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Raynaud phenomenon in children

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
Cardiology 33 years experience
Phenom is name for : Both the disease and the syndrome. The disease is vasospastic disorder causing discoloration of the fingers. The raynauds disease is idiopathic where ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Rheumatology 48 years experience
See below: Raynaud's phenomenon describes a set of color changes in response to cold or stress. These are usually preventable and treatable. Poor circulation d... Read More
Dr. Angus Worthing
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Color and location: Raynauds causes fingers to turn either white, blue and/or red usually in the cold. Poor circulation is different because it can affect palms and usual... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
Rheumatology 25 years experience
Yes: Raynauds is a hypersensitivity to the cold of the small vessels of the extremities (hands and feet). Most people with raynauds have no other disease a... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
History and physical: A history and physical is the most important test. You will need an examination to clarify the diagnosis and find out why raynaud's is present. We can... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Very unlikely: Raynaud's phenomenon decreases blood flow to the fingers, toes, nose, ears, or nipples, but the rest of the body should be ok. It would be very unusua... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Nicotine constricts: Nicotine constricts blood vessels, so smoking can worsen raynaud's symptoms. Caffeine can also worsen raynaud's symptoms.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
If symptoms are mild: Lupus patients with their disease in remission or well controlled can work, but lupus patients with active disease will be having many symptoms that m... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Le Wang
Dr. Le Wanganswered
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Auto-immune: The direct evidence for causal relationship between celiac disease and Raynaud is lacking or we don't know. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease. S... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 55 years experience
Sometimes: Raynaud's is due to constriction of blood vessels in response to cold or stress. Although, red, blue and white colors of the fingers or toes can be du... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Norman Chideckel
Vascular Surgery 42 years experience
Not high: Raynauds phen can be related to thyroid disease and other connective tissue disorders, many do not have an underlying cause.

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