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Cold sensitivity

Cold sensitivity: Introduction

Cold sensitivity: Feeling cold or sensitivity to the cold. See detailed information below for a list of 43 causes of Cold sensitivity, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Cold sensitivity:

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

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Cold sensitivity

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Causes of Types of Cold sensitivity:

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Cold sensitivity: Symptom Checker

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

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Cold sensitivity Treatments

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Stories from Users for Cold sensitivity

Real-life user stories relating to Cold sensitivity:

Message Boards for Cold sensitivity

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

Diagnostic tests for Cold sensitivity:

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

  • Physical examination
    • Body mass index - e.g. if BMI less than 18 consider anorexia as cause of cold sensitivity; if over 25 consider hypothyroidism.
    • Look for the pallor of the skin and conjunctiva of anemia which can cause cold sensitivity
    • Examine for signs of hypothyroidism e.g. slow heart rate, slowed reflexes, coarse dry brittle hair, dry cool skin, goiter
    • 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
  • Blood tests
    • Full blood count to look for signs of leukemia or polycythaemia which may cause Raynaud's phenomenon; anemia
  • more tests...»

Cold sensitivity: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Cold sensitivity

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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 sensitivity. 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.

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Cold sensitivity: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Cold sensitivity

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Cold sensitivity: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Cold sensitivity: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Organs affected by Cold sensitivity:

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

Detailed list of causes of Cold sensitivity

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

How Common are these Causes of Cold sensitivity?

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 sensitivity. Of the 43 causes of Cold sensitivity that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 6 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 37 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Cold sensitivity:

The following list of conditions have 'Cold sensitivity' 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 sensitivity Based on Risk Factors

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

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

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

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

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

    Classifications of Cold sensitivity:

    Subtypes of Cold sensitivity:

    Cold intolerance (28 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Cold sensitivity:

    Temperature sensitivity (76 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Chills (1045 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Temperature symptoms (2497 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Fever (2274 causes), Skin symptoms (5992 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Skin problems (3422 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Sick (5751 causes), Sweat symptoms (1699 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Cold sensitivity:

    Chills (1045 causes), Cold sweats (223 causes), Fever (2274 causes), Temperature sensitivity (76 causes), Sweating (831 causes), Cyanosis (439 causes), Cold environment, Raynauds phenomenon (89 causes)

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    Medical News summaries about Cold sensitivity

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Cold sensitivity

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