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Injection site warm, swollen, red and pain.

Injection site warm, swollen, red and pain.

Sounds: Infected possibly. Could be within normal it needs to be seen to decide if antibiotics are needed or not ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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Ihave swollen ankles, swollencalves swollen thighs and a swollen abdominal arew alon with swollen cheeks?

Ihave swollen ankles, swollencalves swollen thighs and a swollen abdominal arew alon with swollen cheeks?

Needs Attention: There can be a number of things that may be causing these symptoms. Some causes could be serious and should be checked out by a physician for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Toes are swollen and purply, red colour. rest of feet normal colour but swollen. Spots inbetween/under toes. Sometimes gets hot and itchy. Help?

Toes are swollen and purply, red colour. rest of feet normal colour but swollen.  Spots inbetween/under toes. Sometimes gets hot and itchy. Help?

Athlete's foot: From the sounds of your symptoms, especially the itching may indicate a fungal infection which refers to "Athlete's foot" When there is an inflammation of the skin it can discolor and usually becomes itchy. This can and does cause the toes to swell as well of the rest of the foot to swell. There are topicals that work rather well for this. The generic name is Terbinafine. ...Read more

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Fingers have been bitten by insect and joints are swollen and inflamed, red and itchy?

Fingers have been bitten by insect and joints are swollen and inflamed, red and itchy?

Itchy: An ice pack and oral 25mg benadryl (diphenhydramine) 3 times a day may help. If not, consult a HealthTap doctor for either a steroid cream or oral steroid called prednisone. ...Read more

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Swollen pain red when pressed thumb joint causes?

Swollen pain red when pressed thumb joint causes?

Thumb pain: Infection, inflammation, foreign body reaction. Should have it evaluated as your thumb is very important to have. Don't wait. ...Read more

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Why is my knee cap and around my knee warm, red and swollen?

Why is my knee cap and around my knee warm, red and swollen?

Possible infection: Concerning for infection: possibly of the prepatellar bursa. Hallmarks for infection are: hot, red, swollen, painful. If it isnt getting better would go in to be seen. ...Read more

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Phlebitis? Right leg and ankle swollen and red. Warm to the touch.

Phlebitis? Right leg and ankle swollen and red.  Warm to the touch.

Could be, but...: You should have this looked at asap. You need to make sure this is not a developing infection. If it is not an infection, it could be any number of inflammation problems - phlebitis being one of them. Gout or another inflammatory arthritis is a possibility as well as a skin inflammation indicating some underlying systemic problem. Basic lab work can rule out a significant problem. ...Read more

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Swollen, sore red joints 1st 2nd finger joints-other painful areas: jaw, hips, bones in top of feet...Neck .Also have fatigue.. Could this allbe oa?

Swollen, sore red joints 1st 2nd  finger joints-other painful areas: jaw, hips, bones in top of feet...Neck .Also have fatigue.. Could this allbe oa?

Varies: May or may not all be from same cause, if it is it suggests something more systemic. A good medical checkup with some basic lab work would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more

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Swollen, red, numb and itchy feeling in elbow?

Swollen, red, numb and itchy feeling in elbow?

Exam needed: This should be examined by a physician for diagnosis and treatment especially in view of swelling and redness which are often signs of infection(cellulitis). Another possibility is a swollen bursa which can also be infected. ...Read more

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Swollen leg,red knees and hot?

Swollen leg,red knees and hot?

Time to see the doc: Inflamed knees strongly suggests a systemic arthritis. One red swollen knee would be more likely an infection or injury, The swollen leg would make more sense if it were both legs. Either mechanism require a doc's examination. ...Read more

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Sometime my cheeks becomes red and hot nausea and head ache and hot flushing from ear?

Sometime my cheeks becomes red and hot nausea and head ache and hot flushing from ear?

Water: Make sure to drink plenty of water, this should help with any head aches or nausea, you may feel like you are hungry but drink plenty of water and if the feeling hasn't gone away let me know :]. ...Read more

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Woke up with my vaginal lips irritated, red and painful. Now it's still red but throbbing and swollen ?

Woke up with my vaginal lips irritated, red and painful. Now it's still red but throbbing and swollen ?

Possible..: This could be a possible allergic reaction to something you have recently come into contact with. Recent intercourse? Any recent changes in hygiene or laundry products? You should see your gyn before it gets any worse. ...Read more