He explained that Raynaud's phenomenon is a condition in which the blood vessels in the arms and legs temporarily over-react to cold or stress, causing Raynaud's phenomenon. Teacher. A member of Philiz Erdim, gave information on the treatment of this situation.
Temporary over-reaction of the blood vessels in the fingers and toes to a cold or stress is called Raynaud's phenomenon. For most people, this is not a serious health problem, but in some people, reduced blood flow can cause damage. Hospital Medicana Bahçelievler Specialist in Cardiovascular Surgery Instructor. Filiz Erdim Reynaud made a statement about this phenomenon.
Dr. Raynaud, Ph.D. Philiz Erdim, Ph.D. This is due to the slowing down of blood flow in the farthest points, that is, in our hands and feet. It constricts the bloodstream, narrowing the network of small vessels, which delivers blood to these points. This is not a problem for normal people. However, in Raynaud Phenomenon, these arteries are narrowed more than usual and faster than usual. It causes numbness in the arms and legs and changes color to white-blue. It usually takes about 15 minutes. If the arteries relax and your body heats up, your fingers swell and turn red before returning to normal, ”he said.
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There are two types of primary and secondary Raynaud. Erdim said that Olmadan Primary Raynaud appears without the underlying disease. Symptoms are usually very mild. Secondary Raynaud is the result of another disease. As a rule, the rheumatological condition of our body affects connective tissues, such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis. It is less common, but more often causes serious health problems, such as skin wounds and gangrene. Due to the decrease in blood flow of cells and tissues in these areas, there is a loss due to tissue death, ”he said.
"Women carry more risks than men"
Raynaud can be seen in 1 out of 10 people. Most of them have a primary form. Approximately 1 person out of 100 or less has a secondary Raynaud, said Dr. Erdim, said: “Women, men carry 9 times more risk. Raynaud's people of all ages. But usually from 15 to 25 years Secondary Raynaud is more common at the age of 35 years. People with rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma, and lupus are more likely to develop secondary Raynaud, and some medicines used to treat cancer, migraine, or hypertension are thought to increase Raynaud’s chance. people who use vibrating tools or are more likely to capture Raynaud & # 39 ;.
How is Raynaud's syndrome treated?
He referred to the treatment of Raynaud's syndrome. Erdim, “a person suspected of Raynaud’s phenomenon, is heard and complained about the fingers and toes, a special magnifying glass, called a dermatoscope, to see if they are enlarged or amorphous, and look at the blood vessels around the nails. To control some laboratory tests specific to these diseases, it is desirable to have Raynaud's phenomenon. Your treatment will be to prevent or limit the occurrence of crises of vascular spasms. This usually means that your hands and feet should be warm and dry, control stress and do regular exercise. he said.
Dr. Erdim ended his words as follows: “Some medicines should be avoided, including cold medicines without pseudoephedrine. These medicines can constrict blood vessels and worsen symptoms. If there are wounds on the skin, a cream containing one of these medicines can be recommended, and if there is no improvement and serious problems arise, such as losing a portion of the fingers or toes, procedures such as surgical or interventional anesthesia can be considered. methods include blocking.