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A 16-year-old female asked:

I have been diagnosed with a carpal boss and am having and mri scan tomorrow. i'm wondering what causes the pain around the bump, cause when i press on some of my tissue or bones around it (on the lower part, near the wrist), it hurts really bad?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
Carpal boss is not a medical term. Hopefully by now you have had the imaging study and received proper treatment for the malady. For healthy diet: http://www.choosemyplate.gov/., exercise 30 minutes/day, drink enough water daily so your urine is mostly colorless, have safe sex, no tobacco alcohol weed or street drugs. Get HPV and Covid vaccines. Wish you good health!
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Dr. Matthew Baker
Orthopedic Surgery 14 years experience
It can be irritation of the joint between the wrist bones and metacarpal bones
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