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What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for finger swelling?

What kind of pills or treatment can somebody get for finger swelling?

Nothing specific: Finger swelling is very generic - it is important to know if it is traumatic, spontaneous and if it affects other parts of your body. The right medication is based on what the problem really is. ...Read more

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Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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I am having weird finger swelling and pain.. How can I get if fixed? What could it be?

Get it checked: Finger swelling and pain can be from a variety of causes. Notably trauma or injury, inflammatory conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, gout or lupus. Also osteoarthritis can cause these symptoms. Best to have it evaluated by a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my finger swelling until I can see a doctor?

Sure: If you can tolerate them, try Ibuprofen or naproxen. Also, some swelling is helped by soaking for 10-15 minutes in warm water with epsom salts. ...Read more

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I m worried about my finger swelling feet pain and soulder pain, I will be thankfull when I get couse?

I m worried about my finger swelling feet pain and soulder pain, I will be thankfull when I get couse?

Swelling: In multiple joints deserves further work up. A rheumatologist will draw blood and be able to assist with a working diagnosis. ...Read more

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After having sex on the 2nd week of the pill, i took Plan B one step. Days after, i woke up with severe knee, elbow pain and finger swelling! why?!

After having sex on the 2nd week of the pill, i took Plan B one step. Days after, i woke up with severe knee, elbow pain and finger swelling! why?!

You need: You need to see your gyn. You could have a condition called reactive arthritis which can be triggered by infections such as chlamdyia which can result from unprotected sex, but can be treated with antibiotics. See your doctor soon. ...Read more

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What can cause finger swelling?

What can cause finger swelling?

Too broad question : Several reasons could cause swelling, more info needed. Do you have an infection? What about rheumatoid arthritis? History of gout or any recent trauma? Even a hangnail can be responsible for it. Please check with your local er doctor or your pcp. Good luck. ...Read more

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I'm having sudden painful finger swelling, please help?

I'm having sudden painful finger swelling, please help?

Finger swelling: There are really all sorts of things that could cause this depending on the exact nature and location of the swelling. So, for example, sudden joint swelling could be arthritic, as with gout. The end of the finger or even the entire digit can swell with some infections. Cysts that fluctuate in size can cause sudden isolated swelling. And of course trauma. Have someone take a look. Good luck. ...Read more

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How can I reduce finger swelling?

Motion and elevation: If the cause has been treated and controlled, motion and elevation is all that is needed. But it mat still take a long time to clear up. ...Read more

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My finger swelling since 6 month?

Look into cause: If this is one sided, i would seriously recommend evaluation for possible mechanical lymphatico-venous obstruction. If bilateral there may be a variety of other causes. Start with your internist. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Finger Swelling (Definition)

Finger swelling is a clinical finding in which the tissue around of the finger has retained fluid and is enlarged. This can occur with injury to the finger or with other ...Read more