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raynaud's phenomenon

Raynaud’s phenomenon is a condition in which cold temperatures or strong emotions cause blood vessel spasms that block blood flow to the fingers, toes, ears, and nose.


Symptoms may include:


  • toes or fingers that change color when exposed to the cold
  • toes or fingers that change color upon pressure
  • pain in the fingers or toes when exposed to the cold
  • tingling or pain on warming
  • skin redness or inflammation
  • bluish skin
  • paleness

Causes may include:



Treatment may include:


  • medication 

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