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What can I do for wrist pain, mainly pisiform bone? Pain even when I move wrist a certain way. Pinky has felt numb in the past. Brace hasn't helped.

What can I do for wrist pain, mainly pisiform bone? Pain even when I move wrist a certain way. Pinky has felt numb in the past. Brace hasn't helped.

Tendinitis is common: Cause of these symptoms with this history. In general sudden onset of pain swelling, responds to rest, , ice applied for about 15 minute s on and off, compression gentle wrap, or use a soft splint not too tight, ad gentle elevation. If one can take these then tylenol (acetaminophen) or other OTC Nsaids can work well. X-rays are used to rule out other issues such as calcium deposit or fracture ...Read more

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Slammed hand in door 2 days ago had it x-rayed yesterday. Dr. Said no fracture but still can't move fingers or wrist w/o extreme pain. What can I do?

Slammed hand in door 2 days ago had it x-rayed yesterday. Dr. Said no fracture but still can't move fingers or wrist w/o extreme pain. What can I do?

A swollen hand can: Be painful, stiff and difficult to care for even in th absence of fracture. Swelling in the hands and fingers and joints makes everyting feel tight and if the fingers are not gently mobilized, stiffness and even contracture can set in. Ice, antiinflammatories, gentle elevation, stressing passive and active motion, hand therapy all can help. Follow up is important even w/ negative xray. ...Read more

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Why do I have right wrist pain when I bend it a certain way?

Why do I have right wrist pain when I bend it a certain way?

Wrist pain: If you notice a lump @ the wrist at the same time, it may be due to a ganglion cyst which is a form of arthritis where the lining of the wrist bones protrudes out from the bones causing pain. ...Read more

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Wrist pain...Hurts when move side to side and up and down...Comes and goes...No previous injury...In middle of wrist?

Wrist pain...Hurts when move side to side and up and down...Comes and goes...No previous injury...In middle of wrist?

Wrist pain: Wrist pain with motion in an atraumitic hand can be a difficult diagnosis. Since it is with all axis of motion it most likely is a problem with the radiocarpal joint. An eval by a hand surgeon is essential. Good x-rays will help provide a diagnosis. Including kienbocks a vascular problem with a wrist bone. If still unsure an MRI will provide soft tissue imaging, possible a ganglion cyst. ...Read more

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I am experiencing extreme wrist pain when I put pressure on it or bend it. What could be wrong?

I am experiencing extreme wrist pain when I put pressure on it or bend it. What could be wrong?

Old trauma: You wrist pain can be caused by structures around the wrist, such as a sore tendon. It may be caused by old wrist trauma that is now becoming a problem. Splint the wrist a few days and, if you are not allergic to them, start Aspirin or a non steroidal such as Ibuprofen. If you pain persists, see you doctor. ...Read more

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I have wrist pain with no known injury it hurts to move it and there is some swelling what could it be I have had this pain for a week?

I have wrist pain with no known injury it hurts to move it and there is some swelling what could it be I have had this pain for a week?

Arthritis.: What you describe is a symptom of arthritis. At your age there are several different types. An infection in the joint, venereal disease, reactive arthritis, are some of the more common. Depending on your exam and other medical history there are many other types of arthritis which could be the cause. I would recommend that if it has been there for more than a few days you see a doctor ...Read more

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I am having pain from my wrist down when I move my fingers my wrist pain?

I am having pain from my wrist down when I move my fingers my wrist pain?

Varies: There are a number of possibilities including inflammation of the tendons, gout, arthritis, carpal tunnel syndrome among others. I would not hesitate to be seen and a detailed exam and appropriate studies will usually determine the cause. ...Read more

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Woke up with achy wrist pain a few weeks ago, no known trauma. Now it's painful when I move my wrist back/forth or carry/pull.

Woke up with achy wrist pain a few weeks ago, no known trauma. Now it's painful when I move my wrist back/forth or carry/pull.

May be injury or art: The wrist pain may be due to injury you may not have noticed or this may be arthritis. There are many types of arthritis syndromes and you would be wise to ask your physician to see a rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Pain starts in bottom of thumb and moves around and down the wrist. Can't bend my wrist. Pain is coming and going and sharp What do I do to stop it?

Pain starts in bottom of thumb and moves around and down the wrist. Can't bend my wrist. Pain is coming and going and sharp What do I do to stop it?

Could be: A problem with navicular bone. Get to an orthopedic surgeon for exam and possible imaging studies. Try a thumb immobilizer in the meantime. ...Read more

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I have wrist pain that is mainly in my thumb and the middle of my wrist, and it's aggravated when I move my wrist and use my thumb (comes and goes)?

Dequervains: Is a common type of acute wrist pain that affects the motionof the thumb. Ice, antiinflammatory medication and a soft wrist and thumb splint often can help. If symptom, s persist get evaluated ...Read more

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I have wrist pain. When I move my hand up and down some thing is locking and creaking and increase the pain can u tell me what is the problem?

Wrist Pain: There is not enough information to give you a clear answer. If you have had a recent fall, there are many small bones in the wrist that can be injured, and some of them have tenuous blood supply when injured. If you have had a recent injury I recommend an evaluation including x-rays.
If you are over age 50 there is a good chance this could be early arthritis. There are also other possibilities. ...Read more

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Wrist pain when I move it up and down but not side to side. Even pulling my hand does not hurt. It seems to get better but always comes back. Thank yo?

