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Sore joints all over and swollen hands and feet. ?

Sore joints all over and swollen hands and feet. ?

Arthritis: You have arthritis by definition. Inflammatory arthritis is seen in things like rheumatoid arthritis and is a symmetric swelling and pain in the hands and wrists and other joints that is worse with rest and better with movement. On the other hand, osteoarthritis is a wear and tear arthritis that is worse with activity. Talk to a primary care doctor so you can figure out what to do next! ...Read more

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Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


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Very sore red swollen soles of feet?? They were hard and peeling so I've been using athletes foot but feet are swelling abnormally and hurt??

Very sore red swollen soles of feet?? They were hard and peeling so I've been using athletes foot but feet are swelling abnormally and hurt??

Infection?: This may be caused by something you came in contact with...it is likely infection or a severe inflammatory reaction. See your doctor to help narrow down the diagnosis so you can be treated and get better. ...Read more

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Burning hands and feet are duo to what?

Burning hands and feet are duo to what?

Possibly Neuropathy: This could be neuropathy and i would recommend seeing a physician for this to determine if the source can be determined. Common causes are diabetes, compression, nutritional deficiencies, and many more. You could start with your pcp or a neurologist. ...Read more

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Speckled ana, raised esr, swollen painful knee and ankle, pains in feet and toes worse morning and night, headaches, lethargy, pins and needles hands?

Speckled ana, raised esr, swollen painful knee and ankle, pains in feet and toes worse morning and night, headaches, lethargy, pins and needles hands?

Neuropathy: The numbness and tingling are symptoms of a possible neuropathy. The ESR is suggestive of an inflammatory disorder, which may depend how high the level is. There are several more common inflammatory disorders that can cause this constellation of syndromes and a rheumatologist and neurologist should be involved in your care. ...Read more

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Waking up every morning with high anxiety, swollen lips, swollen red feet, and swollen hands. Hands and feet have a slight burning sensation.

Waking up every morning with high anxiety, swollen lips, swollen red feet, and swollen hands. Hands and feet have a slight burning sensation.

Angioedema: Sounds like angioedema which is a deep tissue (dermal) swelling that affects atypical sites such as the eyes, lips, tongue, throat, genitalia, hands and feet. You should see an allergist to determine the cause and appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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Members f my Family have had the hand foot and mouth infection i had sore hands feet and sore throat mouth ulcers and very painful gland under jaw?

Ans: Well from your description sounds like fifths disease. This is viral and thus treated symptomatically. So in other words rest hydrate and just let it run its course ...Read more

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Why are my hands tingling and my feet and ankles are swollen ?

Why are my hands tingling and my feet and ankles are swollen ?

Varies: There are multiple potential causes, a good medical checkup would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more

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I am healing from strep throat, and both my hands and fingers are very itchy...

I am healing from strep throat, and both my hands and fingers are very itchy...

Might peel: This can happen with strep. Also don't be surprised if your hands and feet actually peel on the tips over the next week or two. You can try an otc antihistamine like cetirizine once daily for this to help with the itchiness. If you get diffuse rash, then you may have a drug reaction. ...Read more

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Both of my feet and ankles are very swollen and painful ! Also my hands are swlen and itchy! I elevate my legs and the swelling does go down a little?

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Varicose vein/c doc: Although this may just be from varicose veins, since they are painful, you need to see your doctor to make sure that you do not have a blood clot in the leg veins which may lead to life-threatening consequence if not treated . That swollen and itchy hands are likely from contact allergy (something you use on your hands) which may require a dermatology consultation. ...Read more

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Swelling and discolored hands and foot, veins that swell and shrink, redish/purple dots, yellow foamy urine, swollen lymphnoid, I do have hypothyroids?

Swelling and discolored hands and foot, veins that swell and shrink, redish/purple dots, yellow foamy urine, swollen lymphnoid, I do have hypothyroids?

Get an exam: With these multiple symptoms, you need a comprehensive exam and good blood work up. Don't delay. Good luck and feel better. ...Read more

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Why my feet are swollen, hot, and feel sore?

Why my feet are swollen, hot, and feel sore?

Many possibilities: You need to be examined. If you have fever, you need to be seen sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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The heal of my wife's feet are slightly swollen and itch? Staph infection?

The heal of my wife's feet are slightly swollen and itch? Staph infection?

It : It does not sound like a staph infection but more like a fungal infection. She may be dealing with athlete's foot aka tinea pedis. She should try an over the counter anti-fungal foot cream. If there is no relief she should see her doctor. ...Read more

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Soles of feet are red, tender look swollen. Hard and peeling skin on the back of toes, hard skin and sore. Used athletes foot 5 days didn't help?

Soles of feet are red, tender look swollen. Hard and peeling skin on the back of toes, hard skin and sore. Used athletes foot 5 days didn't help?

Tinea Pedis: It sounds like a tinea pedis or athletes foot. Fungus can be very resistant to medication. Put lotrimin (clotrimazole) AF cream as well as hydrocortisone cream 15 three times a day for a week. Also, dry feet and toes carefully, then apply gold bond powder into your socks immediately after bathing or swimming. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why are my hands and feet always very cold and nearly purple and my toes on each foot beside the big toe feel very sore like bruised?

Why are my hands and feet always very cold and nearly purple and my toes on each foot beside the big toe feel very sore like bruised?

