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what kind of doctor treats raynauds

A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
A rheumatologist: A rheumatologist is the specialist with the most knowledge of raynaud's symptoms. A primary care doctor, and sometimes an endocrinologist, also help i ... Read More
Dr. Richard Sanders
66 years experience Vascular Surgery
Internist: An internist is best equipped to do the physical exam and obtain the blood tests to determine a cause for the raynaud's, if it can be found. In some ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
A rheumatologist: A rheumatologist is the main specialist to see for evaluating raynaud's symptoms. A primary care doctor can order many of the tests. Sometimes the pri ... Read More
Dr. Norman Chideckel
41 years experience Vascular Surgery
Internist: See your regular doctor if they think u need further evaluation they will direct u.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Rheumatology doctor: A rheumatologist is the main specialist to see for evaluating raynaud's symptoms. A primary care doctor can order many of the tests. Sometimes the pri ... Read More
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Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience Vascular Surgery
Variety: Vascular surgeons are usually the doctors tasked to manage this but primary care doctors can help with medication choices and long-term follow-up.
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Dr. Shoaib Shafique
33 years experience Vascular Surgery
Vascular Specialist: Vascular specialist would be best option.
A 27-year-old female 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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Rheumatologist: Raynaud's may exist as an isolated phenomena, or may be associated with potentially more serious issues. Someone in rheumatology can help with determ ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hanriet Minasian
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be dangerous: If the vasospasm is sever enough, it can lead to loss of that finger or toe. Furthermore, an attack can cause severe pain and lead to decreed use and ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andras Perl
41 years experience Internal Medicine
May be autoimmune: See a rheumatologist for work-up or exclusion of autoimmune disease.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Non: Raynauds disease is a clinical diagnosis. If doubtful of the diagnosis seek a second opinion.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience Podiatry
Reaction to cold: If your toes turn purple, cold and numb upon exposure to cold temperatures then this is probably raynaud;s.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details. : The basic treatment is to minimize cold exposure. The front line medical therapy is calcium channel blockers, especially nifedipine. If these fail ere ... Read More

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