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A 34-year-old female asked:

Every morning i wake up with my right arm swollen so badly it pulls my finger nails away from the skin , this morning it was both hands.?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Arm swelling: This is an unusual symptom and suggests a positional blockage of the veins in your upper extremities as there is no other pathology that comes to mind that can causes edema to accumulate overnight in the arms and hands. A vascular surgeon is best qualified to evaluate this swelling problem.
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