feet also tingle. I also get cold when everyone else isn't, they may even be hot and i'm freezing. Is this normal?

No: Is not normal. You should be checked to rule out raynaud's syndrome, anemia, hypothyroidism, and other conditions as listed in the article that I am referencing below. Best wishes. www.emedicinehealth.com/cold_hands_and_feet/page2_em.htm cold hands ; feet causes ... William c. Shiel jr., md, facp, facr. ...Read more

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My hands & feet are always cold! my hands are super dry & get really sweaty. My right is so dry that it cracks, bleeds, hurts & my fingers tingle now?

My hands & feet are always cold! my hands are super dry & get really sweaty. My right is so dry that it cracks, bleeds, hurts & my fingers tingle now?

Autonomic neuropathy: Moistness in the hands come from the autonomic nervous system. It sounds like you may be experiencing symptoms of dysfunction of the autonomic nerves. Tingling is often a sign of peripheral neuropathy. You may need nerve conduction studies and lab tests. ...Read more

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My hands get randomly hot or weird tingling sensation, then turns red in area, or red lines show up.

My hands get randomly hot or weird tingling sensation, then turns red in area, or red lines show up.

Hard to tell: You should have this evaluated for nerve problems such as carpal tunnel or raynaud's phenomenon. You doctor is best able to tell when they actually see your hands. ...Read more

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My hand has gone from a normal temperature to hot and then to cold. It's also tingling. Why is this happening?

My hand has gone from a normal temperature to hot and then to cold. It's also tingling. Why is this happening?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Could I have dysautonomia if I get on and off tingling or numbness in my hands?

Could I have dysautonomia if I get on and off tingling or numbness in my hands?

Not likely: Intermittent numbness in hands is usually carpal tunnel (median nerve) or ulnar neuropathy (at the elbow, usually). I frequently get either or while mountain biking. ...Read more

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Any suggestions for the hand pain and tingling which i get from repeated motion by using computer?

Any suggestions for the hand pain and tingling which i get from repeated motion by using computer?

Carpal tunnel: Many devices available, including wrist pads at the base of the computer, using a split keyboard, changing the angle of your limbs relative to the work area. Some people employ wrist splints.. Sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome which may respond to local injection or even outpt surgery. ...Read more

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My hands swell and are tingling all the time when i wake up at night it takes awhile to get the feelings back.I deliver the mail so I use my hands lot?

My hands swell and are tingling all the time when i wake up at night it takes awhile to get the feelings back.I deliver the mail so I use my hands lot?

Carpal Tunnel : Swollen hand at night can be common. As we sleep our hearts pump less so we tend to swell a little. Morning joint stiffness is a common symptom. Performing a job like yours can induce an inflammatory reaction causing more swelling to occur. The swelling builds up in the wrist pinching the median nerve and causes carpal tunnel syndrome. Try night splints or see your hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I've been taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 40mg for 3 days now and today my hands started to get a tingling feeling. Is this something to worry about?

I've been taking Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine) 40mg for 3 days now and today my hands started to get a tingling feeling. Is this something to worry about?

Agree with Dr.Z: Should follow up with your MD. If I was your MD, I would either lower the dose and see how you feel, if doing ok continue on lower dose, if focus is not there then go back up on dose but if side effects return then switch to a different compound. Or even 2o mg am and 2o mg at noon is another option with Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine). ...Read more

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I get a tingling sensation on my middle back and left hand fingertips. What can cause this?

I get a tingling sensation on my middle back and left hand fingertips.  What can cause this?

Unlikely : That these are connected. While there are some major neurological disorders that are possible, random paresthesias are often insignificant. See your doctor to be sure. ...Read more

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Doct was trying to get an IV in my arm middle part soon as she went in I felt like a rush down my arm n my hand it felt like a fast tingling thing hlp?

Doct was trying to get an IV in my arm middle part soon as she went in I felt like a rush down my arm n my hand it felt like a fast tingling thing hlp?

Probably ok: This is a common occurrence with ivs. The medicine or fluids that you received caused a feeling of burning, which is normal. Iv may have also hit a small nerve, also not a problem. Seek medical attention if you notice signs of infection such as swelling, redness, or warmth in the area. ...Read more

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I get tingling feeling in my right hand and leg at random times of the day, what could be causing this?

I get tingling feeling in my right hand and leg at random times of the day, what could be causing this?

Need MD evaluation: Tingling sensations in your arm and leg on the same side strongly suggest that nerves in the cervical spine are being irritated. You need to see a physiatrist, an orthopedist or a neurosurgeon for an evaluation and proper treatment, which may include physican therapy. ...Read more

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Whole left side numbness, tingling getting cold and turning blue. My left hand swelled once.The whole shoulder feels like there's something in it.

Whole left side numbness, tingling getting cold and turning blue. My left hand swelled once.The whole shoulder feels like there's something in it.

Evaluation: Those symptoms warrant a face to face evaluation to determine cause sooner rather than later. Please see a physician. ...Read more