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How To Cope Cold Climate Raynauds
Always plan ahead: Cold temperatures are a main cause of raynaud's phenomenon, so cold weather can trigger symptoms. If a person has only mild symptoms, he can keep his hands, feet, face, and ears warm with well-insulated clothing. The newest gadgets (such as heated gloves and heated socks) from winter sports stores may help. Using portable heaters, pre-warming the car, keeping dry, etc..., are helpful ideas. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have bad reactions to cold temperatures, but my symptoms don’t sound like raynaud’s. What could they mean?
Some other causes: Some people feel quite uncomfortable in colder temperatures, a condition called cold intolerance or cold sensitivity. If the vasospasm of raynaud's phenomenon is not present, then the cold intolerance is probably due to other causes instead of raynaud's. Other causes include hypothyroidism, other hormonal imbalances, anemia, older age, low body weight with low body fat, etc... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
There is not: Enough information to try to make this diagnosis. Please talk with your parents so that they can arrange for you to be medically evaluated for your chronic sense of being cold. Take care. ...Read more
Okay so when I'm cold I get purple lines that looks like mottling someone said Raynauds phenomenabut I don't think that's it. ?
Age??: Your true age? Any medications? Any other symptoms?? ...Read more
Maybe/maybe not: I like the history of fingers turning white to confirm raynaud's. Pink and cold can also happen but this ode s nto always mean raynaud's. Examination can help, viewing of the nailfold capillaries if theyare dialted can confirm raynaud's. ...Read more
Can raynaud's cause inability(due 2 imm.Pain) 2 be able 2 holdcold objects eg.Colddrink? I'm not referring 2 cold induced ryn.Attacks w/color chg&nmbnss-but a feeling similar 2 holding a very hot obj
Hard to say: A number of circulatory/neurologic conditions could be the issue. You need to continue having the root cause of your symptoms determined. It will probably require blood studies, circulatory studies like doppler ultrasound, maybe even a biopsy of the nerves in your skin. It may be that meds could provide some relief from your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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