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Sometimes my toes on my right foot get really cold. Could this be a blood clot?
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Dr. Alan Koslow
Surgery - Vascular
3 doctors agree
In brief: No
Stop smoking and wear socks.

In brief: No
Stop smoking and wear socks.
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Dr. Ted King
Phlebology
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In brief: Not a blood clot
But it could be raynaud's phenomenon.
I agree with dr. Kwok about seeing your doctor.

In brief: Not a blood clot
But it could be raynaud's phenomenon.
I agree with dr. Kwok about seeing your doctor.
Dr. Ted King
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Decreased blood flow
A person with on and off cold fingers and/or toes usually has occasional decreased blood flow to his hands/feet.
This is not from blood clots, but is due to the temporary contraction of little arteries carrying blood to the hands/feet. The arteries relax and widen later, and the hands/feet warm up again. A primary care doctor or rheumatologist can evaluate, as it could be an autoimmune disorder.

In brief: Decreased blood flow
A person with on and off cold fingers and/or toes usually has occasional decreased blood flow to his hands/feet.
This is not from blood clots, but is due to the temporary contraction of little arteries carrying blood to the hands/feet. The arteries relax and widen later, and the hands/feet warm up again. A primary care doctor or rheumatologist can evaluate, as it could be an autoimmune disorder.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Eric Abrams
Podiatry
In brief: Possible
Cold toes or feet can be caused by a lot of things, including exposure to cold, peripheral vascular disease, specifically arterial disease, where enough blood doesn't get down to the tissues in the toes.
Raynaud's is another cause. Sometimes an injury or compression of a nerve in the lower back causes decreased feeling causing a cold sensation in the foot. Blood clots are not the most common cause.

In brief: Possible
Cold toes or feet can be caused by a lot of things, including exposure to cold, peripheral vascular disease, specifically arterial disease, where enough blood doesn't get down to the tissues in the toes.
Raynaud's is another cause. Sometimes an injury or compression of a nerve in the lower back causes decreased feeling causing a cold sensation in the foot. Blood clots are not the most common cause.
Dr. Eric Abrams
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