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Wrist pain and brusing with swelling lump in center?

Wrist pain and brusing with swelling lump in center?

Contusion: Could be a contusion and hematoma(bleeding). Without an injury it could be a partial rupture of a ganglion cyst. If you had more significant trauma it could be a fracture or ligament tear. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Red knuckles along with pain and mild swelling in index and middle fingers. Both hands. Joint pain in shoulders, knees, and feet with no redness.

Red knuckles along with pain and mild swelling in index and middle fingers. Both hands. Joint pain in shoulders, knees, and feet with no redness.

Possible Rheumatoid : What you are describing are symptoms of an inflammatory arthritis. The most common form for your age would be rheumatoid arthritis. You should see your primary care doctor or a rheumatologist for an evaluation, definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Severe elbow and wrist pain, numbness in fingers and swelling in fingers?

Severe elbow and wrist pain, numbness in fingers and swelling in fingers?

Arthritis : You may have arthritis. You need to be evaluated to see for sure. Sometimes of arthritis need to be treated immediately. As a rheumatologist we consider these a medical emergency. Your physician should evaluate you and if necessary have you see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Brusing in the finger and pain swelling?

Brusing in the finger and pain swelling?

More information: Would need more information. Was there an injury? If so then you may have dramas ged bone or soft tissue structures in the finger. If no injury, then arthritic, inflammatory, and even infectious causes are possible. I would not hesitate to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. ...Read more

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Pain on top of left hand. Also in thumb area and wrist.Sharp pain with swelling and heat. What does this mean?

Pain on top of left hand. Also in thumb area and wrist.Sharp pain with swelling and heat. What does this mean?

Hand pain: That depends on some thingg. Was there an injury involved? Was there an overuse injury - meaning a repetative action that may have caused a sprain? This could also be an inflammation or tendonitis depending on the location. More information is needed to make a diagnosis. If this continues or worsens you may want to see your primary care physician. Rest and Ice it to see if improves ...Read more

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Red knuckles along with pain and mild swelling in index and middle finger in both hands, along with feet, knee, and shoulder joint pain on both sides.

Red knuckles along with pain and mild swelling in index and middle finger in both hands, along with feet, knee, and shoulder joint pain on both sides.

Hard to diagnose : Without more history and physical exam, but would recommend you see your physician, have a thorough history and physical and discuss possibility of rheumatoid arthritis. This could be many things, but i would start there. I would also consider asking about infectious causes, such as viral illnesses or lymes disease. Best of luck and i hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have extreme pain in the wrist while bent and bearing any weight. Located on the backside/middle of wrist. No pain in hand or fingers and no swellin?

Be seen: If your pain is extreme as you described, you would be well served to be seen for an accurate diagnosis. If you did not injure it, then some type of inflammatory condition involving the wrist is among the more common causes. ...Read more

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Fibula break with ligament tear. Pain with severe swelling and bruising. Now ankle and top off foot numb. Is this from swelling?

Fibula break with ligament tear. Pain with severe swelling and bruising. Now ankle and top off foot numb. Is this from swelling?

Fibula break with li: Yes, the nerves are compressed because of the swelling and the foot can become numb. Get off your foot, elevate it, use crutches so that there is no weight on this foot asap and get treated either with a soft cast for a few days than a hard cast or surgery, let your orthopedist decide depending on the x-rays either way you should not put any weight on this limb or you can dislocate the fracture. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing upper chest pain with swelling in both legs at times and also sometimes swelling in my hands .

I'm experiencing upper chest pain with swelling in both legs at times and also sometimes swelling in my hands .

Be seen: It would be wise to be seen to rule out s cardiac or pulmonary cause. A good medical checkup would be a good place to start. ...Read more

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Is pain and random numbness normal in the hand and foot after hip surgery?

Is pain and random numbness normal in the hand and foot after hip surgery?

Not usually: Make sure you mention this to your doc at your follow up appt. So he can check it out. ...Read more

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Moderate to severe pain in 2nd and 3rd posterior MCP joints on dominant hand. Pain worse with adduction and extension of fingers. Cause?

Moderate to severe pain in 2nd and 3rd posterior MCP joints on dominant hand.  Pain worse with adduction and extension of fingers.  Cause?

Recommendations : Need to know more about your condition, like swelling or redness, history of trauma or overuse your hand professionally, history of involvement other joint before and so on. But anyway try now Motrin or Advil 400mg 3-4 times a day and some joint cream and rest for your hand./fingers for 2 weeks. Hope it will be better. ...Read more

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Torn meniscus in knee causing swelling and not going down. Also swelling in ankle and foot and lots of pain. Can't see ortho til Wednesday?

Torn meniscus in knee causing swelling and not going down. Also swelling in ankle and foot and lots of pain. Can't see ortho til Wednesday?

Not sure of ?: yes, torn meniscus will cause problems. Can be helped in many people by rest, ice, restricting movement and aspirin like drugs. cannot say in our particular case without an exam. ...Read more

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Burning pain in ankle up to knee. Ankle injury 20 days ago. No fracture in x-ray. Arch and heel pain with sweeling on ankle with burning while walking?

Burning pain in ankle up to knee. Ankle injury 20 days ago. No fracture in x-ray. Arch and heel pain with sweeling on ankle with burning while walking?

Pain: Agreed - sounds like tendonitis . The nerves in the area my be injured also depending on the mechanism of injury , which we don't know. As stated , stay in close contact with your treating physician ...Read more

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Pain swelling and stiffness in arms and legs?

Pain swelling and stiffness in arms and legs?

Doctor can evaluate: Pain, swelling, and stiffness in the arms and legs can be due to many things, so a doctor should evaluate. If a person was fine before, then the new symptoms can be due to an infection, an auto-immune problem, an allergic reaction, a medication effect or side effect, etc... The doctor will also check to see if the person's past medical disorders are causing the new symptoms. ...Read more

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Pain in foot and swelling ?

Pain in foot and swelling ?

Possible blood clot: This is a tough one. If its just one foot, first thing i would rule out is a dvt, or deep venous thrombosis. Other conditions to consider are infections, chf, vascular insufficiency, and kidney disease. Either case you need to be evaluated asap. ...Read more

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Imhave mild arthritis in right thumb have pain in hand and lowerback pain after sleep and knee pain and fatigue what are these symptom?

Joint pain: It is common to have joint pain upon awakening when people reach their 50-60, fatigue has so many things it can be associated with it would be hard to provide advice without a consult. So.. If these symptoms are becoming more pronounced you should be evaluated ...Read more

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What is finger joint swelling and pain with wrist pain and sholder pain symptoms of?

What is finger joint swelling and pain with wrist pain and sholder pain symptoms of?

Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other tests. Only after all this will your doctor be in a position to tell you what's wrong and what needs to be done to help you. ...Read more

Dr. Raj Singh
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Cast (Definition)

Children's bones will usually heal and remodel themselves, if they are kept in the correct position. Immobilization casts are one effective way to do this, while also protecting ...Read more