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Is it possible to go snow skiing with raynaud's phenomenon?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Probably not
Cold temperatures are a main cause of raynaud's phenomenon, so snow skiing can trigger symptoms.
If a person has only mild symptoms, and can keep his hands, feet, face, and ears warm with the newest gadgets (such as heated gloves and socks), and he only goes to the slopes on sunny days, and just rides the gondolas rather than the open chair-lifts, maybe he will be ok, but that's a big maybe.

In brief: Probably not
Cold temperatures are a main cause of raynaud's phenomenon, so snow skiing can trigger symptoms.
If a person has only mild symptoms, and can keep his hands, feet, face, and ears warm with the newest gadgets (such as heated gloves and socks), and he only goes to the slopes on sunny days, and just rides the gondolas rather than the open chair-lifts, maybe he will be ok, but that's a big maybe.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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In brief: Yes
But you may have symptoms with the exposure.
Dress well, mittens, warmers, etc.

In brief: Yes
But you may have symptoms with the exposure.
Dress well, mittens, warmers, etc.
Dr. Creighton Wright
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