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What causes sudden onset of red and swollen palms of hands and feet?

What causes sudden onset of red and swollen palms of hands and feet?

Many things can: Swelling in the hands and the feet is a common occurrence that has a variety of possible triggers. The most common possibility is idiopathic edema, which occurs when excess fluid builds up in the body, with no specific trigger or cause. Idiopathic edema is generally more common in women than in men, and is often accompanied by unexplained sodium retention. ...Read more

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Does tendonitis in the wrist (palm-side up) ever go away? Caused by trauma of fall 1 yr. x-rays show nothing broken. Inflamed too as it looks swollen

Does tendonitis in the wrist (palm-side up) ever go away? Caused by trauma of fall 1 yr. x-rays show nothing broken. Inflamed too as it looks swollen

Need diagnosis clear: This may be more than tendonitis. An ultrasound or MRI of the wrist can help clarify this. Your physician will also needs labs to differentiate this from the injury or an underlying inflammatory arthritis. ...Read more

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What causes itchy palms and swelling my eye is swollen and I have itchy welts on my body?

What causes itchy palms and swelling my eye is swollen and I have itchy welts on my body?

Allergic reaction: You are describing hives or urticaria. This is an allergic reaction. Take some antihistamines (like benedryl) to make this go away. ...Read more

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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

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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What happend when a 83 old female get her hand swollen what can cause this pronlem?

What happend when a 83 old female get her hand swollen what can cause this pronlem?

Multiple reasons: It could be for multiple causes like gout, fall and fracture, arthritis, trauma, synovitis. I hope i answered your questions. Thanks. ...Read more

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What causes a hand to swell after a fall? I fell and my hand is swollen like a boxing glove. Can't move it or touch it.

What causes a hand to swell after a fall? I fell and my hand is swollen like a boxing glove. Can't move it or touch it.

Fracture: A fracture must be considered with those symptoms which occurred after a fall. Your physician should examine you. Apply ice and elevate your hand to minimize swelling in the meantime. ...Read more

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Red and swollen hand caused by a splinter?

Red and swollen hand caused by a splinter?

Possible infection: If you get redness and swelling around where you have a splinter, the first concern is the beginning of an infection. I would recommend an evaluation by a health care professional today. You may be placed on antibiotics. In addition, the splinter will need to be removed. Good luck! ...Read more

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