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Right Hand Swelling At Night
Slight right hand swelling, is this normal or something to be concerned about? No injury, no pain, no discomfort, only in hand, just slightly swollen.
Swollen right hand: It may not be anything, but it's not clear since you did not mention how long this has going on. Vascular or lymphatic issues or something else might cause the swelling. Get it evaluated.
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
Bitten by yellow fly or horse fly not 100% sure which one on right hand. Fingers and hand swollen itch & burn. Any remedies to reduce swelling?
Ice: I would apply ice to the swollen area. Also take antihistamine such as Benedryl. Keep hand elevated so swelling doesn't get worse.
Why am I getting hand swelling at night, without tingling? It's similar to when I go walking and my hands swell.
Dependent edema: If it is not associated with pain or swollen joints, all you need to do is be more actve with your hands and elevate them. Medications for high blood pressure can do this, as well as some heart medications and even antiinflammatories. Iif it persists or becomes progressive, need to be evaluated for lymphedema.See 1 more doctor answer
Xray: The first thing to find out is whether you broke any bones, so get your hand xrayed. If it's just bruised, there's not much you can do except apply ice until the swelling goes down, then baby it until it heals.
May be you have: Over done it, working too hard using your dominant hand, inflammatory tendonitis. Check it out.
Ice and Elevation: If your hand swelled up after punching a wall it is highly likely that you broke something in your hand. You should get it checked out and x-rayed to make sure. Acute treatment for any type of potential fracture is to apply ice, and elevate the injured part above your heart. Stop hitting walls with your hand.See 1 more doctor answer
Ice, elevation etc: I would make sure there is no major damage. See your pcp or an orthopedist or go to an urgent care center. If you feel comfortable that there is no fracture or dislocation, then a light ace wrap with an ice pack and elevation and some Ibuprofen should be all you need. If in doubt, get seen and evaluated.
Hmm...trauma?: It depends on the mechanism of injury and clinical situation surrounding your swelling. Ice really only works for initial traumatic or post surgical swelling and not for chronic swelling or anything greater than 24 hours after injury.
Why is my left hand swelling continuously without any itch or pain? It is increasing since yesterday morning
Depends: Hand swelling can be caused by several conditions including injuries, arthritis, circulatory problems, tendonitis and other inflammatory conditions. If your symptoms don't resolve spontaneously after a few days, be sure to see your primary care physician or hand surgeon for a complete evaluation.
Not necessarily.: Hives are the bodies overly aggressive and incorrect response to some sort of stimulus that it doesn't recognize. Swelling is fairly common, as it can represent simply a different ind of inflammation, but significant hand and feet swelling could represent other things, too, and should warrant a doctor visit.See 1 more doctor answer
Unknown: A baby should not have a noticeably swollen hand see your baby's doctor : thoughts include circualation issues, congenital issues, infection, soft tissue abnormalities, and a whole host of other things. Assymmetry in one limb vs another should be investgated.See 1 more doctor answer
Yes: 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 the extent to injury.See 35 more doctor answers
See a doc: This is not natural and you should have it evaluated to get the proper diagnosis.See 1 more doctor answer
Not enough info: Your info isn't specific enough. How long has this been going on? Where does it hurt? When does it hurt? Did you have an accident?See 1 more doctor answer
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