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Help My Right Hand Is Swelling Along The Pinky Side Of Wrist I Need To Finish My Paper What To Do
Help my right hand is swelling along the pinky side of wrist. I need to finish my paper. What to do?
Hand swelling: Best way to get swelling down in your hand is to elevate above your heart. Then you need to explain why it is swelling. Was there some activity that caused it to swell? For now, keep it elevated and apply ice. ...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
I have a slight swelling on the upper part of my right hand - the other side of the palm - and it is painful -?
Could be infection: It is difficult to tell exactly what you have due to limited info, but trauma, tendinitis, phlebitis (inflammation in vein) can cause such symptoms. Infection (cellulitis) is more of a concern here. If you recently had iv/blood draw, bug bite, scratched by cat/dog/rose thorn etc...And now have swollen hand, please consult doc for eval. Sorry I can't tell for sure. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
I have a visible swelling on the right hand side of my lower abdomen, it's more obvious when I lay on my back. Pls what could it be?
Mass or swelling not sure which in right hand side of the abdomen below the ribcage, smooth and painless, the size of the palm of my hand?
Lipoma: A lipoma which is a fatty tumor (benign) may be what you are feeling. It is harmless but let your doctor have a look at it. ...Read more
My boyfriend has a lump/swelling on the right hand side just above his penis. Hurts when he coughs, other than pain in the back no other symptoms?
I have swelling just above my pubic hair line on the right hand side and it is tender to the touch, it also aches abit, what could this be.
Index finger sweeling problem several days ago, my right hand index finger swelled up in the area of distal phalanx. Swelling occurred in soft tissue above distal phalanx on the palm side, closer to joint between distal and middle phalanxes than to the tu
I wonder if you had bleeding from a small blood vessel. If a small blood vessel tore, it would cause bleeding and discoloration. It sounds like there was no injury that you recall, which makes it very unusual to have the swelling or the tear in the blood vessel.
If you have this happen again or see bruising or discoloration, you should be seen and evaluated, or of course if you had any signs of infection in your hand. ...Read more
Good morning doctor. The corner of my right hand thumb has been swelling and hurt. The pain radiates to my arm. It is hard to write and the thumb is even stiff. It did look kind of yellow/green on the side. Thank you for your help?
I woke up this morning with swelling in only my right hand and fingers along with my face and lips feel puffy too. No Pain just tight. Have sle and ra?
No: This is not enough information to diagnose either one. The lip swelling even suggest an allergy You can discuss this with your physician ...Read more
I woke up this morning with swelling in only my right hand and fingers along with my face and lips feel puffy too. No Pain just tight when making a fist. Have had sle and ra for 23 years now.
Angioedema: This sounds like angioedema and the swelling will gradually resolve over hours. You could try Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Stop any new medications just in case. See an allergist for a workup. No need to worry unless you have a recurrence with any internal swelling like the tongue, throat or in the abdomen. ...Read more
I've developed small paper cut like wounds on my palm side of my right hand, they hurt & a couple of them are bleeding. My hands aren't dry at all.?
Liquid bandage: One of the best things to use to get small cuts like this to stop hurting immediately is a liquid bandage. There are several brands, one is called NuSkin. It stings when you put it on but it stops soon and then it seals them off and stops the pain. Make sure to was you skin with warm water and soap well before applying and make sure the skin is dried completely before applying. ...Read more
I slipped on icy driveway. Did not fall hard I now have pain in my right hand that starts at my wrist there is no swelling. Did I fracture my wrist?
My husband is having a wrist pain in his right hand with the ring finger swelling and scratching. What might the cause be? He works very hard..
I hurt my hand hitting it on someone's leg and it bent back. It immediately swelled the swelling is just above my wrist next to my thumb (right hand)?
Get it checked ASAP: Injuries of the hand can be complex and the location, mechanism of injury and rapidity of swelling suggest either an avulsion fracture, tendon injury, or other injury such as dislocation of one or more of the bones in the hand near the wrist. If you have a family doc, they often can see you for an acute care visit. Consider an urgent care facility or the ER. Best to take hand injuries seriously. ...Read more
What does it mean if my joints swell up unexpectedly about every month or so? My middle finger on my right hand swell up and makes it impossible to even bend or use my finger at all. Then the swelling moves over to my wrist on the same hand and sometimes
The top of my right hand is swollen with a painful spot halfway up the first finger bone (between my finger and wrist) the pain and swelling are only?
Infection can be: Present when swelling and pain spreads along hte finger from the hand or the finger to the hand. Seek medical care as infections can get serious fast. Especialy if it just started rapidly and is associate with pain and redness and you don't have a history of gout or other joint issues. ...Read more
Top of right hand has red rash or stain look, no itching or swelling. Middle knuckles to upper wrist and none on palms.
