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13 May 2004

Cold/Veiny Feet
Due to a spinal damage, one of my feet is warm and slightly larger than the other one, which is always cold. The cold one is the one with feeling and therefore the one that gets the most use. I've noticed that the cold foot(really the anlke area) is developing a cluster of blue veins, which I was wondering may be due to bad circulation. A while ago a GP wondered aloud about diabetes (relating to some other issue - I haven't discussed this with him yet), but a subsequent test cancelled it out. Any ideas/suggestions?
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01 Jan 0001

Kevin, it might just be due to pooling of the blood and not really bad circulation, but the best would be to have Doppler flow studies to make sure that everything is OK. Good luck.
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