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Hands Feet Swelling Up When Cold Weather
Keep them warm.: Keep them warm.Get a more detailed 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
I am experiencing cheek swelling, foot swelling, cold feet and cold hands. The following also describe me: Painful swollen joints and Finger pain....
Cold hands and feet: Sorry to hear about your problems. Best we do a 2nd opinion wth me so we can get to the causes of your problem. ...Read more
What makes my hands and feet cold? Seems like they r cold most of time. Even n summer they get cold. N cold weather they look pale white color.
Arterial vasoconstri: Cold hands and feet are caused by constriction . You should have ankle brachial index measure at a dr`s office. ...Read more
I stepped on a used condom today. Can i get an std? I had shoes on but from the cold weather have open cuts on my hands. How about when i wash my feet
No: You cannot catch an std this way. Take care! ...Read more
7mo with purple hands, legs, and feet. She is very white. Yesterday she was at the doctor and heart and lungs were fine. Is this due to cold weather?
I would advise checking your daughter's temperature. Babies can lose body heat quickly. Keep her head warm and she should have one more layer of clothing than older children. Since she is on albuterol and has had constipation, a screening test for CF should be confirmed to rule out CF.
Her pulse oximetry or oxygen saturation should be checked on arms and legs. If she has any distress, ED visit. ...Read more
Does swelling & heaviness in wrist tendon (specially at night during cold weather) indicate any serious issue for 57+ yr female ?
Arthritis?: Yes sounds like only one wrist. It it your dominant side? Now do need a better history. Did you ever have any trauma to this wrist? The flare up such as swelling and tenderness is of concern. Chances are you either overworked of injured thus are in the past now you get flare ups you need to rest the limb and perhaps some ice abd ibuprophen to start. Passive movement is always helpful. If no reli ...Read more
Foot swelling: 1st get shoes that fit and purchase toward end of day. You also find out what ois the cause of the swelling. At your age i doubt it's circulatory. Any injury recently or new shoes worn recently? More info would help. ...Read more
I have a foot swelling and it looks like i'm having an allergic reaction. It looks like it might be spreading to my hands. Can anyone help me?
Need to be seen: Your swelling could be an allergic rxn. Please make an appointment to be evaluated and treated for reaction or possible infection. Only being seen can a physician make a good clinical decision on your care. ...Read more
Im been experiencing hand and mostly feet swelling with excruciating itching,only at night, it's not skin itching, it's more like a need to rub madly?
Tough to know: There are several potential explanations for these symptoms, but none very generalizable without more information. You would likely benefit from a virtual consult on Health Tap. More information about your health history and the timing of these symptoms can be discussed before the physician can comment on possible causes and a plan to achieve relief. Good luck! ...Read more
I am taking cymbalta (duloxetine) for fibromyalgia and have gained 20lbs with hand and feet swelling. Are there other drugs that treat fibromyalgia with less side ?
Make sure is Fibro: Fibromyalgia is one of the most overly diagnosed condition today. There are many underlying conditions that can explain many of the symptoms that are more common-place and actually treatable. Conditions of the neck and low back will frequently have "myofascial" (muscle, tendon, ligament=soft-tissues) related pain that will spread quite far at times. Seek pain specialist eval. If needed for options. ...Read more
Why might i suddenly have an intolerancfe to salt...Orbital edema and hand, feet swelling...Bloodwork fine according to other drs on here.
Here's why...: New and sudden onset edema should prompt evaluation for heart failure, liver failure and nephrotic kidney disease. Sounds like those have already been ruled out. It is also possible that you could have a systemic inflammatory or hormonal response that produces some vascular leakiness. Failing that you may just have eaten too much salt. ...Read more
39/y male, hypogonadal 150 ng/dl. prescription 2mg androgel patches. Now have severe hand & feet swelling. Emergency? Remedy for instant relief?
What causes severe joint pain in both hands, knees, and feet? Swelling, reddness, and all of areas are hot to touch, with severe fatigue. Thanks.
