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  1. From the album: Jalee's Symptoms

    I was told that this was Raynaud's even though it's just in the nail bed.
  2. Good morning everyone, I hope this finds you all well. As fall approaches in the Northeast my Raynaud's is getting more active. I am on my third medication for the symptoms. I am about to try Dynacirc (a blood pressure medication) and I am wondering if anyone here has tried or is on it, and if so have you had any relief from using it? The next step if this one doesn't work is the generic for Viagra or Cialis. Has anyone been on those? I am just wondering when I should give up and say I fought a good fight! I am worried about side effects from these medicines. As my Scleroderma expert said, sometimes some people just don't respond to any medications. I wonder if I am just one of those people.
  3. Hi All, Well, after having a little scare with my Raynauds, and a short spell in hospital, I'm not taking my Raynauds a little more seriously than I had previously. In line with this, I am looking at options to keep my hands warm, especially at work (at home, I can use a hot water bottle - easy!). I work as part of an IT Support team, and as such, I am sat at a desk for most of the day, using a mouse and keyboard. My biggest issue is keeping my hands warm whilst working. Yes, I can take my hand away from the keyboard/mouse to warm it up - but this affects my work - I can't work whilst I'm trying to warm my hands up (at least, not efficiently). I would be really grateful if anyone has any information/feedback on things like : Heated Mice Heated Mouse Mat Heated Arm Rest/Support Heated Keyboard I've had a little look-see around the internet, but as I am UK based, I think I may struggle to find anything here, as all I seem to find are links to US websites. Thanks for reading, and here's hoping one of you knows something about these heated pieces of IT equipment - which I'm hoping will be the saving of my fingers - literally !! Take care out there LD x [Moderator Note....if you have the actual details of any products, please send them to Lil Dee via a PM. Thanks!]
  4. Hi, I was diagnosed with Secondary Raynauds in January of 2011. It was brought to my attention by a friend of mine that my Raynauds is not the typical presentation of Raynauds. I get attacks when I am taking a bath and my feet are in the warm water. I also get attacks after my legs would get all red and there would be inflammation of my skin. It would almost seem the heat triggers my Raynauds just as much as cold does. I also get the purplish/blackish coloration on my knuckles when I am cold or in warm water, but not the tip of my fingers. I also get it on the palm of my hand nearest to the thumb digit. I am wondering if anyone else experiences this; my friend's rheumatologist said it didn't sound like Raynauds.
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