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Raynauds Affect Body Parts Other Than Fingers Toes
extremity disease: Raynaud's disease is due to spasm of the blood vessel muscular layer due to temperature extremes. It most commonly affects the feet and hands. I am not aware of any effect on the nose. The sensitivity of our faces (and our nose) to temperature extremes may mimic some of the symptoms however. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I get raynaud's in my right fingers and toes only? Does this mean it is more likely secondary? What disorders can produce this symptom?
See details: Raynauds can involve only a single finger or toe or involve several or all of them. It may not be related to any other disease or may be a component of an underlying connective tissue disorder. I would suggest evaluation by a rheumatologist for anyone with raynauds. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Concerned about secondary Raynauds. Have mild discoloration in toes but not fingers but the nail beds of my fingers are red at times. Raynaulds?
I get swollen areas on fingers and toes that are sore and hard to the touch. They last about 2 wks. Is this part of my raynaud's disease?
I have raynauds and i'm outside a lot. My fingers will hurt and i'll loose filling in my toes, it's there something other then bundling more i can do?
Avoid cold: The cold weather is causing your blood vessels in the hands and feet to clamp down reducing blood flow. Keeping those parts warmer is the only thing you can do either through clothing, staying inside, or moving south. ...Read more
Keep warm: Raynaud's syndrome is a spasm of the blood vessels, affecting the hands and feet, usually caused by exposure to cold. It is best to keep the hands and feet warm by wearing multiple thin layers of clothing rather than one bulky layer. Also, avoid anything tight on the feet and hands as this also prevents blood flow. Some people do well with biofeedback training to help control the vessel spasm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the raynaud symptoms happen on patches of skin on the arms, thighs, or the trunk? Or is it only on fingers, noses, and toes?
Raynauds: Raynaud's phenomenon occurs when the extremities of the body, usually the fingers and toes, change colour and may become painful. It is due to a narrowing (constriction) of the small blood vessels on exposure to the cold, or to a change in temperature, or to emotional stress. In most cases, the cause is not known. ...Read more
Nifedipine do for raynauds? What is small vessel disease? Other treatments.Tried hot packs, blankets, gloves. Uncomfortable fingers toes freezing cold
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