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I hurt my wrist really badly and I can't feel anything but pain. My fingers are numb and swollen. My wrist is burning and swollen. I have iced it and ?

I hurt my wrist really badly and I can't feel anything but pain. My fingers are numb and swollen. My wrist is burning and swollen. I have iced it and ?

Get seen : It may be nothing serious. Or you could loose function of your hand -- forever! Hard to tell from the way you describe it But this is not something to take lightly, especially if having numbness. Get to a doctor to evaluate. ...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 have a sharp burning pain on my 2 metacarpal finger. 3 weeks ago doc said sprained but no better, so bad i can't make a fist cuz it hurts an swollen?

I have a sharp burning pain on my 2 metacarpal finger. 3 weeks ago doc said sprained but no better, so bad i can't make a fist cuz it hurts an swollen?

Have it evaluated.: Some causes of pain and swelling can include systemic problems such as hypertension, gout, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, and tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Unexplained honeycomb bruising on back of calf. Swollen red cutical/fingers burning. All with in iust today?

Unexplained honeycomb bruising on back of calf. Swollen red cutical/fingers burning. All with in iust today?

Could be serious: There are many things that can cause skin bruising and the other symptoms you are describing. Have a doctor check it out. ...Read more

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Wrist hurts, along with stiff thumb, fingers feel swollen, shoulder hurts, elbow hurts and numbness or burning on back? why? also body tingles

Wrist hurts, along with stiff thumb, fingers feel swollen, shoulder hurts, elbow hurts and numbness or burning on back? why? also body tingles

Joint pains and aches: Hard to say without the benefit of an examination and laboratory data. Sounds like you should see your doctor and have a work up for arthritis. Sounds like quite a bit of inflammation in the joints. ...Read more

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Do i need to go to the ER for the past 4 days I have had swollen legs ankle feet fingers and face now it hurts to walk on my feet they burning?

Do i need to go to the ER for the past 4 days I have had swollen legs ankle feet fingers and face now it hurts to walk on my feet they burning?

No: No, but do make an appointment with your regular primary physician. Although it is a scary condition, it is probably not an emergency and you'll be better served by seeing your pcp. If he or she thinks it's serious, then you may be admitted but it'll be better and more efficient care than the ed from your symptoms. Hope this helps! ...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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Stiches are out index finger still swollen three weeks later still cannot bend finger?

Stiches are out index finger still swollen three weeks later still cannot bend finger?

See your doctor : It's not unusual to have swelling and stiffness of your finger three weeks after a laceration, depending on the injury. However, if you don't get the finger moving soon, you may develop stiffness of the joints and the tendons in your finger. You should see a hand specialist, who will make sure you don't have any additional injuries and will likely refer you to a hand therapist. ...Read more

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My right index finger was hit by a basketball, it was swollen for a week, now its better but still cant bend it all the way after 3 weeks. Suggestion?

My right index finger was hit by a basketball, it was swollen for a week, now its better but still cant bend it all the way after 3 weeks. Suggestion?

Exercise: you can either exercise the finger by using a nerve ball or a small soft ball in your hand by squeezing on it and later actively with the other hand move every joint in that finger if no improvement you might need to see a hand surgeon good luck ...Read more

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Would could cause a swollen index finger?

Would could cause a swollen index finger?

numerous things: Arthritis, trauma, insect bites and several other causes. Have a doctor take a look if you are concerned. ...Read more

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Why I am feeling burning sensation in index finger?

Why I am feeling burning sensation in index finger?

Nerve Compression: Your sensation could be related to some nerve compression at your wrist area which we see in people with carpal tunnel syndrome. This can be attributed to the type of work that you do everyday. ...Read more

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I have burning sensation in my right index finger what is it?

I have burning sensation in my right index finger what is it?

Uncertain: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. ...Read more

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Woke up and my index finger is red and swollen and hot. What could cause this?

Infection: Redness, swelling, increased temperature, pain/tenderntss, restriction of ease of movement are signs of infection. Unless you got some bug bite, i think it is infection. See your doctor. ...Read more