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Causes Of Swelling In Right Hand
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
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
Possible: You may have extensor tendinitis. Consider using an ergonomic mouse if symptoms persist. ...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..
Could near complete effacement of the thecal sac cause neuro problems with eyes, dizziness and nausea. I also have a gross swelling of right hand.?
Probably unrelated: The thecal sac is what surrounds the spinal cord and contains spinal fluid. Effacement just means that there is no fluid in the space around the spinal cord. This can be from pressure inside the cord, outside the cord, or a non-specific normal variant. You need to discuss this with your doctor and get a thorough neurological evaluation. ...Read more
3 finger tips: I am glad the swelling has gone down but I advise you to see your doctor about your fingertip issues. Please let me know what develops -should be OK. ...Read more
My partner started working 7 weeks ago and on a nightime his right hand keeps swelling up and is very painful, what could be causing it?
Neuritis: Repetitive trauma to the wrist could result in a carpel tunnel type syndrome. Sometimes nsaid's could be helpful in reducing symptoms. Can take before and after work providing he has no allergies or GI problems. Neurologist or hand surgeon can give a more definitive diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Circulation: Swelling occuris with inflamation and trauma, but this would improve at rest. Your symptoms indicate an imblance of circulation of blood or lymph. The change usually comes from structures in the armpit or upper chest. It is an important symptom after breast cancer treatment, and even if a doctor does not appreciate the swelling when you are in the office, pursue answers aggresively. ...Read more
I have a slight swelling on the upper part of my right hand - the other side of the palm - and it is painful - ?
Could be infection: It is difficult to tell exactly what you have due to limited info, but trauma, tendinitis, phlebitis (inflammation in vein) can cause such symptoms. Infection (cellulitis) is more of a concern here. If you recently had iv/blood draw, bug bite, scratched by cat/dog/rose thorn etc...And now have swollen hand, please consult doc for eval. Sorry i can't tell for sure. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
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