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Hands Swelling At Night
Why am I getting hand swelling at night, without tingling? It's similar to when I go walking and my hands swell.
Dependent edema: If it is not associated with pain or swollen joints, all you need to do is be more actve with your hands and elevate them. Medications for high blood pressure can do this, as well as some heart medications and even antiinflammatories. Iif it persists or becomes progressive, need to be evaluated for lymphedema. ...Read more
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
My feet & hands are swelling in the night I'm waking up and my hands are numb swollen I can't feel them. Feet severe pain walking hurt bad. Pls advise?
Nerve pain is due to a cause. I would start with a doctor check up and labs. Peripheral neuropathy could be caused by diabetes, deficiency of B12 and Folic Acid, reduced kidney function, arthritis or other.
The causes are treatable with oral medication. The pain will only get worse without treatment. ...Read more
Yes: Excessive salt consumption can definitely cause swelling in the hands and feet. Cut back on eating salty foods for a week or two, but see your doctor if your symptoms don't improve. ...Read more
Not normal for: A baby to have swollen hand unless bitten by a bug or something. Please have your baby checked out before it gets worse. The other thing is an injury, want to rule out fracture. You did not give any more information aside from swelling. Hard to say. Just the same take your baby to the doctor asap. ...Read more
Swelling may be due: To vibration, muscle fatigue and just regular blood flow, with your hands dependent ie down and working hard, but while some swelling is normal, noticeable swelling is not. Metabolic, blood pressure and endocrine issues come to mind. Gentle elevation and ice works best but if this is a change in behavior of your hands you need to see your pcp and have some basic things checked out! ...Read more
Other symptoms?: Although itching can be caused allergies, compression neuropathies such as carpal tunnel syndrome should also be considered if you have numbness and/or tingling. The numbness is usually worse at night and in the morning. It can also develop during activities such as brushing your teeth, talking on the phone, and driving a car. See a board certified dermatologist or hand surgeon for a evaluation. ...Read more
A baby should not have a noticeably swollen hand
see your baby's doctor :
thoughts include circualation issues, congenital issues, infection, soft tissue abnormalities, and a whole host of other things. Assymmetry in one limb vs another should be investgated. ...Read more
Xray: The first thing to find out is whether you broke any bones, so get your hand xrayed. If it's just bruised, there's not much you can do except apply ice until the swelling goes down, then baby it until it heals. ...Read more
Yes: What you injured depends on where you stabbed your finger. Regardless, you should apply pressure to the finger to stop the bleeding, but avoid strangulating the finger. Best to seek immediate medical attention to determine the extent to injury. ...Read more
Ice, elevation, and-: See a doctor. If you have significant hand swelling after hitting a wall, you may might have a fracture or tendon injury. Be sure to see a doctor for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more
See a doc: This is not natural and you should have it evaluated to get the proper diagnosis. ...Read more
Yes and no: If you have raynaud's to answer this question we need to now why you have raynaud's. Certain conditions that can cause raynaud's can also cause hand swelling. Your evaluation will clarify this and this needs to be done. ...Read more
Not enough info: Your info isn't specific enough. How long has this been going on? Where does it hurt? When does it hurt? Did you have an accident? ...Read more
May be you have: Over done it, working too hard using your dominant hand, inflammatory tendonitis. Check it out. ...Read more
Ice and Elevation:
If your hand swelled up after punching a wall it is highly likely that you broke something in your hand. You should get it checked out and x-rayed to make sure.
Acute treatment for any type of potential fracture is to apply ice, and elevate the injured part above your heart.
Stop hitting walls with your hand. ...Read more