A 30-year-old member asked:
does having cold hands and feet necessarily mean i have raynaud disease?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Noah Fitzpatrick answered
25 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Medications such as beta blockers can cause. Some normal people have cold hands and feet.
Answered on Nov 26, 2013
Dr. Ellen Wenzel answered
13 years experience Podiatry
It may: A non-invasive test can give you a more definitive answer, although many times a clinical diagnosis can be made. The test performed is called a cold immersion study and evaluated for vasospasm of the small arteries.
Answered on Oct 17, 2012
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