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Why do my legs feel cold ?

Why do my legs feel cold ?

Can't tell you that.: Do you have a circulation problem?

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My legs feel cold and tingle some toes feel numb blood sugar 101 , I have kidney stones, low stomach acid and hypothyroid 7 mm stone in ?

My legs  feel  cold  and  tingle some  toes  feel  numb blood  sugar  101 , I have kidney  stones, low  stomach  acid   and  hypothyroid 7 mm stone in ?

Leg pain: If your legs feel cold and you have hypothyroidism, ask your physician (p) to check your TSH to make sure your dose of levothyroid is appropriate. If not, you may need a higher dose. If it is, have your p order an arterial profile exam of your legs to see if you do not have peripheral artery disease (pad). If you have pad, have your p refer you for therapy. Speak to your p about your other issues. ...Read more

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Why does one of my legs always feels cold?

Why does one of my legs always feels cold?

Circulation: If one leg is consistently cold and you cannot easily warm it and especially if you have pain in that leg while exercising, then there might be a problem with blood flow which can be quite dangerous. You should see your family doctor right away especially if you have a history of diabetes or clotting abnormalities. ...Read more

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Why would my legs swell an hurts.And the stay cold.

Why would my legs swell an hurts.And the stay cold.

?poor blood supply: As we get older, our heart has to work harder and our blood vessels get weary. Sometimes this leads to swelling of the legs. There are other possible causes also, but this is definitely a problem that should be investigated with your primary care physician. Don't just say to yourself it is a part of getting older, because it can be helped. If you can, put your feet up, like if watching tv. ...Read more

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Sometimes when I get cold, my legs start hurting. Should I be worried?

Sometimes when I get cold, my legs start hurting. Should I be worried?

Depends: If you are experiencing significant amount of pain every time you are exposed to cold temperatures, and this is something new for you, it makes sense to have your circulation evaluated with an arterial ultrasound. ...Read more

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My left leg is swollen and ice cold anyone know what this could be signs of?

Blod clot?: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor as soon as possible. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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Husband had pain from butt down leg feels numb tingly cold. Can it be scratica.?

Husband had pain from butt down leg feels numb tingly cold. Can it be scratica.?

Yes: Sciatic pain is pain radiating typically from buttocks down leg below the knee that can be associated with numbness, tingling &/or weakness with or without any back pain. Coughing, sneezing & bearing down can increase the pain. The most likely culprit is a disc herniation but there can be other causes as well including a pyriformis syndrome, a synovial cyst, spinal stenosis or a spine deformity. ...Read more

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My wife's legs get cold and can't move after she works out and they don't get swolen?

My wife's legs get cold and can't move after she works out   and they don't get swolen?

Cold legs: Perhaps she is working out too hard and is exhausting her legs. She may need a check up if this continues with less active workouts. ...Read more

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My 8 yr old son is complaining that his leg cold and hurts on the inside? He is an active athlete.

My 8 yr old son is complaining that his leg cold and hurts on the inside? He is an active athlete.

Observe: The child being active is reassuring. The questions u need to answer for a better assist are: since when are his complaints? Does he continue to run and be active, how does he sleep at night? does he eat well? Is he in a lot of pain? If you are remain worried have him checked out by his pediatrician or a pediatric bone doctor. ...Read more

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Husbands back looks like a question mark has pain from his butt dwn his leg. Feels numb cold tingly.?

Sounds like a disc : Causing spasmodic scoliosis due to a herniation leading to sciatica with pain down leg due to disc compressing the nerve leading to neurologic symptoms. Most get better without surgery-10% need surgery. Time, activity modification, medication, guided exercise or physical therapy & epidural steroid injections are options. Weight control, not smoking & regular exercise are preventative measures. ...Read more

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Every night for the lasrt three weeks in the middle of the night II wake up and my left lower leg isreally cold. What could this be?

Every night for the lasrt three weeks in the middle of the night II wake up and my left lower leg isreally cold. What could this be?

Poor blood flow=bad: A cold leg is very worrisome for ischemia. That means not enough blood is getting to the foot. It would be unusual to have this without pain though. You should see a doctor right away! ...Read more

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Odd feeling in right leg, cold sensation and some slight pain. No visible changes. Walking possible. Been this was way a week. What could it be?

Odd feeling in right leg, cold sensation and some slight pain. No visible changes. Walking possible. Been this was way a week. What could it be?

Many things: At your age lumbar disc issues are less likely but you could have some congenital problem now showing up. Also consider neurologic disease such as multiple sclerosis. If you have further symptoms or it gets worse, go see your doctor. You need a physical exam. ...Read more

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I've been dealing with off and on cold sensations down the front of my right leg for two weeks. Feels like goosebumps. Only lasts for few seconds?

I've been dealing with off and on cold sensations down the front of my right leg for two weeks. Feels like goosebumps. Only lasts for few seconds?

A number of things: This could be related to a number of things. If it affects that thigh area, may be meralgia paresthestica. But like most things, if it does not improve, seek care. ...Read more