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Raynauds Lead To Amputation Fingers Toes
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
Yes: Raynaud's phenomenon usually affects the fingers and toes, but has been known to affect also the nose, ears, nipples, and lips. The treatment should be the same, identifying the triggers and avoiding the triggers. Auto-immune disorders, drug side effects, occupational situations, and other causes can be treated if they are causing raynaud's phenomenon. ...Read more
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?
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?
Possibly: It is difficult to say without being able to visualize the lesions. If it is, you need to have the raynauds treated before the skin damage becomes major. See a rheumatologist to have the problem evaluated. ...Read more
Concerned about secondary Raynauds. Have mild discoloration in toes but not fingers but the nail beds of my fingers are red at times. Raynaulds?
Unlikely: Without typical color changes in the finers, Raynauds is unlikely. Normal feet often will experience color changes in response to cold. ...Read more
I have raynauds and I'm outside a lot. My fingers will hurt and I'll lose filling in my toes, it's there something other than 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
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: This occurs in digits of hands and feet as a result of constriction and does not affect patches of skin arm thighs etc ...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 helping control the vessel spasm. ...Read more
Nifedipine do for raynauds? What is small vessel disease? Other treatments. Tried hot packs, blankets, gloves. Uncomfortable fingers toes freezing cold
+ana speckled, +rnp 2.4 sever fatigue, bad joint pain, raynauds, fingers +toes, insomnia GERD dr says 250mg of mag daily? Will that fix my problems?
Amputated finger: Management will depend on the site of amputation, size of amputation, how long ago did the amputation happen, what is the vascularity of the amputated finger and loss of sensation. In many cases, reattachment of the amputated finger is not possible or advisable because the patient will be more comfortable and have better function if the part is not reattached. Please go to Emergency. ...Read more
Yes: Absolutely. Discuss with your surgeon who will work with you and a prosthetist (a prosthetics specialist). Finger prosthetics are custom designed with attention to both cosmetic appearance and function. ...Read more
Looks like: You are missing a toe. Why do you ask? Are you facing this? If so, tell us why. ...Read more
Will I be able to walk after having 3rd and 4th toes amputated and the bones and what is the recovery time?
Yes: If the amputation is just the toes or the toes and part of the long bones behind them you can walk. You may need an insert to alleviate pressure from the other metatarsals. Recovery depends on your other health issues, if you have good bloodflow to the foot and no infection recovery is about 2-3 weeks. If you develop any complications recovery can be longer. ...Read more
Been 6 weeks since I had the tip of my index finger amputated following an accident. I'm having a hard time straightening the middle joint. Any tips?
My dominate hand was partially amputated leaving me with two fingers left. I have no health insurance and can't get help with pain. Any suggestions?
It is hard to answer: This as so much depends on what level the injury is and what the treatment done upon the finger has been. As well as mechanism extent of soft tissue injury to the remaining g part etc. ...Read more
It really does not affect your life.
You will be able to wear shoes, and walk.
It may be more of a psychological problem. ...Read more
Need a surgical eval: A traumatic crushing amputation can cause scarring around nerves resulting in chronic pain. Your best bet is surgical revision to remove the damaged tissue and scar around the nerves of the finger. These types of injuries tend to stay painful and do not improve with time. ...Read more
Stump: May be sign of infection get evaluated asap ...Read more