4 Symptoms of Raynaud’s Disease

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One of the most common symptoms of Raynaud’s disease is a numbness that occurs in the infected areas of the body. Since the hands and feet are the parts of the body most commonly affected, you might experience a numbness or tingling feeling in them. 

Cold Toes and Fingers

Much like the numbness, the infection brings about a chill over your fingers and toes. This is the result of improper blood circulation. The blood moves away, leaving the extremities of your feet and hands cold. 

Improper Blood Flow

As mentioned above, the blood flow to your hands and feet is affected by Raynaud’s disease. Once the blood has moved away, it can take up to 15 minutes for it to return and warm up your hands and feet. During that time, you will have a lack of energy and strength in both parts of the body. 

Loss Of Color

The movement of blood results in a decolorization of your hands and feet. They will turn white and pale during the cooling stage. Once the blood begins to return, they will adopt a shade of blue, followed by redness and possible swelling during the stage when the blood rushes back. 

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