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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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Apostolos Kontzias
16 years experience in Rheumatology
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
41 years experience in Podiatry
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
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Akua Agyeman
22 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
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
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cuff
23 years experience in Vascular Surgery
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
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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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience in Rheumatology
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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience in Rheumatology
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
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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