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Hands Are Hot
Carpal tunnel syn: Paresthesia in hands can be a symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome or median nerve compression at the wrist. See a neurologist for an emg/nct and if the carpal tunnel is moderate or severe then you wil likely get referred for surgical release by a hand surgeon. If mild cts with minimal symptoms or symptoms that settle with nsaids, rest or use of brace then you may be managed conservatively by your pcp. ...Read more
Cleansing: It will help to remove it, especially when used with soap. It has to do with hydrophilic & hydrophobic properties. Ensure that you wash for at least the lenght of time that it takes to sing the abc song. ...Read more
Neuropathy?: A disorder in the nerves that supply your hand can cause this. Your doctor may need to refer you to a neurologist ...Read more
The palms of my hands get hot and red sometimes during the day. What could cause this? What type of dr wld I see?
See rheumatologist: See your primary doctor and get referral to rheumatologist ...Read more
I burnt a very tiny part on my hand from hot solder. But I applied ice on it (inside 2-3 tissue papers). Would that cause any problems?
Unlikely: It would be important to know how big the burned area is and if you still have the ability to feel light touch in that area ...Read more
Hello, I went to Thailand in january 2016 and since then I hands problem. My hands feel hot swollen and sometimes I have pain induced by high temp, exercise or even after a hot shower. It interferes w my daily activities as I have limitation?
Seen any doctor: This is something you will need help from your doctor. You will need to provide more detailed history on your travel: sexual contact, insect bites, injury etc. Also did these symptoms occur upon returning home or while you were still in Thailand. ...Read more
Nothing wrong: If you are not feeling sick or any particular symptoms, there should be nothing to worry about. However if anything else develops, you might need to consider seeing your regular or a health care provider. ...Read more
Unlikely: Discuss your symptoms with you doctor and determine the cause ...Read more
Good evening. I burnt my hand using hot glue gun. It has now blistered and bubbled. The surrounding area is red. What should I do?
I have what my dr called trigger fingers on both hands. It effects both third fingers of both hands. My husband has noticed that my hands feel hot.?
Trigger finger: Trigger finger can happen to one or more of the fingers. You'll have a 'pop' or a 'catch' when trying to flexing or extending. Usually, injected steroids are used to help with the symptoms. Surgery is reserved for when steroids don't help. It shouldn't make your hands feel hotter than normal, unless a lot of inflammation was happening. ...Read more
Red, Swollen Hand: This is difficult to answer without getting more history and being able to examine your hand. You need to be evaluated immediately by a physician to make sure you don't have an infection, etc. ...Read more
Go to ER NOW: Take her to the er immediately.Get a more detailed answer ›
Had a nonspecific mass removed from the top of my hand. Now hand is hot and skin is peeling. What's w/the peeling?
My 2yr. Old daughter hands be hot and I have to massage them and I told her doctor and he didn't do anything about. I don't know what's going?
Secondary infection: A second degree burn will blister up and eventually drain, leaving the protective skin barrier broken. As long as the site remains clean and covered with antibiotic ointment, things should heal fine. If negmected, the site can become infected by a variety of skin germs and progress to a serious problem. ...Read more
Why are my extremities (hands/feet) hot and cold at the same time? Very painful. Treatment options?
So a few month ago I burnt my hand on hot water and now it's scraping and has little blisters it very ichty what do I do?
Explanation: Your little blister not necessarily caused by old burn scar (few months). Itchiness can be treated by OTC cream like Benadryl or Cortisone 10. Good luck! ...Read more
First trimester, sometimes my belly and hands are hot. Body temperature is 98F. Is it normal? Can it be harmful to the baby?
A sensation of warmth without a fever is not indicative of any risk to a pregnancy or developing baby.
The body does go through many expected changes in pregnancy including hormone levels and changes in the circulatory system that can cause hot flashes, flushing or excess sweating that can seem to come in waves. Most women experience these symptoms to varying degrees. ...Read more
Is washing my eczema ridden hands in hot water reason enough to get psychological help? Its a habit. Self harm history. I have to do it 1x a day help
Hand washing: And self-harm history. See doc for eczema treatment. The skin is an organ of elimination. You may have a food sensitivity which can be lab tested. Then see a mental health professional for monitoring of your history of self-harm and to check for things such as OCD. The fact that you ask this question is very healthy. Peace and good health. ...Read more
I might have c.diff. I burnt my hand with hot liquid and it's infected. Using tropical antibiotics and it's not helping with infect. What should I do?
See your doc ASAP: If you feel that you may have an infected burn, you should see your doctor ASAP. Be sure your doctor is aware of your history of C. difficile, but if he does still recommend antibiotics, you should take them as prescribed. There is some evidence that taking a probiotic while on antibiotics may help in this setting. Don't ignore the burn. Good luck. ...Read more
10% HCl on my hands during organic chem lab. I was wearing nitrile gloves entire time. Right hand feels hot, irritated, tingling/burning.
Seems OK.: Hcl usually gives symptoms right away. Feels just like a burn. If you have not had any significant symptoms by several hours after the lab you will be fine. Could there have been an organic contact or perhaps irritation by nitrile? ...Read more
Pain in shoulder hip and knee/leg all on right side also stinging in right hand and hot sensation on right thigh please what is wrong with me?
Pinched nerves: It sounds neurological to me. I would see a spine surgeon. ...Read more
Soles/palms for awhile small red bumpy spots then dry and peel itchy comes and goes now spread to body rash feet and hands v hot itchy swollen sore?
Hand foot and mouth?: It's very uncommon for adults, common for kids. In the last few weeks I've seen several adults with hand, foot, and mouth disease. It's an uncomfortable but not dangerous viral illness, improves within a few days, but if your symptoms, worsen, change or fail to improve you should be seen. ...Read more
I burned my hand with hot juice 4 days ago. It still burns and now peeling. Its now throbbing causing pain to my joints. Should I see a doctor.
Yes: Sounds like you may have a second degree burn. ...Read more