Raynaud’s syndrome:

Raynaud’s syndrome:

Raynaud's syndromes disease causes some areas of your body — such as your fingers and toes — to feel numb and cold in response to cold temperatures or stress. In Raynaud's disease, smaller arteries that supply blood to your skin become thin, restricting blood stream to influenced areas (vasospasm).

Ladies are more probable than men to have Raynaud's disease, also known as Raynaud's or Raynaud's marvel or syndrome. It appears to be more normal in individuals who live in colder climates.

Treatment of Raynaud's disease depends on its severity and whether you have other medical issue. For most individuals, Raynaud's disease isn't disabling, yet it can influence your personal satisfaction.

Symptoms

Signs and symptoms of Raynaud's disease include:

  • Cold fingers or toes
  • Shading changes in your skin in response to cold or stress
  • Numb, thorny inclination or stinging torment after warming or stress alleviation

During an assault of Raynaud's, influenced areas of your skin usually first turn white. At that point, they regularly turn blue and feel cold and numb. As you warm and your dissemination improves, the influenced areas may turn red, pulsate, shiver or swell.

In spite of the fact that Raynaud's most ordinarily affects your fingers and toes, it can also influence different areas of your body, such as your nose, lips, ears and even nipples. After you warm up, the arrival of ordinary blood stream to the region can require 15 minutes.

When To See A Specialist

See your PCP immediately in the event that you have a history of severe Raynaud's and build up a sore or infection in one of your influenced fingers or toes.

Risk Factors

Risk factors for essential Raynaud's include:

  • Sex
  • Family ancestry.

Risk Factors For Secondary Raynaud's Include:

  • Associated diseases

These incorporate conditions such as scleroderma and lupus.

  • Certain occupations

These incorporate jobs that cause injury, such as working tools that vibrate.

  • Exposure to specific substances

This includes smoking, taking medications that influence the veins and being exposed to specific chemicals, such as vinyl chloride.

Description Percentage

With two or more digital ulcers plus autoamputation of one or more digits and history of characteristic attacks

100
Description Percentage

With two or more digital ulcers and history of characteristic attacks

60
Description Percentage

Characteristic attacks occurring at least daily

40
Description Percentage

Characteristic attacks occurring four to six times a week

20
Description Percentage

Characteristic attacks occurring one to three times a week

10

Note: For purposes of this section, characteristic attacks consist of sequential color changes of the digits of one or more extremities lasting minutes to hours, sometimes with pain and paresthesias, and precipitated by exposure to cold or by emotional upsets. These evaluations are for the disease as a whole, regardless of the number of extremities involved or whether the nose and ears are involved.

 

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