Re: winter foot pain

What you are describing sounds like Raynaud's Phenomenon. It is basically a spasm of small blood vessels in the extremities. It may or may not be associated with an autoimmune disorder. There are mentions of treatments in medical literature ranging from oral medication to topical medication and also just keeping the feet warm and dry. There is also a possibility that you may have elevated cryoglobulins. You might want to check with an internist or rheumatologist.

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on November 30, 2003 at 20:33:50:

In Reply to: winter foot pain posted by Rachel on November 30, 2003 at 19:02:55:

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