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what to do when you have an open wrist

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
Wrist Pain: I don't think the two are related. you need to be concerned about possible fracture if it is still hurting significantly. I recommend you go to sic ... Read More

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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roger Palutsis
35 years experience Sports Medicine
Sprain vs break: Sounds like you may have sprained your wrist. Most sprains improve with rest, ice, nsaids and removable splints. If it doesn't improve in 7-10 days, i ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Tell me more. Could be tendonitis, carpal tunnel among others.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
See your physician: Did you physically injure your arm/wrist in some way? There are many reasons, but it all depends on your medical history and recent history. See your ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
See doctor: You need exam and perhaps nerve conduction studies to see where the damage is. Then treatment options for you
A 43-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 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies : Varies somewhat based upon the size of the soft tissue dissection required; but in general we begin progressive range of motion exercises to reduce th ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Forno
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Workers comp: If it's an "aggravation of a pre-existing condition" then yes
A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Chicken pox?: Have you have chicken pox? Could be that, versus another viral infection. If pussy discharge see a pediatrician for help.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Reassurance : Absolutely no reason to be ashamed to do X Ray at your age, if you need this for diagnosis.!!! Most important to know what is going on with you that ... Read More

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