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what causes raynaud's disease?

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Dr. J mark Rheudasil
37 years experience Vascular Surgery
Not known: Typically a prolonged small blood vessel spasm in response to stress or cold exposure. May improve with medication, but, generally is treated conservatively with rare problems arising.
Answered on May 9, 2015

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