Severe pain in hands and feet when exposed to cold. What meds can increase blood flow to warm the hands?
No meds. Episodic vasospasm (constriction of small arteries) of the fingers or toes. It is characterized by digital (fingers or toes) blanching or white color, cyanosis (blue), a feeling of numbness or dulled sensory response and rubor (red) after cold exposure and rewarming. Patients with raynaud's phenomenon should avoid unnecessary cold exposure and wear warm clothing.