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   Cold Fingers
 
Definition:
Cold sensation in the fingers.
 
Medical terms related to cold fingers :
Fingers, Cold, Hands, Cold, Raynaud phenomenon
 
Common causes of cold fingers: 
o Frostbite
o Medications (e.g. Propranolol)
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Peripheral Vascular Disease:
Diseases affecting blood vessels outside of the heart and especially those vessels supplying the extremities( e.g. Buerger's disease, atherosclerosis).
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Raynaud's Disease:
A vascular disorder that is marked by recurrent spasm of the capillaries and especially those of the fingers and toes upon exposure to cold, that is characterized by pallor, cyanosis, and redness in succession usually accompanied by pain, and in severe cases may

Other Causes of cold fingers:
o Hypothyroidism
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Peripheral Neuropathy:
Damage to the peripheral nerves in which motor, sensory, or vasomotor nerve fibers may be affected and which is marked by muscle weakness, atrophy, pain, and numbness.

 

Call your doctor if cold fingers is accompanied by: 
o Dry skin and hair loss
o Chest pain in rest or with excercise
o Shortness of breath
o Numbness
o Heavy smoking
   
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