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after a car accident can your wrist start hrting it has been abt 8 weeks and my right wrist is still sore and getting worse no strength in it

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leila Wing
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Evaluation: After car accidents, there can be injuries to muscles and ligaments supporting joints, like wrists and the neck. If you have no strength in your hand ... Read More
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Dr. Stuart Hilliard
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Undiagnosed injury: It is not uncommon to have injuries to the wrist go undiagnosed after a car accident, especially if there were other injuries involved. If there is st ... Read More

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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
45 years experience Emergency Medicine
No and Yes: Steroids will not help lighten the scar. They could in fact weaken the scar tissue, retard the healing process and result in a larger, more visible s ... Read More
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Won't help: Corticosteroid injections are used to reduce Keloids, which is a thick scar that some people are prone to. Corticosteroid creams are used for various ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Forbes
15 years experience Wound care
Probably won't help: Hypertrophic scarring / keloid formation is a frustrating complication in some patients after trauma or surgery. A strong topical steroid like betamet ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Well: And in general anybody with that kind of localize wrist pain needs to be evaluated in person by primary care physician urgent care emergency room orth ... Read More
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen : I would not hesitate to be seen, particularly if it is getting considerations would include an inflammatory condition, gout being one example; infecti ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Ulnar wrist pain: can be tendonitis, wrist joint synovitis, disorders of cartilage, early rx includes ice, saids and gentle ( not too tight) wrist splinting. If pain pe ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Puccio
Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Wrist pain: Problems pertaining to the wrist could be from any number of causes but if there is no Trumatic event this could be an inflammatory process restrictin ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Natalie
15 years experience Sports Medicine
See your doc: Sounds like you might need an XR. Pain different from the norm and inability to grasp are both concerning. Get to your local sports med doc or conside ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Then see a doctor and have the wrists evaluated. Wrist pain has numerous possible causes.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sports med consult: The intermittent nature of your symptoms suggests that a structure (could be ligament, nerve, tendon, bone, or cartilage) is getting irritated. To mak ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Causes vary: On and off pain can be tendinitis which hurts more with movement and grasping. Osteoarthritis is not a consideration at age 20. Rheumatoid arthritis i ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
53 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Depends: Wrist pain may be caused by multiple causes from ligament and tendon injury to inflammation of the joints and adjoining soft tisuue to tumors nerve pr ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most likely not: This lump could be ganglion cyst, check it out with your doctor.

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