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I have bruise on arm and hand for no apparent reason. Is something wrong?

I have bruise on arm and hand for no apparent reason. Is something wrong?

Could be: If you have an unexplained bruise that has no known injury to explain its presence this could be a problem with your blood clotting or platelets. Most times these cases are explained by a seemingly mild injury that resulted in enough bleeding to leave the bruise. Seek your doctors advise if this persists. ...Read more

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Ecchymoses (Definition)

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I have vessels in my hands that pop and bruise for no reason should I be worried?

I have vessels in my hands that pop and bruise for no reason should I be worried?

Fragility: As we age, our skin and blood vessels become more fragile, and are subject to bleeding with minor trauma. Medications like Aspirin can increase the risk of bruising. If the bruises only occur in one hand, and not the other, it would be appropriate to be examined. ...Read more

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I often have unexplained bruises mostly on my hands, and more recently im getting blood in my nails and around the cuticles, for no reason I can see?

I often have unexplained bruises mostly on my hands, and more recently im getting blood in my nails and around the cuticles, for no reason I can see?

May be a problem.: Bruises on hands are very common and are often "unexplained." however, blood around cuticles and under nails is a bit harder to explain. Should probably see doc to exclude other causes of bleeding. ...Read more

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Ihave bruises on hands and legs comes and go (week) for no reason I've been like that more than year I went to doctor once he told me its hormones?

Ihave bruises on hands and legs comes and go (week) for no reason I've been like that more than year I went to doctor once he told me its hormones?

Easy bruisablity: Need evaluation by your internist or a hematologist to determine the etiology of easy bruisablity. Will require laboratory work up. ...Read more

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Thumb swollen and bruised for no reason. Should I be worried?

Thumb swollen and bruised for no reason. Should I be worried?

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

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What could it be after falling down stairs, bruise bigger then my palm chest pain leg pain difficult walking blacking out falling for no reason?

What could it be after falling down stairs, bruise bigger then my palm chest pain leg pain difficult walking blacking out falling for no reason?

See a physician: Hi! If you are fainting and have already fallen down stairs, you should see a physician for a complete evaluation. This is not normal and should not be minimized. ...Read more

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Why is my toe nail is blue? My big toe nail turned blue for no reason, it looks bruised but I never dropped any thing on it. It looks like a blood cloth under my nail. This has happned to my sister and her toe nail fell off. Maybe we share the same shoes

Why is my toe nail is blue? My big toe nail turned blue for no reason, it looks bruised but I never dropped any thing on it. It looks like a blood cloth under my nail. This has happned to my sister and her toe nail fell off. Maybe we share the same shoes

Bleeding under the nail: The most common reason why a nail become the blue is usually due to blood but that accumulates under the nail. This could be due to direct trauma or it could be due to shoes that are too short and there is continual trauma to the nail and eventually it will turn blue. ...Read more

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I get really sweating hands for no reason. How can I get this treated?

I get really sweating hands for no reason. How can I get this treated?

Botulinum toxin: Botulinum toxin A or laser therapy can be very helpful in this condition. A cosmetic or dermatologist physician can perform the procedure. ...Read more

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When I try to hold my hands straight they tend to shiver. I also tried some other tests n my hands shivered. Suggest some remedies to it & also reason?

When I try to hold my hands straight they tend to shiver. I also tried some other tests n my hands shivered. Suggest some remedies to it & also reason?

You got it backwards: When you take your car to a mechanic because there's a funny noise in the engine, do you expect him to have a "remedy" for it without knowing what's causing it? Why do people acknowledge that's silly with their cars but not with their bodies? "Remedy" is your grandmother's word. It implies simplicity, ignorance & cure. What you need is a diagnosis FIRST, then TREATMENT, not a "remedy." ...Read more

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Sumtimes my arm n hand will go numb. Sumtimes after bein bent 4 a bit n sum times 4 no reason. Any way to relieve the numbness or n e thing I can do?

Sumtimes my arm n hand will go numb. Sumtimes after bein bent 4 a bit n sum times 4 no reason. Any way to relieve the numbness or n e thing I can do?

Depends on the cause: Fir your symptoms: is it truly positional or related to something going on in your cervical spine like a pinched nerve or due to some issue within the arm like a peripheral nerve entrapment which there are multiple examples such as carpal tunnel syndrome. If it is annoying and persistent or progressive, see your physician. Sometimes it may be due to a combination of issues. ...Read more

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What are the reason for shaky hands?

