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Raynaud phenomenon

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 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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