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A 48-year-old female asked:

48 y/o new onset raynauds (same finger (middle) both hands. ana 1:80 homogenous, 1:80 speckled. rheumatoid factor 103- swollen (ring finger) one hand for 2 weeks, pain in feet and toes after rest. lupus, lyme and thyroid ruled out- thoughts?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Raynauds: Your ANA level is nonspecific. The Raynaud's phenomenon is the secondary type-- related to the RA and I agree not lupus. Your RA is quite symptomatic and requires more aggressive treatment. I assume you're being treated and followed by a rheumatologist. He/she can advise you best.
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