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Who gets raynaud’s?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sometimes familial

Raynaud's symptoms sometimes run in families.
People with a variety of disorders can get raynaud's phenomenon. Examples include: scleroderma, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, sjogren's syndrome, atherosclerosis, subclavian aneurysm, beta-blocker drugs, ergotamine-type drugs, hypothyroidism, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, magnesium deficiency, etc...

In brief: Sometimes familial

Raynaud's symptoms sometimes run in families.
People with a variety of disorders can get raynaud's phenomenon. Examples include: scleroderma, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, sjogren's syndrome, atherosclerosis, subclavian aneurysm, beta-blocker drugs, ergotamine-type drugs, hypothyroidism, reflex sympathetic dystrophy, magnesium deficiency, etc...
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Raynaud's

Is a disorder where small blood vessels in the fingers constrict in response to cold and pain ensues.
There may be a reason behind this such as an inflammatory or endocrine disorder or it vans occur by itself. Speak to your pcp about this . There are medications that may help ranging from niacin a vitamin to blood pressure calcium blocker i nitrous acting meds. Such as viagra (sildenafil) or nitropaste

In brief: Raynaud's

Is a disorder where small blood vessels in the fingers constrict in response to cold and pain ensues.
There may be a reason behind this such as an inflammatory or endocrine disorder or it vans occur by itself. Speak to your pcp about this . There are medications that may help ranging from niacin a vitamin to blood pressure calcium blocker i nitrous acting meds. Such as viagra (sildenafil) or nitropaste
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Dr. Susan Rhoads
Dr. Wint is correct, as usual. Nicotine makes it worse and caffeine often does as well.
Dr. Richard Sanders
Surgery - Vascular

In brief: Young people

More common in women than men; more common in women between 15 and 50 years of age.

In brief: Young people

More common in women than men; more common in women between 15 and 50 years of age.
Dr. Richard Sanders
Dr. Richard Sanders
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