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Hand swelling: Introduction

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.

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Causes of Hand swelling:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Hand swelling. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Causes of Types of Hand swelling:

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Hand swelling: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Hand swelling, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Hand swelling Treatments

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Stories from Users for Hand swelling

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Message Boards for Hand swelling

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Diagnostic tests for Hand swelling:

Various tests are used in the diagnosis of Hand swelling. Some of these are listed below :

  • Physical examination
    • Inspect the hand and determine if swelling involves the joints or soft tissue of the hands
    • Inspect the skin for redness, scars and rashes
    • Inspect for wasting of the muscles of the hands
    • Inspect for joint or bone deformity
    • Examine the nails of the hands for changes specific to psoriasis (e.g. pitting which is small depressions in the nail)
    • Feel for tenderness of joints or bones
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Medications or substances causing Hand swelling:

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.

Drug interactions causing Hand swelling:

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.

  • Blocadren (Timolol) and Adalat (Nifedipine) interaction
  • Blocadren (Timolol) and Procardia (Nifedipine) interaction
  • Blocadren (Timolol) and Calan (Verapamil) interaction
  • Blocadren (Timolol) and Isoptin (Verapamil) interaction
  • Blocadren (Timolol) and Verelan (Verapamil) interaction
  • more interactions...»

Hand swelling: Comorbid Symptoms

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Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Hand swelling

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Assessment Questionnaire: Questions your doctor may ask (and why!)

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.

It is also very important to bring an up-to-date list of all of your all medical conditions, medications including dosages, and names of numbers of any specialist you see.

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Hand swelling: Deaths

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Organs affected by Hand swelling:

The list of organs typically affected by Hand swelling may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Hand swelling

The list below shows some of the causes of Hand swelling mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Hand swelling?

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:

  • 2 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 4 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 47 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Hand swelling:

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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Conditions listing medical complications: Hand swelling:

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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Causes of Hand swelling Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hand swelling based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?
  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Doctors and specialists: Who should I consult about Hand swelling?

    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 :

    Classifications of Hand swelling:

    Subtypes of Hand swelling:

    Swollen finger (10 causes), Knuckle swelling (21 causes), Dactylitis (15 causes)

    Medical Conditions associated with Hand swelling:

    Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes)

    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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