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What you injured depends on where you stabbed your finger. Regardless, you should apply pressure to the finger to stop the bleeding, but avoid strangulating the finger. Best to seek immediate medical attention to determine ...Read more


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How can you get rid of itchy swollen hands and feet?

How can you get rid of itchy swollen hands and feet?

Find the cause : You need to consult a allergist to see what is causing your hands and feet to swell and itch. When the source is identified it will be much easier to treat. ...Read more

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Got hives on my legs and face. Very itchy. Swollen hands. Not allergic to anything from what I know. Help?

Got hives on my legs and face. Very itchy. Swollen hands. Not allergic to anything from what I know. Help?

Take benadryl (diphenhydramine): You can take benadry - bur see your physician to be certain about its cause. Often we can not find a cause. You need a baseline with your physicians ...Read more

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Why do I feel itchy and swollen hands and feet?

See below: You may have arthritis in the setting of liver disease. It is hard to say without more information. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me why I get red itchy and swollen hands and feet? Some times they go numb as well and I get pins and needles in them too.

Can you please tell me why I get red itchy and swollen hands and feet? Some times they go numb as well and I get pins and needles in them too.

Dematitis? more info: you should see a MD to diagnose as there are many possibilities.Hand dermatitis (aka hand eczema) o/f results from a combination of causes,i.e. genetic makeup, injury (contact with irritants) & allergy.Psoriasis is possible.Primary Erythromelalgia develops spontaneously w/o any underlying disease.Secondary erythromelalgia can develop due to diseases like MS, lupus or DM.So see a dermatologist ...Read more

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I have itchy red swollen hands and feet. My feet are so bad I cannot walk my toes look like sausages my fingers are the same?

I have itchy red swollen hands and feet. My feet are so  bad I cannot walk my toes look like sausages my fingers are the same?

R/O RAYNAUDS: Raynauds is vasospasm of blood vessels. It is usually symptomatic in hands and feet. It can be PRIMARY OR SECONDARY & ASSOCIATED WITH AUTOIMMUNE/COLLAGEN VASCULAR DISEASE. You need a full exam and lab TESTS. It can respond to ASPRIN/TRENTAL/CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS ...Read more

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What should I do for itchy red bumps and swollen hand?

What should I do for itchy red bumps and swollen hand?

Infection: This sounds like a possible infection - you really should see a physician for further evaluation and possible antibiotic treatment. ...Read more

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I went to the zoo got a itchy hand I woke up this morning with a itchy and swollen left hand it's like a dull itchy pain as well?

I went to the zoo got a itchy hand I woke up this morning with a itchy and swollen left hand it's like a dull itchy pain as well?

See a doctor: There are a lot of possible causes, some of which would require treatment for you to be safe. A doctor could probably quickly determine the cause by seeing and examining your hand, and asking a few more questions. I recommend you contact a doctor. I wish you well! ...Read more

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I get swollen, itchy, hot hands when i start working out. Why is this?

Hmmm: Are you lifting weights or touching something when this happens? Could be a simple contact dermatitis. Do you wear gloves? I need more information to be able to answer your question properly. ...Read more

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I got a real itchy rash and swollen hands. the hospital put me on steroids for 4 days and no improvement!! it's a lot worse an hour after waking up?

I got a real itchy rash and swollen hands. the hospital  put me on steroids for 4 days and no improvement!! it's a lot worse an hour after waking up?

See your doctor: Or go again to the hospital, you may need more steroids, a higher dose / other medications, then you need to see an allergist/ immunologist for more evaluation, good luck ...Read more

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What should I do if I have swollen and itchy hands and i don't know what is causing it!?

What should I do if I have swollen and itchy hands and i don't know what is causing it!?

Hand eczema?: try some over the counter cortisone and try soaking with OTC Domeboro soaks 10 min twice a day. Then make an appt to see your dermatologist to determine the cause. I always think allergy or eczema. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of swollen, itchy, and numb hands and arms?

What could be the cause of swollen, itchy, and numb hands and arms?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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For many years off and on I've experienced rash on my arms and legs, itchy and swollen feet and hands as well. ?

For many years off and on I've experienced rash on my arms and legs, itchy and swollen feet and hands as well. ?

Reacting Reaction..: The on and off nature of the condition, as well as the peripheral location makes it appear that your symptoms could be due to an allergic reaction. When it's in the "on" mode, a trip to an allergist may be the quickest route to finding resolution. ...Read more

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Experiencing hand pain, hand swelling, hand tingling and warm skin on the back of my hand. also itchy but no rash. Display photo is of hand

Experiencing hand pain, hand swelling, hand tingling and warm skin on the back of my hand. also itchy but no rash. Display photo is of hand

Hand pain: Great way to send picture. But can't seem to zoom in. What sort of work do you do? Exposed to chemicals in work or do you have to wear gloves you sweat in for work? ...Read more

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Clitoris has been swollen and itchy for 2 days no sex was involved before hand so what could this be?

Clitoris has been swollen and itchy for 2 days no sex was involved before hand so what could this be?

Swelling, itchiness: Swelling and itching of any body part suggests a possible allergic complaint. Were you using a lubricant of some kind, or might there have been something on your hands that could have been transferred to your clitoris? If not better very soon i suggest seeing your physician about this. ...Read more

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My hands are swollen, itchy, an has knots under my skin what is causing this? My hands are hurting real bad

My hands are swollen, itchy, an has knots under my skin what is causing this? My hands are hurting real bad

Hand eczema: Hand eczema is my best guess without seeing it. There is a kind of hand eczema calle dyshidrotic eczema can cause pain, itching, blisters, little white bumps at finger tips and palms and swollen ahnds. You might want to consult a dermatolgist to give you advice. ...Read more

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My right hand had suddenly swollen and woke up with left one beginning to swell. Both can be itchy at times. And I feel pain in both. What could it be?

My right hand had suddenly swollen and woke up with left one beginning to swell. Both can be itchy at times. And I feel pain in both. What could it be?

Swollen hand: That is unusual would be seen by ER /doc today. May be carpal tunnel, allergy to some product, bites, or autoimmune disease, rarely clot ,reflex sympathetic dystrophy ( but you need an injury for this) Could try benedryl ( no driving afterward x 6 hour) / but hands are important Go to urgent care ER this AM may need prednisone. ...Read more

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I was shovelling snow and when i was done done my hands got itchy and now one Of my hands are swollen. Im scared help?

I was shovelling snow and when i was done done my hands got itchy and  now one Of my hands are swollen.  Im scared help?

Cold urticaria: Prolonged exposure to cold can cause an allergic reaction which results in redness and swelling. Warming the affected area can reduce the time to recovery. The treatment includes antihistamines. If you feel dizzy it weak you should be evaluated immediately. Taking antihistamines prior to exposure to cold can help prevent the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have hands swollen pain and itchiness they get hard as a rock and when its gone it leaves rec circles on my skin what could II be?

I have hands swollen pain and itchiness they get hard as a rock and when its gone it leaves rec circles on my skin what could II be?

MoreInfo,MayBAllergy: A more detailed history and physical exam is needed. Its very possible that you have an allergy to something you're in contact with. Are there any gloves or chemicals you are in contact with? Other reasons could be due to a rheumatologic problem such as arthritis or others. A thorough exam and consultation is suggested. Best of luck. ...Read more