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I have bad reactions to cold temperatures, but my symptoms don’t sound like raynaud’s. What could they mean?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Some other causes

Some people feel quite uncomfortable in colder temperatures, a condition called cold intolerance or cold sensitivity.
If the vasospasm of raynaud's phenomenon is not present, then the cold intolerance is probably due to other causes instead of raynaud's. Other causes include hypothyroidism, other hormonal imbalances, anemia, older age, low body weight with low body fat, etc...

In brief: Some other causes

Some people feel quite uncomfortable in colder temperatures, a condition called cold intolerance or cold sensitivity.
If the vasospasm of raynaud's phenomenon is not present, then the cold intolerance is probably due to other causes instead of raynaud's. Other causes include hypothyroidism, other hormonal imbalances, anemia, older age, low body weight with low body fat, etc...
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Not enough info

If you do not have raynauds, cold intolerance can be a symptom of a low thyroid.
See your doctor.

In brief: Not enough info

If you do not have raynauds, cold intolerance can be a symptom of a low thyroid.
See your doctor.
Dr. Ronald Krauser
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Dr. Norman Bein
Surgery

In brief: Be more specific

Cannot answer unless you are more soecific as to your symptoms.

In brief: Be more specific

Cannot answer unless you are more soecific as to your symptoms.
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Dr. Norman Bein
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