A 55-year-old member asked:
Is it possible to die from raynaud's phenomenon?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Robert Kwok answered
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Very unlikely: Raynaud's phenomenon decreases blood flow to the fingers, toes, nose, ears, or nipples, but the rest of the body should be ok. It would be very unusual to die from raynaud's phenomenon. Hypothetically, if a person got gangrene in a finger or toe, then got infected there, and was unable to get any treatment, his infection could spread to the rest of his body, leading to death by sepsis.
Answered on Dec 10, 2014
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