Doctor insights on:
Autoimmune Disorders With Raynaud Phenomenon
The immune system developed to tell our own, normal cells (self) from foreign and abnormal cells (non-self). This lets the immune system eliminate viruses, bacteria, fungi and cancer cells from our body without harming normal cells. Sometimes the immune system fails to tell self from non-self and it attacks normal cells, for example in ...Read more
Color and location: Raynauds causes fingers to turn either white, blue and/or red usually in the cold. Poor circulation is different because it can affect palms and usually the border of the color change is a smooth transition. Raynauds usually has a distinct line between normal and blue /white. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosed with primary Raynaud's. No cause has been found so far. Is primary an autoimmune disease?
No: Primary or idiopathic Raynaud disease is used to describe patients who have no definable cause for their vascular events. This condition is therefore an exaggeration of normal vasoconstriction to cold exposure and not associated with an underlying disease or autoimmunity. Secondary Raynauds refers to patients in which an associated disease or cause may underlie the attacks. ...Read more
In many cases it is!: Raynaud's issociated with autoimmune diseases such as pss, crest, polymyositis, mctd, etc. And is associated with collagen forming beneath the endotheial lining of the small arterioles. This will gradually diminish blood flow with time. Raynaud's phenomena is different from the syndrome, in that it has causes not autoimmune. ...Read more
Not live: As long as not live vaccine.Get a more detailed answer ›
Can u get a tattoo if u have raynauds phenenom ...Scince it is autoimmune disease ., .I ghave 5 now from rys ago only diag a yr ago ?
Yes: There is no reason why you can't but you should realize that tattoo does not go away easily once you got it. ...Read more
My skin is thin all over my body, I have raynauds, dry skin, dry eyes, telogen effluvium, vertical ridges in nails. Could it be auto immune disease?
Yes: Unfortunately you are absolutely right.Get a more detailed answer ›
What are some of the causes of raynaud's? I've heard autoimmune issues, but I have no symptoms other than raynaud's?
Can autoimmune illnesses I have; Sarcoidosis, Sjogren's, Raynauds & M.E. worsen Chronic Pelvic Neuropathic Pain? If so, how?
Possibly: Sjogren's can be associated with a peripheral neuropathy whereas Sarcoidosis could actually involve the nerve roots at the spinal cord level (some of which do innervate pelvic muscle/tissue). It would probably require a MRI with contrast (+) a detailed EMG (+) thorough neurology exam to clarify. You may wish to discuss these options with your MD. Sarcoid spinal Cord changes may require immune Rx. ...Read more
Can receiving IVIG 6 weeks earlier effect ANA type testing? 5 months on, 2 months off, then test. Suspected autoimmune w/auto + periph neuropathy, unintentional weight loss, Raynaud's, Rosacea, stable pancreas IPMNs.
Unlikely: Unlikely.Get a more detailed answer ›
Raynaud's disease is a primary vasospastic process that usually involves the fingers or toes and is worsened by cold, stress, vibration. Raynaud's phenomena is assoc. With other collagen vascular diseases such as lupus, etc. It is a vasospastic process that compounds the microvascular occlusive disease present in some ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor live online for free
- Raynauds phenomenon
- Raynaud's phenomenon
- Raynaud's phenomenon in children
- Ask a doctor a question free online
- Psoriatic arthritis with raynaud phenomenon
- Raynauds phenomenon vs raynauds syndrome
- Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis with raynaud phenomenon
- Raynauds phenomenon and vibration white finger
- Talk to a rheumatologist online for free