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I have a swollen itchy thumb the area is painful now because I irritated the area. I am having the same problem on left foot. It feels hard both areas?

I have a swollen itchy thumb the area is painful now because I irritated the area. I am having the same problem on left foot. It feels hard both areas?

? Dactylitis: swollen finger and toes could indicate dactylitis is especially if it looks like a sausage. It would be nice if you send a picture. Other considerations include serious infections and inflammatory diseases like rheumatoid and reactive arthritis. These conditions can sometimes cause rapid joint destruction and need to be evaluated urgently. ...Read more

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What is the difference between chilblains and Erythromelalgia ? no rash but everynight the feet get red, little swollen painful itchy and hot .

What is the difference between chilblains and Erythromelalgia ?  no rash but everynight  the feet get red, little swollen painful itchy and hot .

Huge difference: Chilblains is usually the feet, itchy, comes from cold-wet exposure. Erythromelalgia is very red, very hot & red, stimulated by heat, often by hot sun, often 1 leg, the entire leg. Erythromelalgia is much more common among those taking a calcium channel blocker and tends to respond dramatically to a single dose of aspirin. Amlodipine and nifedipine are common CCB. ...Read more

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Both of my feet and ankles are very swollen and painful ! Also my hands are swlen and itchy! I elevate my legs and the swelling does go down a little?

Varicose vein/c doc: Although this may just be from varicose veins, since they are painful, you need to see your doctor to make sure that you do not have a blood clot in the leg veins which may lead to life-threatening consequence if not treated . That swollen and itchy hands are likely from contact allergy (something you use on your hands) which may require a dermatology consultation. ...Read more

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Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

Why are my feet swollen and itchy?

See details: There are several possible causes. You should have a doctor evaluate the issue and then you will know. ...Read more