A 39-year-old member asked:
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why should i see a doctor if you have a raynaud's vasospastic attack on just one side?

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Dr. Andras Perl
41 years experience Internal Medicine
May be autoimmune: See a rheumatologist for work-up or exclusion of autoimmune disease.
Answered on Aug 23, 2013
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Dr. Larry Hollier
52 years experience Vascular Surgery
To diagnose cause.: Unilateral raynaud's may be due to arterial disease or to a compression syndrome.
Answered on Jul 16, 2013

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Dr. Karen Butler
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No: Nothing that is all natural. You could try the calcium channel blocker this may or may not be effective. Keep the hands warm and protected
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