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Why Do My Hands And Feet Swell At Night
Itchy hextremities: Can be caused for the following reasons: 1) diabetes, 2) eczema, 3) seasonal allergies or 4) vascuar problems. If you try otc zyrtec (cetirizine) or Hydrocortisone creams without relief, then make an appointment with an immunologist or your pcp to have your blood checked for type 2 diabetes. If that is normal, then you may need to see a vascular/cardiologist to assess your bloodflow. Don't delay! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Not random: There is always a reason for swelling. It seems random to you most likely because you have not discovered what is responsible yet. The usual suspects are diet, salt intake, positional, exercise related, arthritic, vascular disease, cardiac problems.....If you have ruled out the obvious ones then i would suggest seeing your primary care physician. ...Read more
Hyperhydrosis : Hyperhydrosis ( excessive sweat) can affect the hands and feet. There are many many causes for this too many to list or get worried about but you should see your family doctor and voice your concerns. Treatment may involve topical agents, medications taken by mouth, injection of a drug such as Botox or even surgery. If you go beyond topical application then a specialist will likely be needed. ...Read more
Varicose veins?: If you have veins that you can see in your legs, think about seeing a phlebologist (vein specialist). If you don't see any veins, you could try wearing compression stockings during the day. If that helps, i would still see a phlebologist. If no veins and stockings don't help, a visit to a podiatrist might be in order. Seeing your primary care doctor before anyone else is never a bad idea. ...Read more
Many hour on feet: The veins in your legs have valves in them to prevent blood return from back flow. At end of day the fluid could be from the veins essentially being over worked. Lying down help the blood leave the legs to return to the heart. This could be serious - called venous stasis, see primary care doctor for evaluation. ...Read more
Why do my hands, fingers, and feet swell really bad at night? My finger joints are stiff as well.
Evaluation: I would suggest you see a Rheumatologist for an evaluation. ...Read more
Rls: Restless leg syndrome (rls) is a possibility. It is a clinical diagnosis. Based on complaints of funny feeling in legs. It is worse at night and relieved by activity. Other causes of tingling at night can be neuropathy, vascular insufficiency, nocturnal cramps to name a few. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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