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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No: Tanning the skin is not known to alter raynaud's disease. Symptoms can be triggered by emotional stress and cold temperatures. During tanning, the tem ... Read More
Dr. Richard Sanders
67 years experience Vascular Surgery
NO: Getting warm will help but tanning your skin will not.

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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Not really: 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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Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
What is the cause?: We need to know why she has raynaud's. Do not ignore the causes. Home remedies - dress warm centrally, wear gloves, a hat and socks. Insulated gl ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid cold; try meds: 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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Dr. Richard Sanders
67 years experience Vascular Surgery
Hands & feet warm: Keep your hands and feet warm. When exposed to cold weather, wear warm gloves and stockings. Use chemical warmers for hands and feet. Medication, ( ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Avoid cold; try meds: 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
18 years experience Internal Medicine
Amlodipine: Reynaud's disease is caused by an autoimmune condition where you have spasms of the vessels of fingers and toes. It can be treated by a family of med ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
Avoid cold: Avoid cold exposure, breath through a muffler. Nifedipine xl may be needed.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Cold exposure is major. Calcium channel blockers, especially nifedipine, are the primary meds. Sildenafil is indicated as the next option.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Goldman
55 years experience Rheumatology
Cold protection: To avoid what ever makes it worse: cold protection like dressing warmly, gloves; stress reduction if stress makes it worse, blood vessel dilators, s ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Protection of the skin from direct cold exposure is key. Also, smoking makes Raynauds much worse. Calcium channel blockers, especially nifedipine, are ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Schneider
46 years experience Family Medicine
Raynaud's syndrome causes arterial spasm: Most common people have symptoms in their fingers toes and nose with bluish discoloration in response to extreme stress or cold-weather. The cause is ... Read More
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