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Causes Of Swollen Palm
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
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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.
Rash on hands & fingers for 4 days. Not on palms. Red, raised, a little swollen -doesnt itch. No fever. Slightly tender to touch. Possible causes?
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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tingle right hand, vain seems to be swollen or like bolging, what can this be? No other symptoms, no cause
I have a swollen shoulder going to my back and it also affects my neck and hand ...I would like to know what causes it.
Usually SWELLING,: enlargement/puffiness due to fluid accumulation, is quite difficult to see in the shoulder. But when present is most likely due to trauma, similar to other sites of swelling. This may not have been recognized when it occurred. Infection also a cause but usually heat/redness/tenderness also present. Lymph obstruction due to growth/tumor or an inflammatory condition? Expert eval by Doc/Ortho needed ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What would cause his hand to become swollen twice in size and for it to burn. Its been going on for about 4 hours now and wont stop. It woke him up and hes in pain plz help?
Yes, see doctor: Could be an infection, sometimes even into some of the deep structures of the hand like tendons. Has laceration been seen and treated? Cuts should be thoroughly cleaned with soap and water. If it does not look like it needs stitches, it should be kept covered with antibiotic ointment and bandaged. Any swelling, redness, pain, or infected drainage should be looked at. Tetanus booster may be needed. ...Read more
My son is 48 he does not use alcohol or drugs and has never smoked.His right hand is swollen and painful what could cause this?
Many Causes: There are many causes of hand swelling including tendonitis, arthritis, auto-immune problems such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus, trauma, broken bones, lymphatic problems and much more. Obviously, need to have a through history and physical exam, as well as further tests such as xray and labs to help determine or "rule out" certain etiologies (causes). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The pad of my hand under the thumb in my right hand is very swollen and painful.It seems to happen quite regularly what could cause this?
You would : Need to see a hand doctor and possibly a rheumatologist to get the answers to your question ...Read more
My right hand has been swollen for 5 days, but not my left. It is stiff and a little weak, but no pain. I haven't injured it. What could cause this?
See details: Pissible causes are many including insect bites. See a doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more
I've noticed for the past week that my ankles have been swollen, then today my right hand and arm have been swollen. What would cause this?
Kidney disease: or hormonal reaction if on menses or rheumatoid arthritis , anemia, get labs checked including cbc, serum iron , ferritin , cmp, , check blood pressure if more than 140/90 chronically could cause kidney damage or if heart is weak could get congestive heart failure usually from chronic high blood pressure. depending on results of test, see rheumatologist,nephrologist or cardiologist ...Read more