A 28-year-old female asked:
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my partner started working 7 weeks ago and on a nightime his right hand keeps swelling up and is very painful, what could be causing it?

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Dr. Joseph Quezada
46 years experience Podiatry
Neuritis: Repetitive trauma to the wrist could result in a carpel tunnel type syndrome. Sometimes nsaid's could be helpful in reducing symptoms. Can take before and after work providing he has no allergies or GI problems. Neurologist or hand surgeon can give a more definitive diagnosis.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
One things?: Diff to answer arthritis? Tendonitis? Carpal tunnel" many things.
Answered on Dec 3, 2012

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Dr. Benjamin Taylor
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Lots of things : I'd strongly recommend seeing an md for this. It could be something bad and needs evaluated.
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Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
May not be related: Swelling and numbness can happen due to many different reasons. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment.
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Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Allergic reaction: To something is possibility. Get to emergency dept at closest hospital.
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Dr. Bassam Amawi
48 years experience Psychiatry
As above: Correct diagnoses can't be made without proper evaluation and work up. See u physician.
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