Also known as Cool extremities
Poor circulation is encountered rarely on Symcat. We will add more content to this page if enough people like you show interest.
The most common causes of poor circulation are peripheral arterial disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes. Other possible causes, such as heart failure, are more rare.
Within all the people who go to their doctor with poor circulation, 49% report having loss of sensation, 39% report having lymphedema, and 39% report having leg pain.
Patients with poor circulation often receive hematologic tests, radiographic imaging procedure, complete blood count, glucose measurement, complete physical skin exam performed (ml), electrocardiogram, kidney function tests and electrolytes panel .
The most commonly prescribed drugs for patients with poor circulation include vitamin b 12, heparin, calcium carbonate, collagenase topical, amiodarone, enalapril / hydrochlorothiazide, dextromethorphan / guaifenesin / phenylephrine, tetrahydrocannabinol (marinol), ramelteon (rozerem), pentoxifylline, cyclosporine ophthalmic, cilostazol and cholecalciferol .
Groups of people at highest risk for poor circulation include age 75+ years age 60-74 years.