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Why are my hand and fingers swollen?

Why are my hand and fingers swollen?

Many reasons: Many reasons, check this with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Brad Goldenberg
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Finger Swelling (Definition)

finger swelling can occur in many medical conditions. It can be objectively measured by water displacement measuring in some cases. It can be a sign of systemic disease, such as heart failure, or renal failure. It most often is a ...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

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My right hand and fingers are numb and tingling. They also hurt why is that?

My right hand and fingers are numb and tingling. They also hurt why is that?

Carpal tunnel: the most common reason for these sx in this location is carpal tunnel syndrome. I would see a Neurologist. Numbness and tingling always point to irritation of nerves, whether due to a disc pressing on the nerve or at the wrist (carpal tunnel) will have to be determined through proper testing ...Read more

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My fingers are swollen mostly my 2ring fingers and my index fingers. I wake up because they itch and hurt. There are bumps and lumps on my ring finger?

My fingers are swollen mostly my 2ring fingers and my index fingers. I wake up because they itch and hurt. There are bumps and lumps on my ring finger?

Contact dermatitis: This could represent conta t allergy. Remove rings and treat with prescription creams.Patch testing to confirm diagnosis of nickel allergy can be done. ...Read more

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Why are my fingers swelling?

Why are my fingers swelling?

Can't answer with: Available information. Medical evaluation is best bet for accurate assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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Why are my hands and fingers peeling?

Why are my hands and fingers peeling?

Many possibilites: Allergies to environmental substances such as cleansers or possibly allergies to metals in a ring. See your doc. ...Read more

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Why are my hands tingling and my feet and ankles are swollen ?

Why are my hands tingling and my feet and ankles are swollen ?

Varies: There are multiple potential causes, a good medical checkup would probably be a good place to start. ...Read more

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Why are my hands and fingers going numb?

Why are my hands and fingers going numb?

Could be a nerve: The most common type of compressive neuropathy in the arms is carpal tunnel syndrome. This is due to a pinched nerve in the wrist. Other common causes are cubital tunnel syndrome (pinched ulnar nerve at elbow) and cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck). Peripheral neuropathy from diabetes or medical problems are less common. I would ask your primary care doc to investigate this for you. ...Read more

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Why are my toes and fingers bluish?

Why are my toes and fingers bluish?

Usually low O2 SAT: Blood without oxygen looks bluish under skin. Blue lips in a cold pool are an example. Anxiety can decrease blood flow to extremities, but so can many more serious problems. See your doc if it persists. ...Read more

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Both of my hands are swollen and can't bend my fingers real painful?

Both of my hands are swollen and can't bend my fingers real painful?

See your doctor: This is not normal and without more info not much can be said in this forum. I will say a proper evaluation by your doctor and or a referral to a specialist would be warranted. ...Read more

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Why are my feet and hands and lips numb?

Why are my feet and hands and lips numb?

Lots of things.: Your symptoms can be the result of a variety of reasons. Anxiety as well as the warning of a migraine episode are both possibilities. The possibility of a more serious condition such as Guillain- Barre syndrome can present with similar symptoms. It might be best to discuss your symptoms with your family doctor for a thorough exam and evaluation. ...Read more

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Why are my fingers, toes and joints swelling? It hurts.

Why are my fingers, toes and joints swelling? It hurts.

I would advise: A consult with a rheumatologist. This type of doctor specializes in these types of conditions. ...Read more

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Why are my thumbs in my hands cramping?

Why are my thumbs in my hands cramping?

Depends: If symptons sudden, with activity, it suggests silent carpel tunnel syndrome in your diabetes affecting the relative strength of your thumb to your other fingers. If the problem is developing slowly, with arthritic stiffness and weakness, you may have neuropathy. Overuse of the hands can trigger thumb problems because it is the most vulnerable digit. Don't worry, there are solutions(splints). ...Read more

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Why do my fingers swell and tingle and my feet?

Why do my fingers swell and tingle and my feet?

Could be : It could be inflammatory arthritis. I would recommend that you see your doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Why are my hands swelling and itching?

Why are my hands swelling and itching?

Other symptoms?: Although itching can be caused allergies, compression neuropathies such as carpal tunnel syndrome should also be considered if you have numbness and/or tingling. The numbness is usually worse at night and in the morning. It can also develop during activities such as brushing your teeth, talking on the phone, and driving a car. See a board certified dermatologist or hand surgeon for a evaluation. ...Read more

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Why are my fingers and forearms feeling tingly?

Nerve compression: Tingling in the fingers is usually the result of a compressed nerve. Most common cause is carpal tunnel syndrome but can also be caused by a herniated disc in the neck. A thorough evaluation is needed and a nerve test may be ordered. ...Read more

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Why are my fingers and hands now hurting after skiing?

Mechanical?: Could be mechanical due to grip, and improper use of skis, could also be vascular due to the cold response. ...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