Do cold hands mean bad circulation or other?

Raynaud's . Is a possible diagnosis. This is vasospasm of the small vessles in the hands and or feet. (vasospasm is opening and closing, so that the blood doesn't flow continuously.) signs include color changes and coldness of the extermities. Those color changes are red, white and blue variations.

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Is having cold hands related to having bad circulation?

No well maybe. Raynauds syndrome causes poor circulation to your hands in the cold. But you might have normal circulation. Ask your doc i suppose if you have terible peripheral vascular disease you could have cold hands and feet. Read more...

Cold hands and feet, is this caused by bad circulation?

Not necessarily. It could be but not necessarily. Other possible causes include it just being cold. Some people can have cold hands and feet normally in surprisingly warm temperatures. Read more...

Non displaced weber b fx partial aftl+delt tear 15wks on delayed union could bad circulation cause delayed or non union and why? Always cold hands

Maybe. Bad circulation could certainly contribute to delayed bone healing, but circulation can be easily checked by assessing pulses and/or studies (such as doppler). An external bone stimulator may be an option for your delayed union. Read more...
Other possibilities. Yes, bad circulation can be a factor. The primary causes of a non-union can be broken down into three categories: 1) too much movement at fracture site 2) poor circulation in foot (due to smoking, diabetes, or other conditions) 3) infection circulatory problems cause fewer nutrients to arrive at the fracture site in the lower extremity resulting in fewer building blocks available for healing. Read more...

Is waking up with a stiff leg or hand and having cold hands and feet a sign of poor circulation?

No. Aaas can be repaired using open surgical techniques or endovascular techniques. There are anatomical limitations to which aneurysms can be repaired using endovascular techniques. All aaas can be repaired using open techniques. The more complex the anatomy the bigger the surgery required. Read more...
Yes. Having cold extremities can be a sign of poor circulation. Waking up with stiff extremities can also be a sign of poor circulation. You should visit with your primary care physician about your symptoms to determine if you need further evaluation. Read more...