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My hands are swollen and itchy.Why is this? They feel really tight and swollen.And they are red

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

Hand Swelling (Definition)

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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I am a week late on my period. I have taken 4 hpts (first response) and they are all negative. My hands are swollen and itchy. What is going on?

I am a week late on my period. I have taken 4 hpts (first response) and they are all negative. My hands are swollen and itchy. What is going on?

A late period: It is not unusual to have a late period from time to time. There is no reason to keep taking pregnancy tests since they are all negative. If your cycles continue to be irregular over the next few months schedule a visit with your obgyn to discuss options for cycle regulation. ...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 knuckles on both hands are swollen, itchy and painful. Why? PleaseLooks like herpes of some sort

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

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

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 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

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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