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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theresa Henderson
41 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Swelling causality: The symptoms you describe in the face of no known injury best describe an infectious or autoimmune process. With the acceleration you describe, you sh ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ouch, biceps tear?: Your biceps tendon is directly next to your rotator cuff and may also be torn.
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Multiple Sources: I suspect you have multifactorial pain meaning you likely have shoulder pathology involving the biceps tendon and rotator cuff but I am also concerned ... Read More
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Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Pretty Handy.: More than likely, your hand has suffered some soft tissue damage. If the x-rays were taken immediately after the altercation, a stress fracture may ha ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Douglas Roberts
37 years experience Rheumatology
Exclude infection: It is rare to have swelling in this area, and the first thing to be excluded would be an infection; as you are in Belize, I would consider also unusua ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vicken Poochikian
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: If you have pain and swelling you need to have an x-ray done .Meanwhile wear a brace and take some Aleve (naproxen) twice a day . Schedule a visit to ... Read More
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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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If you have pain and: The hand is cold, then go to er asap, as it is a serious condition, needing emergency treatment. Its very important to confirm or exclude this conditi ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Injury to hand : Time will tell, but I suggest you get an X-ray to make sure no fracture exists.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Greenberg
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Many reasons : You should see your physician to make sure that there is not another reason for your hands to be swollen. There are many reasons for swollen hands th ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zahid Niazi
39 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
See PCP: Usually there is a reason. If no history of fall or trauma then consider inflammatory conditions. Insect bites can also start with swelling but are as ... Read More
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