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Red Itchy Swollen Hands And Feet
Can you please tell me why I get red itchy and swollen hands and feet? Some times they go numb as well and I get pins and needles in them too.
Dematitis? More info: You should see a MD to diagnose as there are many possibilities. Hand dermatitis (aka hand eczema) o/f results from a combination of causes, i.e. genetic makeup, injury (contact with irritants) & allergy.Psoriasis is possible. Primary Erythromelalgia develops spontaneously w/o any underlying disease. Secondary erythromelalgia can develop due to diseases like MS, lupus or DM. So see a dermatologist ...Read more
I have itchy red swollen hands and feet. My feet are so bad I cannot walk my toes look like sausages my fingers are the same?
Find the cause: You need to consult a allergist to see what is causing your hands and feet to swell and itch. When the source is identified it will be much easier to treat. ...Read more
My 3 year old granddaughter woke up this morning with red swollen hands and feet and a rash (raised bumps) all over her body. Suggestions what it is?
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
Waking up every morning with high anxiety, swollen lips, swollen red feet, and swollen hands. Hands and feet have a slight burning sensation.
Soles/palms for awhile small red bumpy spots then dry and peel itchy comes and goes now spread to body rash feet and hands v hot itchy swollen sore?
Hand foot and mouth?: It's very uncommon for adults, common for kids. In the last few weeks I've seen several adults with hand, foot, and mouth disease. It's an uncomfortable but not dangerous viral illness, improves within a few days, but if your symptoms, worsen, change or fail to improve you should be seen. ...Read more
Very itchy skin on feet under feet, palms of hands, fingers of feet & hands swollen, spread to the arms & legs & now to upper thighs. Red bumps first?
Itchy hands/feet: Thank you for your question. Itchy hands & feet that spreads to the arms & legs could be caused by a number of things. There are different types of inflammatory conditions of the skin that could cause a rash as well as responses to external/internal sources. Having an examination & evaluation performed by a qualified medical practitioner would be helpful in diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
15lb weight gain in week, very swollen left leg, hand, foot. Pain URQ, back, left foot has red lines, not raised or itchy. High WBC, fever, sweating.
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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?
Got hives on my legs and face. Very itchy. Swollen hands. Not allergic to anything from what I know. Help?
Take benadryl (diphenhydramine): You can take benadry - bur see your physician to be certain about its cause. Often we can not find a cause. You need a baseline with your physicians ...Read more
Rash on my skin which I have had for a few months it is itchy and I've been to gp but swells up to my eye and all over my face and swollen hands?
Need to be seen: By a dermatologist / allergist, you may very well have urticaria/angioedema, meanwhile you need to take any OTC antihistamine, as cetirizine, loratadine or fexofenadine regularly once or twice a day even if you don't have symptoms, till you see the specialist, good luck ...Read more
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?
When I get cold, the my hands and the bottoms of my feet turn red, swell, and are really itchy and feel like I'm walking on balls, what's wrong?
Possible: Raynaud's syndrome or disease. See a doctor to confirm the possible diagnosis. ...Read more
Why do my feet turn red burn and swell my hand do it to and they get itchy it's not all the time it just happens sometimes.
Timing is everything: There are many possibilities as to why your feet and hands are doing this. Because they do not react like this all the time, I would recommend that you make a journal describing the particulars. Time, place, environmental temperature and the like to be included. A photograph of the condition would be great to have. This would make solving your condition easier. Reaction to cold may be involved. ...Read more
Hand and feet can:
Swell when you sleep
fluid that is extracellular fluid redistributes
when you sleep. Diet salt and some medical conditions that affect water retention may influence this. A salty meal is a common cause unless other health issues exist. Muscle action during the day helps t keep this fluid out of the tissues as it aids venous return. When you sleep the osmotic gradient favors swollen soft tissu ...Read more
Circulation: During the cold weather, the body will try to reroute the circulation from the extremities (arms and legs) to the central chest cavity (heart, lungs, etc...) therefore the blood flow will be somewhat compromised to the hands and feet and that's why you will have swelling in your hands and feet. ...Read more