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my hand is swollen and hurts

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Hand swelling: Hand swelling can can be for various reasons. Most common would be injury form either direct blunt trauma or fall. The hand can get contused, fracture ... Read More

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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. M. Hytham Beck
43 years experience General Surgery
See a doctor: it could be many things.it it keep hurting and there is a sign of infection like redness see a doctor
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Eilerman
20 years experience Endocrinology
Sees doctor : This could represent an infection called cellulitis. It is important to see your physician.
Dr. Rhett Griggs
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Yes, go see a hand doctor.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joe Lee
Dr. Joe Lee answered
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Swollen right hand: It may not be anything, but it's not clear since you did not mention how long this has going on. Vascular or lymphatic issues or something else might ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Schleimer
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Circulation?: If your blood circulation is compromised that would cause swelling in the extremities (feet more so due to gravity). Allergic reaction of some sort? C ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Dorsey
36 years experience Wound care
No way to tell: Go see a physician and get things checked out
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
54 years experience Neurosurgery
Circulation: Simple swelling of a limb without motor or sensory symptoms, such as weakness, numbness, tingling, or pain suggests a problem with insufficient return ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rest it for 48 hrs &: Take some NSAID like Ibuprofen ( if your stomach can handle it). If getting worse then definitely see your pcp/orthopod.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Quite possibly: The scaphoid does not take repeated injury well and is prone to non-union. I would definitely contact your orthopedic surgeon asap.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
33 years experience Family Medicine
Cat Bite: Cat Bites are notorious for getting infected. In fact, I was taught to treat them with antibiotics from the first because they would get infected. Ti ... Read More

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