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Raynaud phenomenon signs

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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Apostolos Kontzias
Rheumatology 17 years experience
Paleness, pain, numb: Color changes usually triple color changes -white, blue, red- upon cold exposure or stress. You may experience pain and numbness in the affected fing... Read More
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Dr. Howard Fox
Podiatry 42 years experience
First : First of all, let me thank you for posting pictures! it will make any answer given here more accurate and informative. Given the well-defined margin... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Akua Agyeman
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics 23 years experience
Pulse: If you are very skinny, that may be why you can see and feel the pulse. Raynauds does change the caliber of vessels so that the pressure in the vesse... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cuff
Vascular Surgery 24 years experience
Vasoapastic response: Raynaud's phenomenon is an exaggerated vasoapastic response to cold weather and stress. The blood vessels of the extremity normally dilate and constri... 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 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
Rheumatology 35 years experience
Cold and stress: We do not completely understand the cause of raynaud's, but exposure to cold and emotional stress cause spasm in the blood vessels of the hands and fe... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lages
Rheumatology 68 years experience
No: People don't die from Raynauds phenomenon; but diseases associated with Raynauds can range from very minor to major. It is a symptom. not a disease.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Many disorders can: Many disorders can cause raynaud's phenomenon. Examples include: scleroderma, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, sjogren's syndrome, atherosclerosis, subcla... Read More

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