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Swollen tongue, red and purple tongue web on only one side, only one lymphnode swollen. Hurts to move tongue to the opposite side. Help?
See doctor: I would recommend you see your physician for an evaluation. ...Read more
I hurt my knee about a week ago and now it's red swollen hurts to move certain ways why should I see a doctor
See doc: Need to have it checked for ligament, meniscus injury etc. See an ortho doc. ...Read more
3days, hurt wrist, starting to bruise a little, pinky finger swollen, hurts dangling, moved holding. Pain increasing. Nurse pro. Said no fracture?
Fingernails turned blue on the 12th 12 hours after ligament surgery. Still blue today. Hand is slightly swollen, hurts to move fingers a lil bit?
Bruising?: Probably bruising, but you should call your surgeon and ask. Also ask whether or not you can send them photos electronically to potentially save you a trip in. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I just punched my computer screen and my knuckles for one are swollen, hurts when I move them any direction and the pain is bearable, feels weird.?
Get evaluated: If there was injury due to glass shards, then have the hand evaluated immediately. Ongoing injury to small muscles/nerves/ligaments in hand can have lasting effect and result is severe debility down the road. Recommend ER at center with adequate trauma care. ...Read more
I iced my ankle for 2 nights after rolling it 4 days ago. It is still swollen and hurts to move around in a circle every way. Should I see a doctor?
It can take a while to feel better but if not improving it would be a good idea to see your MD
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I hurt my hand some time during the night it's not swollen but hurts to move it around the pink and shots pain down to my elbow?
Temporary strain: In all likelihood you slept with your hand/arm twisted or compressed some way in bed. This is very common; you may have compressed a nerve. If you have not experienced this before it can be surprising how long the discomfort can last once you are up and moving it into different positions. It should not last a day. If it does, or longer especially, see you doctor for evaluation. Good wishes:) ...Read more
Hi! I got a splinter at the base of my middle finger on my left hand on Saturday. My middle finger is now swollen and hurts to move. The splinter went straight into my hand and was about 3/4 of an inch long. I pulled it out immediately. I iced my finger b
Deep splinter wound: If you are having this much difficulty moving your finger after you removed the deep splinter, go to your Internist or ER ASAP; what you are describing is cellulitis. If the area is swollen and can't move, there is an infection. You need to be seen and placed on antibiotics ASAP. Do not hesitate to go. ...Read more
Should I go to the hospital? My forearm got smashed in a heavy door and is a tad swollen & hurts when I move my wrist & fingers and tighten my fist.
I am having a persistent pain on my right side between the ribcage and the pelvic bone. The right side it swollen and hurts to move or even walk. This has been going on for over a week now. I feel like I have gas on the rightside of my abdomen area all th
Right sided: Pain in this region is worrisome for Gallstones. If you have not your gallbladder removed yet, it is best to let your Primary doctor know in order to get an Ultrasound of the gallbladdder. If it abnormal, you may nbeed it removed. ...Read more
Headache for 2 months. Eyes feel swollen and hurt to move. Constant mucus in nose. Mucus lump feeling in throat. Extremely worried. Any ideas?
I had a fever and sore throat with bloody sputum for a week now I have a itchy rash and my hands feet and face are swollen and hurt to move what is it?
I'm 20 years old and my hip hurts all the time it feels swollen sometimes and hurts to move or anything?
Hip pain at 20: At 20 years of age, persistent pain in the hip is abnormal unless your bmi is over 35. I would recommend getting this checked at least with an x-ray to be sure you don't have some condition like slipped capital femoral epiphysis or legg-calve perthes disease (avascular necrosis) of the hip. An exam by a physician would also be a very good idea. ...Read more
My elbow has been hurting and it's swollen and it hurts to move it even a little bit. Should I see a doctor?
My elbow has been hurting. It's swollen and it hurts to move it even a little bit. Do I need to go to the doctor?
The most common reasons for the swelling and pain are very simple to treat! You should seek an ORTHOPEDIC consultation if your PCP (Primary Care Provider) agrees
Hope this helps
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I have pain when touching under ears. They're a little swollen and it hurts to move my head/neck side to side, what could this be?
Neck: Could be lymph nodes that are swollen see your primary care for treatment ...Read more
What do you suggest if my elbow has been hurting. It's swollen and it hurts to move it even a little bit. Should I go to the doctor?
My left outer labia is really swollen and hurts when I move. There's also a bump inside. I don't know what it could be from. It itches, no discharge
Infected cyst: Likely an infected cyst. Go and get this looked at soon before it possibly gets worse. ...Read more
Should I see a doctor if I sprained my ankle 4 days ago and it is still pretty swollen and it hurts to move side to side and up and down or is it ok?
