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Swollen Fingers And Rash
Joint pain/aches, tendonitis, mouth ulcers, hair loss, fatigue, swollen fingers, finger rash in summer. Neg ANA slightly elevated RF. Very frustrating?
Understanding: These symptoms certainly seen in many rheumatic disease with lupus on the list. Many immune symptoms are frustrating but also can be treated. I certainly rec seeing a rheumatologist for a full evaluation and treatment if you have not gone yet. Please try to have patience since medications may take a few weeks to a couple months to be quite helpful but you will feel better. ...Read more
As the past two nights I have been having severe swollen fingers and a rash that spreads from my knuckles to my arm. Help please?
You need evaluation: Schedule an appointment with your PCP this week or go to an urgent care facility if you are unable to be seen to have this evaluated. These symptoms could represent a number of things including an infection, an allergic reaction, an inflammatory or auto-immune reaction to name a few. Please have this evaluated ASAP to avoid any serious complications. ...Read more
Cause of swollen knuckles and fingers and rash can be gouty arthritis, inflamm arthritides, psoriatic arthritis (associated with psoraisis), lyme disease, severe infections (acute bacterial ones) or even just a viral syndrome. And others
you need to be seen by your medical provider, document the rash, where its is what it looks like as it may be a clue. ...Read more
Any things: Therevare many typer of arthrtis and many reason formswollen fingers you need tonbe properlly evaluated to find out what is happening. ...Read more
Raunaud????: Swollen and painful? Several reasons--- auto-immune diseases, thyroid, vascular problems (venous drainage). ...Read more
If the fingers are bony and do not feel spongy or swollen, then osteoarthritis would be the cause.
However if they feel like they have fluid around the joints, the patient could have an inflammatory arthritis such as rheumatoid
the treatment varies depending on the type of arthritis and the patient's underlying health conditions. Consider seeing a rheumatologist for further evaluation. ...Read more
Just this year- starting this summer, actually- just started getting itchy, swollen fingers when exposed to mild cold, like a 50 deg. Steering wheel.
Get Evaluated: You need to get evaluated to get a correct diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
See a doctor: There is something wrong, could be an infection, could be an allergic reaction. If you can't be seen immediately, go to an urgent care center or emergency room. Make sure to take of any and all jewerly from your hand. If you have benedryl, you may want to take one in case its an allergy but get to a doctor.... ...Read more
Sudden onset of swollen fingers, have stayed swollen for 6 weeks, turn bluish with cold no numbness, loss of strength, slight ache, active healthy?
What could my symptoms mean? Sometimes I will wake up with stiff, swollen fingers with joints that are a bit tender to the touch. When this happens, it may last all day/night, may go back and forth throughout the day, or end up going away all together. My
You: You should see your pmd according to your age or else see a rheumatologist. ...Read more
For a while: Yes, postoperative swelling is to be expected. Elevate your arm/hand and keep salt intake to a minimum. Use a cold pack in the first couple days. Begin therapy or exercises as advised by your surgeon. Swelling should be minimal by the time you get stitches/staples out. If not, make sure you notify your surgeon. ...Read more
I have swollen fingers every morning that go away in an hour or two. No other swelling in feet or ankles. Had labs on 10/24/14 all good.
Not enough info: although this could suggest arthritis there are other things you need to know. Also I am uncertain what Lab you had but you may not have had enough. Your physician may send you to a rheumatologist who can better clarify these issues, order the appropriate lab, and help you understand what's happening. ...Read more
I donated plasma today and had a very bad reaction. I fainted & peed my pants. 6 hours later I'm still short of breath and have swollen fingers.
Had itchy red swollen end of little finger, swelling gone now and left lots of red dots under skin that don't fade when pressed down on. Thank you?
I've been on levothyroxine for 9 months and at times still experience swollen fingers in the morning, anxiety, no energy and headaches etc. What do i?
If your TSH is: Now normal, you could try t3 (liothyronine) for a week or so. ...Read more
Swollen fingers rt hand / 3 days / 1st middle, then ring, index, now all - ++severe middle & ring / extreme sensitive to cold air ++pain ++ pressure?
Not Sure: Hard to say what could be causing your problem from the info you listed. Swollen, painful fingers suggests that some inflammatory process is going on. This could be simple over use, or could represent something more serious like arthritis, infection, or a nerve entrapment problem. Sounds like you should call your doctor and get it checked out. ...Read more
Fingers are swollen and itchy because of alergy from putting nails. Used citrizine for alergy but its not better? Will ciprofloxacin help swollen fingers
Go see what's wrong: There are many possibly conditions that can cause this group of symptoms. It could be as simple as the flu or as serious as an autoimmune disease such as lupus or rheumatoid arthritis or a serious infection/ thus you should go see your doctor- in the meantime it may not hurt to try acetaminophen/ibuprofen/naproxen if you don't have an allergy to these meds- but significant enough symptoms to eval. ...Read more
Kidney disease, swollen fingers around the cuticles no pus? I've use a nail liquar it helped but came back. What could this be?
Swollen fingers: Are your legs also swollen? Send a photo. Any rash anywhere or fevers? Could be related to kidney issues or other illnesses. Consult with us to help. ...Read more
I always wake up with swollen fingers nd my arms and hand feel heavy nd with a bit of pain what can be causing this? Can this be a due to my anxiaty
NOT anxiety: Painful swollen fingers may be due to some form of 'auto-immune' arthritis. Simple blood tests (sed rate/crp) can quickly test for inflammation and confirmatory testing (ccp, ra, ana) may be neeed. I would get seen by primary care doctor. For now you can take nsaids (i suggest Aleve (naproxen) 2 in am, 2pm). Anxiety should not cause edema per se. Hope you are better soon! ...Read more
My husband has red swollen fingers when he comes from the cold. His knuckles swell up like balloons, also there's a tightens to his hands when flexed.
My 8 year old daughter has swollen fingers on both hands and 5 red spots on her cheeks not sure if these 2 things are related but they both appeared t?
? allergic reaction: Sounds like she could be having an allergic reaction to something. If no shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, tongue or lip swelling, can give Diphenhydramine (benadryl) for tonight and call doc in morning. Make list of any new foods and/or exposures in past few days to try and pinpoint possible allergens. If having any respiratory problems, feels like can't breath, seek care tonight. ...Read more
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