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Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Raynaud's

Okay. From your answers so far, you have Raynaud's and heartburn, but no red spots over the fingers, face or chest that become temporarily pale when pressed, no white flecks under the skin and no skin thickening. That's good, because it makes diseases such as scleroderma and CREST syndrome less likely.

It's important to understand that some of these symptoms are common even in people who are quite healthy and will remain so. In particular, Raynaud's and heartburn are common in the population and do not by themselves indicate the presence of any of these associated rheumatic conditions.

The only way to sort out whether your Raynaud's and heartburn are related to one another and whether they need treatment is to see your physician for evaluation.

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