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What causes cold legs and feet?

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Posted on Thu, 12 May 2016
Question: I have a question please can you help me my husband lower leg and feet are always cold. And it is getting him down. Tonight he has been crying. Please help.
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Answered by Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
the vascualr supply has to be checked

Detailed Answer:
Hello,

cold legs are usually the result of inadequate blood supply. An ultrasound scan of the leg arteries (triplex) would clarify this issue. If he hasn't done one yet then he has to do it as soon as possible.

Kind Regards!
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What causes cold legs and feet?

Brief Answer: the vascualr supply has to be checked Detailed Answer: Hello, cold legs are usually the result of inadequate blood supply. An ultrasound scan of the leg arteries (triplex) would clarify this issue. If he hasn't done one yet then he has to do it as soon as possible. Kind Regards!