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Doctor insights on: Alternative Treatments For Raynaud Disease

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Do i need to get help for raynaud disease?

Do i need to get help for raynaud disease?

See your doctor: The only way you can find the cause of your problem and how to treat and control your condition is to see your family doctor or go to a clinic raynaud disease can be due to another systemic condition or it may be on its own and can be helped with certain preventive measures and some meds if it is needed. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Miller
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Raynaud's Disease (Definition)

Raynaud's disease is a disease of the small blood vessels. Triggers such as cold temperatures causes vasospasm of the blood vessels and thus decrease blood flow. Fingers classically turn white, then blue, then red ...Read more


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Should i see someone if i think I have raynaud disease?

Should i see someone if i think I have raynaud disease?

See your doctor: The only way you can find the cause of your problem and how to treat and control your condition is to see your family doctor or go to a clinic raynaud disease can be due to another systemic condition or it may be on its own and can be helped with certain preventive measures and some meds if it is needed. ...Read more

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Does having cold hands and feet necessarily mean I have raynaud disease?

Does having cold hands and feet necessarily mean I have raynaud disease?

It may: A non-invasive test can give you a more definitive answer, although many times a clinical diagnosis can be made. The test performed is called a cold immersion study and evaluated for vasospasm of the small arteries. ...Read more

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What to do if I have just recently been told that what to do if I have raynaud's phenomenon(not disease) and am wondering what treatment there is for it?

What to do if I have just recently been told that what to do if I have raynaud's phenomenon(not disease) and am wondering what treatment there is for it?

See details: You should be seen by a rheumatologist to determine if there are any underlying connective tissue disorders either present or more likely to occur in the future. If avoidance of cold is not sufficient, a calcium channel blocker such as nifedipine would be the next step. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for raynaud's disease?

What is the best treatment for raynaud's disease?

Amlodipine: Reynaud's disease is caused by an autoimmune condition where you have spasms of the vessels of fingers and toes. It can be treated by a family of medications called calcium channel blockers, namely amlodipine. Rheumatologists also specialize in the entire fa, ily of diseases to which raynaud's belong to and would be the specialist of choice. Keeping extremities warm also helps. ...Read more

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I would like some information on raynaud's disease please? Specifically, what are the best available treatments both in the country and outside of it?

See details: Treatment starts with minimizing exposure of the skin to cold. Calcium channel blockers such as Nifedipine are the next step. Other treatments include sidenafil and there are also agents available for severe disease in all else fails. See a rheumatologist if you have not done so already. ...Read more