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Will my raynauds get worse over time?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Not necessarily: The raynaud's and scleroderma association in the U.K. States that raynaud's disease is more common in teens and young adults, especially teen girls and young women. The majority of patients resolve their symptoms in their twenties. (probably the approximately 10% of cases who have secondary conditions causing raynaud's will continue to have symptoms unless their secondary disorders are resolved.).
Dr. Richard Sanders
General Surgery 68 years experience
Maybe: Raynaud's is a group of symptoms seen in a variety of medical conditions. Depending on what the underlying cause is, it could get worse, but may not.
Dr. Taras Kucher
Vascular Surgery 27 years experience
It depends.: There is no way to predict the course of it, generally raynaud's diseas waxes and wanes over time. It ususally does not cause major problems, though.

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