Cold Feet

Though, the idiom 'cold feet' is widely used to express someone's feeling of fear or doubt over something, medically, cold feet are a symptom of illnesses. It could be the body's reaction to cold weather or a low thyroid level. For a diabetic individual with peripheral nerve damage, the feet may feel cold, even though they may be warm to touch. Feet may stay cold if the blood circulation to the feet is poor due to blood vessel diseases as well.

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I have an asthmatic problem. Do my feet become cold due to asthma?

Query: Hello doctor, I have an asthmatic problem. I have headaches, nausea, and vomiting. In cold weather, my feet become too cold. Currently, I am taking the medication Foracort 200 mg.  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thanks for the query. I can understand your concern. According to your statement, you have been suffering from asthma, headache, and cold. During the winter season, your feet become colder, and you usually suffer from headaches and nausea. If any person suffers from a...  Read Full »

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