You might have: Something called raynauds. It is not serious but if you live where it is cold, then this condition caused especially fingertips , fingers and toes to turn bluish purple and sometimes even white. People who have it really bad will find it happens even when putting their hand in the freezer at home or in the grocery store. Verapamil sometimes helps but other meds might help more. ...Read more

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Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

See details: There are several possible causes. You should have a doctor evaluate the issue and then you will know. ...Read more

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Dry lips, sore throat, diarrhea and lost of appetite. Also small itchy bumps (two blisters) on my arms, thighs, legs, hand and feet. Is this herpes?

Dry lips, sore throat, diarrhea and lost of appetite. Also small itchy bumps (two blisters) on my arms, thighs, legs, hand and feet. Is this herpes?

No: This sounds more like a viral infection, other than herpes. It should go away on its own. Just be sure to stay hydrated, given your loss of appetite. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Hot swollen feet?

Hot swollen feet?

Differential: The differential diagnosis for these symptoms can vary from venous stasis to infection to charcot arthropathy. Many systemic problems (congestive heart failure, kidney failure, liver disease, etc) can also cause swelling the lower extremities. I recommend an evaluation by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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How to cure swollen feet?

How to cure swollen feet?

See your doctor: Swollen feet may be caused by several conditions, such as, heart disease, varicose veins, poor circulation, etc. Have a thorough exam. Swelling may be reduced by keeping your legs elevated, support stockings, and medications. Discuss the treatment options with your doctor. ...Read more

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What works against swollen feet?

What works against swollen feet?

Elevate feet see doc: If the unexplained swelling lasts for more than a few days or is worsening it is a good idea to see your primary care doctor or an internist.Swelling of the legs is usually due to fluid retention. Caused by (heart, kidney, liver, high BP salt intake etc) needs to be sorted out by primary care doc/internist. Unilateral (one side) maybe due to a blood clot, muscle or tendon injury or arthritis. ...Read more

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What could swollen feet indicate?

What could swollen feet indicate?

Further work-up: If your feet are swollen, you should see a doctor for further work-up. In addition to foot or ankle problems it could be due to heart, liver or kidney problems. Also may be due to the veins in your legs not working appropriately. ...Read more

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I have swollen feet and coughing?

I have swollen feet and coughing?

Many possibilities: Need entertained so please see your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Could swollen feet be fixd and what is the cause?

Could  swollen feet be fixd and what is the cause?

Maybe: The key is to figure out the cause then develope a treatment plan. The usual culprit is high blood pressure or venous valve failure. ...Read more

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Feet swelling swollen feet?

Feet swelling swollen feet?

CHF: Lots of causes for swollen feet, see your doctor to be checked out. ...Read more

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Swollen feet & ankles whay dors it CM from?

Dr. Michio Abe Dr. Abe
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Swollen feet & ankles whay dors it CM from?

Edema: Swelling of your feet and ankles are likely due to excess fluid trapped in your tissues, called edema. It has many potential causes, including medications (calcium channel blockers, etc), venous insufficiency, arthritis, heart failure, liver disease or kidney disease. It would be a good idea to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have swollen feet and ankles?

What should I do if I have swollen feet and ankles?

Elevate feet: There is pitting and non pitting edema if you can push in the swelling its pitting so get a consult from your internist for high blood pressure if you can't push in the swelling this is non-pitting and ice and elevation should help. ...Read more

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How to get rid of swollen feet?

How to get rid of swollen feet?

THREE REASONS: First, you're young. Do you have any general medical problems-diabetes, hypertension, kidney or heart problems? Second, a vein problem in your legs not pumping fluid back up the leg. Third, something called the lymph system. If not working properly, can cause "lymphedema." A good history and physical exam is needed. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read more

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What does swollen feet & tongue mean?

What does swollen feet & tongue mean?

Could be many things: Your problem requires a clinical examination. See your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What can cause swollen feet and bloating?

What can cause swollen feet and bloating?

Many things: Heart disease, too much salt, alcohol, high blood pressure and many more. See your doctor for correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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'i have swollen feet that is leaking fluid?

'i have swollen feet that is leaking fluid?

See a doctor: Swollen feet, ankles and legs that weep a clear drainage might indicate lymphedema. ...Read more

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One can get swollen feet of fentanyl patch?

One can get swollen feet of fentanyl patch?

Not likely, see PCP: The swelling of the legs or feet is not known side effect for trans-dermal fentanyl. However, if you suspect swelling may be related to a drug you are taking, visit your doctor. ...Read more

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Swollen feet and ankles while taken addarall?

Dr. James Lin Dr. Lin
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Swollen feet and ankles while taken addarall?

Probably not ...: I's probably not related with what you mentioned and concerned. For detail, please review the following articles in http://sideeffectsbase.com/adderall-side-effects/. Best wish... ...Read more

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Is there anything i can take to get rid of swollen feet?

Venous insufficiency: Itmay be cue to venous insufficiency. However, other reasons might be heart failure of kidney problems. See a cardiologist and vein specialists to find out the reason and right treatment. ...Read more

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Hiv (Definition)

Hiv infection is caused by a retrovirus....This retrovirus binds to CD4 cells (for the most part). You may detect the virus by several different methods. An elisa test (enzyme linked immunosorbent assay). You may also detect it by doing a test referred to as a western blot (a gel protein electrophoresis). Thirdly by pcr (polymerase chain reaction) which ...Read more


Dr. Hunter Handsfield
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Human Immunodeficiency Virus (Definition)

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (a member of the retrovirus family) that causes acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (aids), [1][2] a condition in humans in which progressive failure of the immune system allows life-threatening opportunistic infections ...Read more