Lymph nodes swollen by 2x weeks. Prescribed Claritin (loratadine) by 1 week. Can't eat, hurts to swollen or move neck. What do I do? How long to see a doctor again
Yesterday: You need to check with your doctor now and get some blood tests done. This problem may be serious. ...Read more
I had a really bad tooth ache so I took some co-codimal which took away the pain but neck is now slightly swollen and it hurts to move my tongue?
I stepped on my foot sideways and it's slightly swollen and bruised. Hurts to move it and pops every now and then. Should I see a doctor?
Sounds like a: Good idea. That's what I would do. You definately need xrays.... ...Read more
3daysago I cut my 3fingers by where they bend with a lid of a soda by now they're swollen I can hardly move them it hurts what should I do?
May be infected: You may have an infection. I suggest seeking medical attention as soon as you can. ...Read more
My 6 yr olds neck hurts to the touch and has a small ball like knot that moves around when you touch it. Feels swollen some too.
Common finding: Lymph nodes are located throughout the body ; generally noticeable in exposed areas like the neck. They are usually pea sized at rest and enlarged when stimulated by bug bites, dermatitis, drainage or infection. They usually return to resting size in 3-4 wks. They rarely can become damaged by infection ; grow to golf ball size ; need drainage or removal. ...Read more
My left lymph node is swollen and hurts and has the left side of my neck hurting when I move it and I can feel it. What could it be?
I woke up with a swollen spot around the 2 knots on the base of the skull but only on the right side. And it hurts to touch and move?
What can I do for my knee that is slightly swollen, hurts to put weight on and to move from siting to standing. And also just to bend it?
I was swimming today and I feel like I made an awkward move with my elbow and it's hurts a lot not but it's not swollen what should I do?
There's a lump under my skin. Its hard. And it moves. My face is a little swollen. It hurts to touch it. There is no mark on the surface of my skin.?
I think I broke my pinky last night, but im not sure. Its swollen and purple and hurts to move. How do I know if its broken, sprained, jammed...Etc.?
See a doctor: Go to either your physician or an urgent care clinic and they will be able to tell - with or without x-ray. They'll probably use a device or bandage to immobilize it for some weeks. It may not really matter that you know as much as that they do and that they give you relief and as much corrective treatment as possible. Good luck! ...Read more
The top part of my wrist hurts when I move it up or down, and it feel like something is swollen inside. When I it and touch it, it hurts. What's wrong?
I was at a full sprint and fell hard on one knee, now it hurts to the touch, but also hurts when I move it at all. A little swollen. Anything serious?
Could be: You need to be examined and likely an x-ray-it could be fractured or a ligamentous or meniscus injury. Your PCP may refer you to an Orthopedic Surgeon. ...Read more
I woke up this morning and the right side of my neck is swollen and it hurts. It also hurts to swollow. I can move it just fine without any kinda pain?
Gout vs Infection:
Classic gouty symptoms or infection. Usually a blood test and possibly a joint aspiration can prove which most of the time. You can get a cortisone shot in the joint when they do the aspiration. I find a shot (in arm or buttocks) of the NSAID Totadol gives 80% - 90% relief in 30 minutes for gout but not infection.
Either can ruin the cartilage, infection in 2 days, gout in a few months. Get checkd ...Read more
What's sudo gout? What's the treatment? Why can't I move my ankles they are swollen and hurts very much?
Psudeogout: Pseudogout causes inflammation in joints similar to gout. Gout is caused by deposition of uric acid crystals in joints, whereas, pseudogout is caused by calcium pyorphosphate crystals. During acute flares, both can respond to anti-inflammatories such as nsaids as well as colchicine. Would recommend being evaluated by your doctor to arrive at a diagnosis. Other causes should be ruled out. ...Read more
I fell down the stairs and have hurt my wrist. My wrist is really painful to move and is swollen. What could I have done?
Pics best not words!: This is the perfect illustration of the common saying: "A picture is worth a thousand words" and in this case, an X-ray beats all words! Nothing you write & nothing we say can replace an image of your bones, the only way to determine if you have a fracture or not. Please go to an ER or an UC center & get an X-ray. If fractured, proper treatment is essential to ensure that your wrist works OK ...Read more
What do you see in xrays and what is making my neck and head hurt so bad and why all the hard swollen knots that don't move? I feel pressure
Ans: Well need s little more information. Do these nodules show up in the X-ray or do you feel them? You do need to follow with your doctor ...Read more
Ice, elevate and: Rest it. If not better see your doctor. ...Read more