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I got a real itchy rash and swollen hands. the hospital put me on steroids for 4 days and no improvement!! it's a lot worse an hour after waking up?

I got a real itchy rash and swollen hands. the hospital  put me on steroids for 4 days and no improvement!! it's a lot worse an hour after waking up?

See your doctor: Or go again to the hospital, you may need more steroids, a higher dose / other medications, then you need to see an allergist/ immunologist for more evaluation, good luck ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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Pregnant with previous fever, now have rash and swollen hands. What could it be?

Pregnant with previous fever, now have rash and swollen hands. What could it be?

Anything.: Any rash that you can get when you're not pregnant can also occur in pregnancy; but the fact that you are pregnant means that you must worry about both yourself and your baby. See your doctor asap. The most common cause of your symptoms is probably a virus, but you need to make sure that it is nothing more serious than that. ...Read more

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I'm concerned because I have swollen hands and knees and red itchy rash!?

I'm concerned because I have swollen hands and knees and red itchy rash!?

Arthritis rash can b: Inflammatory, and psoriais can be associated with a condition know as dactylitis and can affect the knees as psoriatic arthritis . Other causes are infection, gout, lyme disease, . ...Read more

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Blistery rash, red & swollen all over hands. Starting to spread up wrists & on feet. Very itchy. Is it an allergic reaction?

Blistery rash, red & swollen all over hands. Starting to spread up wrists & on feet. Very itchy. Is it an allergic reaction?

Allergic reaction: It sounds like it. YOu may need some medicine for this asap. See a doctor or perform a virtual consult. A picture would help as well ...Read more

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29 year old male with sudden onset widespread joint pain. Symptoms concentrated on left side of body, swollen hands and itchy skin no rash no bug bite?

29 year old male with sudden onset widespread joint pain. Symptoms concentrated on left side of body, swollen hands and itchy skin no rash no bug bite?

Needs evaluation: The onset of these symptoms can have many sources. These symptoms can be related to connective tissue disorders, viral infections, medication reactions, among others. Some of these can be serious and should be evaluated. ...Read more

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I recently having small fevers fatigue over a week. I had a head to toe rash. and now I woke up with very swollen hands and feet and sore joints?

 I recently having small fevers fatigue over a week. I had a head to toe rash. and now I woke up with very swollen hands and feet and sore joints?

Need to be seen: Your symptoms may be related to an infection or possibly an autoimmune process. There are several viral infections that can give you the symptoms you describe and lab work can confirm if this it the case. For the majority the only intervention is time and controlling symptoms such as fever and pain. You want to limit your exposure to others until you are seen by a medical provider. ...Read more

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Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

Too much salt: Likely too much salt with your holiday meals! Drink water to flush the salt our of your system. If fails to improve, could be a heart or kidney problem and you need to see your primary care doctor . ...Read more

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How can I treat swollen hands and feet?

How can I treat swollen hands and feet?

Medication: This is usually due to heart or kidney problems. You might require water pills. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Janice Alexander
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Swollen Hands (Definition)

Swollen hands can be a symptom of arthritis or other inflammation of the area (such as carpal tunnel syndrome), or may be due to exercise or changes in environment ...Read more