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Is there a blood test to confirm raynauds disease?

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Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: No, only for causes

No, only for possible causes.

In brief: No, only for causes

No, only for possible causes.
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Though many people with raynaud's have a positive ANA (antinuclear antibody), there is no blood test to confirm the diagnosis.
However, your doctor should test for associated diseases such as scleroderma. Raynaud's can exist by itself or be associated with other conditions.

In brief: No

Though many people with raynaud's have a positive ANA (antinuclear antibody), there is no blood test to confirm the diagnosis.
However, your doctor should test for associated diseases such as scleroderma. Raynaud's can exist by itself or be associated with other conditions.
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Dr. Pierre Moeser
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