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Why Do My Fingers Swell Up After Typing
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
Why do my fingers swell(not palms)when holding something cold for short period of time?Just started happening lately.
Cold Urticaria: Cold urticaria is an allergy to cold temperatures. With cold urticaria, exposure to cold temperatures causes redness, itching, swelling and hives on the skin that has been in contact with the cold. I would try taking an anithistamine before holding something cold, see if it prevents this reaction. ...Read more
Xecondary effect: Brisk walking for a distance of 4 miles, especially if your arms are swinging freely, can result in blood pooling in your hands/fingers. At your age, return of the blood against gravity may also be somwhat slowed, which mat also cause some swelling there. Lying with your arma slightly elevated mey help the blood drain more efficiently. Unless your hands/fingers hurt or the swelling does not subsid. ...Read more
I just ate a slice of cheese & I can feel my fingers swell up is that lacto intorence or something else?
Unlikely Lactose Int: The typical signs of lactose intolerance are abdominal bloating and cramping along with diarrhea, gas and sometimes nausea within 2 hours of ingestion of milk products. Unfortunately, without more information it's difficult to assess the symptom you describe, however it seems unlikely to be related to lactose intolerance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My fingers swell up when I go for powerwalks/runs - what's going on? Normal?... Subsides after an hour or so. Didn't happen when I was younger!
Normal: This is a normal issue caused by blood pooling in the fingers while walking. ...Read more
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