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what does it mean if your wrist hurts

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tamar Jeffery
14 years experience Emergency Medicine
Wrist pain: Have you had any recent injuries? Overuse(twisting and lifting motions,repetitive use), strain, sprains, carpal tunnel syndrome and a broken bone can ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Traumatic arthritis: It is most likely a sign of post traumatic arthritis but it may also be a sign of an untreated ligamentous injury or non-union or malunion. Diagnostic ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: This could be a variety of things. If there was acute trauma it could be a fracture. If it has increased over time it could be arthritis or tendonitis ... Read More
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Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Not specific: This is not particularly indicative of any specific condition but that doesn't mean that something is still not wrong. You will need an exam to evalua ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. John Rhoades
47 years experience Family Medicine
Not the vein: It is probably not the vein but a tendon or muscle that is causing the pain. Because of the close proximity of the structures, it would be difficult t ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sounds like some --: Form of arthritis, most likely RA at your age, if there is no hx of any injury/fall etc. What did the doctor say, as that is important as he examined ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Aron Rovner
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rsd: This may be reflex sympathetic dystrophy but it must be diagnosed by a physician.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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How does it look?: Swollen, red, hot? History of injury? Did it start all of a sudden or chronic? Any other medical history?
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hildreth
43 years experience Hand Surgery
Any # of diagnosis: To answer this question for you will require a lot more information if this is a acute problem and is associated with a injury you need to have an eva ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
tendonitis: This most commonly arises from extensor tendonitis due to overuse or trauma. Treatment initially usually consists of oral anti-inflammatories, behavio ... Read More
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