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2. How do you know which type of the disease you have?

The best way to determine which type of Raynaud's disease you have is to have yourself checked. As a first step, the doctor will examine you and look for any signs of an underlying condition. Usually, you'd have to undergo a blood test known as the antinuclear antibody test or ANA. If the results come back as negative, then you may have Primary Raynaud's. Unfortunately, it may take a very long time for the symptoms of the disease to develop. Because of this, the doctor may require you to have a follow-up check-up. This is important so you can catch the symptoms as soon as they develop.

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