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I recently having small fevers fatigue over a week. I had a head to toe rash. and now I woke up with very swollen hands and feet and sore joints?

 I recently having small fevers fatigue over a week. I had a head to toe rash. and now I woke up with very swollen hands and feet and sore joints?

Need to be seen: Your symptoms may be related to an infection or possibly an autoimmune process. There are several viral infections that can give you the symptoms you describe and lab work can confirm if this it the case. For the majority the only intervention is time and controlling symptoms such as fever and pain. You want to limit your exposure to others until you are seen by a medical provider. ...Read more

Hand Swelling (Definition)

What you injured depends on where you stabbed your finger. Regardless, you should apply pressure to the finger to stop the bleeding, but avoid strangulating the finger. Best to seek immediate medical attention to determine ...Read more


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Pregnant with previous fever, now have rash and swollen hands. What could it be?

Pregnant with previous fever, now have rash and swollen hands. What could it be?

Anything.: Any rash that you can get when you're not pregnant can also occur in pregnancy; but the fact that you are pregnant means that you must worry about both yourself and your baby. See your doctor asap. The most common cause of your symptoms is probably a virus, but you need to make sure that it is nothing more serious than that. ...Read more

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Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

Too much salt: Likely too much salt with your holiday meals! Drink water to flush the salt our of your system. If fails to improve, could be a heart or kidney problem and you need to see your primary care doctor . ...Read more

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How can I treat swollen hands and feet?

How can I treat swollen hands and feet?

Medication: This is usually due to heart or kidney problems. You might require water pills. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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Could stress and anxiety cause swollen hands?

Could stress and anxiety cause swollen hands?

Anxiety and stress: You might want to consult with your doctor about this. Stress and anxiety results in a lot of things, but so do medical conditions. The stress and anxiety might be happening at the same time as the swollen hands, not causing them. Best to get the swollen hands, stress and anxiety checked out. ...Read more

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How can you treat stiff swollen hands and feet?

How can you treat stiff swollen hands and feet?

Get it evaluated: Find out why they are swollen. Is it arthritic inflammation or fluid accumulation. See your doctor or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Possible for celiac disease cause swollen hands?

Possible for celiac disease cause swollen hands?

Autoimmunity: As part of a related autoimmune condition and/ or arthritis it may. Especially if the joints of your wrist or fingers are swollen and tender you should see a physician, preferably a rheumatologist who can help accurately diagnose and treat this problem. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
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Swollen Hands (Definition)

Swollen hands can be a symptom of arthritis or other inflammation of the area (such as carpal tunnel syndrome), or may be due to exercise or changes in environment ...Read more