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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Govind Sharma
59 years experience in Internal Medicine
Raynods: It is disease and also a phenomenon. The disease it self has some autoimmune causes and the phenomenon could be due to many causes. You should see a ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Related & different: When a patient has raynaud's phenomenon (the symptom of vasospasm leading to poor circulation in the fingers and toes), his doctors will look for the ... Read More
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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 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Mund
45 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: Raynauds can be seen associated with rheumatoid arthritis or may be part of a syndrome of overlap or mixed connective tissue disease. It is important ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Not directly: Raynauds can be present on occasion in patients with RA although I am sure you can say one causes the other. It is not fatal.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Raynaud's: Your Raynaud's phenomenon is secondary to the RA and if it's very troublesome it is usually treated with the calcium channel blocker, nifedipine. Seri ... 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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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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