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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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Why do my legs feel cold ?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
Why do my legs feel cold ?

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

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
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Dr. Rick Koch
Board Certified, Cardiology
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Why do my legs feel cold, especially when I am wearing trousers? It helps if i wear a long coat

Dr. Rick Koch
Board Certified, Cardiology
17 years in practice
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Why do my legs feel cold, especially when I am wearing trousers?  It helps if i wear a long coat

Poor circulation?: Is a possibility...But perhaps you just need to dress warmer. ...Read more

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Dr. Jonathan Jassey
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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Why do my legs always feel cold?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
Why do my legs always feel cold?

This could be a: Circulation issue.

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Dr. Jack Rubin, M.d.
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
43 years in practice
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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 ?

Dr. Jack Rubin, M.d.
Board Certified, Nephrology and Dialysis
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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 ?

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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Dr. William Schmidt
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
49 years in practice
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Is there anything other than a circulatory issue that can cause the leg to feel cold to the touch?

Dr. William Schmidt
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
49 years in practice
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Is there anything other than a circulatory issue that can cause the leg to feel cold to the touch?

Go to ER: Considering you have PCV you must go to the ER now.; ...Read more

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
47 years in practice
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Why does one of my legs always feels cold?

Dr. Richard Bensinger
Board Certified, Ophthalmology
47 years in practice
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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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Dr. Creighton Wright
Board Certified, General Surgery
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When i work out my legs, they will feel almost ice cold to the touch afterwards. Is this normal?

Dr. Creighton Wright
Board Certified, General Surgery
51 years in practice
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When i work out my legs, they will feel almost ice cold to the touch afterwards. Is this normal?

No: It suggests some degree of artery obstruction. Many will have warm extremities after exercize. ...Read more

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Dr. Elden Rand
Board Certified, Cardiology
16 years in practice
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Pain running down my starting at my glut thru my ham string, and then my lower leg goes number and feel cold.

Dr. Elden Rand
Board Certified, Cardiology
16 years in practice
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Pain running down my starting at my glut thru my ham string, and then my lower leg goes number and feel cold.

Go in for eval: Pain going down the leg, then numbness and coldness. This needs prompt evaluation. These are all concerning for problem with blood flow to the leg, which would be a vascular emergency. It at least needs to be ruled out. ...Read more

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Dr. Leena Varughese
Board Certified, Pathology
8 years in practice
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I always feel my hands and leg cold espcialy when i in bed... I don't know why?

Dr. Leena Varughese
Board Certified, Pathology
8 years in practice
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I always feel my hands and leg cold espcialy  when  i in bed... I don't know why?

Anemia: It could be some mild anemia or poor circulation. Try exercising a few times a week and eat a well-rounded diet. ...Read more

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Dr. Karen Butler
Board Certified, Family Medicine
16 years in practice
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Hi I am having cold legs problem and it's getting worse every day now I can feel in my whole body please any cure for this thanks?

Dr. Karen Butler
Board Certified, Family Medicine
16 years in practice
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Hi I am having cold legs problem and it's getting worse every day now I can feel in my whole body please any cure for this thanks?

Answer: First of all to fix the problem you must find the problem. So you begin with a physical exam from your doctor. You will have your blood drawn and check for many possibilities that will be red out one at a time. So schedule this with your doctor and while you wait for your appointment. Hydrate and exercise get moving this will increase your circulation ...Read more

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