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Causes Of Swelling In Left Wrist
What could cause swelling on outside of left wrist, there is no pain and when I lift my arm up it goes away?
Cyst: There are many things that cause swellings but at the wrist, it would be most common to have a ganglionic cyst. Other possibilities are traumatic cyst, lymph node, etc. The only way to know for sure what it is is for you to have it examined and perhaps a test called MRI or ultrasound to image the lesion. I would have your physician look at it and evaluate it. ...Read more
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
Severe pain and swelling in left wrist, X-ray reveals no fracture, so what else may be the causes?
Mom having a swelling on her left wrist. She also has a back pain. What may be the cause for this? She has had servical problems before.
Wrist, neck, back: These issues could be very different or the same the could be related by arthritis or one could be muscular and another the joint and the third from a discount disorder. Wrist swelling without reason needs to be worked up. Please have your mother see you primary care physician. ...Read more
Hi, I am 68 years old female. I have mild swelling in left wrist joint with pain and stiffness in the right shoulder. I am unable to use my leftarm?
Need 2 c ur doctor: Your description warrants medical attention asap, unfortunately can't be helped online, all the best ...Read more
Swelling and severe pain at IV site with limited mobility (located on top of left wrist). Swelling is hard and cool. What can I do to relieve this?
Fistfight a week ago. Intenspain and swelling on top of left wrist, cudnt see 3 knukles, cannot poke press down with 4th finger?
Xray: You need an x-ray of your hand to see if the bones are broken. ...Read more
Wrist pain: If u fell on you palm in flexed position you may have navicular fracture. Get a x-ray. ...Read more
I've had a pain in my left wrist for over a month, I can move it but it's painful and I can't bear weight on it. There's no swelling or bruising.
I have pain/swelling in both hands on my first 2 fingers& left wrist is also hurting. Just in my wrist& first 2 fingers on both hands. What is that?
Arthritis: Hi, your symptoms could be arthritis. The most common form is osteoarthritis, another common form is rheumatoid arthritis. Swelling and pain in the same joints on both hands is consistent with RA but the only way to be sure is to see your doctor for an exam and tests. The Mayo Clinic website has good info on both conditions to get you started. Good luck. ...Read more
Stung by a wasp 15 hours ago on my left wrist. Pain is less and no swelling but feel chills and tired. Kinda like mild flu. Is this normal?
Wasp sting: It is not unusual to have vague symptoms with a venomous bite or sting. This should pass with time. Antihistamines to reduce the inflammatory response and symptoms treatment. ...Read more
High CRP and westergren are both 49. In addition, I have pain and swelling at the base of my index fingers on both hands and my left wrist?
Every few years my 19 yr old daughter wakes up with massive bruises and swelling on her left wrist. (never injured to our knowledge. Break etc) why?
Take sazo1000 twice and omnacortil 5 per dayand I'm breast feeding for 4 month....detect the problem for 2 years. Taking medicine for 1.1/2 year. Now my left wrist is very pain full swelling and unable. To rotate and more normal usage.?
I have large bruising covering my left wrist and hand. Appearing out of nowhere when I woke up yesterday. No swelling or discomfort.
Broken vessel: Is the most likely cause at your age, but still question of whether you're bleeding abnormally due to another condition. You should see a clinic just to be sure. ...Read more
Pain and swelling in my left wrist and palm numbing fingers severely traveling up left arm rapidly. Am 58, female, severely anemic, rheumatoid factor should be 1.40 is 175. This pain is so intense it hurts to breathe at times. My fingers are throbing yet
Tree branch fell approx. 4 ft and hit head 5 days ago. numb and bulging veins left arm, weak pulse left wrist. Slurring "s" words was amateur cage fighter pulled arm and chest muscle on left side 3 years ago, has swelling and feeling of pinched nerve und
Weak: Weak pulse and bulging veins in one limb could indicate a serious problem with the blood vessels in that region. Such problems, which include something called arterial dissection and something called venous thrombosis, could threaten the limb or your life. These sort of symptoms should be evaluated right away. Problems with the large arteries and veins in the neck or in a limb are usually first tested with an ultrasound, using a probe placed on the skin. There is usually no discomfort involved. ...Read more
I have swelling in my left arm above the wrist to my elbow and my left leg below my knee, on the right side. What could cause this? Do I need to see
Exam needed: Swelling of the forearm is quite unusual unless there has been a recent injury causing bleeding inside the area. If no trauma then a blockage in a vein is suspected. Swelling in the lower leg could be due to poor vein valves or pheblitis. I recommend that your Physician see you for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
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Recently I've been having a stabbing/sharp sensation on my left wrist a few times a day. What is the cause of such discomfort?
Why would left wrist on 87 year old dad swell occasionally? Has happened 3 times and is always left side
What causes a pinching type of discomfort in my left wrist. The vein gets hot and feels like something burned me.
Artery or nerve: Sometimes irritated nerves can cause muscle to twitch or perhaps one of the arteries in your left wrist is closer to the skin. It is nothing to worry about unless you have deteriorated strength or coordination ...Read more
Can hyper-extending and loading it down with heavy steel parts cause scapholunate dissociation in my left wrist?
Sudden sharp pain radiating from my left wrist up to shoulder. I'm not over weight. I'm only 20. What could cause this pain? Have had it for 3hrs now.
I have a pimple- like thing with no pus located on on my left wrist. It causes no irritation and feels a slight pain when I pinch it. What is it?
Many possibilities.: You don't say how long it's been there, but this time of year it could be as simple as a bug bite. If it hasn't been there long, give it a few days to go away. If it has been present longer than a week, let your doctor or a dermatologist have a look at it. ...Read more
What causes bulging veins in left wrist? When raising above head veins go normal when laying them down they bulge again
Bulging Veins: Bulging veins in the hands and wrists are often associated with aging, being thin and well hydrated. When the arms are down the blood in your veins have to work against gravity to return to the heart. When you raise your arms the blood flows with gravity to move more quickly toward the heart. Unlike the arteries which pulse blood, the movement of blood in the veins is more passive. ...Read more