Rheumatoid Arthritis: At your age it is more likely to be rheumatoid arthritis or another collagen disease like lupus etc.Only way you can find out is by consulting your family physician or a rheumatologist.Need detailed history, physical examination , xrays and/or blood test.Osteoarthritis usually presents at later date and pain and symptoms are limited to the joints only due to degenerative changes in the joints, seemd. ...Read more
Cold Hands.: Your symptoms could be associated with a condition known as "cold hands syndrome". There is a host of other conditions that can be associated with this syndrome. You would do best to consult with either a neurologist or hand specialist. Some major university hospitals even offer clinics that treat this syndrome. ...Read more
The cold is an indication of poor blood supply due to the swelling,
see a podiatrist for treatment. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for swollen feet and ankles at 35wks pregnant? Soaking in hot or cold water? And how to keep the swelling to a minimum?
Ice cold painful stiff numb feet swelling, also in legs very sore. What tests do I need? Could this be from reoccurring utis? What do I need to do?
Why do my thumb and index fingers swell when i hold something cold for too long or even when not holding anything in "cold" weather? I live in socal.
I was moving a tv and it slips out my hands and lands on my foot, there is now swelling, bruising and is cold to touch. What should I do?
When walking on rocks when it is cold outside my feet begin itching and hard to get them to stop. This seems to also trigger the palms of my hands and my arms. This goes on for days. What might be causing it? No swelling just insatiable itching.
AnItchInTimeSaves9: Stick with me here: There's something called 'cold-induced urticaria,' which means something cold can cause hives,like sometimes exposure to cold can kick-off and asthma attack.Well,you don't have hives but you do have the itch, so try some Benadryl(no Rx needed)and see if that helps. In fact, take it before you go out into the cold. If that doesn't work then you'll need to see a doctor for tests ...Read more
Symptoms- foot burning, hand pain, calf pain, swelling joints, hard to walk, fatigue, headaches, cold or hot things on feet cause pain. not diabetic.
Neuropathy?: 19F Symptoms- foot burning, hand pain, calf pain, swelling joints, hard to walk, fatigue, headaches, cold or hot things on feet cause pain. not diabetic. ANS: And your question is? How long has this been going on. Discuss with your Dr who can do some simple tests to see if you have a neuropathy. Would be unusual at your age if everything else OK. I would go to uptodate.com and read as well. ...Read more
Can oral corticosteroids cause someone's skin to be less tolerant to cold weather (itching, swelling, redness)?
Consistent swelling in calves, ankles, and fingers for the last month (even during cold weather). Related to bicuspid aortic valve or something else?
Get warm!: This may be describing a situation known as raynaud's phenomenon in which the arteries leading to the fingers and toes tighten up reflexively in response to cold, which make them hurt and even colder. Because of the rapid blood flow change, they often become white and then painful and red as blood flow returns. Keeping warm, massaging all help. See your doctor if severe, there are some meds too. ...Read more
Skin in backside of hand is dry and seems like I have cuts without even knowing it, is it cold weather?
Patch test: In addition to barrier repair creams which seal tecracks in the skin, the additional of essential fatt acids to the diet such as flaxseeds, evening primrose oil, or boar oil can e helpful. A chronic hand problem can also represent a contact dermatitis, sensitivity to chemicals you touch. Patch testing can determine if there is an allergic component. ...Read more
In cold weather my hands get inflamed between the knuckles and the wrist? Could this be a circulation problem?
Could be circulation: It is fairly common to get tingling and stiffness in the hands with cold weather. May be mild, or may be something called raynaud's syndrome. Try the simple things first... Wear gloves and keep hands warm. If it really bothers you, and you have poor pulses, mention it to your primary md. Might ask you family members if they have similar symptoms as well. ...Read more
Iv noticed after a few days of snowboarding in really cold weather my hands and face look to have a rash on them? Can it be from extreme cold?
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