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A 32-year-old member asked:

i sprained my wrist and it hurts through the tops of my hands. what should i do?

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 35 years experience
First get a diagnosi: As a sprain " can mean so many things see a hand surgeon there could be a contusion or something as severe as a complete ligament disruption even with negative x-rays. early rx includes, ice, splinting and NSAIDs but don't assume the injury is simple if pain continues, it can be quite complex

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Last updated Dec 1, 2014

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