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Hands and arms are swollen, i noticed it yesterday. What could be the cause?

Hands and arms are swollen,  i noticed it yesterday.   What could be the cause?

Many things: It is very hard to say without more history. Swelling can be from an allergic reaction to something you came in contact with or to a food, medication, etc. If associated with joint pain it could be related to an arthritis. It could be normal from exertion or even heat. Some medical conditions can result in swelling. If it continues or worsens get a history and exam done to help make a diagnosis. ...Read more

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My young niece aged 14 has developed lymphs in legs and arms they are also painful and swollen (any diagnosis)?

My young niece aged 14 has developed lymphs in legs and arms they are also painful and swollen  (any diagnosis)?

Infection?: Painful swollen glands are most likely due to infection. Your niece needs to go see her doctor for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. Nothing can be done online from across the ocean. ...Read more

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I woke up to a painful bump under my armpit. It have grown in size and really painful. I noticed now all under my under arms are swollen. Whats wrong?

I woke up to a painful bump under my armpit. It have grown in size and really painful. I noticed now all under my under arms are swollen. Whats wrong?

Many possibilities: See a doctor and have this worked out in detail. It may require a biopsy of the lymph nodes, but it is important to find out if this is infectious, tumor, or other. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello! I started working out about a month ago, which I have not done in years. I noticed my lymph nodes were swollen under both arms, that went awa?

Hello!  I started working out about a month ago, which I have not done in years.  I noticed my lymph nodes were swollen under both arms, that went awa?

Sweat gland?: They are likely from inflammation of the sweat glands or hair follicles. Try antiperspirant. If the areas look pustular (may involve the groin area too) , see dermatologist to get treated. ...Read more

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I have severe pain in my arms and joint and gets swollen sometimes?

I have severe pain in my arms and joint and gets swollen sometimes?

See your doc: Your very brief description suggests a rheumatologic or arthritic condition. Depending on your age there are varying differential diagnosis for your symptoms. Have yourself checked by your primary care physician and if needed a referral to a specialist like a rheumatologist may be made. ...Read more

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I'm a diabetic type 2 and under my arms my glans are really swollen . Is this serious?

I'm a diabetic type 2 and under my arms my glans are really swollen . Is this serious?

Hydradenitis?: Worst case scenario here would be something called "hydradenitis suppurations", which could be a significant and stubborn infection. You should be evaluated for this locally. You may need antibiotics. ...Read more

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I worked out we did push-up with our hands on parallel bars my arms swelled up I could not move them. But now I my skin is swollen what is this?

I worked out we did push-up with our hands on parallel bars my arms swelled up I could not move them. But now I my skin is swollen what is this?

Tendonitis?: Sound like inflammation of the muscles, tendons in your arms. Swelling likely swelling in the tendon sheaths from the overuse. Ice to affected areas (20-30 min on/off) rest of areas affected and anti-inflammatory (ibuprofen or naproxen-if no reason NOT to use them) should help. Should be better in 3-5 days. If not, see healthcare provider. Hope this helps and go easy next time. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I worked out yesterday until my arms were swollen usually the next day I would be sore but I had an all nighter and when I woke up I wasn't sore why?

I worked out yesterday until my arms were swollen usually the next day I would be sore but I had an all nighter and when I woke up I wasn't sore why?

Lucky: If you have improved your endurance and strength from regular work outs you are less likely to be sore. Better not to over do it & risk injury. ...Read more

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