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Swollen Itchy Joints
See a doctor: You may want to see a rheumatologist for a workup. ...Read more
I have a swollen, red, itchy raised area between my knuckle and lower joint of index finger. It is warm and swelling is same after 1 day. What is it?
Sounds like : Your finger may be getting infected. But it could also just be a reaction to some bug bites or contact dermatitis. You may try taking Motrin and anti- histamine to see if this improves your finger. You can also apply neosporin antibiotic ointment if you are developing localized infection. Otherwise ,you need to see your doctor about it especially if with fever , in pain, feeling numb or worst. ...Read more
I woke w 6 unknown bites - swollen/itchy/painful- on abdmn/groin and felt ill 4days. 1mo later flu-like sympt r gone but now hav joint pain-what cud it b?
Tick borne illnesses: The bites you received could have come from ticks which carry lyme disease, bartonella diseases, Ehrlicia infections, and babesia illnesses. which can cause joint pain at one month after the bites. The best thing you can do is see your primary care provider and have him or her take blood to identify whether you have been infected, There are antibiotics available to treat these diseases ...Read more
1st a small toe joint, now side of index finger joint swollen and extremely itchy. Turns red first then purple then fades months later. Worst at night?
See rheumatologist: Symptoms u are displaying are often caused by an underlying inflammatory or auto -immune disease. ...Read more
Is there a specific test to check for lupus?My mom has it.I get very swollen joints when I go in the sun also itchy rash/hives.I feel horrible!
Yes: But as with all illnesses, the test results need be interpreted along with the symptoms and physical findings. ...Read more
Raised rash on both ankles. Ankels and feet very swollen. First rash was itchy now low grade pain in joints. Post operative 8 weeks r rotator cuff. ?
Have had no appetite for a few days, fatigue, constant itchy legs, swollen painless lymoh node in ny neck, and some joint pain, esp in my feetI?
Is it possible to have serum sickness without presence of fever? (3 yr old, onset 12 days after starting amoxicillin, itchy rash and swollen joints)
Usually not possible: fever is present in almost all cases, could there be exceptions, yes, but also it could be something else other than serum sickness, hard to make a diagnosis or suggest treatment on this platform, you need to see her doctor or a doctor who can guide you well, ? Order some lab tests and imaging studies after careful history and physical exam, good luck ...Read more
29 year old male with sudden onset widespread joint pain. Symptoms concentrated on left side of body, swollen hands and itchy skin no rash no bug bite?
I have a bump on the side of my mouth that is itchy. It also spread to my hand. I'm also achy in all my joints and my hands and feet are swollen.
What can cause swollen lymph nodes under both arms, itchy skin with no rash , burning sensations in bones and joint pain?
Lupus vs RA: Sounds systemic! i would really urge you visit your md please! too many things going on! please let me know what diagnosis your doc give you ! best of luck! ...Read more
My lips have been swollen for the last 24 hours. I also have been experiencing itchy palms. I haven't had or done anything out of the normal stuff the last couple of days. The itchy palms started on tuesday and the swollen lips started last night after s
See a physician /ER : You may be undergoing a moderate to severe allergic reaction to something. If you have shortness of breath (breathing difficulty). You must immediately go to the hospital for evaluation and treatment. Otherwise contact your physician and see if you need to be on any medication. ...Read more
Anal issues: There a significant number of benign disease of the anus that can cause symptoms. Some of the more common include hemorrhoids, fissures, fistulas and abscesses. Your appear to be describing a inflamed prolapsed internal hemorrhoid. I would suggest you see you primary doctor for an exam and treatment. ...Read more
Most likely you have allergy sinusitis , or you could be having a chronic sinusitis
try to take allergy medicine like zyrtec or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) at night since it could make you drowsy
if persistent you might need to see ENT specialist
some people benefit from saline nasal spray, some suggest local honey from your local farmer market. ...Read more
How long?: If this just started, think about anything that you have recently changed, such as your shampoo, hair dye, etc., etc. If it is a chronic problem it could be psoriasis, severe seborrheic dermatitis, or even a scalp infection. Scalps with significant redness & swelling do not usually respond to otc treatment; i would suggest that you see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Yeast infection?: You would need an exam to be certain of the cause. The most common cause is a yeast infection. Other things can cause this but are not common such as another kind of infection, an allergic reaction (Poison ivy) or skin condition. Try a non-prescription yeast medication. If it doesn't solve the problem, see an gyn doctor. Best wishes! ...Read more
Well first it: depends on where the skin is swollen and itchy. Please give more details or make appointment to see doctor ...Read more