raynauds

  • Hidden

    Raynauds

    I think I might have Raynauds, I have noticed my fingers go white and I get like a tingling/numbness feeling, I wear RA compression gloves and sometimes I wear them under my thick gloves, but my fingers feel so cold, what can I do to help myself? See post

    By Hidden8 Replies
  • Lisa_Lovatt

    Raynauds

    i have raynauds and i was just wondering what i can't take with having it as the other day i found out having things with caffeine in can make it worse that's what i read anyway and i today i brought and energy drink that contains high caffeine continue reading

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  • Lisa_Lovatt

    Raynauds

    Does anyone with raynauds know how I can keep my legs abit warmer when I go out as the cold seems to affect my legs more, I do get pains in my hands and arms aswel but my legs seem continue reading

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  • zowbo

    Raynauds

    my 9 year old daughter has raynauds and has had a blister on her foot that has broke and keeps weeping has anyone got any advise on this. Thanks in advance continue reading

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  • Lupdaloop

    Raynauds

    I'm told raynauds is as a result of Auto-Immune, as is Lupus. I have been suffering with numb white fingers and tongue this winter for the first time, I've had various Lupus symptoms since 2001 but never this, It worries me when my tongue goes, continue reading

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  • Blossom234

    Is this Raynaud's?

    Hi there, I'm a hypothyroid sufferer and on 50mcg of T4 per day. On Saturday it was raining very hard and my partner and I went into town. I thought because it had been spitting rain on and off I would be ok. For some reason I started to get continue reading

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  • xshazx66

    Raynauds

    Hello to everyone, just found this wonderful site, I was diagnosed with Raynauds about 4-5 years ago and being only 46 at the time like many others I didn't take it too serious, since that diagnosis (not sure if it's all related or not) I have continue reading

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  • angelah

    raynauds

    hi there can anyone tell me, is it safe to force circulation back ie in hot water/on radiator as i have been told not too, is it also ok to use heatpads/heated gloves etc as my heat pad came with a warning to consult dr before using? thanks in continue reading

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  • Hidden

    Is this Raynauds

    Hello, I have been diagnosed and being treated with SCLE. I have noticed over the last year that sometimes when I wash my hands, my fingers get quite pale, but not every time. I notice it regularly when travelling, usually when stopping to gas See post

    By Hidden7 Replies
  • weemac4

    Raynauds

    My hands have been very bad this winter, Doc does not seem concerned and can't give me any help owing to Kidney trouble, have tried lots of things do not know what other help there is, also find that nails on fore and second fingers are flaking continue reading

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  • Nansue

    Raynauds

    Hi I am new on here I have had Raynauds for about a year now and have been coping ok until the weather got colder in October. My hands and feet are very cold and painful, I have been given Nifedipine 5mg but am getting migraine headaches so have continue reading

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  • Judylynne

    Raynauds

    Does anyone have raynauds? It can be 100 degrees and my fingers and toes are purple. I'm the only one that wears mittens in the summer. My feet are always sensitive to walk and touch. I wear sox or closed shoes so they never see the light of day continue reading

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  • Carol-C

    Is this Raynaud's?

    Hi - I've seen the Rheumatologist today and he can't understand why I have numbness and tingling in my fingers and tip of my nose ALL the time; I'm led to believe that normally the tingling/numbness usually only last as long as the white fingers continue reading

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  • leezals

    Raynaud's

    Hi. I was diagnosed with Raynaud's several years ago and prescribed nifidipene sorry about spelling I stopped taking them when the horrific attacks in my finger ends stopped. I am always cold though and wondered if this is related to it? My continue reading

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  • Topwabbit

    Raynaud's

    I need comfortable shoes and socks to help prevent blisters on the bottoms of my toes and on the tops of my toes near the nail. I am out of ideas continue reading

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  • alicatherine_

    Raynaud's

    I'm 14 years old and think I have Raynaud's syndrome. I started having high levels of stress and anxiety when I was in 6th grade. In 7th grade I started having very cold continue reading

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  • Serendipity16

    Decongestants and Raynaud's

    Hi I've been told in the past to avoid decongestants and many of the leaflets say not to take them but a pharmacist and doctor seem unconcerned and unaware. Has anyone else taken them? and found any effect on their Raynaud's? Thanks continue reading

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  • Annie_M

    Treatment for Raynauds?

    Hello I suffer with limited systemic sclerosis (CREST) and the Raynauds associated with it is becoming unbearable. I have been taking high dose vitamins C and E and GLA for a year now but no improvement. Does anyone else have a similar continue reading

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  • raynaudssufferer

    Living with Raynauds

    I have had Raynauds, well been diagnosed with it for about five years now and it sucks. I have people making fun of me for it and everything. I am a junior in high school and all I wanna do is scream at everybody. I just wish I knew what i continue reading

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  • Legna

    Scleroderma & Raynaud's

    I was diagnosed with severe Raynauds several years ago and was diagnosed with schleroderma about 2 years ago. The scleroderma hit my internal organs more than it did my skin. My rheumatologist recommened that I set up an appt with Dr. Robert continue reading

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  • DaleDiva

    Raynauds in ears

    Anyone having problems with their ears in this cold weather? The cartilage tips of my ears are all red and sore!! I suppose it counts as an extremity I look a right bonny bugger as my my Mother would say. Had to buy ear muffs as I hate wearing continue reading

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  • LauraMQ

    Is this really Raynaud's?

    Hi, my GP suspects Reynaud's but I am not convinced so would love to know if these symptoms are familiar to you. The tip of one finger (only one) can be agonising: in the cold continue reading

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  • Jean43

    Raynauds criteria!

    On Tues. a new Endocrinologist that I saw for the first time said that I have Raynauds, but I don't think I do. I saw her to get my thyroid meds lined out. I told her the tips continue reading

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  • Sue_Hazel

    Biofeedback for Raynauds

    Having tried everything I can get my hands on to alleviate my raynauds over the years, I'm considering Biofeedback.Has anyone had any experience of this & did it have any significant effect on reducing your raynauds symptoms? I'm in the South of continue reading

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  • 13StarGirl

    Raynaud's question

    My hands swell when the get freezing and go white, does anyone else with Raynauds have their hands swell when it is hot weather and get the same pins & needles pain? as mine go bright red adn hurt just the same continue reading

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  • diane09

    raynauds and scleroderma

    Hi I was told I had raynauds by a social sercurity doctors about 14 years ago, I went to my doctors and they said there nothing they could give me or do I HAD TO JUST LIVE WIT IT. In august 2014 I felt a bit funny had pain down right side then in continue reading

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  • painB4painafter

    Secondary Raynaud's?

    Hello, I'm new here and was wondering if anyone else with fibromyalgia has been diagnosed with secondary Raynaud's, if so do your fingers swell when you are exposed to cool weather after your body warms up while walking? I went for a 5 mile walk continue reading

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  • babssara

    Raynauds symptoms

    Hi, I've just read something really interesting to me on Arthritis Research. Once of the symptoms of vasculitis is Raynauds (which I have been told I've got, as well as continue reading

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  • lozzer1

    Raynauds overheat

    Anyone else with raynauds experience burning skin and overheating not just in summertime? Yes!! On my fingers & toes. Mine was horrendous it only started around december, ive continue reading

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  • fiona-anne_123

    Is Raynaud's a disability?

    Hi everyone, I have Raynaud's it affects my work alot when the pain starts, it grabs me with a vengance, I cant touch anything cos my hands and legs and feet are so sore and the pain is so excruciating, it lasts for a few days then it wears off. I continue reading

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