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How to stop swelling of fingers and hands?

How to stop swelling of fingers and hands?

See below: The first thing to do is to see a doctor to try to figure out why the hands and fingers are swelling. There can be many reasons for this and only a trained md or do has the expertise to figure this out. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

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


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How long does swelling of fingers or hands associated with pregnancy last?

How long does swelling of fingers or hands associated with pregnancy last?

After the delivery: Those symtoms will usually dissapate once you deliver your baby. Any other symtoms? Numbness or tingling. ...Read more

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How long does swelling of fingers or hands associated with carpal tunnel syndrome last?

How long does swelling of fingers or hands associated with carpal tunnel syndrome last?

Depends: This is not an unusual complaint with cts. Once treated though those symtoms will usually fade with time. Everyone is different. ...Read more

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I have swelling of fingers and wrist pain--what could this be?

I have swelling of fingers and wrist pain--what could this be?

Rule out arthritgout: Need to see if the cause is arthritis this may represent latent rheumatoid arthritis. Also need to be tested fit giut. ...Read more

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Stop swelling of fingers and feet in heat?

Stop swelling of fingers and feet in heat?

Not easy: The heat will naturally cause your body to swell secondary to vasodilation of your blood vessles. This is why rings and watches will become tighter. Try and stay cool. Drink fluids. ...Read more

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What causes swelling of fingers in hot weather?

What causes swelling of fingers in hot weather?

Edema mngt: Keep hydrated keep cool elevate limbs lower sodium intake compression garments. ...Read more

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Severe peeling hands for over 2 years. Non stop peeling. swelling in hands and numbness in fingers are the newest symptoms. Dr says contact demititis?

Severe peeling hands for over 2 years. Non stop peeling. swelling in hands and numbness in fingers are the newest symptoms.
Dr says contact demititis?

Hard to say: Contact dermatitis implies that your hands are coming into contact with something that is causing this severe reaction. It would be unlikely to have gone on for two years but one way to test that theory is to make sure your hands are not being exposed to anything potentially caustic. Have you seen a rheumatologist to check for other potential causes? "Working mans hands" can treat symptoms. ...Read more

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I dislocated my pinky finger. There is limited feeling, swelling and pain. What can I do to stop this and regain feeling?

I dislocated my pinky finger. There is limited feeling, swelling and pain. What can I do to stop this and regain feeling?

See an orthopedist: Interphalangeal joint dislocations of the fingers is common. Typically associated with forced hyperextension or hyperflexion of the digit, they require immediate reduction. This joint is a hinge joint that allows only flexion and extension and consists of several ligamentous complexes. Patient have dislocation should consult specialist asap. ...Read more

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My mom has diabetes and right under her fingers on the top part of her palm is swollen? Any idea what can help stop the swelling.

My mom has diabetes and right under her fingers on the top part of her palm is swollen? Any idea what can help stop the swelling.

How old are you?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more

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Describe swelling of the hands and fingers?

Puffiness: When your hands and fingers look bigger than usual. ...Read more

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Wake up in night in pain. Fingers feel like they are swelling and burning. The middle fingers in both hands.

Wake up in night in pain. Fingers feel like they are swelling and burning. The middle fingers in both hands.

Carpal Tunnel: Sounds like you might have the beginning of carpal tunnel syndrome. This usually wakes you up with numbness affecting the thumb, index, and long fingers. There can be all varieties of presentation though. I would suggest buying a wrist brace to wear at night. Try this for 3 weeks and if the discomfort persists, see your md for evaluation and possible EMG test. Good luck! ...Read more

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What makes my fingers swelling and itching 2 of them from left night hands?

What makes my fingers swelling and itching 2 of them from left night hands?

Fingers: Swelling and itching fingers requires careful evaluation by your primary doctor. She/he may be able to control your current issue but your doctor may refer you to a specialist if she/he cannot explain and manage the issue. Please let me know how things go. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Visotsky
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Swelling Of Fingers (Definition)

Finger swelling is a clinical finding in which the tissue around of the finger has retained fluid and is enlarged. This can occur with injury to the finger or with other ...Read more