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pain in my wrist when I bend it

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Germanovich
12 years experience Pain Management
Carpal tunnel: Inflammation of median nerve. See a neurologist for proper diagnosis which may include nerve conduction study. Simple cases can be treated with wrist ... Read More

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A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Positional: Most likely since you woke up with it. It is positional. Try changing positions when you sleep and relax the wrist See how you feel in a week.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: Carpal tunnel is nerve compression characterized by pins and needles, numbness or electric shock sensations. It is not just pain on motion.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Aranson
42 years experience General Surgery
Wrist pain: If you notice a lump @ the wrist at the same time, it may be due to a ganglion cyst which is a form of arthritis where the lining of the wrist bones p ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Tendinitis: . Infection. Gout, inflammation and nerve compression all can be very painful in the involved tissues. Ice, splinting and nsaids are a decent general ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Wrists: This is normal muscle relaxation when you sleep.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vijaya Sikand
38 years experience Family Medicine
Wrist pain: Wrist pain has many possible causes. Please provide more details like whether there was any trauma or injury? Have you had this before? Is the wrist w ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need exam!: Apparently no hx. Of any injury to your wrist, correct?How long have you had this pain? Dominant hand?Pain w/ weight bearing could be many things incl ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like: tendinitis! See an orthopedic or hand specialist for the proper treatment (injection, splinting, physical therapy) Hope this is helpful Dr Z
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A member asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Tendonitis: may be related to overuse or previous trauma. I suggest a medical/orthopedic exam. If not allergic, I suggest using Aleve or Advil.

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