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Your hands are your connection to the physical world, allowing you to grasp, eat, touch, and communicate (write, text, sign language). But they’re also high maintenance, needing to be washed, manicured, and protected from the elements.

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While everyone’s hands get cold sometimes, when your hands are always cold, it can be a sign of an underlying condition, such as hypothyroidism or Raynaud’s phenomenon.

Swollen hands can be caused by arthritis, fluid retention or being overheated. It can be painful or make it difficult to hold objects and dot daily activities. Sometimes, it is a sign of underlying health issues.

Understand your red palms symptoms with Buoy, including 4 causes and common questions concerning your red palms.

Hand tremors can have a simple fix, but it can also be from serious conditions like Parkinson’s disease or stroke. Here’s how to tell and how to treat it.

Hands are made of 19 bones, 15 joints & 3 nerves. You can experience right or left hand pain. Hand pain may occur on the top of the hand or the palm. Learn more.

When only one hand is tingling it is usually a sign of a pinched nerve. If the hand is under stress or repeatedly being used in the same position, carpal tunnel syndrome is a likely cause. But tingling in the left hand that suddenly extends to the arm and jaw could be a sign of a heart attack.

Dupuytren's disease is a condition that gradually causes the fibrous tissue in your palm to thicken. The tightened fibers cause one or more fingers to bend towards your palm. Treatment can help straighten your fingers and restore their function.

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This article will review the symptoms, causes, and management of a broken hand. Symptoms include pain, tenderness and swelling over the site of the injury, an inability to move the hand or fingers, and surrounding numbness or tingling.

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Hand weakness s often caused by compressed nerves and damage to the tendons of the hand. Carpal tunnel syndrome is usually the cause of a weak grip. Other causes include inflammation of the hand joints, tennis or golfers elbow, or an injury.

Hand numbness is commonly the result of an injury or conditions that put pressure on nerves in one or both hands, called nerve compression. Often this can feel like a dull burning sensation, numbness and tingling, or pins-and-needles. Learn the causes and treatments.