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Dr. Chip, Doctor (MD)
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Experience:  Over 20 yrs of Family Practice
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I got treated for UTI yesterday but when I woke up my

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I got treated for UTI yesterday but when I woke up my fingers were swollen and I had red spots all over. Now my feet are doing the same, what is happening?
JA: Any recent injuries? How long have you been dealing with the swelling?
Customer: No injuries just swelling when I woke up and it has been consistent since. Even got a little words worse
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: thats all I have
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 days ago.

Hello I'm Dr Chip

Could you please post a photo or two for me on this page?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
I did with add files
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 days ago.

Thanks

Any itching with this?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
No just swelling and discomfort
Expert:  Dr. Chip replied 9 days ago.

OK

Even without the itching this is an allergic problem--could be from new soaps, detergents, foods etc but many times we never figure out the trigger

For now I suggest either benedryl or Claritin and ibuprofen but if this goes on more than two more days you need to see your doctor for a cortisone injection or a short course of oral prednisone

Please let me know if you need any more information