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Why Is My Thumb Swollen For No Reason
Several things can..: ...Cause a swollen thumb. If you do not have a history of trauma, this list includes stenosing tenosynovits (trigger thumb), tendonitis, degenerative arthritis, gouty arthritis, rheumatologic conditions, and infection. If the swelling last for more than a few days, i strongly urge you to see a board certified hand surgeon for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
RaiseHighGiveTheSign: Oh yeah?So where you been puttin' it??It won't swell for no reason. Wearing a ring? If so, take it off. Is it red and does it hurt? Then you should see a doctor. Can't move it too well? See a doctor. Doesn't hurt but stays that way for a week? See a doctor. Get locked in the same position? See a doctor.Turn green with little squiggly moving purple things coming out of the sides? See a Witch doctor ...Read more
There are a myriad: Of reasons one might have a swollen joint. It is encouraging that it does not hurt, but a complete history and exam will be required to sort this out. ...Read more
Ankles: Usually don't swell for no reason. Particularly just one. A visit to the doctor may help you find the cause. More information would also be helpful such as is it red? Is the swelling pitting? Other medical issues? Where specifically is the pain by the ankle? When does it hurt? ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Breast pain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
Always a reason: There is always a reason - you may just not remember anything happening to the thumb. If no pain and movement is ok, then you can certainly just watch, elevate and see what happens. If the thumb is bothering you in any way, then you should be concerned and have it checked out. Body parts don't discolor and swell for no reason. ...Read more
Is it nerve pain?: The first thing to do is figure out where the pain is - soft tissues, bone, joint, nerve pain that radiates through the whole arm? With that information it's easier to figure out the source of the pain. It's not uncommon for a person in her 40s to have nerve impingement. It could be a minor irritation or the start of something more serious. It's best to have a doctor evaluate you. ...Read more
Absess or Grinding: It is quite possible that the nerve in your tooth has died without you knowing it either from decay, a large filling or even after a tooth has been crowned. Sometimes a nerve (pulp) of a tooth may die just from a traumatic incident as well and may take years to happen. This will cause an abscess and the tooth to be sore. Also grinding of your teeth can cause soreness. Have it checked out asap! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 assciated with redness. See your pcp as catching things early leads to quicker control and recovery. In meanwhile rest, elevate hand and use nsaids. ...Read more
Dry eye syndrome: Your eyes are drying out and making a flood of tears to catch up. Use rewetting drops to keep them wetter and this will happen less often. ...Read more
Can't answer with : Available information. Please consider evaluation. Take care. ...Read more
My finger got swollen for some reason is it normal I can't really bend it this happen with no trauma
Is there a reason for popping veins? I notice my veins pop on my hands occasionally for no reason?
Varicose veins: Veins have valves inside to prevent reverse blood flow. When these valves get damaged, varicose veins or dilated veins develops. Als there are superficial veins and deep veins. Deep veins do the majority of blood returning to heart. Superficial veins and deep veins are connected by perforator veins at all levels , damage of which can also cause varicose veins. See a doc. ...Read more
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