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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience in Rheumatology
Multiple causes: This could be low thyroid, a carpal tunnel, an allergy, problem with veins, arthritis, afrozen shoulder, early shoulder hand syndrome, tendonitis, kid ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends: On what the cause is. Is it due to an injury, poor circulation, collagen vascular diseases like rheumatoid arthritis, lymphatic problems, etc. Findi ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashu Syal
Dr. Ashu Syal answered
29 years experience in Pediatric Nephrology and Dialysis
Hand swelling: Does the baby have sickle cell disease? Needs to be evaluated by pediatrician.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience in Hand Surgery
Swelling quite: Simply is a sign of injury and or inflammation, or infection blood or fluid accumulated in tissues due to broken blood vessels or fluid shifts from h ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience in Dermatology
Xray: The first thing to find out is whether you broke any bones, so get your hand xrayed. If it's just bruised, there's not much you can do except apply ic ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience in Family Medicine
Ice and elevation: Use ice and elevation and if it persists or there is significant pain and swelling, see your pcp or an orthopedist. A light compression dressing such ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Need mor info: Why is the hand swollen? Trauma? If so, ice is the best bet. If no trauma and swelling persists get it evaluated.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 years experience in Hand Surgery
Specialist: Severe hand swelling and pain needs to be checked out. If your family doctor or er has not been helpful you may need to see a specialists. A rheumat ... Read More
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A 88-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Black skin: Not a good sign, call your doctor immediately, there is either an infection or a circulation problem. Don't sit on it!
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
May be you have: Over done it, working too hard using your dominant hand, inflammatory tendonitis. Check it out.
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