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A 16-year-old female asked about a 16-year-old female:

my friends wrist is stinging she fell over her brothers foot and landed on it about 3 weeks ago and it still hurts what could be wrong?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Wrist injury: Wrist pain after a fall, even 3 weeks, may be a sign/symptom of a fracture as one possibility. Best to get the wrist pain evaluated by a health care provider. Best wishes.

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A 26-year-old female asked:

Why does my hands up to my elbow keep going numb and tingly. Also it seems to happen more when i'm driving and sleeping it wakes me up numerous times.?

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