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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Fingers change color: Fingers with cold get white then purple than red usually with pain.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfred Kim
15 years experience Rheumatology
3 to 20%: So bone fide raynaud's phenomena ranges anywhere between 3-20% for women and 3-15% in men. The ranges are somewhat wide: interestingly, some estimates ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Gloves and ...: Gloves and heavy socks are excellent ideas but also keep your torso warm by dressing in layers. There are drugs and medical procedures that can be use ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Cuff
23 years experience 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter H'doubler
39 years experience Vascular Surgery
Keep warm and Ca++ : Calcium channel blockers are the most common medication that physicians use to treat the symptoms of raynauds. The main drawback is the side effects f ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Solinger
46 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: First, contact your physician in order to evaluate underlying causes vs. Primary raynauds. Many of the agents used are related to the underlying dise ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
Color changes: If 2 (of white, blue or red) occur on emotional distress or exposure to cold. Sometimes related to an underlying disease such as lupus but raynauds i ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Cold hands&feet: If you are diagnosed with raynauds syndrome you have it causes your fingers and toes and tip of your nose and ears to feel numb and cool in responce ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: The only way you can find the cause of your problem and how to treat and control your condition is to see your family doctor or go to a clinic raynau ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Considine
29 years experience Family Medicine
No: Treatment only i'm afraid--just blood pressure medications like Diltiazem and amlodipine and wearing gloves and socks and keeping extremities protecte ... Read More
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