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Doctor insights on: Fingers Swollen Up Red Dots And Pain In Fingers

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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Finger Swelling (Definition)

finger swelling can occur in many medical conditions. It can be objectively measured by water displacement measuring in some cases. It can be a sign of systemic disease, such as heart failure, or renal failure. It most often is a ...Read more


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Had itchy red swollen end of little finger, swelling gone now and left lots of red dots under skin that don't fade when pressed down on. Thank you?

Had itchy red swollen end of little finger, swelling gone now and left lots of red dots under skin that don't fade when pressed down on.  Thank you?

Capillary: These red spots are most likely due to burst capillaries which leak blood into the skin and take days to weeks to fade. What caused the swelling and discoloration initially? ?infected bite ?allergic reaction ?trauma ...Read more

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Head of 2 fingers swollen, pain, small blue dot inside.Now growing spots on side of hand. Pain in joints. What can it be?

Head of 2 fingers swollen, pain, small blue dot inside.Now growing spots on side of hand. Pain in joints. What can it be?

See details: It is impossible to be specific without being able to examine your hands in person. See your own doctor or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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My finger is swollen, like it has a bump, and it's itchy but when I scratch it it burns a lot. I see 2 tiny red dots on it. Did I get a spider bite?

My finger is swollen, like it has a bump, and it's itchy but when I scratch it it burns a lot. I see 2 tiny red dots on it. Did I get a spider bite?

I think so: Well...its hard to tell right now. Spider bites are extremely painful. The spider venue thats injected causes necrosis (kills cells causing them to look black). It can itch..but pain is the number one symptom. Yes it can be red as well. The 2 tiny dots may be the fang injection points. ...Read more

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Two fingers(top part) itchy, red& swollen. few red bumps/blisters maybe? few red dots undar skin.i kno i had a small cut on1 finger if that helps ??

Two fingers(top part) itchy, red& swollen. few red bumps/blisters maybe? few red dots undar skin.i kno i had a small cut on1 finger if that helps ??

Infected: could be herpangina or could be staph/strep or could be spider bite. go see a doc. if you begin to see red streaks up the forearm and or tender nodes in elbow or axilla, go see doc immediately. ...Read more

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Why are my fingers swollen in the mornings when I awake?

Why are my fingers swollen in the mornings when I awake?

Arthritis?: Sounds like arthritis. The classic syptoms include morning stiffness and swelling that resovles in 30 min. See a hand surgeon or a rheumatologist for an evaluation to make sure this is all it is. ...Read more

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Any reason why are my fingers swollen and itchy?

Any reason why are my fingers swollen and itchy?

Itchy skin: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why are my fingers swollen every morning?

Why are my fingers swollen every morning?

Edema or inflammatio: Several causes including but not limited to heart related, kidney related, heart failure, liver issues but it is a vague symptom and may not be anything serious. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my fingers swollen in the cold?

I'm wondering why are my fingers swollen in the cold?

Reaction: Some people have what is called cold erythema. This is an allergic type reaction to cold exposure. The cold air causes histamine to be released and this causes swelling and itching. You can help this by taking an antihistamine like Claritin or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and try to keep your hand warm or wrap cold items with a towel. ...Read more

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I have been waking up in the morning lately with my fingers swollen what does that mean?

I have been waking up in the morning lately with my fingers swollen what does that mean?

See a rheumatologist: You need to be properly diagnosed and you need to determine whether the swelling is generalized or really just limited to your joints. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Why are my hand and fingers swollen?

Why are my hand and fingers swollen?

Many reasons: Many reasons, check this with your doctor. ...Read more

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Why is my left hand and fingers swollen?

Why is my left hand and fingers swollen?

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