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When to Call A Doctor

Call your health care professional if you have symptoms of Raynaud's. Your doctor will tell you more about Raynaud's and will diagnose or rule out associated diseases.

If you have been diagnosed with Raynaud's, see your doctor if you have any unusual symptoms. These include severe redness, inflammation or open sores.

Seek emergency care if you have:

  • Color changes

  • Numbness or tingling in your arms or legs that does not go away within minutes after the area is warmed

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