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Ponca City, OK
A 22-year-old female asked:

I'm a hairstylist and my wrist has veen hurting me also throbbing pains from my hand to my elbow its been really hard to work with the pain what could it be?

2 doctor answers4 doctors weighed in
Dr. Frederick Coville
Plastic Surgery 40 years experience
Tennis elbow: This may be a tennis elbow, cause by an inflamed tendon at the elbow. However, it can be caused by nerve compression at the wrist such as that in carpal tunnel syndrome. Please see an experienced hand plastic surgeon for the correct diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Matthew Welsch
Hand Surgery 26 years experience
Lots of things: Hairstylists use their hands...A lot, and pain in your wrist and elbow may be due to many things including tendinitis, tendinosis, joint inflammation(synovitis) to list a few. Best to be evaluated by an orthopaedic or hand specialist, and further test may be necessary.
Last updated May 8, 2019


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