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What are the causes of raynauds syndrome?

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Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Sporadic: Raynauds is a sporadic disease. Occurs in response to cold environment and stressful situations. Treatment possible but need to see someone familiar with process.
Answered on Apr 30, 2013
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