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Fingers Swollen Up Red Dots And Pain In Fingers
Index ring pinky fingers swollen, 2 have red area on it with small red dots underneath. Any ideas?
Infection: Red swollen areas that are new onset would make me suspicious for and infection. You should probably be seen. ...Read more
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?
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
I have a swollen pinkie finger. It has a couple little dots on it all around not red but bumpy. It hurts and itches and feels tingly to move or touch.
Hmmmm.: Not sure. I wonder if this is early shingles. Doesn't sound like bacterial infection as it is not red. Could also be allergy. ...Read more
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 that's 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
Swollen finger with red dots from a cut days ago it's now throbbing with pus coming out of it I feel like it's broken im in a lot of pain please help?
Infected finger: This sounds ominous. See your GP, the finger needs to be cleaned; you may need an xray and antibiotics, if you have a wound and a fracture we call this an open fracture and this has to be treated proactively to prevent infection to the bone and joint not only to the surrounding tissues ...Read more
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??
Ring finger spread to pinky both swollen. Itches and burns when cold. Red dot/ (1)blister just appeared. Swell decreased. Day 10. Cherry red knuckle.
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
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
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
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
Finished taking Taxol (paclitaxel) chemotherapy, hands and fingers swollen. What can I do for swelling to go away?
It will go away: All the changes in your skin and hair will go away in a short time after your last dose of Taxol (paclitaxel). Most patients are fully recovered in 3 to 6 months. So do not worry about the swelling...there is no treatment for it but your body are repair and normalize it slowly but surely. ...Read more
My wrist and middle finger are very sore and sensitive after bowling a few games the other day, my fingers swollen and slightly discolored?
Poor equipment fit:
This obviously could be something else but the most likely reason is poor fitting equipment. Have you had the holes in your bowling ball professionally assessed? Try that.
Sore wrist is common if you are trying to put spin on the ball and if the ball is too heavy.
Try wrist guards and a lighter ball. ...Read more
I have been waking up lately with my thumb and first two fingers swollen with blood, when I extend and raise my arm the swelling is relieved.
I am assuming you mean swelling from excess blood flow and not actual blood.
Could be a DVT in the arm. It would be important to have an exam done and maybe some testing.
A friend had surgery dislocaited L shoulder six months still very painful cast on arm fingers swollen unable to move arm forward is that normal?
R/O DVT VS RSD: NOT NORMAL POST OP : DVT=Blood Clot would cause unilateral arm pain and swelling.. A Doppler US of the upper extremity will define the anatomy. Other conditions to evaluate are LYMPHEDEMA/RSD(REFLEX SYMPATHETIC DYSTROPHY). He needs to be reevaluated exam/labs/shoulder MRI and bone scan. ...Read more
Go see what's wrong: There are many possibly conditions that can cause this group of symptoms. It could be as simple as the flu or as serious as an autoimmune disease such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis or a serious infection/ thus you should go see your doctor- in the meantime it may not hurt to try acetaminophen/ibuprofen/naproxen if you don't have an allergy to these meds- but significant enough symptoms to eval. ...Read more
Hi, I often woke up in the morning with my lip, eye and/or fingers swollen. Is this a symptom of an illness? Thank you
Hormonal?: This can be related to hormonal changes in the body that occur in females. Also an allergy can cause this but that usually itches around the eye. You should check with your primary care provider to make sure. ...Read more
Headache right side, slight facial numbness right side, fingers swollen, feet swollen, fast HR, 93 pulse ox, low grade temp what's going on?
Be evaluated now...: Going to be evaluated so to assure what may cause neurological symptoms and low-grade fever, edema of extremities ASAP. How to get the related things for good medical care? Follow instructions described in http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html; then you can work closely with doc for right diagnosis and good care. ...Read more
My dadchef fingers swollen both hands right hand numb somepart bust open get painful at times, it feel hard, I don't know if its cookin? Use hand a lot
See details: This situation needs to be evaluated by a doctor. Pain and swelling in the hands is never normal and can have several causes, some of them potentially serious. ...Read more
Spontaneous Severe Stiff muscle/joint all over body in morning. Hard to climb knees lock. Tests done RA ruled out. Fingers swollen.?
Further workup: May need further workup. Have you seen a rheumatologist? There are many other potential causes. Psoriasis is one example. A percentage of patients with psoriasis will have an associated inflammatory arthritis, and it is characterized by diffuse swelling in the fingers. There are many other possibilities as well. ...Read more
I have a ganglion cyst on my right & it is really painful. The surgeon will not take it out because it is too deep. My hand, wrist & fingers swollen Do?
Ganglion cyst: Obtain a second opinion or ask for clarification from the surgeon. Perhaps the cyst is not causing any problems and you misunderstood the surgeon's reason (s) for not operating. Ganglion cysts are filled with synovial fluid and are an out-pouching of the joints or tendons. Surgical excision remains the primary treatment but sometimes they are aspirated or injected with cortisone. ...Read more
Many possibilities: Her doctor is the best person to figure this out. Problems in the joints, nerves, or blood vessels may be causing these symptoms. A primary doctor or rheumatologist may be helpful. Rheumatologists diagnose and treat joint and musculoskeletal conditions. ...Read more
Shooting pains down my arm. Numb tingling and swelling in my lower arms, wrists, hands and fingers, swollen legs, lower back pain and mottled skin?
Not good: Go to nearest Emergency room for evaluation and treatment. Mottled skin is a sign that there are changes in the blood vessels below the skin causing a patchy bluish purplish color a sign of decreased circulation. You need to find out what condition is causing these symptoms!!! ...Read more
R arm/shoulder/neck pain ×7yrs. Hand is cold, fingers swollen. Surgeries include : wrist tendon release/bone spur, wrist for torn ligaments & radial nerve release. Zero pain relief. Where to go now?
Pain specialist: Have a pain specialist evaluate you to determine if you meet criteria for complex regional pain syndrome. ...Read more