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Warm feeling in left arm, normally cold. Suffering from raynauds disease. Any ideas?

I have Raynaud's disease, so normally feel cold. However over the last few weeks I've been getting a warm/hot feeling in my left arm, which is obviously an unusual experience to someone feeling cold. My right arm and both feet also feel warm but it's not te same feeling. I know we're having hot weather but I don't think that's the cause.
Mon, 22 Jul 2013
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Hi, the disease is usually found in cold climates, the treatment includes vasodialators, to improve the blood flow to the skin. There is possibility that the flow to the surface may cause flush and felt as if warmth is coming. So it could be due to the drugs you are using, if it is troubling you can consult your doctor to reduce the dose. Thank you.
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