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Lupus Swollen Fingers
If I have sle (lupus) my finger looks infected its green at the nail bed and its painful and swollen and kinda green. ..Should I go to the er?
Yes: Yes, you should go to an er. Good luck from nyc.See 1 more doctor answer
I am 23 with lupus. Why do I wake up with swollen hands and numb throbbing fingers at night and my fingernails turn pale blue.?
Multiple things: Ask your doctor if you may have raynaud's phenomenon, which turns fingers and toes blue. Also your doctor can check for arthritis and carpal tunnel syndrome, or other causes. A rheumatologist would be helpful; rheumatologists diagnose and treat autoimmune diseases, arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions like what you are describing.See 1 more doctor answer
Swollen fingers: 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.
Any things: Therevare many typer of arthrtis and many reason formswollen fingers you need tonbe properlly evaluated to find out what is happening.
See your doctor: It could be early inflammatory arthritis. You may want to see your primary for further testing and working up.
See below: 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.See 1 more doctor answer
Just this year- starting this summer, actually- just started getting itchy, swollen fingers when exposed to mild cold, like a 50 deg. Steering wheel.
Get Evaluated: You need to get evaluated to get a correct diagnosis and treatment options.
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....
See details: Excessive sweating does not cause swollen finger but there are medical issues that can cause both.
Sudden onset of swollen fingers, have stayed swollen for 6 weeks, turn bluish with cold no numbness, loss of strength, slight ache, active healthy?
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
You: You should see your pmd according to your age or else see a rheumatologist.See 1 more doctor answer
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.See 2 more doctor answers
Swollen: Some possibilities are oedema from kidneys or electrolyte imbalance, cardiovascular, rheumatoid illnesses, medications, or fibromyalgia. Consult pcp for workup.
As the past two nights I have been having severe swollen fingers and a rash that spreads from my knuckles to my arm. Help please?
You need evaluation: Schedule an appointment with your PCP this week or go to an urgent care facility if you are unable to be seen to have this evaluated. These symptoms could represent a number of things including an infection, an allergic reaction, an inflammatory or auto-immune reaction to name a few. Please have this evaluated ASAP to avoid any serious complications.See 1 more doctor answer