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My hands and fingers hurt all day, they are swollen and warm. Whenever I lay down they get tingling and numb. What should I do?

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Dr. Rifat Naghmi
Internal Medicine
6 doctors agree

In brief: Fingers hurt

Please get yourself checked for rheumatoid arthritis

In brief: Fingers hurt

Please get yourself checked for rheumatoid arthritis
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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
3 doctors agree

In brief: You most likely..

Have arthritis affecting the digits and probably the wrist producing carpal tunnel.
See a rheumatology specialist!

In brief: You most likely..

Have arthritis affecting the digits and probably the wrist producing carpal tunnel.
See a rheumatology specialist!
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Dr. Thomas Mcgowan
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Hands

sounds like a nerve issue as you are only 19 so poor blood flow is more unlikely.
Consider a neurologist and an EMG. If normal then consider rheumatology for an autoimmune issue like Raynaud's.

In brief: Hands

sounds like a nerve issue as you are only 19 so poor blood flow is more unlikely.
Consider a neurologist and an EMG. If normal then consider rheumatology for an autoimmune issue like Raynaud's.
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Dr. Su Fairchild
Integrative Medicine

In brief: Diet

First see MD to make sure it is nothing serious.
Then, consider a trial of grain and dairy free diet for at least 3 - 6 months to see if anything changes. Many cases of joint swelling can be due to food sensitivity.

In brief: Diet

First see MD to make sure it is nothing serious.
Then, consider a trial of grain and dairy free diet for at least 3 - 6 months to see if anything changes. Many cases of joint swelling can be due to food sensitivity.
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