In-depth

Complications

Raynaud's disease

Lifestyle and home remedies

Humidifiers

Moisturizers: Options for softer skin

Symptoms

Symptom Checker

Foot pain? Headache? Sore throat? Skin rash? Use the Symptom Checker to find out what's causing your symptom.

Tests and diagnosis

Skin biopsy

May 18, 2017
References
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