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Wrist pain 4 4 days cant bend down otherwise pain in back of hand cant place pressure on Palm, no swelling I can see tried Otc meds an ice. Sprain?

Wrist pain 4 4 days cant bend down otherwise pain in back of hand cant place pressure on Palm, no swelling I can see tried Otc meds an ice. Sprain?

See Hand Doctor: Should not ignore. See a Board Certified Dermatologist or a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon who treats hand problems. Let them evaluate and treat you. (Or go to an Emergency room). ...Read more

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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


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Wrist pain where back of hand meets arm and in line with the middle finger. No swelling, no movement possible, throbbing pain that's not going away?

Wrist pain where back of hand meets arm and in line with the middle finger. No swelling, no movement possible, throbbing pain that's not going away?

Get imaging : Need to see a physiatrist or orthopedic specialist and get imaging, start with xray , if negative MRI. May need with contrast depending on exam finding ...Read more

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Thumb was forced back almost all the way to wrist, instant pain from top of thumb to wrist instantly started bruising and swelling . I can move all directions but severe pain but cannot bend past the top section. it seems to be stuck in same position unl

Thumb was forced back almost all the way to wrist, instant pain from top of thumb to wrist instantly started bruising and swelling . I can move all directions but severe pain  but cannot bend past the top section. it seems to be stuck in same position unl

Bent Back Thumb Pain: Hello. Sounds like a thumb sprain but with some involvement of your ulnar collateral ligament. Have this injury checked out in person to make sure you do not have injury (partial or full thickness tear) to your ulnar collateral ligament. Sometimes ligament can rupture and break off bone with it it (avulsion fracture) . Hopefully all you'll need is some short term splinting and rest of your thumb. ...Read more

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I've had severe pain and swelling in my hands, especially in my left thumb. I get a burning sensation in my wrists while touching. It affects my work and makes me irritable. What should I do?

I've had severe pain and swelling in my hands, especially in my left thumb. I get a burning sensation in my wrists while touching. It affects my work and makes me irritable. What should I do?

Thumb Pain: Tough to say based on that description. One possibility would be osteoarthritis at the base of the thumb/wrist, though not typically described as burning. There are other possibilities and best to have a consult with a hand doctor for a good exam. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Hurt the base of right thumb while catching a hard ball with one hand when I was playing. It was about 2 months ago.no swelling but pain when i bend ?

Hurt the base of right thumb while catching a hard ball with one hand when I was playing. It was about 2 months ago.no swelling but pain when i bend  ?

Pain with thumb: Bobby, have it x-rayed. You may have "game-keepers" thumb: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gamekeeper's_thumb thanks ...Read more

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My finger in between my thumb and index on my right hand hurts when I bend it. No swelling however bottom part of finger hurts to touch.

My finger in between my thumb and index on my right hand hurts when I bend it. No swelling however bottom part of finger hurts to touch.

Osteoarthritis thumb: at the cmc or carpo-metacarpal joint is a common cause of pain at the base of the thumb. Other causes of pain include tendonitis of the finger or thumb flexor tendons or wrist extensor tendons.Often Nsaids or corticosteroid injection and or soft splints can help. ...Read more