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PAIN AND SWELLING IN HAND AT NIGHT

A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Excessive salt consumption can definitely cause swelling in the hands and feet. Cut back on eating salty foods for a week or two, but see your doctor ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
See GP: It would be good for you to see your GP for an exam and some labs. Swelling can occur for any number of reasons and getting labs to check your kidney ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
See Dr.: You may want to keep a journal on activities, food, beverages, meds, and supplements you have had that day and see if the swelling is related.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Well icing it might: Help. Also raising yuor hand above your heart will help reduce swelling. But you could also have a stress fracture which might not show up on xray. ... Read More
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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
See below: Perhaps, position of neck compresses nerve root, but may have problem over brachial plexus such as thoracic outlet, or less likely nerve compression a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen: It would be wise to be seen to rule out s cardiac or pulmonary cause. A good medical checkup would be a good place to start.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See your doctor: See your doctor. She or he can take a good history, exam you and send you to the appropriate specialist. Your symptoms might come from a neck problem ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
47 years experience Rheumatology
possible arthritis: Possibly arthritis. Rheumatologic evaluation would be helpful.
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Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
The factors that: contribute to carpal tunnel syndrome--repetitive manual tasks (keyboarding, etc) can contribute to compression or entrapment of the ulnar nerve at the ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Get it checked out!: Nighttime pain could be a sign of something severe. Please see your doc to have it evaluated.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
See a doctor: These symptoms deserve a detailed evaluation. Without further information and the ability to examine you would not venture a guess, but would definit ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Lemme
34 years experience Family Medicine
Muscle cramps.: Not sure what is meant by Implanon mention, but what is described appears to be a muscle cramp. When it occurs, stretch the muscles in the back of th ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Richard Benjamin
43 years experience Podiatry
Back issues: Your symptoms are similar to someone with back issues. Most likely sciatica. You should see a neurologist or orthopedist for follow up studies such ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Stretch: Stretch, and more stretch.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
See Dr.: I would go to your Dr. and be tested. Hard to say what you have, but the symptoms are a concern
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ashraf Guirgues
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
No connection : Although the tingling in the hand and neck may be related to spinal nerve root compression but the hip and knee pain is not related. Arthritis in the ... Read More
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Dr. Stewart Jones
23 years experience Podiatry
GET IT CHECKED: You are describing neuropathy. Neuropathy has many causes, the diabetes is one of the most common. If he has not been checked for this, i highly recom ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Need to clarify: There is no biceps in the hand. The biceps lies between the shoulder and elbow. So, are we talking about hand pain or biceps pain? If concerned have a ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
35 years experience Sports Medicine
Carpal Tunnel: Sounds like you might have the beginning of carpal tunnel syndrome. This usually wakes you up with numbness affecting the thumb, index, and long finge ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
Back pain: Visit with a osteopath who remembers how to manipulate. Rule out ankylosing spondylitis and similar disorders but otherwise he can fix it. Show him th ... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Baker
13 years experience Neurology
Right hand: This would be most commonly either an ulnar nerve irritation (or ulnar neuropathy) at the elbow (usually with arms straightened and palms facing forwa ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
44 years experience Dentistry
Vague: Depending upon the duration of your issues, i would see a dr. Asap whom may refer you to a neurologist. You may need some tests done. Could be a pin ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Guyer
45 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Disc problem: While most of the time it is not serious but it could be a sign of a disc problem or another condition called spinal stenosis. I would recommend your ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nabila Babar
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Sometimes: plantar fasciitis can cause pain in feet. will need to see podiatrist for proper dx

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