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Itchy Swollen Right Hand
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
I have a swollen thumb and tiny bumps on my right hand. Both are itchy and painful. Please tell me the cure for it. Thx.
My husband (37) just started taking bystolic (nebivolol) for high bp. He is having heartburn & his right hand is swollen & itchy. Is this a side effect or more?
Never say never: It is unlikely but he should discuss this with the doctor who started him on the drug. He can look for a cause if the drug is not felt to be the culprit. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
I was shovelling snow and when I was done done my hands got itchy and now one Of my hands are swollen. I'm 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
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
My grandma woke up with a swollen pinky finger on her hand. No injuries. She said no pain just itchy. What can it be?
A bite: It is probably an insect or spider bite. Give it time. ...Read more
2-3 ours after taking off my nitril gloves my hands get swollen with red spots, They are not itchy and nothing oozes. What can I do to treat them?
Skin irritation..: Plastic glowed can create a lots of moisture after 2-3 hours. Most likely it is reaction to inner glide heat and humidity. Wash your hands with mild soap and put on good nonalergebic moisturizer - Like " Vitamin A+D ointment (pharmacy ban section). If you use gloves - take breaks after hour or less. If any rash, redness, pain worsen see your Doc ...Read more
My hands are swollen and itchy. Why is this? They feel really tight and swollen. And they are red
Allergy: You may have touched something you are allergic to. If you have started a new medication it may be related. If it does not go away onits own see your doctor. Avoid salt to minimize the swelling, avoid scratching to decrease the redness, and take a benedry to decrease the itching and calm your nerves. ...Read more
Question cut off: This will require actual assessment for correct diagnosis and follow on recommendations. Your actual question does not seem to have made it on to your submission. ...Read more
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
My knuckles on both hands are swollen, itchy and painful. Why? PleaseLooks like herpes of some sort
Not Herpes: It is impossible to offer specifics without being able to visualize the rash. See you family doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Middle 3 fingers on right hand have been itchy for months, for no apparent reason. What could cause this? .
I used a new gel nail polish now my hands are itchy swollen and feel like their on fire should I seek medical help?
I was cleaning our garage swiping the dirt then washed my hands a minute after it started to get red and swollen, it's itchy and pulsating.
Possible allergy: It is likely that you came in contact with something in your garage while cleaning causing rash and swelling due to allergy. Medicines like Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin, Allegra, or Zyrtec should help. Please get to the emergency room if you start feeling dizzy, light headed, sweating, or short of breath. Also see a doctor if swelling and pain get worse or doesn't go away. ...Read more
I touched my vagina while there was mould killer on my hands [i forgot to wash it off properly] - it is now swollen and very itchy. What do I do?
Over the last two weeks my right middle knuckle on my hand has been extremely itchy. Not swollen (at least enough to notice) not dry, not bumpy. Why?
See your doctor: It seems as if waiting is safe. See your doctor. Nobody knows more about you then him/her. ...Read more
Need more: Information or picture. Any dryness or injury or exposure to chemicals or new soap or lotions? ...Read more
Variable: Yes, go see a hand doctor.Get a more detailed answer ›