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I get swollen, itchy, hot hands when i start working out. Why is this?

I get swollen, itchy, hot hands when i start working out. Why is this?

Hmmm: Are you lifting weights or touching something when this happens? Could be a simple contact dermatitis. Do you wear gloves? I need more information to be able to answer your question properly. ...Read more

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What should I do if I have swollen and itchy hands and i don't know what is causing it!?

What should I do if I have swollen and itchy hands and i don't know what is causing it!?

Hand eczema?: try some over the counter cortisone and try soaking with OTC Domeboro soaks 10 min twice a day. Then make an appt to see your dermatologist to determine the cause. I always think allergy or eczema. ...Read more

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I was shovelling snow and when i was done done my hands got itchy and now one Of my hands are swollen. Im scared help?

I was shovelling snow and when i was done done my hands got itchy and  now one Of my hands are swollen.  Im scared help?

Cold urticaria: Prolonged exposure to cold can cause an allergic reaction which results in redness and swelling. Warming the affected area can reduce the time to recovery. The treatment includes antihistamines. If you feel dizzy it weak you should be evaluated immediately. Taking antihistamines prior to exposure to cold can help prevent the symptoms. ...Read more

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I have hands swollen pain and itchiness they get hard as a rock and when its gone it leaves rec circles on my skin what could II be?

I have hands swollen pain and itchiness they get hard as a rock and when its gone it leaves rec circles on my skin what could II be?

MoreInfo,MayBAllergy: A more detailed history and physical exam is needed. Its very possible that you have an allergy to something you're in contact with. Are there any gloves or chemicals you are in contact with? Other reasons could be due to a rheumatologic problem such as arthritis or others. A thorough exam and consultation is suggested. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Clitoris has been swollen and itchy for 2 days no sex was involved before hand so what could this be?

Clitoris has been swollen and itchy for 2 days no sex was involved before hand so what could this be?

Swelling, itchiness: Swelling and itching of any body part suggests a possible allergic complaint. Were you using a lubricant of some kind, or might there have been something on your hands that could have been transferred to your clitoris? If not better very soon i suggest seeing your physician about this. ...Read more

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My hands are swollen, itchy, an has knots under my skin what is causing this? My hands are hurting real bad

My hands are swollen, itchy, an has knots under my skin what is causing this? My hands are hurting real bad

Hand eczema: Hand eczema is my best guess without seeing it. There is a kind of hand eczema calle dyshidrotic eczema can cause pain, itching, blisters, little white bumps at finger tips and palms and swollen ahnds. You might want to consult a dermatolgist to give you advice. ...Read more

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I went to the zoo got a itchy hand I woke up this morning with a itchy and swollen left hand it's like a dull itchy pain as well?

I went to the zoo got a itchy hand I woke up this morning with a itchy and swollen left hand it's like a dull itchy pain as well?

See a doctor: There are a lot of possible causes, some of which would require treatment for you to be safe. A doctor could probably quickly determine the cause by seeing and examining your hand, and asking a few more questions. I recommend you contact a doctor. I wish you well! ...Read more

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My right hand had suddenly swollen and woke up with left one beginning to swell. Both can be itchy at times. And I feel pain in both. What could it be?

My right hand had suddenly swollen and woke up with left one beginning to swell. Both can be itchy at times. And I feel pain in both. What could it be?

Swollen hand: That is unusual would be seen by ER /doc today. May be carpal tunnel, allergy to some product, bites, or autoimmune disease, rarely clot ,reflex sympathetic dystrophy ( but you need an injury for this) Could try benedryl ( no driving afterward x 6 hour) / but hands are important Go to urgent care ER this AM may need prednisone. ...Read more

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Why do I feel itchy and swollen hands and feet?

See below: You may have arthritis in the setting of liver disease. It is hard to say without more information. ...Read more

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My hands are swollen and itchy.Why is this? They feel really tight and swollen.And they are red

My hands are swollen and itchy.Why is this? They feel really tight and swollen.And they are red

Allergy: You may have touched something you are allergic to. If you have started a new medication it may be related. If it does not go away onits own see your doctor. Avoid salt to minimize the swelling, avoid scratching to decrease the redness, and take a benedry to decrease the itching and calm your nerves. ...Read more

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What could be the cause of swollen, itchy, and numb hands and arms?

What could be the cause of swollen, itchy, and numb hands and arms?

Several things: This is a problem that necessitates a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. This will allow him/her to examine you, ask specific questions. And possibly order tests to find out what's wrong and what to do to help you. ...Read more

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I woke up with swollen hands and feet that were also itchy, what could be causing this?

Allergic reaction?: This sounds like an allergic reaction that should be monitored. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) may help but if it progresses, you should seek urgent care at an emergency room. ...Read more

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My knuckles on both hands are swollen, itchy and painful. Why? PleaseLooks like herpes of some sort

My knuckles on both hands are swollen, itchy and painful.  Why? PleaseLooks like herpes of some sort

Not Herpes: it is impossible to offer specifics without being able to visualize the rash. See you family doctor or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I was cleaning our garage swiping the dirt then washed my hands a minute after it started to get red and swollen, it's itchy and pulsating.

I was cleaning our garage swiping the dirt then washed my hands a minute after it started to get red and swollen, it's itchy and pulsating.

Possible allergy: It is likely that you came in contact with something in your garage while cleaning causing rash and swelling due to allergy. Medicines like Benadryl, (diphenhydramine) Claritin, Allegra, or Zyrtec should help. Please get to the emergency room if you start feeling dizzy, light headed, sweating, or short of breath. Also see a doctor if swelling and pain get worse or doesn't go away. ...Read more