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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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I was treating a cow with pneumonia /shipping fever an ran the needle deep in my hand after I stuck the cow.i cleaned with peroxide.hand is swelling ?

I was treating a cow with pneumonia /shipping fever an ran the needle deep in my hand after I stuck the cow.i cleaned with peroxide.hand is swelling ?

Holy COW!: Unlikely you would get any diseases from the cow, but a puncture wound from a dirty needle could become infected quickly. You should be seen, and evaluated for antibiotics. You should also get a tetanus shot if it has been more than 2 years since your last booster, as puncture wounds are the most likely to get infected with the clostridium bacteria that cause tetanus. ...Read more

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What cause bottom of hands and feet red , swelling , no fever , blood panel is ok, ?

What cause bottom of hands and feet red , swelling , no fever , blood panel is ok, ?

Edema vs infection: Swelling of the extremities can happen in states,of vascular insufficiency, decreased oncotic pressure due to relative loss of protein, renal disase, congestive heart failure and liver disease..Red swollen hands and feet can also occur in association with some onfectiond.See your doctor on person proper workup. ...Read more

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Got a few tiny cuts on 1 hand 2 days ago. No swelling, fever, drainage, etc, but there is a reddish spot near (not on) one cut. Could it be infected?

Got a few tiny cuts on 1 hand 2 days ago. No swelling, fever, drainage, etc, but there is a reddish spot near (not on) one cut. Could it be infected?

Could be: But it does not sound like it is. Any time you injure an area there may be some degree of an inflammatory reaction. This does not necessarily mean infection. If the area of redness increases, becomes more tender, warm to touch or swollen, see a doctor asap. The hand is very delicate and injured easily. Be careful and be safe. Hope this is better soon. ...Read more

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6years old male child. Red spots, high fever and swelling in hands and legs? Please advise.

6years old male child. Red spots, high fever and swelling in hands and legs? Please advise.

Go to a doctor: There are many different infections that can cause this. Streptococcus is one of them. See someone soon. ...Read more

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My husband has a small hard bump in the top of his thumb. Hurts to pick things up. No fever, redness, or swelling?

My husband has a small hard bump in the top of his thumb. Hurts to pick things up. No fever, redness, or swelling?

Finger lesion: He may have gotten a small splinter or thorn into it, may be developing Herpes infection, or other. Have him see a doctor and get this examined. ...Read more

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Had 12 stitches placed in rt middle finger 8 days ago. Swelling, increasing redness, and pain, but no fever, pus. Is it safe to remove stitches?

Had 12 stitches placed in rt middle finger 8 days ago. Swelling, increasing redness, and pain, but no fever, pus. Is it safe to remove stitches?

See doc who put in: The best person to decide the answer is someone who placed the sutures and can recheck the wound. If you can't see the person who placed them, find your PCP or an ED or acute care doc to check the wound. It's impossible to tell you a good answer over the web or phone... ...Read more

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My wrist is burning. I have no rash, no swelling, no warmth of the skin, no fever, no bumps or anything. I have not injured my wrist. ?

My wrist is burning. I have no rash, no swelling, no warmth of the skin, no fever, no bumps or anything. I have not injured my wrist. ?

R/o CTS. : Carpal tunnel syndrome with compression of the nerves passing beneath wrist.Band called flexor band causes like burning over wrist and hand.Similalry any old injuries at higher level above the level of wrist from neck level somewhere in the past with surfacing nerve damage now can cause. Cervical rib the extension of cer.L spine's lateral projection into a rib like str)can by pr. On ns in neck. ...Read more

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I bruised my elbow in bike accident.The X-ray shows no fracture, but the is swelling from the elbow to the wrist. I have fever too? Why fever & sweling

I bruised my elbow in bike accident.The X-ray shows no fracture, but the is swelling from the elbow to the wrist. I have fever too? Why fever & sweling

Get checked out: While you may have something as simple as a bad bruise you may have the beginning of cellulitis which can be a serious infection get an exam and possible blood test to evaluate your swelling and fever. ...Read more

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I have swelling of the skin: on my face (lips, eyes) now essentially on joints (behind knees, wrist), some hitch most don't, no pain no fever. last 24?

I have swelling of the skin: on my face (lips, eyes) now essentially on joints (behind knees, wrist), some hitch most don't, no pain no fever. last 24?

Angioedema: This is called angioedema which can have many causes. Consider taking antihistamine up to 4 doses per day to see if it helps. If there is any breathing problem, rush to the ER immediately. If problem not controlled with antihistamine, gets worse, or lasts more than 2 weeks(some may say 6 wks). see allergist. ...Read more

Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Roseola (Definition)

A viral infection with high fever and the appearance of a fine rash on the fifth day after the fever ...Read more


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more