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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 thats why you will have swelling in your hands and feet. ...Read more

Hand Swelling (Definition)

What you injured depends on where you stabbed your finger. Regardless, you should apply pressure to the finger to stop the bleeding, but avoid strangulating the finger. Best to seek immediate medical attention to determine ...Read more


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What causes swollen hands, feet, and ankles? Not reduced with diuretic only prednisone. Swelling inbetween finger joints not the joints themselves.

What causes swollen hands, feet, and ankles? Not reduced with diuretic only prednisone. Swelling inbetween finger joints not the joints themselves.

Inflammation: Sounds like inflammation. Must search for cause. Rule out food sensitivity. About 10 percent of population can be sensitive to nightshades, about 30-40 percent can be sensitive to gluten and casein. Other more common food sensitivities include soy, corn, beef, etc. Consider food elimination for at least 2-3 months. Leigh wagner, rd is a good dietitian who can help by phone: 913-588-6208. ...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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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

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Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

Too much salt: Likely too much salt with your holiday meals! Drink water to flush the salt our of your system. If fails to improve, could be a heart or kidney problem and you need to see your primary care doctor . ...Read more

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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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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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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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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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Swollen hands and feet within a two days time should I be concerned about heart failure?

Swollen hands and feet within a two days time should I be concerned about heart failure?

SWELLING HANDS &FEET: No you do not have to worry about heart failure.There are many causes of swelling of hands and feet.So consult your doctor asap. ...Read more

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Sore joints all over and swollen hands and feet. ?

Sore joints all over and swollen hands and feet. ?

Acute Rheumatoid: Acute swelling of joints could be a serious problem. You may have an 'auto-immune' disease where you are making antibodies to your own joints (example=rheumatoid arthritis). Simple blood tests can sort this out. The fastest test is a 'sed. Rate' (&crp) and if elevated highly suggests an auto-immune disease. I recommend getting to your doctor right away, then you may need a 'rheumatologist'. ...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