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Causes Of Swelling In Palm
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
Intermittent finger, palm swelling reness and itching. What's the possible diagnosis? I researched for awhile, can't find obvious causes
The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of intermittent swelling of hands.
cirrhosis of liver,
congestive heart failure,
obesity. ...Read more
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
Been working hard in yard. Both hands BAD pain, swollen fingers. Sore when touch palm and wrist area, swelling cause indent from pressing over hr ago.
Can muscle pain underneath armpit/breast and left side of ribs cause swelling in fingers? Swelling is located on my palm under the fingers?
Depends: If your pain in the axilla (armpit) is related to a process or mass that blocks lymph drainage, then swelling can occur in your arm. You should see a doctor to examine the axillary area. For more information www. Askyourgynecologist. Org ...Read more
Hi! Can the swelling and pain of the top right hand be caused by extensive mouse use? The swelling goes down with ice but it still hurts when I touch
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 swelling on lower right rib cage. There has been no injury and it is not really painful. The softmass is about the size of my hand.?
Lots of things: I'd strongly recommend seeing an md for this. It could be something bad and needs evaluated. ...Read more
Lots of things: Most important, if the pulses are not as strong as normal on both sides of the involved wrist, or the hand is very blue, seek immediate care (vascular emergency). Someone else can give you a full list of possible causes. ...Read more
Hand surgery on 3rd/4th metacarps June 3 (ORIF). Recovery fine until swelling, pain, and 'squeaking' past 2 days when flexing my hand. Cause 4 concern?
Yes: A common symptom of sle is arthritis or joint pain and swelling which can involve just one hand. Usually there will be other symptoms as well such malar rash (red rash over the cheeks), increased sensitivity to sun, possibly hair loss and rash on the body, hands or knuckles or scalp. ...Read more
HAND ITCH: Only one hand? How long had it been. It could be something you are in contact with. New soap? Work materials? Gloves? Hobbies? Be a detective. Do you take any oral medications? ...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 a insect bite or a scratch that you might not even know 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
I'm a recovering herein addict with long term hand edema. It began years ago after getting over an abcess. Swelling was permanent. Causes/treatments?
Vascular: Congratulations on kicking the h habit! See a vascular surgeon as either the lymphatic outflow or the venous outflow has been obstructed possibly to scarring and closure of the lymphatics or the veins. The only treatment might be to wear a compression glove or sleeve but it is worth investigating. ...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
Numerous causes.: Impossible to say without an examination. See a doctor. The are numerous conditions that can cause swelling of joints or soft tissues. ...Read more
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
I punched a wall out of frustration, and aside from the pain, the ulnar side of my hand is numb to touch. Is that just caused by swelling?
Maybe: Yes, could be due to pressure on the nerves due to swelling. The bigger issue at the moment is that you have swelling which is likely from a fracture. So, if not done so already, you need to get an x-ray and probably have an orthopedic doctor check it out. Most orthopedic offices have an acute care clinic for problems like yours. ...Read more
What could cause chronic elbow pain with swelling. Pain radiates to hand and wrist. Sometimes to shoulder. At times jabbing pain. Have had for a year.
See physician: To be sure. However, this could be a couple things, including a chronic bursitis which is causing pressure on the ulnar nerve causing the radiating pain. There are a number of other structures in the elbow that can cause chronic inflammation though and thorough history and physical is necessary with possible imaging. ...Read more
I think I twisted my wrist. What are the symptoms cause I'm having really bad throbbing pain in my wrist that's shooting through my hand and ice is making it hurt worse, what can I do to help the pain and swelling?
Evaluation needed: I recommend that you see a hand surgeon as you may have injured yourself beyond a sprain. History and physical exam performed by an experienced hand surgeon will help to determine if there are any more serious injuries. A simple x-ray can determine if there are any fractures and if necessary further imaging may be necessary for ligament tears. If it is just a sprain recovery can take 3-6 wk. ...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