Conditions with symptom: 'cold hands'
I get cold hands, even in the summer heat and they can be painful there so cold. My hands can be as cold with gloves on.They dont do blue but my palms can be white is this Raynauds Syndrome?
Im 22 and I think raynaulds is something I may have. I have always suffered with freezing ice cold hands, feet, nose! My boyfriend flinches if i touch him because my hands are so cold! They are like this mostly everyday and the only way I can keep warm is if we have the heating on a million degrees which then means he is very hot! I've been to the doctors and I have had thyroid tests (through blood test at dr's) and a diabetes test. Of which both are fine I dont have diabetes. My doctor didnt refer me to anyone else but then I didnt go back in. Another dr mentioned this to me as what it could be. I had to go back to the doctors for something else but I saw the original dr who did the tests, so I mentioned it to her. She said that she didnt think it could be that because my hands are freezing but they are also clammy (which is true). She said with raynaulds you dont get clammy hands. So my hands and feet are freezing ice cold and clammy. Does anyone with raynaulds find their hands clammy and cold? I really want to find an answer to this any advice would be great! or what specialist I may need to see!
yes i suffer with it too it is horrid it has taken my right hand no and i cant get get a feeler they look at my body it is horrid i need help
I was diagnosed with Rynauds 3 years ago, I also get clammy hands and the doctors have said this is because my hands think they are warm when actually they are not.
HI, I'm 18, I don't think I have eczema but this was the closest post I found. Every year when it gets cold my hands get really dry and the back of my hands get really tough so that when i bend my fingers, or make a fist, the skin doesn't stretch, but cracks and starts bleeding in several places. I went to the doctor when it started about 4 years ago and he said it's because of the cold and gave me some cream. Obviously it hurts to put it on open cracks, but every year I put it on as soon as it gets cold, but my hands always eventually get to the same state. It's really bugging me because it hurts to write and hold a knife and fork, and etc. I was wondering if anyone knows what creams might be good for this - I have been given "Dexeryl" by the doctor, but then I can't hold anything anyways because it's too slippery (plus, even with the cream, my hands still stay the same until spring).
i seem to be allergic to the cold. If i touch anything cold my hands itch or if i am out in a cold wind my face and neck go red and itch. this started after i got bitten by mosquitos
About 2 weeks ago both of my feet and both of my hands started turning bright red even if I'm not cold. I can be in the house and it's the same thimg. It's got me really worried. November 3 I had fell and hurt my back really bad. I have a compressed fracture by my spine and having to wear a back brace. I don't know if this is caused from my stress or what. If someone knows please let me know. If someone has this same problem let me know please. It's so embarrassing when you go to the store and your hands are blood red. People don't say anything but they are looking and when I walk away I can hear the whispering. Besides being red sometimes they are cold as ice. Nothing I do will warm them up or make the red go away. Please any help would sure be appreciated. Thank you so much
Just looked up why would my hands be bright red, just to my wrist and saw you concerns. This just started about3 hrs. ago. I have a Dr. appt. tomorrow morning to discuss my blood work I had done a weekago, so I've been stressed ever since. I'm wondering if the stress has anything to do with my hands. Sorry I don't have any answer for you, but wanted to share my concerns.
My husband bless him thinks he's the reason i never want to have sex when really i just dont seem to want it, hardly ever. I suffer from being cold constantly (my hands are always ice cold)i have a bowel movement every 4 or 5 days sometimes it can be longer. I have been this way for such a long time that i thought it was normal but now i'm thinking that it's not. What do you think could be the issue?
Just read your question and i could of wrote it myself, everything is the same for me. But after having three children aged 8, 4, and 17 months i had to have a hysterectomy after my womb prolapsed. I still have my overies but not my womb and cervix. I'm not sure if this has caused a drop in the natural hormone testosterone or not. I have tried helbal tablets to get me in the mood but i don't think they worked and i'm too chicken to try viagra.
