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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Jack Rubin, M.d.
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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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Dr. Creighton Wright
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When i work out my legs, they will feel almost ice cold to the touch afterwards. Is this normal?

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
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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.

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
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I always feel my hands and leg cold espcialy when i in bed... I don't know why?

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. Milton Alvis Jr
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I feel coldness inside on of my legs yet I don't actually feel cold. It's really painful. As well as coldness in my chest. Should I be worried?

I feel coldness inside on of my legs yet I don't actually feel cold. It's really painful. As well as coldness in my chest. Should I be worried?

ImpossibleToSay, All: sensations are perceptions within our brain, only nerve impulses in body. Study: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/1487857 for an overview. As you noticed, you don't "feel cold", yet you perceive coldness & pain, emotional interpretations/perceptions. The issue: what is triggering these perceptions; perhaps distractions from more worrisome fears. Study: John Sarno Back Pain for some ideas. ...Read more

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