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A 22-year-old female asked:

4mnths ago my wrist hurt to bend both directions, i used a brace & it went away, now its back, what could it b, i'm 22?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Tendon/lig/bone, etc: This could be anything from a tendon to a ligament to a bone fracture. It seems to be more like a tendon or ligament issue because it improved with the brace. Itchy have been aggravated by a sharp, abrupt pull and likely needs the brace again, but it's smart to get it examined by your doctor to be sure it's this and ghat it isn't something else. Good luck.
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
Holistic Medicine 53 years experience
Overuse : Do you have a job that requires a lot of repetitive motions? That could cause a carpal tunnel syndrome.

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