Doctor insights on: I wake up with swollen fingers what does that mean
Get Evaluated: You need to get evaluated to get a correct diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
What could my symptoms mean? Sometimes I will wake up with stiff, swollen fingers with joints that are a bit tender to the touch. When this happens, it may last all day/night, may go back and forth throughout the day, or end up going away all together. My
I always wake up with swollen fingers nd my arms and hand feel heavy nd with a bit of pain what can be causing this? Can this be a due to my anxiaty
NOT anxiety: Painful swollen fingers may be due to some form of 'auto-immune' arthritis. Simple blood tests (sed rate/crp) can quickly test for inflammation and confirmatory testing (ccp, ra, ana) may be neeed. I would get seen by primary care doctor. For now you can take nsaids (i suggest Aleve (naproxen) 2 in am, 2pm). Anxiety should not cause edema per se. Hope you are better soon! ...Read more
Left arm ache/pain for 2 years, wake up with swollen fingers, headaches alot, extreme fatigue, occasional chest pain, ecg&all blood work normal?
Stress?: You are young; you report chronic symptoms of multiple types and tests have been normal. Stress a common answer. Chronic stress illness tends neither to resolve over short time span nor evolve into something you can see. So, long duration with multiple symptoms and no evolution to objectivity commonly means stress biology. Swollen fingers might be a clue to something else. Pictures>>MD ...Read more
Moved to Greece, for 6 wks left foot/ankle has been swollen, blood tests normal (RA/CCP) & waking up w/sore stiff swollen fingers w/burning sensation?
Cause of swollen knuckles and fingers and rash can be gouty arthritis, inflamm arthritides, psoriatic arthritis (associated with psoraisis), lyme disease, severe infections (acute bacterial ones) or even just a viral syndrome. And others
you need to be seen by your medical provider, document the rash, where its is what it looks like as it may be a clue. ...Read more
Any things: Therevare many typer of arthrtis and many reason formswollen fingers you need tonbe properlly evaluated to find out what is happening. ...Read more
If the fingers are bony and do not feel spongy or swollen, then osteoarthritis would be the cause.
However if they feel like they have fluid around the joints, the patient could have an inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid
the treatment varies depending on the type of arthritis and the patient's underlying health conditions. Consider seeing a rheumatologist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Just this year- starting this summer, actually- just started getting itchy, swollen fingers when exposed to mild cold, like a 50 deg. Steering wheel.
See a doctor: There is something wrong, could be an infection, could be an allergic reaction. If you can't be seen immediately, go to an urgent care center or emergency room. Make sure to take of any and all jewerly from your hand. If you have benedryl, you may want to take one in case its an allergy but get to a doctor.... ...Read more
Sudden onset of swollen fingers, have stayed swollen for 6 weeks, turn bluish with cold no numbness, loss of strength, slight ache, active healthy?
For a while: Yes, postoperative swelling is to be expected. Elevate your arm/hand and keep salt intake to a minimum. Use a cold pack in the first couple days. Begin therapy or exercises as advised by your surgeon. Swelling should be minimal by the time you get stitches/staples out. If not, make sure you notify your surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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