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I wake up with swollen, burning, painful hands. Why?

I wake up with swollen, burning, painful hands. Why?

Carpal Tunnel?: This sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome which is a pinched nerve in the wrist that can cause numbness, tingling, pain and burning in the fingers. Try using a wrist brace when you sleep, this keeps the wrist straight and takes the pressure off the nerve. If this does not improve i would see a hand surgeon for a full evaluation. ...Read more

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My hands are tight with numbness and red hot burning finger tips they also are itcwhy and so swollen i can't put them togeather. What is wrong with th?

My hands are tight with numbness and red hot  burning finger tips they also are itcwhy and so swollen i can't put them togeather. What is wrong with th?

Rheumatologic : There are some rheumatologic conditions that can give you those types of symptoms. It could be a problem isolated to the hands or one that has potential to affect other joints. A dermatologic condition should also be considered. To make the diagnosis an examination and lab work needs to be done. There are meds that can be helpful but need diagnosis first. ...Read more

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I get a burning sensation in my left hand/fingers and my left foot is swollen and burning, and my right thigh burns and goes numb?

I get a burning sensation in my left hand/fingers and my left foot is swollen and burning, and my right thigh burns and goes numb?

Burning numb: This doesn't fit a logical pattern for a neurological illness in the back or the brain, but could fit with diabetes. Check with your doctor to get screened. Exercise and drink plenty of fluid, avoid caffeine. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Waking up every morning with high anxiety, swollen lips, swollen red feet, and swollen hands. Hands and feet have a slight burning sensation.

Waking up every morning with high anxiety, swollen lips, swollen red feet, and swollen hands. Hands and feet have a slight burning sensation.

Angioedema: Sounds like angioedema which is a deep tissue (dermal) swelling that affects atypical sites such as the eyes, lips, tongue, throat, genitalia, hands and feet. You should see an allergist to determine the cause and appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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Burning sensation in hands and swollen after putting in bleach what should I do?

Burning sensation in hands and swollen after putting in bleach what should I do?

Chemical burn: Chemical burn from chlorine should be treated according to the severity. Rinse the area with tap running water for 15-20 minutes. If area is small and looks like a sunburn just treat with aloe and Ibuprofen for pain. Small blisters may occur. Large, or too many clear or blood filled blisters then go to urgent care. Check: www.Ehow.Com/how_6201756_treat-chemical-burns-chlorine-pools.Html#page=0. ...Read more

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Of an evening my hands & feet start to swell,feel tight,feel burning hot and difficult to move been feeling rubbish no energy at all for so long also?

Of an evening my hands & feet start to swell,feel tight,feel burning hot and difficult to move  been feeling rubbish no energy at all for so long also?

Possible Hypothyroid: In general, symptoms of sluggishness, low energy and weight gain are commonly associated with a low functioning thyroid gland, a condition called hypothyroidism. Heart issues and anemia can also cause these symptoms, though in a young person heart trouble would be less likely. Suggest you see a primary care doctor who can perform some basic blood work as a first step. ...Read more

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