• There is no single test for Raynaud's disease diagnosis. (findatopdoc.com)
  • Conclusion To ensure timely diagnosis of HAVS and improve prognosis and quality of life, family physicians should be aware of this common occupational disease and be able to elicit the relevant occupational history, refer patients to occupational medicine clinics, and appropriately initiate compensation claims. (cfp.ca)
  • Tests usually aren't necessary to diagnose the condition, but they are often performed to see if you have one of the underlying diseases associated with the condition, such as lupus or other connective tissue diseases, or previous injury to your hands. (harvard.edu)
  • We presented data demonstrating differences in Raynaud symptom reporting using the Raynaud Condition Score (RCS) diary depending on season of enrollment 2 . (jrheum.org)
  • For Raynaud's that has been triggered by use of medication, obviously avoiding those medications should prevent further attacks and complications from the disease. (healthery.com)
  • Research shows that less than 10% of people who have only vasospastic attacks for several years, without involvement of other body systems or organs, rarely have or will develop a secondary disease later. (verywell.com)
  • Secondary RP is characterized by an age of onset of more than 30 years, painful and asymmetric attacks, ischemic skin lesions, positive autoautoantibodies, capillaroscopic abnormalities and/or clinical features suggestive of connective tissue diseases (CTDs). (reumatismo.org)
  • Consistent with an anticipated relationship between cold exposure and Raynaud symptoms, a clear pattern emerges highlighting increasing health-seeking Internet search activity for Raynaud during the colder months, with troughs during warmer seasons. (jrheum.org)
  • Conservative methods such as medicinal treatment, cardiac therapy, gait training, compression therapy and manual decongestive therapy are used to treat vascular diseases. (bookinghealth.com)