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All of a sudden my feet are sweating alot. They are very cold.

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All of a sudden my feet are sweating alot. They are very cold. I have been having cold feet off and on for a couple weeks, but today they started sweating excessively. Never had this before. I also dont feel well. A little sick to my stomach... maybe heartburn type pain. No appetite. I am vacationing in Mexico. Been here 3 days. I was worried about heart attack because I googled sudden sweating and it came up.

My BP is 150/100, pulse 63
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Shah replied 6 years ago.

Dr. Shah :

Hello, Welcome to Just answer! I would like to get more information so that I can address your concern appropriately.

Customer :

hello

Customer :

are you here

Dr. Shah :

Do you have any swelling, redness, itching?

Customer :

no

Customer :

where?

Customer :

its strange... I never had excessive sweating on my feet

Customer :

my feet or quite cold

Customer :

and i feel weird

Dr. Shah :

on your feet

Customer :

not hungry

Customer :

yes

Customer :

only the feet

Dr. Shah :

Do you see any swelling and redness too?

Customer :

my left arm was bothering me a tiny bit, i know I slept on it... it feels better now

Customer :

i took my BP

Customer :

its a bit high

Customer :

I take Cozaar, Toprol, Protonix, and Simvastin

Customer :

no redness or swelling

Dr. Shah :

Is the sweating on both side?

Customer :

i do have a weird tate in my mouth

Customer :

yes

Customer :

sweating on both feet

Customer :

both are cold

Customer :

not sweating anywhere else

Dr. Shah :

Do you feel any discomfort on your chest?

Customer :

just stomach

Customer :

but not so much

Customer :

i had a treadmill 6 months ago

Customer :

is was OK

Customer :

or 9 months ago

Customer :

i dont feel hungry, like sick to my stomach

Customer :

no chest pain

Customer :

bitter taste in my mouth

Dr. Shah :

Any jaw pain?

Customer :

n

Customer :

no

Customer :

i am vacationing in Mexico

Customer :

I am in my hotel

Dr. Shah :

How long is this going on, i mean how many hrs?

Customer :

2 hours

Customer :

the sweating has stopped

Customer :

feet are cold and clammy

Customer :

no more sweating

Customer :

or minor sweating

Dr. Shah :

Are you under stress for some reason?

Customer :

i have a portable heart rymthm machinie

Customer :

and it indicated normal

Customer :

its a little gadget I place my thumbs to look at heart rhythm

Customer :

says normal

Customer :

YES , LOTS OF STRESS

Dr. Shah :

Is your BP also within normal range now?

Customer :

especially last night

Customer :

i can cehck

Customer :

check

Dr. Shah :

ok

Customer :

one moment

Customer :

ok?

Customer :

154/98

Customer :

pulse: 66

Dr. Shah :

Did you miss your meds dose?

Customer :

i took another cozaar 15 mins ago

Customer :

no

Dr. Shah :

ok

Customer :

i usually take it art

Customer :

at night

Customer :

i didnt skip it

Dr. Shah :

Thanks you for the information. Based on your description, I don't see any obvious sign of heart attack at this time. Since you are under stress, it could be just a temporary issues and you may not experience in future. However, you you see any skin color change in your foot, or it becomes very cold, painful, then make sue to see a doctor.

Customer :

ok

Customer :

its cold but not unbearable

Dr. Shah :

In the mean time, you can take OTC antacid or prilosec for your stomach pain

Customer :

ok

Customer :

i was worried cause of excessive sweating and discomfort in my left arm (that went away now)

Customer :

thank you

Customer :

Any guess at what could be going on?

Dr. Shah :

Usually heart attack does not linger for long hours......

Customer :

2 hours something else would have happened?

Customer :

I took one aspirin 2 hours ago too

Customer :

should i pay attention to anything in particular?

Dr. Shah :

Initially I was thinking about vascular problem, but you are not having any other signs....

Customer :

ok

Customer :

thats good news

Customer :

i never had cold feet like this beore. It's very odd

Dr. Shah :

That is why I suggested, if you see bluish color or severe pain in your foot, see your doctor...

Customer :

ok

Customer :

its not necessary to go to ER in Mexico, right?

Dr. Shah :

You will have to watch for new symptoms at this time...

Customer :

what symptoms?

Dr. Shah :

skin color change, severe pain, cold extremities, difficulty in walking, chest pain,

Customer :

ok

Customer :

thank you

Dr. Shah :

You are welcome!
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Customer :

ok i wil

Customer :

thank you again

Dr. Shah :

Take care

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