A number of causes: Could be neurologic in origin/Parkinsons, intention tremors, medication induced, thyroid conditions. Best to discuss this with your primary doc. Important to see if the tremors are one sided, coarse or fine ...Read more

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What is the reason of trembling of the hands?

What is the reason of trembling of the hands?

Tremors: A common cause is hereditary familial tremors or essential tremor, but shaking with hands at rest may be indicative of parkinson problems. Some medicines (e.g., divalproex) can cause tremors, and hyperthyroidism could also be considered. ...Read more

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Hand swollen for no reason what could it be?

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

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How long does it take a bruised hand nerve to heal?

How long does it take a bruised hand nerve to heal?

6-8 weeks: If known to be only bruised, function usually returns in 6-8 weeks. If partially or totally cut or crushed, surgical repair may be necessary. ...Read more

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Hand is hot and very red and feels like it has been bruised?

Hand is hot and very red and feels like it has been bruised?

Red, Swollen Hand: This is difficult to answer without getting more history and being able to examine your hand. You need to be evaluated immediately by a physician to make sure you don't have an infection, etc. ...Read more

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Why my left hand burns so badly. What is the reason behind it?

Why my left hand burns so badly. What is the reason behind it?

Burning left hand: This MAY be a form of nerve pain. Please see your doc for diagnosis and treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How do I know if my hand is sprained, broken, or just bruised?

How do I know if my hand is sprained, broken, or just bruised?

Get an X-ray: Go see an orthopedic surgeon, who can examine you hand as well as take an x-ray to determine if there is a broken bone. ...Read more

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What could be the reason why my hands and feet are always cold?

Cold feet: Circulatory problems are the most common culprit for cold feet. Blood must travel a long way to get from the heart to your feet, and there could be many factors causing it arrive more slowly (or with less volume). If you are a smoker, this is one of the largest factors. It could also be caused from the way you are sitting if it is for a prolonged period of time. Or just wear thicker socks. ...Read more

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Why do my hands/fingers get hot and turn red for no apparent reason?

Why do my hands/fingers get hot and turn red for no apparent reason?

Fingers: Could be due to raynaud's after being exposed to cold temperature. ...Read more

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What might be the reason to my tingling feeling for my fingers and hand?

What might be the reason to my tingling feeling for my fingers and hand?

Could be: Could be having slept on it in an awkward position. . . . Also could be carpal tunnel syndrome. . . . Or could be some problem in your neck that impinges on the innervation to your hand. Best to see your physician and have this checked out. ...Read more

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19yr male. What could be the reason why my hands and feet are always cold?

19yr male. What could be the reason why my hands and feet are always cold?

Cold feet: Circulatory problems are the most common culprit for cold feet. Blood must travel a long way to get from the heart to your feet, and there could be many factors causing it arrive more slowly (or with less volume). If you are a smoker, this is one of the largest factors. It could also be caused from the way you are sitting if it is for a prolonged period of time. Or just wear thicker socks. ...Read more

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Hives on both hands, small bumps and itches for no reason, what can cause this?

Hives on both hands, small bumps and itches for no reason, what can cause this?

Palm or dorsal: If on palmer side r/o drug reaction. Or hyperhydrosis i.E block sweatglands, you can take claritine, wash hand often, 1% h-c cream or pure aloe can help. ...Read more

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Having pain in left hand. Wat could be the reason. I am suffg from hypertension?

Having pain in left hand. Wat could be the reason. I am suffg from hypertension?

See your doctor: Usually symptoms of hypertension are the following: headaches, dizziness, blurred vision, nausea and vomiting, chest pain and shortness of breath. See your doctor anyway because there could be a chance you have another medical condition. ...Read more

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Why do my hands always tremble for no reason and my voice tremble when I speak louder?

Why do my hands always tremble for no reason and my voice tremble when I speak louder?

Anxiety: It looks like you are pregnant and are likely experiencing anxiety. Nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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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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My left hand, fingertips have been tingling mostly all day. What may be a reason or cause? Thank you

My left hand, fingertips have been tingling mostly all day. What may be a reason or cause? Thank you

Could be peripheral: Nerve compression secondary to posture while sleeping, but might represent a blood vessel flow phenomenon. Also, with left arm tingling, could represent a cardiac referral. So, get this checked out by your doctor, just to be safe if it continues. ...Read more

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Bruising (Definition)

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