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Raynaud phenomenon syndrome question. Is it really that or poor circulation?

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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 does not have those changes.
Answered on Jun 3, 2018

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