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Swollen Hand Foot
Urgent Care: If your hand is red and swollen there is the possibility of an infection. This should be evaluated today. ...Read more
That happens...: It's all a matter of degree. A person's hand has to be really swollen to impair the flexion/extension of fingers. Did you injure your hand? The most worrisome swelling is if you got a cut or something and now it is RED and TENDER and swollen. This suggests an infection which needs immediate attention. But if just swollen, ice it. Moving fingers is good sign nothing broken. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Increases blood flow: Heat increases blood flow to the inflamed area. This helps substances get to the area and help to reduce pain and swelling. ...Read more
Wrist 6 weeks been in plaster plaster now off for last 5 days but still swollen hand and fingers is this normal. Ian?
Can be: Depending on your initial injury, swelling is common for several weeks to months (especially with fractures). This tends to improve with time and activity. Best to see an orthopaedic or upper extremity specialist for evaluation and reassurance if concerns exist. ...Read more
Hi. My son has got a bit swollen hand out of no where. It is a bit tender. Below is the picture: http://img202.Imageshack. Us/img202/7862/n6ds. Jpg?
Have it evaluated: I looked at the image and it appears the arm is swollen. The picture is not sufficient to make a diagnosis. See a doctor. ...Read more
Slight right hand swelling, is this normal or something to be concerned about? No injury, no pain, no discomfort, only in hand, just slightly swollen.
Swelling: If it is only one hand, it could be some kind of trauma, or even an insect bite. If both hands, it could be many things. You should have it checked, by your doctor. ...Read more
Get evaluated now: You treat it by receiving immediate medical attention and starting antibiotics. It is likely the wound is infected. ...Read more
What home remedy can be done for swollen hand? Or whatcan I do it's been 2 days I put hot compress and massage it I think massaging it makes it worse.
Treat the cause: Without knowing what is causing the swelling, the only advise is to keep the hand elevated higher than your heart. You should seek medical exam and advice to differentiate the cause of this condition. ...Read more
Can a cast be put on a swollen hand, I broke the 5th metacarpal and the swelling will not subside.?
My 14 month daughter woke up with swollen hand. Now it's getting red and kinda bubbling in one spot like if you get bit or burnt.
Virtual consult: This is the service you will require if you want to post a picture of the swollen hand and obtain a doctor's diagnosis. It is available in some areas and not others. This particular part of health tap is for general questions rather than specific medical advice. All the best. ...Read more
Possible infection: If you get redness and swelling around where you have a splinter, the first concern is the beginning of an infection. I would recommend an evaluation by a health care professional today. You may be placed on antibiotics. In addition, the splinter will need to be removed. Good luck! ...Read more
Motion: With decreased muscle tone after the stroke and the arm / hand below your heart, swelling in inevitable. Arteries have their own tiny muscles in the wall of the artery but veins do not. Veins rely on motion of the muscles around them to help push the blood back to your heart. The solution is more hand motion and more elevation. ...Read more
Fast help needed: swollen hand from bite, red hand and red spreading up arm, what can I take as treatment?
Not necessarily.: Hives are the bodies overly aggressive and incorrect response to some sort of stimulus that it doesn't recognize. Swelling is fairly common, as it can represent simply a different ind of inflammation, but significant hand and feet swelling could represent other things, too, and should warrant a doctor visit. ...Read more
See your doctor asap: For evaluation and treatment, you may need to see an allergist. ...Read more
What are some probable causes of swollen ankles and slight hand swelling with a tingling sensation?
I have had a very swollen hand caused by infection. Swelling going down but skin left very loose & wrinkled. Is this normal & what can I do about it?
Injured wrist 6 months ago. Swollen hand no mobility major pain. Doc put it in brace for 2 months Now sometimes still hurts when used. Why? Wat can I do
B sure U saw an -: -orthopedic surgeon or a upper extremity specialist or hand/sports med orthopedist. May wrist fractures do not show up on early X rays. Get in 2 B re-evaluated. ...Read more
Nexplanon inserted yesterday. No pain, but my arm is slightly swollen. Hand slightly swollen. Feels a lil like it was asleep. Is this normal?
Probably: All such symptoms, however, should be transient. If symptoms persist and/or worsen, follow up ASAP. ...Read more
Do I have circulation problems? I woke Up with a swollen hand & indents on my arm. Could laying on my hand overnight have caused that? Blood clot?
Tendinitis in right shoulder: I suddenly jerked arm and swelling and whole arm pain w/ swollen hand followed. What should be done?
Ice, elevate: If you are having severe pain, numbness, weakness, or tingling, you should have it looked at in urgent care. Sometimes swelling can track between the tissues causing swelling in an area further down the body. Too much can cause other symptoms and should be looked at sooner rather than later. ...Read more