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A 63-year-old female asked:

Intense pain with severe stabbing in pinky side & wrist of left hand - swelling extends from hand to wrist on side. i have to immobize my hand.

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Let me explain: When you have that intense pain a swelling in the hand a wrist must be some inflammatory problem, check if you gout or other or infection in the area, sometime cellulitis could do that. Do you had any trauma to hand ? If that the case could be due that. Check it out. Good luck.
Dr. Alex Meyers
Hand Surgery 25 years experience
Ulnar wrist pain: Ulnar wrist pain can have a number of etiologies: tfcc tear, radio carpal synovitis. Pisotriquetral arthritis and ulnar neuritiis and distal radioulnar joint arthritis come to mind. In the face of trauma consider also fracture.

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Last updated Nov 30, 2018

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