Cold hands may be caused by simply being in a cold room or other chilly environment. Cold hands are often a sign that your body is trying to maintain its regular body temperature.

Always having cold hands, however, could mean there's a problem with your blood flow or the blood vessels in your hands.

Causes of cold hands include:

  1. Anemia
  2. Buerger's disease
  3. Diabetes
  4. Frostbite
  5. Lupus
  6. Raynaud's disease
  7. Scleroderma

Causes shown here are commonly associated with this symptom. Work with your doctor or other health care professional for an accurate diagnosis.

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June 23, 2022