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right hand swelling at night

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 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Ice: I would apply ice to the swollen area. Also take antihistamine such as Benedryl. Keep hand elevated so swelling doesn't get worse.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 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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Dr. Jose J Monsivais
49 years experience Hand Surgery
Dependent edema: If it is not associated with pain or swollen joints, all you need to do is be more actve with your hands and elevate them. Medications for high blood ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Carpal tunnel: Your symptoms may suggest a carpal tunnel syndrome which is due to a median nerve compression at the wrist. An exam can usually make the diagnosis. An ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience 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 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience 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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
Ice, ice, baby!: For just about any injury, ice is the key to minimizing swelling. Well that plus rest, compression & elevation. However, if you did more than bruise y ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Ice, elevation etc: I would make sure there is no major damage. See your pcp or an orthopedist or go to an urgent care center. If you feel comfortable that there is no ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dean W Smith
25 years experience Hand Surgery
Hmm...trauma?: It depends on the mechanism of injury and clinical situation surrounding your swelling. Ice really only works for initial traumatic or post surgical s ... Read More
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