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What are potential causes and solutions to waking up with swollen hands and feet?

What are potential causes and solutions to waking up with swollen hands and feet?

Inflamatory disease: Some potential causes could be an inflamatory or autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, reactive arthritis, less commmon gout.You need proper testing in order to make a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

Hand Swelling (Definition)

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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.

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.

Swelling pinches: Since humans sleep lying down our hands swell at night from water that redistributes itself from our legs. That is why we get puffy eyelids too. The swelling pinches nerves. ...Read more

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Waking up every morning with high anxiety, swollen lips, swollen red feet, and swollen hands. Hands and feet have a slight burning sensation.

Waking up every morning with high anxiety, swollen lips, swollen red feet, and swollen hands. Hands and feet have a slight burning sensation.

Angioedema: Sounds like angioedema which is a deep tissue (dermal) swelling that affects atypical sites such as the eyes, lips, tongue, throat, genitalia, hands and feet. You should see an allergist to determine the cause and appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

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

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How can I treat swollen hands and feet?

How can I treat swollen hands and feet?

Medication: This is usually due to heart or kidney problems. You might require water pills. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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What to do about swollen hands and feet?

What to do about swollen hands and feet?

See your doc: You are 24 Y.O. And this is not normal. We need to find out why, then we can treat. ...Read more

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How can you treat stiff swollen hands and feet?

How can you treat stiff swollen hands and feet?

Get it evaluated: Find out why they are swollen. Is it arthritic inflammation or fluid accumulation. See your doctor or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What causes swollen hands and feet in the winter?

What causes swollen hands and feet in the winter?

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

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Why do I feel itchy and swollen hands and feet?

See below: You may have arthritis in the setting of liver disease. It is hard to say without more information. ...Read more

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I woke up with swollen hands and feet that were also itchy, what could be causing this?

Allergic reaction?: This sounds like an allergic reaction that should be monitored. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help but if it progresses, you should seek urgent care at an emergency room. ...Read more

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What could cause red blotchy swollen hands and feet?

What could cause red blotchy swollen hands and feet?

Allergic reaction: This is probably caused by an allergic reaction to either food, a drug you are taking, or something you came in contact with. See your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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Is it normal to still have swollen hands and feet a week after giving birth?

Is it normal to still have swollen hands and feet a week after giving birth?

Can be: Most women complain of swelling the first few weeks after delivery. You may want to get your blood pressure checked to make sure this is not a cause ...Read more

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How can you get rid of itchy swollen hands and feet?

How can you get rid of itchy swollen hands and feet?

Find the cause: You need to consult a allergist to see what is causing your hands and feet to swell and itch. When the source is identified it will be much easier to treat. ...Read more

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Why might someone get hot and sweaty with swollen hands and feet if they sleep without a fan?

Why might someone get hot and sweaty with swollen hands and feet if they sleep without a fan?

Not abnormal: Do you sleep with a clenched fist? Are you running a fever? Are your hands and feet always sweaty? If the answer to the last question is yes, you might have a condition known as hyperhidrosis. See a dermatologist if this continues. ...Read more

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Sore joints all over and swollen hands and feet.?

Sore joints all over and swollen hands and feet.?

Arthritis: You have arthritis by definition. Inflammatory arthritis is seen in things like rheumatoid arthritis and is a symmetric swelling and pain in the hands and wrists and other joints that is worse with rest and better with movement. On the other hand, osteoarthritis is a wear and tear arthritis that is worse with activity. Talk to a primary care doctor so you can figure out what to do next! ...Read more

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Swollen Hands (Definition)

To swell when you sleep fluid that is extracellular mredistributes when you sleep. Diet salt and some medical conditions that affect water retention may influence this. A salty meal is a common cause unless ...Read more