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my wrist feels like it needs to pop

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Motrin or aleve (naproxen): If you have injured your wrist see a doctor. If not there may just be some irritation or inflammation in the joint. Try some warm compresses and an an ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
48 years experience Family Medicine
Need exam: You will need an exam and prob Xrays to give you an accurate DX. I would suggest calling your DR and getting an apt.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Phillip Zinni III
33 years experience Sports Medicine
Heat ; Stretch Best: Most people sleep with their wrist bent. If you can't consciously keep your wrist straight, try using a wrist splint at night. Either way, a soak in ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
It isn't: It isn't bad for you. Popping any joint isn't harmful.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Joint popping: Joint popping is common with restriction of joints. In general the pop allows for freedom of motion. If pop causes pain it should be evaluated. The po ... Read More
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A 15-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
53 years experience General Practice
Bones: Teenage female experiences popping/ cracking sound when she flexes her wrists and this is caused by two bone edges slipping past each other. This is ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Poppng and grinding?: Where?
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
30 years experience Holistic Medicine
Joint popping: Joint popping is common with restriction of joints. In general the pop allows for freedom of motion. If pop causes pain it should be evaluated.
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Le
Dr. Andrew Le answered
Specializes in Family Medicine
Wrist popping: Most cracking and popping is from a build up of air pockets. Inflammation can increase this. If you have not injured yourself and there is no pain tha ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
17 years experience Pain Management
Popping wrists: If there is no pain, no injury and no other joints are popping or cracking, can leave it alone. Obsessive over it will not make it go away; joint pop ... Read More

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