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Swollen Hands In Morning Causes
What causes the swollen hands and fingers during the night and early morning and what can you do to eliminate it?
Not sure: This is often a carpal tunnel symptom. I would have if evaluated by your doc. ...Read more
On some mornings I wake up with slightly swollen hands. i drink a lot of fluids but have little salt and urinate frequently. What could cause this?
Swollen hands: Sometimes this is due to positions of hands during sleep--being trapped under your body etc. Try to keep your hands free of pressure and see if that helps stop the swelling. ...Read more
I have swollen hands only in the morning and passes within an hour at most without pain or other types of discomfort. Is it normal?
Not normal: This could be a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome, circulation problems, heart problems or be related to diet. It can also be the start of an inflammatory arthritis or autoimmune disease. It's a good idea to get checked out. If no immediate problems are found you will need re-evaluation if symptoms change or progress since this may be a very early sign of a problem which will show up later. ...Read more
I have been waking up with extremely swollen hands in the morning. Sometimes they tingle at night, sometimes they don't. My feet are not swollen.
Waking up every morning with high anxiety, swollen lips, swollen red feet, and swollen hands. Hands and feet have a slight burning sensation.
My 3 year old granddaughter woke up this morning with red swollen hands and feet and a rash (raised bumps) all over her body. Suggestions what it is?
Water: When you lay down at night your hands become exposed to a higher hydrostatic pressure than when you are standing or sitting in the daytime. This results in fluid building up in these tissues. If you elevate your hand on some pillows you may be able decrease the swelling in your hands. However, if you are experiencing stiffness and decreased range of motion, it may be advisable to see a hand dr. ...Read more
Circulation: During the cold weather, the body will try to reroute the circulation from the extremities (arms and legs) to the central chest cavity (heart, lungs, etc...) therefore the blood flow will be somewhat compromised to the hands and feet and that's why you will have swelling in your hands and feet. ...Read more
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
Yes it can.: God bless u! http://www. Medicinenet. Com/script/main/mobileart. Asp? Articlekey=10419. ...Read more
What is the most effective treatment for neuropathy and swollen hands that is caused by oxiplaten (a chemo drug)?
Difficult to treat: There are 2 forms acute and chronic. There are mixed benefits from use of calcium and magnesium infusion in the acute situation. The drug venlafaxine, an antidepressant has had some benefit in both situations. There are other drugs like Amitriptyline and Gabapentin has been helpful in some cases. It is hard to treat. It may very slowly improve if the drug is stopped. ...Read more
Yes: Vascular problems can lead to swollen limbs and should always be evaluated by your doc. ...Read more
Swollen hands face and knees, lymphodema, low body temp, hot red skin, & headache every night. What could cause this? I also have asthma & raynauds.
What causes swollen hands, feet, and ankles? Not reduced with diuretic only prednisone. Swelling inbetween finger joints not the joints themselves.
Inflammation: Sounds like inflammation. Must search for cause. Rule out food sensitivity. About 10 percent of population can be sensitive to nightshades, about 30-40 percent can be sensitive to gluten and casein. Other more common food sensitivities include soy, corn, beef, etc. Consider food elimination for at least 2-3 months. Leigh wagner, rd is a good dietitian who can help by phone: 913-588-6208. ...Read more
6yr old son gets hot swollen hands, fingers, ears, lips in cold weather or extremely cold food, depending on exposure. What causes "hot swollen skin"?
See below: Increased blood flow to theses "extremity areas" is likely the cause. As long as there is no pain, this is natural (to an extent) so to keep these areas from loosing blood flow (cold can do this) and thus decreasing oxygen to the tissues, where, if without, tissues metabolism slows and if it stops, tissues can die. His response may be slightly exaggerated but, without pain, I would not worry. ...Read more
Get a diagnosis: You need to see a doc to get a diagnosis as to why your hands are swollen and stinging. The list includes anything from allergic reactions to arthritis to real "zebras" like raynaud's. Toyota spends 95% of the energy on figuring out the problem because if you treat the wrong problem, you're screwed; medicine should be the same way. A good doc needs to know all details and examine before rxing. ...Read more
Hand and feet can:
Swell when you sleep
fluid that is extracellular fluid redistributes
when you sleep. Diet salt and some medical conditions that affect water retention may influence this. A salty meal is a common cause unless other health issues exist. Muscle action during the day helps t keep this fluid out of the tissues as it aids venous return. When you sleep the osmotic gradient favors swollen soft tissu ...Read more