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Why are my hands swollen and itchy

A 43-year-old female asked:
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Probably allergy : Is it happening for the first time? Check what you ate before. Antihistamine tablets or oral steroids might be indicated. See your doctor please

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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Jaramillo
A Verified Doctoranswered
16 years experience
Hmmm: Are you lifting weights or touching something when this happens? Could be a simple contact dermatitis. Do you wear gloves? I need more information to ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
Hand eczema?: try some over the counter cortisone and try soaking with OTC Domeboro soaks 10 min twice a day. Then make an appt to see your dermatologist to determi... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Cold urticaria: Prolonged exposure to cold can cause an allergic reaction which results in redness and swelling. Warming the affected area can reduce the time to rec... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nika Ferdowsi
Specializes in Family Medicine
MoreInfo,MayBAllergy: A more detailed history and physical exam is needed. Its very possible that you have an allergy to something you're in contact with. Are there any glo... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Some ideas...: Itchy skin can be an allergic reaction. Sometimes itching is due to medicine effects, pregnancy, liver disease, kidney disease, intestinal parasites, ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 42 years experience
Swelling, itchiness: Swelling and itching of any body part suggests a possible allergic complaint. Were you using a lubricant of some kind, or might there have been somet... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
Dermatology 50 years experience
Hand eczema: Hand eczema is my best guess without seeing it. There is a kind of hand eczema calle dyshidrotic eczema can cause pain, itching, blisters, little whit... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Miles Mitchell
Specializes in Family Medicine
See a doctor: There are a lot of possible causes, some of which would require treatment for you to be safe. A doctor could probably quickly determine the cause by ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Swollen hand: That is unusual would be seen by ER /doc today. May be carpal tunnel, allergy to some product, bites, or autoimmune disease, rarely clot ,reflex sympa... Read More