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What causes swollen hands?

Swollen hands and fingers can be caused by a variety of things, so it is important to discuss your symptoms with a doctor if you are experiencing this.

According to the NHS, a condition called oedema refers to swollen arms and hands as a result of fluid build-up, and this swelling will often go away on its own.

But if the condition gets worse or it doesn’t get better after a few days of home treatment, it is recommended sufferers contact their GP.

Oedema symptoms include swollen or puffy arms or hands, or shiny, stretched or red skin.

Oedema can also affect the ankles, feet and legs.



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