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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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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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What can cause finger swelling from a plant?

What can cause finger swelling from a plant?

Inflammation: Whether infectious or not an come from being stuck in a finger. A reaction to the plants chemistry or in cases infection from the skin a typical bacteria or rarer such as sporotrichosis from a rose thorn can present with similar symptoms but the time frame may be different as fungal infections like sporotrichosis take weeks to worsen bottom line swollen finger after puncture? Seek attention asap. ...Read more

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When mutton-masala eating, fingers itching & swelling. Give cause & guide?

When mutton-masala eating, fingers itching  & swelling. Give cause & guide?

MAT BE ALLERGY: It may be an allergy. You should see an allergist. You may need to avoid it. ...Read more

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I have been experiencing swelling in my fingers that comes on suddenly and goes away eventually ( an hour or so). What would cause this?

I have been experiencing swelling in my fingers that  comes on suddenly and goes away eventually ( an hour or so). What would cause this?

Many causes: However this is sufficiently serious that you should be seen for an evaluation to examine the vascular status of your extremities as well as autoimmune disorders or allergies just to mention a few possibilities. ...Read more

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What causes tender in the finger tips and swelling?

Could be circulation: Some people, in particular can get what is ka raynauds disease which is a decrease in ciuculation to the skin esp hands/finger tips. Two types primary and secondary. Primary is caused by vasospasm, secondary has underlying causes i.e. Lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma etc etc. You should see you pcp to be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Fingers swelling every night close to bed time, and when i wake up in the morning, what causes this? And what steps can I take to prevent this?

Fingers swelling every night close to bed time, and when i wake up in the morning, what causes this? And what steps can I take to prevent this?

Clarify the diagnosi: This can be joint but need an evaluation the correct diagnosis is your best course to correct therapy. Other things besides arthritis can cause this. See the rheumatologist to help clarify the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes swelling of fingers in hot weather?

What causes swelling of fingers in hot weather?

Edema mngt: Keep hydrated keep cool elevate limbs lower sodium intake compression garments. ...Read more

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I have swelling in hands as in just fingers and my ankles and feet what causes it and what can I do?

I have swelling in hands as in just fingers and my ankles and feet what causes it and what can I do?

See your doctor: Peripheral edema (swelling) can be a sign of high blood pressure, heart issues, thyroid problems, or excess sodium intake. If centered over joints it might indicate effusion, which can be a symptom of arthritis. See a doctor to help sort this out for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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