Raynaud Syndrome

About- Raynaud syndrome, also known as Raynaud’s phenomenon is a condition in which some areas of the body such as fingers and toes feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress.

Symptoms-
 Cold fingers or toes
 Change of skin color due to cold or stress
 Numbness or stinging pain upon warming or stress relief 

Causes-
The exact cause of this disease is not identified. This happens due to the overreaction of blood vessels in the hands and feet appear to cold temperatures or stress. Possible reasons and triggers are
 Arthritis
 Atherosclerosis
 Cold temperatures
 Emotional stress
 Lupus
 Rheumatoid arthritis
 Scleroderma
 Side effects of certain medication such as beta-blockers and amphetamines
 Sjogren’s disease
 Smoking
 Working with vibrating hand tools

Specialists to visit
 Dermatologist

 Rheumatologist
 General Physician

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References

https://www.healthline.com
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.medicinenet.com

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