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Aching hands

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nutcracker Tue 08-Mar-05 16:53:59

My hands ache alot, especially in cold weather. It's not too bad but if Ds is holding my hands my fingers really hurt and i have to keep letting go. Also it hurts to peel potatoes.

I didn't really think much of it until i mentioned it to my mom who said that it wasn't right.

Could it be arthirits ?? I am only 26.

My dad does have osteoathritis, but thats not herditary.

cloudy Fri 11-Mar-05 21:07:13

Could be a kind of RSI. Mine acts up in cold weather, too.

PrettyCandles Fri 11-Mar-05 21:25:13

Do your hands change colour in cold weather or in codl water?

nutcracker Fri 11-Mar-05 21:26:24

They go very red in cold weather, and then my thumbs hurt that much they are painful to touch.

LGJ Fri 11-Mar-05 21:42:44

Sorry Nutty can't help but I would see my GP, PDQ.

WigWamBam Fri 11-Mar-05 21:49:30

It could be Reynaud's Syndrome, if your hands change colour in the cold. Do they ever go blue or white as well as red?

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