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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Rasak
32 years experience in Cardiology
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience in Rheumatology
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Vasodilators: Other than treating the underlying condition(s) causing raynaud's symptoms, avoiding emotional stress, keeping warm, not smoking, and avoiding caffein ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Sanders
66 years experience in Vascular Surgery
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Masiello
17 years experience in Hematology and Oncology
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
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Greer
37 years experience in Rheumatology
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 73-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.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
24 years experience in Rheumatology
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
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
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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