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Northport, AL
A 31-year-old female asked:

32 yr female w5 yr ulnar wrist pain.no motor loss.burns/aches/numb.painful to type, apply makeup, write.xray, ncv, emg negative.pain on pisotriquetral joint.ulnar/median decompression.no mri.what's wrong?

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Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
Urgent Care 21 years experience
Mri: Sounds like the MRI will probably be very helpful in this case.
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Family Medicine 49 years experience
Wrist pain: Without an mri- it sounds like wrist tendonitis with or without compression neuritis. I would consult an orhtopedic surgeon. Sometimes an injection of xylocaine (lidocaine) with a steroid will alleviate the pain. Also i always suggest the use of a pull on, neoprene tubular wrist support worn over a terry tennis wrist towel: it will really help.
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Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 41 years experience
consider pisiform- triquetral syndrome, degenerative arthritis or inflammation of pisiform-triquetral joint exacerbated with use of ulnar wrist flexor
Apr 23, 2014
Last updated May 21, 2018


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