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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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Vasodilators: Other than treating the underlying condition(s) causing raynaud's symptoms, avoiding emotional stress, keeping warm, not smoking, and avoiding caffein... Read More
Dr. John Eidt
Vascular Surgery 40 years experience
Calcium channel: Most patients do not need pharmacological treatment of raynauds. Simple measures to avoid cold exposure, and limit substances known to exacerbate vas... Read More
Dr. Ted King
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Raynaud's help: As mentioned, the mainstay of treatment is to avoid doing things that make your vasoconstriction worse. So, avoid caffeine, nicotine, cold and stress.... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sanders
Vascular Surgery 67 years experience
Vasodilators: Treatment for raynaud's is twofold: 1.Protect hand an feet with warm clothing when exposed to cold weather. 2. Use vasodilators. However, the medica... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Masiello
Hematology and Oncology 18 years experience
Raynaud's: The best treatment of raynauds is avoidance for the precipitating factors and keeping the hands/feet warm. I fthis is insuficent then the calcium cha... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Greer
Rheumatology 38 years experience
Vasodilating drugs : Drugs that dilate blood vessels help the most. This conclude s calcium channel blockers, nitroglycerin and even Viagra-like drugs help. Gabapentin ma... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Doesn't seem: Likely, but the good news is calcium channel blockers can help with raynaud's. Talk to your doc about trading the beta blocker.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Usually symmetric: Raynaud's disease is due to spasm of blood vessels supplying the fingers and toes, and sometimes other parts of the body. Symptoms are usually symmetr... 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

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