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What Is The Best Treatment For Blue Hands
That's one cause: That is one benign explanation but you should be concerned about more serious problems ranging from high-grade blood vessel narrowing or poor heart function. ...Read more
16wks pregnant, bad back, blue hands (not cold or hot) with headaches should I get checked urgently or wait for appointment next week?
Those are all: Symptoms of normal pregnancy. Though I would definitely keep that appointment -- even if for peace of mind. God knows you have enough problems to worry about without having to worry about the baby itself. Enjoy the ride and congratulations. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Yes: Raynaud's syndrome (or blanching of the limbs) is exactly what you describe. However this is not a disease--it is a syndrome which can be caused by multiple disorders. This needs evaluation by a doctor. ...Read more
Acrocyanosis: The vascular systems of young children are notoriously hyper reactive. Pallor or blueness results from rapid shunting of blood toward the vital organs when the body is chilled. As long as there is no associated blueness of the lips and tongue, this is likely nothing of concern. ...Read more
I have been randomly getting blue hands on and off not due to cold. It has now spread to my hands and feet and still random. Also have a tight chest?
Raynaud's Phenomenon: The symptoms you describe are suggestive of Raynaud's Phenomenon. This can be Primary or Secondary. Meaning, if secondary, it may be related to other conditions such as certain types of arthritis and even SLE (Lupus). Some medications can also contribute to this. It is best to see your Primary physician or a HealthTap Consultant to delineate further care. Wish you well! ...Read more
12 months old with 2 day history of high temps awoke from a longer than usual nap with blue hands feet lips and nose?
Get checked out: Body makes fever by decreasing blood flow to skin and thus keeps the heat in the body. So the blue hands/feet/nose may jsut be a result of this movement of blood flow away form skin. However, when you start talking about blue lips, and certianly if inside of mouth (ie tongue...) is bluish, this is emergency and needs to get checked out right away. ...Read more
My 19 month old has a sporatic intermitten low grade fever), w/shivers, ice cold/ blue hands & feet and splotchy skin, but acts fine. Should I worry?
Random blue hands while warm, tight chest, short of breath, sore neck, throbbing heart. 17wks pregnant. Worrisome symptoms?
Play it safe: See your obstetrician and see a cardiologist who has experience with pregnant patients. The assessment of your symptoms should reveal the underlying cause and will suggest the treatment. ...Read more
Cyanosis can be a manifestation of a systemic diease
see your doctor. ...Read more
Change activities: We really need more info to be more helpful. What kind of injuries? What is your job activities? ...Read more
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Apply antifungal on: Your hands and apply to heels. Now you just medicated both regions. Assuming your DX is correct. ...Read more
Stocking can help.
Not compeletely, but some relief. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for a burn on my hand? I burned my hand on an oven rack while taking a pie out the oven. It hasn't blistered yet, I'm not sure that it will either. What is the best treatment to help with the pain and avoid potential scarring?
1st degree burn: If you have had time to write on healthtap without blistering it is unlikely it will do so. It is unlikely to scar either even though mild a large hand burn should still be checked cool compresses or aveno should make it feel better take antiinflammatories like tylenol (acetaminophen) or advil to help w oth pain. ...Read more
Neither: Neither would be high on my list. What is the cause of the pain? ...Read more
Rest, splint: Unusual orthopedic question as isolated thenar muscle injuries are unusual. If that is really your diagnosis (not a hook of hamate fracture or other) than my treatment would be a removable thumb spica splint, nsaids and rest from further injury. If pain continued after2-3 wks and mechanism of injury warranted it, repeat x-rays (including carpal tunnel view) or consider further radiologic studies. ...Read more
Very dry cracked hands, what is the best treatment for this. I have heard some chemicals in hand cream can cause cancer?
What is the best treatment of Backers nevus? He got backers nevus on his hand (bicep area)and it is spreading slowly. On that part hair growth is more
I ASSUME THAT YOU MEAN BECKER'S NEVUS.
NEVUS MEANS MOLE.
THIS IS, ESSENTIALLY, A HAIRY MOLE.
NO ONE KNOWS WHY IT APPEARS. ...Read more
Can you tell me what is the best treatment for ewing sarcoma cancer affecting upper limb of left hand?
Multidisciplinary: Ewing's sarcoma is extremely serious and the treatment protocols are elaborate and the subject of intense scrutiny. Treatment will need to be individualized by a team of surgeons, radiation physicians, and oncologists. I hope that a good outcome results. Best wishes. ...Read more
What is the best treatment for hyperhydrosis of the palms of the hands? 15 year old male with severe sweating of both palms. Can be controlled somewhat with biofeedback but still a problem when shaking hands with strangers or when at school.
Various: Hand numbness generally comes from disturbance in the sensory nerves to the hand. This can be from nerve compression in the carpal tunnel area, elbow flexure area or in the neck (cervical) spine. Some relief from nsaids and physical therapy is possible but you might require surgical release. Diabetic neuropathy can also cause numbness. Have your doctor sort this out. ...Read more
Partner broke HS c6. He can use his hands bt with great pain. Bad agonising pains radiating from his neck and shoulders. Whts the best treatment?
Neck pain: The neck pain can be caused by muscle strain, spinal stenosis, ruptured disc, nerve impingement. .. The treatment depends on the cause of the pain. It might include medication, physical therapy, strengthening exercise, interventional therapy, surgery... I recommend you seeking help from a pain management physician. You might benefit from a comprehensive evaluation and treatment. ...Read more