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Doctor insights on: Bad Pain In My Wrist And Thumb But No Swelling

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Dr. David Schleimer
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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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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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Wrist pain and pinky pain when twisting wrist.no swelling . And no bruise. ONLY hurts when twisted right or left. Dosent hurt when touched/bent?

Wrist pain and pinky pain when twisting wrist.no swelling . And no bruise. ONLY hurts when twisted right or left. Dosent hurt when touched/bent?

Splint: Use a popsicle stick or get masking tape to tape the pinky finger to the 4th finger. See your doctor for exam and possible x ray. More history and physical is needed. Was there a fall or an injury? Have your parents take you to your doctor at the earliest convenience. Good luck ...Read more

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Wrist pain down the outside. Doctors don't know what it is. No swelling. Is sore for about 4-6 weeks then fine for another 3-4 weeks then sore again.

Not sure: I assume you mean the little finger side of your wrist. Pain on this side of wrist has many potential causes. Tendinitis is most likely cause, but ligament injuries can cause this as well. Try keeping track of what you are doing the few days before it hurts. Excessive exercise, sports, or typing and writing could all be contributing to your pain. ...Read more

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What si wrong with my wrist? I'm a 17 year old girl and I have been having this on again off again wrist pain in only my right wrist. I can not bend my wrist to far forward or backwards. It is intense pain if i do. There is no swelling but if i know the e

What si wrong with my wrist? I'm a 17 year old girl and I have been having this on again off again wrist pain in only my right wrist. I can not bend my wrist to far forward or backwards. It is intense pain if i do. There is no swelling but if i know the e

Wrist Pain: Trauma of some sort is typically at the top of the list of possibilities. It could be an injury that was obvious, something you forgot, or something more subtle such as a repetitive stress or strain (rsi). Other possibilties would include something like a ganglion cyst, that in some situations is not obviously apparent. ...Read more

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