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why does my left lower leg always feel cold while the rest

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why does my left lower leg always feel cold while the rest of my body feel warm
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 years ago.

Do you smoke?

 

Have you ever had the arteries tested in that leg?

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
i do smoke ihave never had my arteries tested
Expert:  Dr. Phil, MD replied 5 years ago.

Okay.

 

I suspect the reason is that you have a blockage in one of the arteries in that leg. The reason it is cold is because you are not getting good blood flow.

 

Smoking is a huge risk factor for these blockages. I suggest you see your doctor and request an ultrasound of the arteries in the leg.

 

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