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Logan, UT
A 21-year-old female asked:

Moderate-severe pain when moving or using wrist. started few weeks ago, went away for a while but is back and worse. splinting helps a little, cant grip or make a tight fist or twist wrist without sharp excruciating pain. no finger involvement. ?

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Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Give it time: If splinting helps - do it and be patient. Also try both warm and cold - use both or either if it helps. Let it rest for days and days. It takes time to heal. If it's still bad - have an eval - carpal tunnel can be tough but can be treated. Patience and caution! Best wishes.

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