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Finger Hand Swelling
Can be common: Postop swelling is not unsual. Elevation and gentle digital range of motion are a few simple steps to help decrease swelling (edema). Placing the hand above the level of the heart (e.g. Left chest) allows gravity to facilitate the edema control. A tight postoperative dressing may also be carefullly loosened. If you were placed in a splint, you should wear as instructed by your doc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Itchy swollen bump looks like bug bite but appears randomly while at work on fingers of both hands , swelling in middle finger. What Could this be ?
All week I woke up with stiff, achy fingers and hand, no swelling. Takes awhile to ease up. What can I do to stop it? Haven't injured hand/fingers.
See details: You can see if it is viral and resolves by itself. If it persists see a rheumatologist. ...Read more
My left hand index finger start swelling and i feel pain now.Mainly at the tip of my finger.I apply pain balm i rub there.No use.Need advice?
Massive hand swelling after mosquito bite, nearly can t move fingers. Ansolute Need to write tomorrow. Already taken antihistamines. Nothing. help me ?
Skeeter syndrome: It is a massive allergic reaction to mosquito venom. Antihistamine and a short-course of Prednisone may be needed if there is a lot of discomfort. May take antihistamine up to 4x daily but a short course of prednisone will likely provide faster relief. It often mimics an infection but in fact it is not. See doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes swollen hands, feet, and ankles? Not reduced with diuretic only prednisone. Swelling inbetween finger joints not the joints themselves.
Inflammation: Sounds like inflammation. Must search for cause. Rule out food sensitivity. About 10 percent of population can be sensitive to nightshades, about 30-40 percent can be sensitive to gluten and casein. Other more common food sensitivities include soy, corn, beef, etc. Consider food elimination for at least 2-3 months. Leigh wagner, rd is a good dietitian who can help by phone: 913-588-6208. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been having hand swelling with pressure, constant tingling, pain in wrist and fingers. Sometimes fingers turn red followed by light purple. Carpal tunel has been ruled out but now being told may be neurological. I have been tested for thyroid and w
Hand swollen/painful 4 wks in between thumb and finger. no injury. swelling and pain are spreading and increasing. what could it be?
Swelling causality: The symptoms you describe in the face of no known injury best describe an infectious or autoimmune process. With the acceleration you describe, you should see your doctor as soon as possible as a firm diagnosis and start of treatment as quickly as possible is very important. ...Read more
Bitten by yellow fly or horse fly not 100% sure which one on right hand. fingers and hand swollen itch & burn. any remedies to reduce swelling?
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