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Hand swelling: Swelling of one or both hands. See detailed information below for a list of 54 causes of Hand swelling, Symptom Checker, Assessment Questionnaire, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
The following medical conditions are some of the possible
causes of Hand swelling.
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Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Hand swelling. Some of these are listed below :
The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible
causes of Hand swelling as a symptom.
Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using,
including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
When combined, certain drugs, medications, substances or toxins may react causing Hand swelling as a symptom. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Hand swelling may include these symptoms:
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During a consultation, your doctor will use various techniques to assess the symptom: Hand swelling. These will include a physical examination and possibly diagnostic tests. (Note: A physical exam is always done, diagnostic tests may or may not be performed depending on the suspected condition) Your doctor will ask several questions when assessing your condition. It is important to openly share any pertinent information to help your doctor make an accurate diagnosis.
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The list of organs typically affected by Hand swelling may include, but is not limited to:
The list below shows some of the causes of Hand swelling mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hand swelling. Of the 54 causes of Hand swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Hand swelling' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Hand swelling or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hand swelling based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Depending on the seriousness of the onset of Hand swelling, you may want to consult one of the following medical professionals.
Important:In extreme cases, always seek advice from emergency services :
Subtypes of Hand swelling:
Medical Conditions associated with Hand swelling:
Symptoms related to Hand swelling:
Hand pain (60 causes), Arm swelling (37 causes), Elbow swelling (21 causes), Finger swelling (24 causes), Wrist swelling (33 causes), Wrist pain (45 causes), Swelling (3730 causes), Hand injury, Carpal tunnel syndrome, Hypothyroidism (106 causes), Axillary vein thrombosis, Lymphedema (73 causes)
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