Medical Author: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR
Cold sensations to the fingers can come from poor circulation, disorders of the nervous system, cold exposure, Raynaud's phenomenon, and low thyroid condition (hypothyroidism). Cold fingers may be associated with
- hand pain,
- wrist pain,
- swollen fingers,
- tingling fingers,
- thickness of the fingers, and
- discoloration of the fingers (fingers turning blue or white).
Kasper, D.L., et al., eds. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 19th Ed. United States: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015.
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