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Hard forearm and blue swollen on elbows?

Hard forearm and blue swollen on elbows?

Blue elbows: Sounds like its resulting from some sort of trauma. Seek medical attention if this the case. ...Read more

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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more


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Swollen right hand and fingers on hand tingling?

Swollen right hand and fingers on hand tingling?

Elevate hand: If your hand is just numbness and tingling, that is a nerve problem. Sometimes, swelling can cause numbness and tingling. To make matters more confusing, some numbness and tingling can make your hands feel swollen. Not a simple situation. There are conditions which can cause both swelling and numbness. Maybe wear a carpal tunnel brace at night for a week and see how you feel. ...Read more

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Sore thumb on left hand nd middle finger on right hand what's causing it?

Sore thumb on left hand nd middle finger on right hand what's causing it?

Could be either : Carpal t syndromes on both sides, or trigger thumb on one side and mid. Finger on the other side. Other possibilities include tendonitis, injury to/ arthritis both hands. These would be responsible for majority of cases. ...Read more

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Hit my hand swollen fingers slightly bruising hand and wrist after 3 days and swollen hand?

Hit my hand swollen fingers slightly bruising hand and wrist after 3 days and swollen hand?

Have it evaluated: Did you injure the hand or did the swelling and bruising occur without trauma? If any event, you need to have the hand evaluated. ...Read more

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Lump under skin on wrist thumb side purple over veins on wrist and down thumb was this a clot took an aspirin lump went down but left large bruise ?

Lump under skin on wrist thumb side purple over  veins on wrist  and down thumb was this a clot took an aspirin lump went down but left large bruise
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Get that checked out: This sounds like a thrombosed (clotted) vein in your hand. The Aspirin may have helped to dissolve the clot. This could happen for several reasons. It also could be something else. I would get this checked out just be cautious. ...Read more

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Vein bulged up palm of hand and wrist?

Vein bulged up palm of hand and wrist?

Inflammation: This could be due to inflammation of your veins, a condition called thrombophlebitis. You can try using OTC anti inflammatories to see if the swelling resolves If it persists over the next few days you need an examination and treatment by your doctor. ...Read more

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My vein on the outside of my left index finger hurt when gently touched. No redness, but my vein is really visible..mild swelling....btwn my thumb too?

My vein on the outside of my left index finger hurt when gently touched. No redness, but my vein is really visible..mild swelling....btwn my thumb too?

Phlebitis: supeficial one. Usually resolves with local treatment of the inflammation with warm compresses and anti-inflammatory medications such as advil or aleve (naproxen). Having said that i would like also to tell you that sometimes superficial phlebitis can be associated with deep vein thrombophlebitis which is dangerous. So, see your doctor for a medical evaluation. ...Read more

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Fell on the knuckle side of my hand the bone above my thumb is sore.Wrist and hand all bruised fingers are swelling bruising gone up my arm 5 days now?

Fell on the knuckle side of my hand the bone above my thumb is sore.Wrist and hand all bruised fingers are swelling bruising gone up my arm 5 days now?

Need evaluation: This could be a wrist fracture that needs treatment. You need to see a doctor and have xrays to rule out a fracture. Additional tests MAY be required. In the meantime, elevate the hand above your heart to help reduce swelling and gently move your hand and wrist to prevent stiffness. Get this evaluated NOW. ...Read more

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Swollen lump on top of foot with pain, broken?

Swollen lump on top of foot with pain, broken?

Not necessarily: But certainly possible. Tendonitits, midfoot exostosis, gout are all certainly part of differential diagnosis. ...Read more

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Scrotum on left side swollen and it feels like left testicle has a vein on it?

Scrotum on left side swollen and it feels like left testicle has a vein on it?

Get seen now: Make an immediate appointment with your doctor or go to the er to determine why your testicle is swollen. ...Read more

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Hit the center of proximal phalanx on my right pointer finger. Swollen knot, bruising & painful bending. Bruised or would raised knot mean fracture?

Hit the center of proximal phalanx on my right pointer finger. Swollen knot, bruising & painful bending. Bruised or would raised knot mean fracture?

Fractures can swell: either locally or diffusely. A knot may mean there is a very bad bruise to skin or it could mean a fracture. A fracture in the finger can be nondislplaced meaning everyting moves well and is lined up so one does not necessarily have a great deformity, joint fractures or fractures in the plane of motion with swelling may not loo obvious except for pain and swelling. If symptoms persist, get seen ...Read more

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Painful raised lumps on the palm of my hand ?

Painful raised lumps on the palm of my hand ?

Painful raised lumps: May be ganglion cysts especially if engage in repetitive work or trauma and if at joint areas. There are small nerve cysts. see http://orthoinfo.aaos.org/topic.cfm?topic=A00006 or may be pustules/ papules that are infected. usually red,Could try bacitracin and see if helps. Rarely could be from contractures steroids. F/U with doc/ urgent care ...Read more

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Have purple swollen spot on under side of middle finger. Finger keeps going numb and or hurting.

Have purple swollen spot on under side of middle finger.  Finger keeps going numb and or hurting.

Exam now: Because you are feeling pain the finger should be examined by a physician. Difficult to diagnose when not viewing your skin directly. Please arrange a doctor visit ASAP. Possible problems include irritation, rash, or bacterial infection. Good luck ... ...Read more

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Down on hands and knees installing flooring. Left hand/ wrist are swollen, pinky finger and palm numb, hand weak, can't open hand completely.

Down on hands and knees installing flooring. Left hand/ wrist are swollen, pinky finger and palm numb, hand weak, can't open hand completely.

Compression of nerve: which will hopefully be temporary. The usual position for a person installing flooring is to support your weight on your extended wrists. This compresses/stretches the nerves as they travel in your wrist to your hand. What you describe is serious, though. But if you stop injuring it, it should improve in a few hours...up to a day or so. Splint it. If it persists longer than 12-24 hours, go to ER ...Read more

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Phlebitis? Right leg and ankle swollen and red. Warm to the touch.

Could be, but...: You should have this looked at asap. You need to make sure this is not a developing infection. If it is not an infection, it could be any number of inflammation problems - phlebitis being one of them. Gout or another inflammatory arthritis is a possibility as well as a skin inflammation indicating some underlying systemic problem. Basic lab work can rule out a significant problem. ...Read more

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