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Sore joints all over and swollen hands and feet.?

Sore joints all over and swollen hands and feet.?

Arthritis: You have arthritis by definition. Inflammatory arthritis is seen in things like rheumatoid arthritis and is a symmetric swelling and pain in the hands and wrists and other joints that is worse with rest and better with movement. On the other hand, osteoarthritis is a wear and tear arthritis that is worse with activity. Talk to a primary care doctor so you can figure out what to do next! ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Arthritis (Definition)

A condition where there is progressive degeneration of one or more joints. Symptoms may include joint pain, swelling, decreased motion, and stiffness. The two most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis, which is associated first with articular cartilage breakdown with a component of inflammation, and rheumatoid arthritis, which is a systemic autoimmune disorder that affects joint linings first and secondarily ...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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Swollen tounge, floating stools, slightly swollen hands and feet, occasional joint pains...What do theses symptoms mean?

Swollen tounge, floating stools, slightly swollen hands and feet, occasional joint pains...What do theses symptoms mean?

Inflammation: Swollen tongue, hands and feet could be angioedema--all the symptoms you name could come from a food allergy, and that is one thing you would want to rule out before looking for more chronic and insidious diseases, because the treatment is so straightforward--don't eat the food. There are many other possible causes, however. Starting with an allergist would be a logical choice, though. ...Read more

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What causes swollen hands, feet, and ankles? Not reduced with diuretic only prednisone. Swelling inbetween finger joints not the joints themselves.

What causes swollen hands, feet, and ankles? Not reduced with diuretic only prednisone. Swelling inbetween finger joints not the joints themselves.

Inflammation: Sounds like inflammation. Must search for cause. Rule out food sensitivity. About 10 percent of population can be sensitive to nightshades, about 30-40 percent can be sensitive to gluten and casein. Other more common food sensitivities include soy, corn, beef, etc. Consider food elimination for at least 2-3 months. Leigh wagner, rd is a good dietitian who can help by phone: 913-588-6208. ...Read more

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Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

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

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How can you treat stiff swollen hands and feet?

How can you treat stiff swollen hands and feet?

Get it evaluated: Find out why they are swollen. Is it arthritic inflammation or fluid accumulation. See your doctor or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What could cause red blotchy swollen hands and feet?

What could cause red blotchy swollen hands and feet?

Allergic reaction: This is probably caused by an allergic reaction to either food, a drug you are taking, or something you came in contact with. See your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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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

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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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What to do about swollen hands and feet?

What to do about swollen hands and feet?

See your doc: You are 24 Y.O. And this is not normal. We need to find out why, then we can treat. ...Read more

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What can be done for swollen hands and feet?

What can be done for swollen hands and feet?

Consult: I suggest you have a work up by your internist. ...Read more

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What are potential causes and solutions to waking up with swollen hands and feet?

What are potential causes and solutions to waking up with swollen hands and feet?

Inflamatory disease: Some potential causes could be an inflamatory or autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, reactive arthritis, less commmon gout.You need proper testing in order to make a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Why do I feel itchy and swollen hands and feet?

See below: You may have arthritis in the setting of liver disease. It is hard to say without more information. ...Read more

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How can you get rid of itchy swollen hands and feet?

How can you get rid of itchy swollen hands and feet?

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

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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?

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?

Mgt: Some possible causes include an allergic reaction, Kawasaki's disease and strep A. I would recommend that she be seen by her PCP. Please check her temperature and keep her well hydrated. ...Read more

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What causes swollen hands and feet in the winter?

What causes swollen hands and feet in the winter?

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

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Is it normal to still have swollen hands and feet a week after giving birth?

Is it normal to still have swollen hands and feet a week after giving birth?

Can be: Most women complain of swelling the first few weeks after delivery. You may want to get your blood pressure checked to make sure this is not a cause ...Read more

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Swollen hands and feet within a two days time should I be concerned about heart failure?

Swollen hands and feet within a two days time should I be concerned about heart failure?

SWELLING HANDS &FEET: No you do not have to worry about heart failure.There are many causes of swelling of hands and feet. So consult your doctor asap. ...Read more

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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?

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?

R/O RAYNAUDS: Raynauds is vasospasm of blood vessels. It is usually symptomatic in hands and feet. It can be PRIMARY OR SECONDARY & ASSOCIATED WITH AUTOIMMUNE/COLLAGEN VASCULAR DISEASE. You need a full exam and lab TESTS. It can respond to ASPRIN/TRENTAL/CALCIUM CHANNEL BLOCKERS ...Read more

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I woke up with swollen hands and feet that were also itchy, what could be causing this?

Allergic reaction?: This sounds like an allergic reaction that should be monitored. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help but if it progresses, you should seek urgent care at an emergency room. ...Read more

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Why might someone get hot and sweaty with swollen hands and feet if they sleep without a fan?

Why might someone get hot and sweaty with swollen hands and feet if they sleep without a fan?

Not abnormal: Do you sleep with a clenched fist? Are you running a fever? Are your hands and feet always sweaty? If the answer to the last question is yes, you might have a condition known as hyperhidrosis. See a dermatologist if this continues. ...Read more

Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more


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