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Strep Or Mrsa And Swollen Hand
What causes a flat, rough red rash on hack of hands? Hands feel swollen; borders not clear. Recent contact w/ small acetone spill and someone w/mrsa.
Contact Dermatitis: Diffuse, flat red rash simultaneouly appearing on both hands (especially if itching) is likely due to contact with irritant or atopic substance. Mrsa can produce localized skin infections characterized by focal pain, swelling, redness and formation of abcess. Current rash should be initially managed with elimination of any new contacts and use of topical corticosteroids. ...Read more
Get evaluated now: You treat it by receiving immediate medical attention and starting antibiotics. It is likely the wound is infected. ...Read more
What home remedy can be done for swollen hand? Or whatcan I do it's been 2 days i put hot compress and massage it i think massaging it makes it worse.
Possible infection: If you get redness and swelling around where you have a splinter, the first concern is the beginning of an infection. I would recommend an evaluation by a health care professional today. You may be placed on antibiotics. In addition, the splinter will need to be removed. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Motion: With decreased muscle tone after the stroke and the arm / hand below your heart, swelling in inevitable. Arteries have their own tiny muscles in the wall of the artery but veins do not. Veins rely on motion of the muscles around them to help push the blood back to your heart. The solution is more hand motion and more elevation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
That happens...: It's all a matter of degree. A person's hand has to be really swollen to impair the flexion/extension of fingers. Did you injure your hand? The most worrisome swelling is if you got a cut or something and now it is RED and TENDER and swollen. This suggests an infection which needs immediate attention. But if just swollen, ice it. Moving fingers is good sign nothing broken. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Increases blood flow: Heat increases blood flow to the inflamed area. This helps substances get to the area and help to reduce pain and swelling. ...Read more
Wrist 6 weeks been in plaster plaster now off for last 5 days but still swollen hand and fingers is this normal.
Can be: Depending on your initial injury, swelling is common for several weeks to months (especially with fractures). This tends to improve with time and activity. Best to see an orthopaedic or upper extremity specialist for evaluation and reassurance if concerns exist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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