Swelling of the fingers - a phenomenon familiar to some people, especially in the warmer months.
They can be both weak and strong, well visible.
Swelling is not only aesthetically uncomfortable, but also can cause unpleasant pain.
In addition, often swelling of the fingers is a symptom of the disease, so it is best to consult a doctor and get tested.
Why swollen fingers
Often the fingers are swollen due to an allergicreactions to a variety of chemicals that are part of household detergents. In this case, it is necessary either to use rubber gloves when working with such means, or to pick up household chemicals do not cause allergies.
A common cause of edema - venous disease Hand(Eg, thrombophlebitis, varicose veins). Typically, when there is an increase of these diseases affected areas of veins. It may be a pain, redness of the skin. In such cases, you should consult a doctor phlebologist - a specialist in diseases of the veins.
The fingers often swell in women duringmenstruation, as well as pregnant women, due to the abrupt hormonal changes in their bodies. Quite often, the fingers become swollen due to metabolic disorders, especially water exchange. This can occur both because of failures in the work of the kidneys, and due to excessive consumption of salty, spicy food, plentiful drink (especially before bedtime). Exchange water as violation may occur due to heat, body heat. Therefore, in hot weather should be possible to reduce the proportion of the diet of heavy, greasy, salty food, wear light clothing, use fans and air conditioning. In the hottest hours if possible it is better not to go out. Women are better in this weather, do not wear bracelets, rings, and clothing with long sleeves and fastens tightly, as they pinch the surface layers of the skin and can exacerbate swelling. Finally, the fingers can swell as a result of trauma: contusions, dislocations, fractures, even fractures.
How to get rid of the swelling of the fingers
According to prescription medications can be taken withdiuretic effect to remove excess fluid from the body. With the same purpose useful regularly eat watermelon, cucumber. If the swelling accompanied by pain, contact your surgeon and make an X-ray hand. If necessary, the doctor will prescribe treatment and care.
To get rid of edema, it is necessaryevery day to do gymnastics for the hands. Raise your hands up, begin to open and close your fingers. You can also use tea from flaxseed, as it promotes the removal of fluid and removal of edema. More traffic! You walk in the fresh air, sport.