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Causes Of Swelling In Hands And Fingers
Yes: Because the kidneys are not functioning to their full capacity to allow the fluid in your body to escape. ...Read more
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
I have swelling in hands as in just fingers and my ankles and feet what causes it and what can I do?
Can be common: Postop swelling is not unsual. Elevation and gentle digital range of motion are a few simple steps to help decrease swelling (edema). Placing the hand above the level of the heart (e.g. Left chest) allows gravity to facilitate the edema control. A tight postoperative dressing may also be carefullly loosened. If you were placed in a splint, you should wear as instructed by your doc. ...Read more
Severe peeling hands for over 2 years. Non stop peeling. Swelling in hands and numbness in fingers are the newest symptoms.
Dr says contact demititis?
Hard to say: Contact dermatitis implies that your hands are coming into contact with something that is causing this severe reaction. It would be unlikely to have gone on for two years but one way to test that theory is to make sure your hands are not being exposed to anything potentially caustic. Have you seen a rheumatologist to check for other potential causes? "Working mans hands" can treat symptoms. ...Read more
You have arthritis!: With so many joints involved you must have one of many types of arthritis! You need a workup from a rheumatologist. Simply treating pain is never the answer. If you have inflammation, it must be suppressed. Inflammation with damage joints, but lead to earlier artherosclerosis! ...Read more
Massive hand swelling after mosquito bite, nearly can t move fingers. Ansolute Need to write tomorrow. Already taken antihistamines. Nothing. Help me?
Skeeter syndrome: It is a massive allergic reaction to mosquito venom. Antihistamine and a short-course of Prednisone may be needed if there is a lot of discomfort. May take antihistamine up to 4x daily but a short course of prednisone will likely provide faster relief. It often mimics an infection but in fact it is not. See doctor. ...Read more
Plus size and pregnant numbness in fingertips with swelling in hands, arms. Thumb, index and middle fingers losing feeling
Carpal tunnel: It sounds like you have pregnancy related carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a compression of the median nerve at the wrist as it passes through a small tunnel made by bones and ligament. Pregancy causes an increase in fluid retention and this excess fluid tends to make the compression worse. Up to 60% of mothers to be are affected. If it doesn't get better, see an orthopedist. ...Read more
I have been having hand swelling with pressure, constant tingling, pain in wrist and fingers. Sometimes fingers turn red followed by light purple. Carpal tunel has been ruled out but now being told may be neurological. I have been tested for thyroid and w
Raynaud's phenom/dz: This may be a primary or secondary condition referred tomas raynaud's disease or phenomenon, I would also suggest looking into possible autoimmune disorders as well as neurologic conditions. ...Read more
Depends where swell: It depends on if the swelling is in the joints, or the entire hand and foot is this the same in each. Most commonly the swelling in the feet is edema. There is unilateral swelling in reflex dystrophy and s3pe. If the individual joints are swollen this can suggest polyarthritis like rheuamtoid arthritis. There are a variety of other causes depnding where the swelling is and its intensity. ...Read more
Some suggestions: There are multiple causes, including rheumatic disease, infections, poor circulation, arthritis. Sometimes the initial workup does not yield a diagnosis. I would suggest that you review your records with your primary doctor and discuss all these possibilities. An ESR is a general screening test for inflammation. ...Read more
A baby should not have a noticeably swollen hand
See your baby's doctor :
thoughts include circualation issues, congenital issues, infection, soft tissue abnormalities, and a whole host of other things. Assymmetry in one limb vs another should be investgated. ...Read more
What could cause hand swelling(past 3days)? The only thing I've done different recently is change multivitamins last month. I'm 25/female
Could be a number of:
Reasons: injury, that you might not remember;
infection: from an insect bite or a scratch that you might not even now you had, on the hand/arm; or infection spreading via blood from elsewhere in the body;
inflammation from any cause; or enlarged nodes in the armpit area or the elbow from any cause.
See your pcp or an orthopod/hand surgeon. ...Read more
Carpel tunnel: There are many reasons to have the symptoms you described, a common cause is carpel tunnel syndrome due to swelling of tissues at the wrist. It is a treatable entity and should be excluded before considering other possibilities. Your physician may do tests to validate the suspicion. ...Read more
Allergy: Usually an allergy, but may be result of underlying issues such as kidney/heart problems-would see your primary care to sort out. ...Read more
What are some probable causes of swollen ankles and slight hand swelling with a tingling sensation?
Can lack or hormones and progesterone cause pain/swelling in hands and feet in someone with a total hysterectomy?
See below: Something else is going on---see your doctor. ...Read more
Can 7 months of methadone treatment for heroin addiction cause a LARGE weight gain? Eating reasonably. Swelling in hands & feet.
Swelling in hands and feet. Uti and sunburn on legs, shoulders, back and feet? Can the sunburn cause me to retain water in my hands leg and feet?
What causes sudden heated blush and swelling of various areas of the hand, knuckles, and fingers?
Rash: That sounds like urticaria, but is hard to tell by description only. Urticaria is a reaction to various things and is usually itchy. Antihistamines work the best, but if worsening or any facial swelling or difficulty breathing please see a physician, and it's best to go right to the er if that seems to be happening. We only figure out what causes it 25% of the time. Check online for pictures. ...Read more
My husband is having a wrist pain in his right hand with the ring finger swelling and scratching. What might the cause be? He works very hard.
23\f What could be the cause of aching hands and finger pain in both hands? No swelling. I have also been having twitches everywhere for a month.
Neuropathy.: The combination of pain in your hands and feet, accompanied by the twitching, is most consistent with a peripheral neuropathy, or a degenerative process of the nerve going to your hands and feet. You see this with diabetes, but we also see it without diabetes. Some of these neuropathies, can be progressive and disabling, but many of them are treatable. I would see a neurologist. ...Read more
What are possible causes of the redness, swelling and small blisters on the fingers of my left hand? The affected area is the end of the fingers.
Possibly infection: More information is needed to determine the cause. What is the color of the fluid in the blisters, clear, colored? Is it painful? Redness and swelling are signs of infection and infections of the hand can spread rapidly. This can be a viral or bacterial infection, or possibly a contact dermatitis (irritation of the skin). However, it is not something to wait and watch. ...Read more
What can cause tingling in your forearm, hand and fingers? In between my thumb and index finger is some swelling to.
Several things: Need more information. Tingling in the 4th and 5th digit can be due to ulnar neuropathy in the base of the hand or elbow or C8 cervical nerve impingement. Tingling in the thumb through the 4 th digit may be due to carpal tunnel syndrome or a problem further upstream (pronator syndrome, anterior interossius syndrome, ligament of struthers, plexopathy, thoracic outlet syndrome or C5-C7 issues. ...Read more
Cause for the ring and middle finger to bend away from each at the 2nd joint down on both hands and a lot of pain between each knuckle, with swelling?
I have numbness & tingling in neck & whole arm. Hand and fingers are swollen, with some pain. What could cause this discomfort? This discomfort wakes me up in the middle of the night. Ice don't work for the swelling. I also have an itch in the palm of my
Carpal Tunnel Syn: Nocturnal numbness &paresthesia associated with burning pain is fairly typical of nerve compressions like carpal tunnel with or without associated nerve compression in the neck. Your pcp will refer you to a neurologist for emg/nct to confirm/exclude the dignoses & you will then likely be referred to a hand surgeon. In interim, start using hand brace and nsaids. Md may inject steroid or Gabapentin tab. ...Read more
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