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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
See a doctor: Preferable desk the advice of an orthopedic hand surgeon.
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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Wrist injuries: Any part of the body which develops pain , stiffness, swelling , is indicative of either an injury or structural abnormality. Injuries r the culprit i ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gil Tepper
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Abc: Ice, elevate, immobilize and take anti inflam otitis for 2 weeks. Not improved? Go see an orth for a full eval
Dr. Deborah Lim
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Rest: You did not say what type of wrist injury but with any strain or fracture, rest and immobility helps it heal. You should have a cast or wrap to keep y ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Pain, swelling wrist: Loss of mtio are usuyaly noticed quickly while sublte injuries of interosseous ligaments that are minor or tiny avulsion fractures, or hairline fractu ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rest and ice: Most wrist injuries are sprains and strains of the joints. Rest, ice, immobilization and otc nsaid's are very effective treatments. Most will resolve ... Read More
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Immobilize.: Immobilize the wrist with a splint that can be obtained at most drug stores. Ice the wrist for 20 minutes at a time, 4-5 times per day. See an orthope ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Roazen
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends on injury.: If it's a simple sprain, you should be fully functional in 10-14 days with complete resolution of symptoms in 4-6 weeks. A fracture can take longer, a ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Pain, swelling wrist: Loss of mtio are usuyaly noticed quickly while sublte injuries of interosseous ligaments that are minor or tiny avulsion fractures, or hairline fractu ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Wang
Dr. Mark Wang answered
17 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: Speed of recovery depends on the type and severity of the injury. For example, a mild wrist sprain can be treated with a few days rest, activity modi ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ibrahim ElGendy
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Wrist: Swollen wrist,pain that doesn't go away after 2/3 days, pain when moving your hand.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Brace, NSAIDs, ice: If you have a tendonitis, a contusion (brusie), or ligament sprain, a cock-up velcro wrist brace that you can get at cvs or walgreens can help rest th ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
40 years experience Hand Surgery
XRAY: An exam with a Hand Surgeon and an Xray would help.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
46 years experience Hand Surgery
Ice and splint: See an orthopedic hand surgeon for an appropriate diagnosis and treatment.
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