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Raynaud phenomenon syndrome question. Is it really that or poor circulation?

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Dr. Angus Worthing
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Color and location

Raynauds causes fingers to turn either white, blue and/or red usually in the cold.
Poor circulation is different because it can affect palms and usually the border of the color change is a smooth transition. Raynauds usually has a distinct line between normal and blue /white.

In brief: Color and location

Raynauds causes fingers to turn either white, blue and/or red usually in the cold.
Poor circulation is different because it can affect palms and usually the border of the color change is a smooth transition. Raynauds usually has a distinct line between normal and blue /white.
Dr. Angus Worthing
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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: See below

Raynaud's phenomenon describes a set of color changes in response to cold or stress.
These are usually preventable and treatable. Poor circulation does not have those changes.

In brief: See below

Raynaud's phenomenon describes a set of color changes in response to cold or stress.
These are usually preventable and treatable. Poor circulation does not have those changes.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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