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Raynauds Syndrome Affect All Hands Feet
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
Cold not = to blue: Raynaud's is characterized by color changes due to spasm of the blood vessels. Blanching is usually the first change, followed by cyanosis (blue), and then red when the spasm relaxes, and then back to normal skin color. Not everyone with raynauds has all three color changes. If your hands are not turning blue, i think it is very unlikely that you have raynauds. ...Read more
Circulation: When you are cold, your body will try to direct most of it's heat to your vital organs which include your heart, lungs, intestines, etc. Therefore, it will decrease the blood flow to your feet and hands by temporarily decreasing the blood flow to these areas, thereby creating the swelling in your hands and feet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Raynaud's phenomenon n my feet are getting worse than ever and my hands are getting bad now too i was using an e cigarette but dr said no cuz the nico?
Yes, or other causes: Cold hands and feet can be due to hormonal imbalances, auto-immune disorders, circulation problems, etc... Raynaud's phenomenon is a symptom caused by constriction of small blood vessels, usually in the fingers and toes, leading to a lack of nutrients and oxygen going to the fingers and toes. A primary care doctor, endocrinologist, or rheumatologist can evaluate and start treatment as needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Have I got Raynauds? Hands and feet turn blue/purple when cold or when I don't move them for long periods of time. What can I do to help?
A friend of mine has raynauds in her hands and feet.She is looking to get a tattoo on de ribs. Would this be ok?
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