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Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017 in General Health
Question: For a male friend: Swollen left hand with redness on the surface. Could it be heart related? Painful as well with loss of use.

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Answered by Dr. Grzegorz Stanko 51 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Veins thrombosis can be the reason.

Detailed Answer:
Hello.

Thank you for the query.

No, it is not heart related. Heart related issue would cause cold and pale hand.
In his case it may be caused by veins thrombosis or soft tissues inflammation.
It would bd good to have it checked with Dopplers ultrasound. He should consult a doctor.

Hope this helps.
Regards.
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