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19 Oct 2009

Raynauds
I am a 26 year old female and I have Raynauds syndrome. Does this mean that I have a good chance of developing something like scleroderma (or other diseases) later in life?

I was diagnosed when I was 22 years of age
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01 Jan 0001

Hallo Anon
Only a very small % of patients develop Scleroderma, 95% of people do not develop scleroderma. You can ask your doctor to screen you for any other auto immune diseases if you develop any other symptoms like joint pain etc.
Dr Bets
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