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My hand swelled up yesterday and itched...Don't know why see no bites.

24hr's hand still swollen, no itching, doesn't hurt and no medical reason for it. Have iced, What should I do now?

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CMM912

Asked by CMM912 at 2:34 PM on Jun. 12, 2013 in Health

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  • Any allergies? Do any gardening? Etc.
    Go to the walk-in clinic
    KristiS11384

    Answer by KristiS11384 at 2:35 PM on Jun. 12, 2013

  • I would go to an urgent care for that.
    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 2:37 PM on Jun. 12, 2013

  • What were you doing before it swelled up?
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 2:59 PM on Jun. 12, 2013

  • Take Benadryl and call his doc
    Crafty26

    Answer by Crafty26 at 3:12 PM on Jun. 12, 2013

  • Have you checked it under a magnifying glass? I woke up with a swollen thumb, with a bit of pain, it progressed to swollen hand, lot of pain. Went to ER when sudden pain was excruciating, they gave me antibiotics and sent me home. That night, while cleaning the playroom, I came upon some binoculars Out of bored curiosity, I turned them backwards, looking through the big end, and looked at my thumb- and lo and behold, there glittered a multitude of glass shards! I didn't even know they got me, they were such small shards. Glass is likely not your dilemma, with you having no pain, but it's a good idea to take a closer look! So break out the magnifying glass if you have one!
    AngelicaDem

    Answer by AngelicaDem at 11:01 PM on Jun. 12, 2013

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