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why are my fingers purple and lumpy

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why are my fingers purple and lumpy?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DR MED MD replied 5 years ago.
Since when you are having these symptoms?

Do you have any other disease?

What you doctor said? Did he ordered any tests or gave you any medication?

Thanks
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes gave me tablets but was allergic to them
Expert:  DR MED MD replied 5 years ago.
What tablets? Can you tell me name?

Any tests? Did he mention any reason for your symptoms?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
said he thought it was reynauds disease .no dont remember tablet name
Expert:  DR MED MD replied 5 years ago.
Do you feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
yes also very itchy
Expert:  DR MED MD replied 5 years ago.
graphic

Does your finger look like this?

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
some times not all he while but they are more bluish purple
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
no he did not
Expert:  DR MED MD replied 5 years ago.
Thanks for all the information,

Your doctor is right mostly you have having Raynaud's disease. In this arteries that supply blood to your skin narrow, limiting blood circulation to affected areas. Treatment option are medication such as Calcium channel blockers. Alpha blockers, Vasodilators. If you are sensitive to one you can take other medication. Nerve surgery is another method to treat. You should not smoke,Exercise regularly, Control stress, Avoid caffeine, Take care of your hands and feet, Don't walk barefoot etc. Right now to control symptoms Move to a warmer area, Place your hands under your armpits, Run warm water over your fingers and toes, Massage your hands and feet etc. These measure will help you improve symptoms. Please do visit your doctor again and get alternative medication to which you are not sensitive.

For details please visit:

http://www.medicinenet.com/raynauds_phenomenon/article.htm

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