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Cold feet

Cold feet: Introduction

Cold feet: Feeling of coldness affecting the feet. See detailed information below for a list of 26 causes of Cold feet, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Cold feet:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Cold feet. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Cold feet:

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Cold feet: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Cold feet, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Cold feet Treatments

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Stories from Users for Cold feet

Real-life user stories relating to Cold feet:

Message Boards for Cold feet

Symptom specific forums: The following patient stories in our interactive forums and message boards relate to Cold feet or relevant symptoms:

Diagnostic tests for Cold feet:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Cold feet. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Temperature, Blood pressure and pulse rate to assess possible shock
    • Examine cardiovascular system for signs of left ventricular failure and shock
    • Examine for signs of peripheral vascular disease e.g. reduced or absent peripheral pulses, dry skin, absence of hairs on peripheries, pallor of foot when elevated, ulcers on feet or tissue death
    • Examine for signs of acute arterial occlusion of major peripheral artery e.g. lower leg and foot pallor, lack of sensation to light touch, motor paralysis, gangrene
    • Examine for any signs of rheumatoid arthritis, lupus erythematosus, systemic sclerosis, polyarteritis nodosa, Buerger's disease, polycythaemia, leukemia, polymyositis, dermatomyositis that may cause Raynaud's phenomenon
  • more tests...»

Cold feet: Animations

Medications or substances causing Cold feet:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Cold feet as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

Drug interactions causing Cold feet:

When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Cold feet as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.

  • Timolol and ergot alkaloid interaction
  • Blocadren and ergot alkaloid interaction
  • Corgard and ergot alkaloid interaction
  • Betapace and ergot alkaloid interaction
  • Betapace AF and ergot alkaloid interaction
  • Acebutolol and ergot alkaloids interaction
  • more interactions...»

Cold feet: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Cold feet may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Cold feet

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Cold feet. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

Create your printable checklist here.

See Cold feet Assessment Questionnaire (12 listings)

Cold feet: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Cold feet

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Organs affected by Cold feet:

The list of organs typically affected by Cold feet may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Cold feet

The list below shows some of the causes of Cold feet mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Cold feet?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Cold feet. Of the 26 causes of Cold feet that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 1 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 1 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 24 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cold feet:

The following list of conditions have 'Cold feet' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Cold feet Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Cold feet based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Cold feet?

    Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Cold feet, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.

    Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :

    Classifications of Cold feet:

    Medical Conditions associated with Cold feet:

    Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Lower leg symptoms (59 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Cold feet:

    Cold toes, Toe numbness (21 causes), Cold hands (25 causes), Hand numbness (39 causes), Foot paresthesias (54 causes), Foot symptoms (2265 causes), Temperature sensitivity (76 causes), Cyanosis (439 causes), Cold environment, Peripheral vascular disease, Gangrene (72 causes)

    Medical articles on signs and symptoms:

    Doctor-patient articles related to symptoms and diagnosis:

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    Medical News summaries about Cold feet

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cold feet

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