Fingers / toes turn purplish-red when in the cold

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Kaito Nakamura

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Rheumatology & Allergy

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Content updated on May 23, 2022

When to See a Doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Palpitation

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  • Numbness / sensory disorder

  • Alternating diarrhea and constipation

  • Difficulty breathing / breathlessness

  • Fainting with loss of consciousness

  • Recent weight loss

  • Peripheral cyanosis

  • Gross hematuria

  • Dysphagia

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Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Have you ever experienced your fingers and toes turning from blue to purple or red in a cold environment?

  • Do you have itchy skin?

  • Do you have any pain or tingling in the affected areas of the skin?

  • Do you have skin redness?

  • Do you have a fever?

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