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Why are my fingers swollen every morning?

Why are my fingers swollen every morning?

Edema or inflammatio: Several causes including but not limited to heart related, kidney related, heart failure, liver issues but it is a vague symptom and may not be anything serious. ...Read more

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
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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


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I have been waking up in the morning lately with my fingers swollen what does that mean?

I have been waking up in the morning lately with my fingers swollen what does that mean?

See a rheumatologist: You need to be properly diagnosed and you need to determine whether the swelling is generalized or really just limited to your joints. See a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Hi, i often woke up in the morning with my lip, eye and/or fingers swollen. Is this a symptom of an illness? Thank you

Hi, i often woke up in the morning with my lip, eye and/or fingers swollen. Is this a symptom of an illness? Thank you

Hormonal?: This can be related to hormonal changes in the body that occur in females. Also an allergy can cause this but that usually itches around the eye. You should check with your primary care provider to make sure. ...Read more

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Spontaneous Severe Stiff muscle/joint all over body in morning. Hard to climb knees lock. Tests done RA ruled out. Fingers swollen. ?

Spontaneous Severe Stiff muscle/joint all over body in morning. Hard to climb knees lock. Tests done RA ruled out. Fingers swollen. ?

Further workup : May need further workup. Have you seen a rheumatologist? There are many other potential causes. Psoriasis is one example. A percentage of patients with psoriasis will have an associated inflammatory arthritis, and it is characterized by diffuse swelling in the fingers. There are many other possibilities as well. ...Read more

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Why are my fingers swollen in the mornings when I awake?

Why are my fingers swollen in the mornings when I awake?

Arthritis?: Sounds like arthritis. The classic syptoms include morning stiffness and swelling that resovles in 30 min. See a hand surgeon or a rheumatologist for an evaluation to make sure this is all it is. ...Read more

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I'm wondering why are my fingers swollen in the cold?

I'm wondering why are my fingers swollen in the cold?

Reaction: Some people have what is called cold erythema. This is an allergic type reaction to cold exposure. The cold air causes histamine to be released and this causes swelling and itching. You can help this by taking an antihistamine like Claritin or Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and try to keep your hand warm or wrap cold items with a towel. ...Read more

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Any reason why are my fingers swollen and itchy?

Any reason why are my fingers swollen and itchy?

Itchy skin: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Why is my left hand and fingers swollen?

Why is my left hand and fingers swollen?

Not Sure: Hard to say what is going on from the limited information you provided. If just one hand is swollen and stiff, this could be due to over use, arthritis, or inflammation, among other causes. Other less common casues can be nerve entrapments or circulation problems. Seems like you should call your doctor for advice. ...Read more