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Swelling Itchy Hands
I just had itchy hands and little swelling on face after eating shrimp, I have been eating it for a while and never had a problem. should i do a test?
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
I have had an itchy rash with occasional swelling of the hands and feet for 5 days now. What do you suggest?
Itchy swollen bump looks like bug bite but appears randomly while at work on fingers of both hands , swelling in middle finger. What Could this be ?
Yestarday I saw itchy type bump on my left hand as well as stomach and swelling left hand please help?
Possibly hives?: Hives are raised, itchy bumps caused by histamine (chemical released during an allergic reaction). Blocking histamine by taking an oral anti-histamine can help prevent new hives from forming, and help current hives fade away. For people over 2 yr old, oral zyrtec or Claritin (loratadine) can also be used. Sometimes Hydrocortisone 1% cream can decrease hives. If worried, one should see a doctor to be diagnosed. ...Read more
Today my fingers have swollen a lot on both hand for no reason took a benydryl but the swelling hasn't gone down, they're red and itchy. What can it be?
Swollen fingers: There are many causes of swollen fingers but i would see a rheumatologist or a dermatologist for a proper diagnosis nd treatment. ...Read more
Both of my feet and ankles are very swollen and painful ! Also my hands are swlen and itchy! I elevate my legs and the swelling does go down a little?
Varicose vein/c doc: Although this may just be from varicose veins, since they are painful, you need to see your doctor to make sure that you do not have a blood clot in the leg veins which may lead to life-threatening consequence if not treated . That swollen and itchy hands are likely from contact allergy (something you use on your hands) which may require a dermatology consultation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have red bumps that are warm, itchy, and pain full in my arms,and hands. Otis also causing swelling. What is it?
Sounds like allergic: Sounds like an allergic reaction if it involves both arms and both hands in an equal distribution. I don't understand the word "Otis" Did you mean to say, "It is?" or did you mean to say something like OTITIS...if you have ear problems as well? If this came on acutely and is getting worse you may wish to get to an ER for immediate relief. If you wish to show it to me online let me know. ...Read more
I started my first yr of college two months ago. Recently I've been getting swelling/stiffness/itchiness in my foot, hand, neck & now my arm. ???
See a doctor: The causes can be many, and the right diagnosis is key to good treatment. If you have been ill recently, such as after a flu-like illness or urinary tract infection certain forms of (seronegative) arthritis is sometimes seen. I hope this helps but see a doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Experiencing hand pain, hand swelling, hand tingling and warm skin on the back of my hand. also itchy but no rash. Display photo is of hand
Red circular palm/hand lesions itchy itchy soles random swelling fingers always tired no energy. Negative Lyme & syphilis tst. Occurring for 12 weeks?
I have an itchy rash, pain & swelling on my chest, lips, back & hands after sun exposure. I take meds that cause photo sensitivity. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is not he?
Avoid prolonged: Sun exposure, use sunscreen. You may have 'solar urticaria', a sort of physical urticaria, and can be precipitated by meds causing photosensitivity. If Benadryl (diphenhydramine) doesn't work, try cetirizine or loratadine, at any rate avoidance is the key. You can also try hydrocortisone cream 1% OTC. You need to see a dermatologist if problem worsens or persists, good luck ...Read more