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Why my hands & feets are swollen every morning?

Why my hands & feets are swollen every morning?

Unclear: If you are waking up with swollen hands and feet every am and this is something new for you then you should probably get evaluated for some underlying cause. Kidney disease or nephrotic syndrome could be a possible cause as well as congestive heart failure. But see your doctor to see if this is the issue. Could also be related to too much sodium or a hypernatremia effect or even an autoimmune dx. ...Read more

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My hands and feet get swollen sometimes. Should I be worried?

My hands and feet get swollen sometimes. Should I be worried?

Don't worry/get check: You should consult your doctor to find the cause as it is not normal for hands and feet to swell up on and off
it may be simple water retention.But many medical conditions, medications like over the counter meds like Motrin etc, eating too much salt, kidney conditions, allergic reaction to insect bites. ...Read more

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What could cause my hands and feet to be going numb/feeling swollen for the past week and today feel constantly numb/swollen?

What could cause my hands and feet to be going numb/feeling swollen for the past week and today feel constantly numb/swollen?

Possible raynaud's: Raynaud's disease is a condition that causes some areas of your body — such as your fingers, toes, the tip of your nose and your ears — to feel numb and cool in response to cold temperatures or stress. In raynaud's disease, smaller arteries that supply blood to your skin narrow, limiting blood circulation to affected areas. ...Read more

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I just got off a 4 days cruise. My hands and feet/ankles are terrible swollen. Other than alcohol I'm on no meds. What caused this and am I ok?

I just got off a 4 days cruise. My hands and feet/ankles are terrible swollen. Other than alcohol I'm on no meds. What caused this and am I ok?

Be seen: I would be seen immediately. Several very serious problems would need to be ruled including liver, kidney, and cardiac failure. I would definitely be seen. ...Read more

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Hands and veins very swollen and painful. My hands and feet often swell (due to stimulants?) but this is extreme. Veins on hands bulge more than feet

Hands and veins very swollen and painful. My hands and feet often swell (due to stimulants?) but this is extreme. Veins on hands bulge more than feet

Discuss w/ provider: The provider who prescribed the stimulants needs to know about this symptom and consider if it is a side effect or something else. In any case, that can lead to a corrective plan. Perhaps alternatives to long term stimulants can be found - they play rough w/ bodies over time. Call ASAP and best wishes for resolving this. ...Read more

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My hands and feet have been very itchy and swollen its frustrating... Due to so much itching my hands tingle and burn also my feet after scratching?

My hands and feet have been very itchy and swollen its frustrating... Due to so much itching my hands tingle and burn also my feet after scratching?

Hard to know: Hard w/out exam. Could be eczema, or given the pattern, a more "exotic" autoimmune disorder. Something trigger this? New? Recurrent? Joint pain? Fingernails changing? Hair loss? New meds/ foods/ pets/ soaps? Temp fix: hypoallergenic soap+water, spray w/ peroxide, mix & apply cortisone & neosporin ointment, cover w/ cotton gloves & socks. OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine). Get exam, labs, Rx for Betamethasone + Atarax ...Read more

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My one month old granddaughter has a rash on her arms and legs with her hands and feet swollen what could this be?

My one month old granddaughter has a rash on her arms and legs with her hands and feet swollen what could this be?

Pedaitric dermatolog: Can not reel from description. It is most likely eczema but there are a number of conditions that occur shortly after birth. If pediatrician is unclear see pediatric dermatolgist who has training in pediatrics and dermatology.Bthis will probably resolve within a few months, but definitlely have grandchild evaluated at large mufti doctor practice or at university dermatology program. ...Read more

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Help, Night sweats 2/3 Times à week Stiff sore neck daily 1 year Sore hands and feet Swollen glands/slow drainage in head fatigue and mental fog?

Help, Night sweats 2/3 Times à week Stiff sore neck daily 1 year Sore hands and feet Swollen glands/slow drainage in head fatigue and mental fog?

Night sweats: You should be evaluated by your doctor or hematologist with a complete blood test as well as a chest xray to determine the cause of your night sweats ...Read more

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I stay swollen all the time....especially feet and hands...which is painful sometimes. What can cause this? And how can make it go away?

I stay swollen all the time....especially feet and hands...which is painful sometimes. What can cause this? And how can make it go away?

Need to be checked: You are retaining water in your body. You should cons. Ult your doctor, it is called edema
Causes are
1Low Albumin
can be caused ny kidney disease due to loss of albumin through the kidnes
2 Congestive heart failure when heart weakens and not able to pumo effectively
3Liver Disease like Cirrosis of liver
4 Nephrotic Syndrome a disease of Kidneys
5Cettain Medications can cause edema like Motrin, Amlod ...Read more

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What does swollen itchy painful hands and feet come from?

What does swollen itchy painful hands and feet come from?

Possible fungus: Yeast, dermatitis, many things can cause these symptoms. See your dermatologist. ...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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Swollen legs, feet and hands?

Swollen legs, feet and hands?

Find cause: I suggest you start with your family dr. ...Read more

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Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

Wake up with swollen hands and feet?

Hand and feet can: Swell when you sleep
fluid that is extracellular fluid redistributes
when you sleep. Diet salt and some medical conditions that affect water retention may influence this. A salty meal is a common cause unless other health issues exist. Muscle action during the day helps t keep this fluid out of the tissues as it aids venous return. When you sleep the osmotic gradient favors swollen soft tissu ...Read more

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How can I treat swollen hands and feet?

How can I treat swollen hands and feet?

Medication: This is usually due to heart or kidney problems. You might require water pills. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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What to do about swollen hands and feet?

What to do about swollen hands and feet?

See your doc: You are 24 Y.O. And this is not normal. We need to find out why, then we can treat. ...Read more

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What can be done for swollen hands and feet?

What can be done for swollen hands and feet?

Consult: I suggest you have a work up by your internist. ...Read more

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How can you treat stiff swollen hands and feet?

How can you treat stiff swollen hands and feet?

Get it evaluated: Find out why they are swollen. Is it arthritic inflammation or fluid accumulation. See your doctor or a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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What causes swollen hands and feet in the winter?

What causes swollen hands and feet in the winter?

Circulation: During the cold weather, the body will try to reroute the circulation from the extremities (arms and legs) to the central chest cavity (heart, lungs, etc...) therefore the blood flow will be somewhat compromised to the hands and feet and that's why you will have swelling in your hands and feet. ...Read more

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What causes sudden onset of red and swollen palms of hands and feet?

What causes sudden onset of red and swollen palms of hands and feet?

Many things can: Swelling in the hands and the feet is a common occurrence that has a variety of possible triggers. The most common possibility is idiopathic edema, which occurs when excess fluid builds up in the body, with no specific trigger or cause.

Idiopathic edema is generally more common in women than in men, and is often accompanied by unexplained sodium retention. ...Read more

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What are potential causes and solutions to waking up with swollen hands and feet?

What are potential causes and solutions to waking up with swollen hands and feet?

Inflamatory disease: Some potential causes could be an inflamatory or autoimmune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, reactive arthritis, less commmon gout.You need proper testing in order to make a proper diagnosis. ...Read more

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Whenever I'm standing up for just a few minutes my feet & hands get really red and feel swollen. What does this mean?

Whenever I'm standing up for just a few minutes my feet & hands get really red and feel swollen. What does this mean?

Unusual symptom: JennaM,

Your symptoms are a bit unusual and could be related to a variety of conditions. I would strongly recommend you see your medical provider and have him/her evaluate the condition. If the symptoms occur within minutes, your medical provider should be able to observe them to determine if there is any concern and decide if further testing is indicated. ...Read more