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Causes Of Swollen Left Hand
When i get up in the morning my left hand feels swollen when i bend my fingers but it doesn't look swollen what causes this? Is this of concern?
My left hand is a little swollen and hurts when i bend it back, but i haven't done anything to it. Should i get it checked out or wait it out?
What could it be/mean if my right side of my face & left hand are swollen when I wake up? I'm also in pain and stiff every morning. But not my face.
I was awakened in the middle of the night with severe pain in my left hand and it was swollen, no sign of a bite and it still hurts..
Not Sure: Hard to say what is going on from the limited information you provided. If just one hand is swollen and stiff, this could be due to over use, arthritis, or inflammation, among other causes. Other less common casues can be nerve entrapments or circulation problems. Seems like you should call your doctor for advice. ...Read more
Exclude infection: It is rare to have swelling in this area, and the first thing to be excluded would be an infection; as you are in Belize, I would consider also unusual, slow growing infections such as those in the tuberculosis family, called 'atypical mycobacteria' some of which are present in marine environments. Hand infections can be serious, so please seek qualified medical attention. ...Read more
Had stroke 6/28/13 recovering ok, but left hand is swollen what does this mean and what should I do?
Motion: With decreased muscle tone after the stroke and the arm / hand below your heart, swelling in inevitable. Arteries have their own tiny muscles in the wall of the artery but veins do not. Veins rely on motion of the muscles around them to help push the blood back to your heart. The solution is more hand motion and more elevation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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