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Why do my hands and feet swell?

Why do my hands and feet swell?

A # of things: There are a number of things that can cause this. Electrolyte imbalances or rheumatoid arthritis are two possibilities. Go to your primary care physician to get a diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Paresthesia (Definition)

weird or abnormal feeling including numbness, tingling sensation, pins-and-needles in skin area or body part. One example is when someone hits his elbow "funny bone", he may get the tingling and numbness at the elbow and forearm, this ...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 do my hands burn and tingle?

Why do my hands burn and tingle?

Any number of things: Can do this. Carpal tunnel syndrome, neuropathy, or even nerves being blocked at the spine can cause burning. Of the things that can cause neuropathy, diabetes is the most common. Vitamin deficencies can do this also. Best to speak with a health care provider for further advice! ...Read more

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Why do my hands and feet swell up randomly?

Why do my hands and feet swell up randomly?

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

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Why do my legs and hands and fingers stiffen?

Why do my legs and hands and fingers stiffen?

See details: It may be related to arthritis. Have the problem evaluated, preferably by a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Why do my feet and legs randomly feel tingly?

Why do my feet and legs randomly feel tingly?

Early peripheral neu: You could have a condition known as peripheral neuropathy, meaning problem with nerves. It could be caused ny diabetes, heavy alcolhol consumption, exposure to chemotherapy agents, low back disc problems or what we call 'idiopathic-we do not know. If it persists, it is a good idea to get worked up by a podiatrist or internist. ...Read more

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Why do my hands and feet itch at night?

Why do my hands and feet itch 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 more

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Why do I feel itchy and swollen hands and feet?

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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Why are my hands and feet numb when i sleep?

Why are my hands and feet numb when i sleep?

Not if your sane: When you sleep your muscles are pumping less fluid back to your heart so the tissues that surround tendons swell. This pinches nearby nerves causing numbness.C. ...Read more

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Why do I feel numbness on my hands or fingers?

Why do I feel numbness on my hands or fingers?

Carp tunnel syndrome: Numbness of the hands can be due to carpal tunnel syndrome/or nerve damage at the wrist, especially if you spend a lot of time on the computer. It is also can be due to radiculopathy/or nerve damage around the spine. Polyneuropathy is also a possibility. It is very important that you see neurologist and have a few tests done, especially emg, electromyography. ...Read more

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Why do my palms of hands and bottoms of feet feel numb?

Why do my palms of hands and bottoms of feet feel numb?

Think nerves: Neuropathy can cause these symptoms, and a doctor can help diagnose this. Keep in mind that medical conditions such as diabetes, inflammatory arthritis, thyroid issues, fluid retention may be at the root of the issue. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Why do my arms and hands go numb then ache?

Why do my arms and hands go numb then ache?

Many factors: May be diabetes or something completed unrelated like a pinched nerve. You should be promptly evaluated by a physician. ...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 do my feet hurt and burn?

Why do my feet hurt and burn?

Burning is usually : A sign of neuropathy of some form, bless of course you burned your foot via sunburn or hot soup falling etc then it would be from the burn... ...Read more

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Why are my hands and feet always cold?

Why are my hands and feet always cold?

See your doctor: You may have hyperthyroidism, anemia, or several other causes for these symptoms. Get a complete evaluation, including specialty consult if necessary. ...Read more

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Why do my arms hands legs feet tingle like there asleep?

Why do my arms hands legs feet tingle like there asleep?

Possible neuropathy: Most common cause of persistent tingling in hands and feet is peripheral neuropathy, and most common cause of that is diabetes. But there are many other causes of tingling, and many causes of neuropathy. A neurologist may help. ...Read more