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Hand Swelling In Children
A dialysis catheter is a conduit to access either the blood stream or the peritoneal cavity to enable to performance of dialysis. Hemodialysis catheters can be acute or temporary or chronic and in that case tunnelled under the skin. Peritoneal catheters are always tunnelled and enter the abdominal wall. Insertion is done with local anesthesia under ...Read more
Hand is a 9 for pain in knuckles index to middle to ring fingers. Swelling in knuckles pain in wrist?
Inflammatory arthrit: Take Tylenol (acetaminophen) Arthritis for relief. But more importantly see a good rheumatologist. New onset inflammatory arthritis is possible. Need to check for markers (labs). There are various types of arthritis only an experienced doc can differentiate and indicate the specific treatment. ...Read more
Signs..Symptoms..Treatment..Investigation...Prevention of pain n swelling in tragus in case of 8 year children?
Cyst: Sounds like a preauricular cyst. Easy to treat with antibiotics but most likely will need to be removed. See a pediatric surgeon or pediatric ent. ...Read more
Pain in knuckles (both hands, worse in right) and middle joint of little finger (right hand ). I'm right handed and age 30. No swelling or redness?
It certainly can: Hand flapping sometime fades over time, but it is not at all uncommon for it to continue throughout the life of an autistic individual. It is not harmful, per se; but, when excessive, it can interfere with other more productive behaviors. When severe, it sometimes is treated with antipsychotics, which typically reduce both frequency and duration of the hand flapping. ...Read more
Yes it can.: Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common viral illness that usually affects infants and children younger than 5 years old. However, it can sometimes occur in adults. Symptoms of hand, foot, and mouth disease include fever, blister-like sores in the mouth (herpangina), and a skin rash.Hand, foot, and mouth disease is caused by viruses that belong to the enterovirus genus (group). This group of vir. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is carpal tunnel syndrome common in Young adults? I'm 19 and experiencing pain in the veins of my hands at night
Not terribly: No, carpal tunnel syndrome is not terribly common in young adults, but it is not unheard of either. Patients will usually have numbness into the 1-3 fingers in the hand. Pain in "your veins at night" is not real classic for it either. Consider seeing a hand specialist to discuss likely cause. Be cautious of jumping into getting a nerve test as there can be many incidental false positives. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hand pain: Unless this is due to recent injury or overuse, the combination of joint pain and swelling is characteristic of arthritis. This should be helped with warm applications and, if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil or Aleve. If symptoms persist consult a rheumatologist or hand surgeon for diagnosis and treatment. Appropriate tests will be ordered in order to make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Swelling in face (mostly eyes and lips), swelling in hands and fingers, pain in hands, abdominal pain and low grade fever. Medical emergency or doc?
Prob not: An emergency. Call your regular doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›
Possibly fractured: It's hard to tell without more information. However, if you injured your wrist and not your fingers, black and blue and swelling can be a sign of a fracture. The bruising is from blood seeping down from the injured area, and a fracture is very likely to cause this situation. It is worth having it checked, since some fractures of the wrist do better when treated early. ...Read more
Pain in wrist that spreds into the top of my hand, and can't bend hand up at wrist. Constint pain, no injury swelling or brusing ?
I have minor swelling in one calf mainly in the area right slightly below the knee. No apparent swelling in ankles or feet. No pain or redness.
Swelling Causes: Swelling behind the knee could be a strain or ligament injury. It could be phlebitis. It could also be a cyst called a Baker's cyst. The best course would be to see your family doctor, orthopedist or podiatrist for evaluation. A physical exam and possibly X-rays or an MRI can answer your questions. ...Read more
Numbness/light pain in my left pinky and ring fingers, and side of hand. Maybe spreading elsewhere in hand. Fear of motor neuron disease.
Suggests following: Anatomy is consistent with a left ulnar neuropathy, but on left arm in your age group, there may be concern of cardiac referred symptoms, and best to have your doctor check for both. Unclear to me why you would focus on "motor neuron disease", which is completely devoid of sensory issues. Would some counseling be of value. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Numbness in pinky, ring and middle finger. Pain and numbness in hand and elbow (especially in the morning) hurt while climbing symptoms are escalating?
Have Trigger Finger/Pain Accompanied w/Arthritis in the middle digit on left hand Which Pain relievers would work the best???
Recent MRSA in knuckle of first finger. Treated, but now I'm left with tingling/numbness in the majority of that arm at times. Any suggestions?
Needs further eval: I'm sorry this is happening to you. You need your arm evaluated because it's unclear if the MRSA knuckle infection is related to the numbness in your arm. I see that you had a right shoulder reconstruction- are your symptoms occurring in the same arm? If so, that would be more of a reason to have your affected arm evaluated by your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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