I am curious to how this progressed for you guys. My maternal grandfather always had shaky hands (tremors)that I recall. I just thought it was being older. My mother who is 62 now has pretty substantial tremors in her hands and probably has for the last 7 years or so. We lived out of state, so I wouldn't notice it so much, and my father had commented privately to me that it was my younger brother and sister that caused "her so much stress she would shake." Now we live in the same state, and I noticed she has it all the time. She is a very proud woman, and refuses to even visit doctors for physicals (don't get me started), I just don't feel right asking her about it, I think it may embarrass her. I am 36, and I've had little bouts of shakiness at different times in my life, usually either highly caffeinated, public speaking or nervousness, but lately I've noticed occasionally while at rest I feel what I would describe as an internal flutter of sorts in my hands. It doesn't last long, but it feels almost like when your eyelid twitches. My hands/fingers do shake a bit. Is this possibly the beginning stages of this? Does it get progressively worse? Or did you just wake up one day and it was full-blown? My aunt visited a few months ago and made an off-handed comment about the (her maiden name) family tremor. I didn't ask more, but perhaps this is just inherited. I also have chronically had cold hands and feet my whole life (to the point where I have to be very careful handling cold/frozen foods and cold temps outside). Wondering if any of you have suffered this as well- if it could be related in any way?
My husband is 27 and was just diagnosed with ET. His mom and grandma were always a little shaky and so was my husband but it wasn't a big deal. 2 weeks ago, he started getting significant severe tremors- within 4 hours they were full blown, both arms/ hands. They have began to subside after a week and he can function again. Neurologist said although this is rare, the ET can be dormant and all off a sudden flare up and be full blown. Neuro said sometimes a cold or flu can trigger it. Neuro also said for some the ET stays minor or never fully manifests, so it just depends on the person. See a neurologist if your tremors are concerning.
Sasha, Thank you so much for taking the time to respond to my question! Your input was really useful to me! I will continue to monitor (been under a good amount of stress the past few months), and if I need to go to a neurologist I certainly will. I wish you and your hubby the best! Glad to hear he's doing better! Take care Bella Ps I did order the black seed oil another poster mentioned. I've done some research and that stuff seems pretty potent and good for several reasons. I may take for a while and see if I feel any more relaxed or better.
I am a 27 year old female and I have had a problem with extreamly cold hands and feet for a couple of years now following heavy weight loss - my hands and feet got white and my nails and lips go blue. The rest of me then goes completely cold once it starts. I also get a numb and tingaling in them and it takes me hours to warm up - usually only working when I get into a warm bath and get a stinging sensation when the feeling returns to them. I even get this in the warm summer months and find I sually need to wear a jumper even in the summer. Although I can find on occations I overheat rapidly for no reason. I have been to the GP many times but always get told its just to do with poor circulation but after seeing the show I wonder if it is Raynaud’s Syndrome? I also get very weak and dizzy and didn't know if this had anything to do with this symdrome or not? Are there any treatments availible as I hate feeling so cold all the time. :( Please Help!
hi i am 22 year old female, i have recently been diagnosed with Reynauds syndrome after my fiance saw the show and going to my gp, (i just thought i was cold), anyway my gp gave me this website to look up, www.raynauds.org.uk it has all the information on Raynauds syndrome you could ask for, plus if that does not help you they have a phone number where you can talk to someone about this condition and you can order a free information pack. I hope this helps. :). xx
hi im 16 and was diagnosed with raynauds as well as Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (POTS) which i got as a byproduct of a genetic condition. See if lying flat helps to relieve the cold and blue extremeties and dizziness, then look up POTS on wikipedia and see if u have any of the other symptoms, hope this helps
hello im 13 years old and im almost certain i have raynaud's. My hands are nearly almost of the time really cold and the tips of my fingers really hurt and they get orange dots all over. I dnt get it in my feet as much but they are almost all the time cold is this raynaud's?.
ima 15 and i think i have raynauds and my fingers get really cold and just one finger on either hand goes really white and numb, then the colour turns red and my finger starts to sting and is painful, this even happens when I wear gloves and when people see see my hands they call me a freak and say whats p with you hands and it is rather embrassing please help
Mittens are so much better than gloves as the fingers help to warm each other.
You shouldn't feel embarassed about it I've had raynauds since i was born, I'm now 18, because its hereditary!! I just laugh it off and say "hey look im a ghost". Just take it on the chin and ignore them, its not as embarassing as you probably think, just gotta look a little weird in summer with "extra layers" and two pairs of wooly tights and things like that. I have bright pink fingerless gloves! I totally understand what you are going through and it is tough and annoying but you've got to persevre with it! Oh and the best thing to do is go up to someone when they arent expecting it and put your hands on their face!! :D I hope this has helped a little.
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