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Swelling In Forearms And Wrists
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
Carpal/Tarsal Tunnel: If you are having tingling and pain in both wrists and ankles at same time, i would lean toward a nerve or arthritis disease. It could also be a vitamin deficiency or a neuromuscular issue. You need to see your primary care physician for history and physical and testing (bloodwork and x-rays). From there your pcp may refer you to a specialist like a neurologist or rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red knuckles along with pain and mild swelling in index and middle fingers. Both hands. Joint pain in shoulders, knees, and feet with no redness.
Doctor can evaluate: Pain, swelling, and stiffness in the arms and legs can be due to many things, so a doctor should evaluate. If a person was fine before, then the new symptoms can be due to an infection, an auto-immune problem, an allergic reaction, a medication effect or side effect, etc... The doctor will also check to see if the person's past medical disorders are causing the new symptoms. ...Read more
Possible arthritis: You may be experiencing the beginning of inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid arthritis . You should see a rheumatologist for blood tests, x-rays and possible therapy including nsaids, analgesics. If a collagen disorder is found you may require steroids, methtrexate or biologics. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Red knuckles along with pain and mild swelling in index and middle finger in both hands, along with feet, knee, and shoulder joint pain on both sides.
Hard to diagnose : Without more history and physical exam, but would recommend you see your physician, have a thorough history and physical and discuss possibility of rheumatoid arthritis. This could be many things, but i would start there. I would also consider asking about infectious causes, such as viral illnesses or lymes disease. Best of luck and i hope this helps. ...Read more
Severe back pain, numbness and tingling in feet arms hands swelling in thighs, feet, hands and upper arms. Rapid weight gain around belly ?
See your doctor: It's important with all these symptoms mentioned that you seek evaluation with your primary care doctor to figure out what could be causing all these symptoms. There are various thing that could result in some of those symptoms. It may not be only one cause. It could have some vascular component, a metabolic component, a neurologic component, nutrient deficiency component, or none-of-the-above. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Shooting pains down my arm. Numb tingling and swelling in my lower arms, wrists, hands and fingers, swollen legs, lower back pain and mottled skin?
Not good: Go to nearest Emergency room for evaluation and treatment. Mottled skin is a sign that there are changes in the blood vessels below the skin causing a patchy bluish purplish color a sign of decreased circulation. You need to find out what condition is causing these symptoms!!! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Server pain in rght armpit and elbow w/tingling down to distal forearm;atrophy in armpit, elbow, and thenar mscle of hand.
Veins in left arm popping out and feel tight with numbness in both hands and arms especially my right thumb?
Neurologist: I feel that a neurologist is best qualified to evaluate your symptoms as they may be due to nerve impingements or a peripheral neuropathy. The veins in your arm should collapse as you raise the arm to shoulder height. If the veins remain distended at that height, an obstruction higher in the arm would be possibly present and for this a vascular surgeon may be consulted. ...Read more
Woke up with joint stiffness , swelling hands, feet, ankles, wrists. Red rash all over body, itching feet and lower legs. What could this be?
Back pain in middle of back and numbness of toes and fingers. Forearms and hands seem cold/sensitive. No initial outstanding event before numbness.
Red itchy blotches all over all over from neck down to feet even in palms and soles of feet. Mostly in lower thighs and under arms.
Swelling in hands and feet. Uti and sunburn on legs, shoulders, back and feet? Can the sunburn cause me to retain water in my hands leg and feet?
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