Top answers from doctors based on your search:
Disclaimer

my wrist has been hurting for a few months and hurts badly what should i do

A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hill Hastings
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Splint, NSAIA: It depends on a) related to an injury? B) is there swelling? C) does it hurt when you move it? Is it on the radial (thumb) side or on the ulnar (smal ... Read More
1
1 thank

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience in Family Medicine
Several things: This problem mandates a real-time (face-to-face) meeting with a doctor. A history has to be taken along with a examination as well as labs and other ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Checkup: You need an examination. The worst possibility is a septic joint. More likely you have a teno-synovitis (rheumatism) - perhaps a hypersensitivity reac ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Wrist pain: So many things possible. The fact that is non trauma related makes you think of an inflammatory arthritis or crystal (gout) arthritis. Specific overus ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Haber
35 years experience in Neurology
? ulnar: See a neurologist- could be compression @ inner elbow.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
See a physician: Have the hand pain evaluated. A rheumatologist or orthopedist could determine the cause and provide treatment options.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Maybe: If you are able to move the ankle in all directions and you can walk on it without severe pain then i would not be too concerned..
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience in Internal Medicine
See doctor: Rule out strep.
1
1 thank
A female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience in Family Medicine
Rib muscle strain: probably related to strain of the muscle between your ribs and yes, quite painful. i advise Advil or Aleve (naproxen) if not allergic, Myoflex cream a ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Can Ortho MD: U need 2 b cn by an orthopedic surgeon who should b able 2 help u. B sure 2 bring ur workout shoes with u.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes this is abnormal: see if physician get evaluated for this by primary care doctor or go to an urgent care
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes you may need: Ankle sprains are treated with Rest and that is where crutches are useful Ice pack locally Compression by using an Ace Bandage Elevation to reduce t ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Sucgang
16 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes. Please visit.: If the chest pain is acute, please go to emergency room. Otherwise, please followup with your primary doctor for a diagnosis. If you have been working ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See Ortho: if the knee is licking it is possible to have a free floating fragment. Some people have meniscus injuries and later a fragment comes loose. Get for ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lonnie Smith
38 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
See your MD: You should be checked by your MD you may need treatment for an infection.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sadiqa Stelzner
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Consult a doc: You need to see your ophthalmologist for evaluation.
A member asked:
Dr. Andrew Carroll
24 years experience in Family Medicine
See a doc!: It's difficult to determine this over the internet without a good exam. Icing the area is a good idea, along with antiinflammatories, such as Aleve ( ... Read More
6
6 thanks
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Affleck
29 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Could be: A ligamentous injury, fracture, muscle pull, tendon rupture. Rotator cuff injury is pretty high on the list, but you need an evaluation by someone wh ... Read More
1
1 thank
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience in Hand Surgery
See a MD: A painful wrist is the sign that something is wrong. You could have arthritis, a fracture, a ligament injury, etc. Seek the advice of a hand surgeon.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience in Rheumatology
Sounds like tendonit: This sunds liek tednonitis of the outside of your wrist. It could be ulnar carpi tendonitis. Is it tender to touch the outside of the left wrist. T ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Tailbone: Avoid direct contact with firm surfaces , trIal with donut pillow , use real anti inflammatory like diclofenac ,nalbutone. Stool softeners
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Seek medical help: You have been having headache for a week and i suppose you have tried over the counter meds and still have headache. You should make an appointment w ... Read More

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:

Ask doctors free
Personalized answers
Free
Talk to a doctor
Unlimited visits
$10/month