After arm wrestling a week back I observed a swelling in my right hand near the gap between ulna and lunate. And I cannot rotate my wrist. Help?
Wrist Xray: You cannot rotate your wrist because why? Of pain? Or your wrist just doesn't work? You best see an orthopedic or hand specialist to examine the wrist physically and may need an xray or even an MRI to see what is going on. How forceful was the wrestling? How inebriated were you at the time? ...Read more
Hand still swelling and painful after 20 weeks of carpal tunnel release surgery. Also just had same surgery and wrist release paratendon on right hand?
You need F/U: This is not typical after a routine carpal tunnel release. You should be feeling much better by now. A potential complication of any surgery is the development of rsd or crps (reflex sympathetic dystrophy, complex regional pain syndrome) this can be treated but you need to see your doctor. Get it checked out. ...Read more
Have pain in right hand with vein swelling. No injury. Swelling goes down if I raise hand above head only?
Phlebitis: What you are describing sounds like superficial phlebitis- which is inflammation (swelling) of a vein which is close to the skin surface. We treat these with warm compresses and elevation of that extremity. The swelling can take anywhere from a few days up to a week or so to resolve. Always talk to your doctor if it does not improve with these simple measure as other causes will need to be sort. ...Read more
I had swelling in my right hand after doing hard work, actually was opening some tight screws. Is this any serious issue?
Observation: I would recommend that one watches for a day or two if there is NO pain. Also, one may take an anti-inflammatory. ...Read more
My left hand mainly my fingers have been swelling a lot everyday, my right hand does too, but mainly my right hand what can it be?
My right hand response is slow to completely unresponsive. Won't do what I want. Not numb or tingly no swelling or discoloration.?
How do I resolve a swollen ring finger on my right hand? The swelling has mildly extended to my hand.
Mono-arthritis: If it is one finger / joint it could be a septic arthritis. Better to see a doctor. ...Read more
After drinking, I woke up with a swollen right hand/ that was black and blue. Two days later, swelling has gone down, but still somewhat tender.?
Didn'tFeelAThing?: Well, looks like you won the fight! Press on each knuckle, then the other bones in that hand and if there is any spot of tenderness and it doesn't go away in a week get it checked out. If there's any deformity, get it checked out now. If there's any cut over a knuckle get it checked out right now. Then go ask your friends what happened and if no one knows, make-up a good story. If they do, I hope you won ...Read more
Should I be concerned of lower right hand back swelling bruising after fall onto conceret onto arm of chair?
SORRY, BUT I CANNOT SEE YOUR BRUISING.
AND I DO NOT KNOW EXACTLY WHAT HAPPENED.
AND WHEN IT ACTUALLY DID HAPPEN.
PLEASE SEE YOU PCP.
DO NOT DELAY.
BEST LUCK. ...Read more
My partner started working 7 weeks ago and on a nightime his right hand keeps swelling up and is very painful, what could be causing it?
Repetitive trauma to the wrist could result in a carpel tunnel type syndrome.
Sometimes nsaid's could be helpful in reducing symptoms. Can take before and after work providing he has no allergies or GI problems.
Neurologist or hand surgeon can give a more definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
I have swelling in my right hand between index to ring finger very painful and can't hang on to objects or use hand?
After lifting dresser bent over with right hand. Pain and swelling in mid lower back. What do I do. It's been 5 days.
As long as there are: No shooting pains or weakness in your legs it is likely a pulled or strained muscle. Anti-inflammatory meds like Ibuprofen or Naproxen can help. Take as directed. The swelling more concerning. If pain worsens or same intensity last more than 2 weeks should consult orthopedic surgeon for exam and mri. Can take 6 weeks to completely heal. ...Read more
I woke up today with right hand very swollen. It has been over 3 hours and the swelling hasn't gone down and I can't make a fist. Any suggestions?
↑ed body H20 in gen?: Swelling most commonly a symptom of heart weakness, sick liver (↓albumen) &/or kidney failure; local accumulation reflects additional problem (s) due to hand hanging low, venous obstruction &/or lymphatic obstruction. Keeping hand elevated above heart level as much as possible (without kinking veins) will spend up clearance but this is only temporary. Seek out much better help worthy of your trust. ...Read more
Slight right hand swelling, is this normal or something to be concerned about? No injury, no pain, no discomfort, only in hand, just slightly swollen.
Got stung by a bee on my right hand knuckle about 36hrs ago. No swelling until now. Is this normal?
Yes: Get icing and try not to touch it. Just ice ...Read more
Severe pain in top of hand. No injury xrays clear. Hurts to move pressure on. I have ra. Was in just right hand now in left. Swelling. Crying &worried?
Had bone cyst removed through surgery ten days ago in right hand. Didn't have swelling much, but woke up to noticeable swelling. Should I be concerned?
Yes: It could be a post op infection. See your dr. ...Read more
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