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Cold hand in a type I diabetic patient - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   Hello. I'm wondering if my symptom is enough to see a doctor with or if I should just ignore it. The problem is that my right hand is permanently very cold, even when my other hand and body are warm
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Since when are you having this problem?
User :   A few months I think
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
May I know your age, gender, occupation?
User :   20, female, student
Doctor :  
Do you have elevated blood sugars, high blood pressure>
Doctor :  
'?
User :   I'm a type one diabetic, blood pressure is fine
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Do you smoke?
User :   No
Doctor :  
Do you consume alcohol?
User :   No
Doctor :  
Since when have you been diagnosed with Diabetes?
User :   About 10 years
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
Is this problem more on exposing the hand to cold temperatures?
User :   No, it's always cold whatever the temperature
Doctor :  
Ok
Doctor :  
In that case you will need to see a Vascular surgeon for further evaluation
User :   Ok I will make an appointment
User :   thank you very much
Doctor :  
Is there any thing else I can help you with?



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