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Dermatosclerosis Raynauds Disease
Can u have scleroderma without raynauds? I have HORRIBLE Gerd,for past 4 months with no relief with PPI's ,I have lupus I dont want another AI disease
It is vascular spasm in the fingers, toes, and can even involves the nose and ears and internal organs the blood vessels of the heart or kidneys in response to cold or stress causing the external elements especially the fingers, toes to turn white. Blue and red can also occur but I like to Emphasize if not white I can not be clear. Others ...Read more
Does infectious disease specialist treat or study systemic scleroderma. Undifferentied diffuse connective tissue disease,raynauds?
No: these are generally dealt with by rheumatologists. Good luck. ...Read more
My mom had scleroderma and now I have been diagnosed with raynaud's phenomenon. Are these things related?
My 66yr old mother has been diagnosed with scleroderma (she has raynaud's too). What should we be expecting as a family and how can I help her?
I have Raynaud's phenomenon, and chronic constipation for 3-4 years (colonoscopy clean, high fibre diet). Should I be worried about scleroderma?
I have bad health anxiety and I have lupus, my close relative just got diagnosed with raynauds at 55 now im worried she has scleroderma, please help?
Hands always cold, grandma had raynauds and scleroderma. Im male almost 22, could I have them both too?
Yes: Raynaud's syndrome, a spasm of the small vessels of the hands, is most often related to cold weather, emotional stress, or a multitude of other factors. Classically it is described as cold hands which first turn "ghost white" and then become purplish in color, most often trigged by the cold. There is a hereditary pattern to it in some forms, however, it's not necessarily an inherited disorder. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
People aren't understanding my ? I had ANA 1:80 speckled ESR29fat malabsorption unknown cause , POTS syndrome is this a indication scleroderma no skin issues, no Raynaud's phenomenon. all started post pregn
Mom just developed raynauds at age 52 what's chances of her getting scleroderma? no other symptoms,has negative ANA ,I am her daughter tho & have lupus
What does skin look like in early scleroderma? I have raynauds, acid reflux & spider veins on chest, chin. Skin has slightly dark patch all over body.
BAD Gerd x4 months I have lupus but very mild scl-70&anticentromere neg no skin issues no raynauds, could I have Scleroderma, scared PPI wont work! ?
Try the PPI. : Give it 1-2 weeks.Tell ur doc.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have major GI issues and feel stuff getting stuck in throat I am ANA positive no skin issues or raynauds but think i may have scleroderma , advice? So scared see dr. Chittajee tomorrow. Im only 27!
Can telangiectasias be found on the hands in sle not just scleroderma?I have sle and pots and im very pale and found 3 very small telangiectasia on the top of my hands-no raynauds scared I have sclero
Possibility of having scleroderma w/ negative scl-70 & negative anti-centromere antibodies?no raynauds,but bad GERD w/ PPI's not workin, I have lupus
History / physical: Scleroderma is diagnosed on history and physical exam. Without Raynaud's, it's unlikely. The labs aren't altogether sensitive. I'd address the GERD as a separate issue, and continue as you're probably already doing keeping a close eye on your lupus as a proactive patient. Best wishes. ...Read more
Raynauds, chronic swelling-hands & feet, joint pain & grinding, gerd, spider veins 3+yrs. Now skin hardening dr. Took biopsy & ana- is it scleroderma?
INDEED A : A possibility. Please be in the care of a rheumatologist. This is not a joke of a diagnosis. You should be tested immediately for scl-70 antibody also called topoisomerase i. If positive two options are possible systemic scleroderma and systemic le. Do not delay and good luck to you! ...Read more
Does kid qualify for vaccine exempt with family hist of scleroderma, Raynaud's, psoriasis, scoriatic arthritis, and personal hist of eczema and celiac?
None to many!: It depends on whether it is raynaud's phenomena, or raynaud's associated with a ctd. With scleroderma, it is the most common first symptom! obviously, raynaud's of the kidneys and heart are serious. See a rheumatologist who will perform nail fold capilaroscopy! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Pretty common: Raynaud's disease is not actually a disease. It is symptoms of pain, coldness and color changes in hands and/or feet with no known cause. However, it is frequently seen with a variety of other diseases such as collagen diseases and thoracic outlet syndrome. When a cause is found it is called raynaud's phenomenon. Treatment is mainly protect the hands and feet when exposed to cold environment. ...Read more
No, not rare: Raynaud's disease (no cause found) and raynaud's syndrome (caused by another medical condition) are not that rare. An estimated 3% to 5% of the population have raynaud's phenomenon, although symptoms can range from quite mild all the way to severe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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