Many possibilities: At the top of the list would be some form of wrist tendonitis but other possibilities would include latent injury such as unrecognized scaphoid fracture, ligament sprains, occult masses such as ganglia, avn of the lunate (kienbock's), and tfcc injury (though surely not a classic description). You should have a good exam with plain x-rays and possibly an mri. Best of luck. ...Read more

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I have wrist pain and it feels like its in my tendons. It sends a sharp pain every time I move it forward and backward or when I use my fingers.?

I have wrist pain and it feels like its in my tendons. It sends a sharp pain every time I move it forward and backward or when I use my fingers.?

Orthopedist: The signs you are describing could be carpal tunnel syndrome or repetitive task injury. A consult with an orthopedist or orthopedic surgeon is warranted ...Read more

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Hi I have wrist pain when I move my hand up and down some thing is locking and creaking it is ligament problem what is cure of this problem answer me?

Hi I have wrist pain when I move my hand up and down some thing is locking and creaking it is ligament problem what is cure of this problem answer me?

Wrist tendons: Can "creak" when fingers are moved, a common problem is tendonitis, especially at the base of the thumb near the radius as the thumb tendons move. Other areas can be involved and other structures like ligaments and bones can mke sound too but often this is dequervainsand it has a strong association with the "creaking" called peritendinous crepitans (fancy name for creaky tendon). ...Read more

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Wrist pain for over a week after accidentally hitting someone in a sport, hurts moving thumb in certain directions. Is it a sprain or something else?

Wrist pain for over a week after accidentally hitting someone in a sport, hurts moving thumb in certain directions. Is it a sprain or something else?

Maybe: Injury, and still hurt in 7-10 days? There is some damage related to the injury. Now you need someone who can touch, feel, and tell you where the damage is, perhaps order an x-ray to see that bones are ok, and then prescribe some treatment to help your body heal from the injury. I suggest you resist NSAIDs-- they stop your body from healing to its potential. Www. Blatmanhealthandwellness. Com ...Read more

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Past 2-3 weeks, I have had pain in base of index finger/knuckle when moved, wrist pain and cracking, and general numbness in my hand, comes and goes?

Finger pain at the: Base can be from swelling from a trigger finger or something similar, occasionally that finger may also feel tingly. There are many things I can make the wrist crack pop and feel painful including tendinitis and joint irritation, numbness can be from nerve compression at the wrist or forearm, it sounds as though you need a detailed examination and someone like a hand surgeon may be worthwhile. ...Read more

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I hit my hand. Extreme pain and swelling. I can move fingers and thumb. Swelling went down a little. Mostly between thumb & index finger. On top of hand?

I hit my hand. Extreme pain and swelling. I can move fingers and thumb. Swelling went down a little. Mostly between thumb & index finger. On top of hand?

Xray time: With the amount of pain and swelling you describe, it sounds to me like you need an xray. Some of your carpal and metacarpal bones, if broken, need to be addressed sooner rather than later to make sure they heal properly. So, you can ice and elevate it now, but I would have it checked out pretty soon. ...Read more

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Sudden wrist pain. Yard work, shoveling sand, don't remember injuring. Cant move wrists without pain. Throbbing, clicking wrists, pain when not moving too. Slight swelling at wrist bone. Made a homemade sling.

Wrist Pain: Good idea to immobilize your wrist with a splint. Take some ibuprofen, put some ice on it 10 minutes out of every hour while awake. Go see your doc if not doing better in the morning. ...Read more

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I woke up with wrist pain. Later it got a bit swollen and painful, I can't move my hand up and down cause it hurts. Is it blood clot? Nerve damage?

I woke up with wrist pain. Later it got a bit swollen and painful, I can't move my hand up and down cause it hurts. Is it blood clot? Nerve damage?

Wrist pain: The combination of wrist pain and swelling, unless caused by injury, suggests acute arthritis but not a blood clot or caused by nerve pathology. There are various types of acute arthritis such as rheumatoid, gout, psoriatic, osteoarthritis, etc. Treat it with cold applications and, if you can take them, anti-inflammatory medications like Advil. See your physician or a rheumatologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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I am experiencing wrist pain sensitivity. Skin pigmentation, thinning and extreme burning up the arm from an steroid injection (many more side effects) my whole body is effected at this point. What is going on from this and what can I do?

I am experiencing wrist pain sensitivity. Skin pigmentation, thinning and extreme burning up the arm from an steroid injection (many more side effects) my whole body is effected at this point. What is going on from this and what can I do?

Steroids: Some typical side effects are sensitivity, skin pigmentation changes and thinning of the skin around the injection site. The burning sensation up the arm would not be typical. Some people do get some systemic effects from the steroid. You should call your doctor if concerned. ...Read more

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2 herniation at C5-C7. I can no longer lift my left arm, it won't move, also extreme pain in neck shoulder, arm pit, arm, hand is numb. What do I do?

2 herniation at C5-C7. I can no longer lift my left arm, it won't move, also extreme pain in neck shoulder, arm pit, arm, hand is numb. What do I do?

Cervical pinched ner: You may have already seen a neurosurgeon. This can be a dangerous situation and would suggest you may need immediate treatment. Please discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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I am 20 years old with Wrist pain starting from top of mid forearm to middle and ring finger. Wrist throbs and hurts to move. No swelling or bruising.

need evaluation: It's not completely clear what your symptoms suggest. Pain in this Siri could come from the joints, are the soft tissues like the tendons, are you a nerve irritation. An evaluation will help clarify what isgoing on. You will see your physician to clarify this until you get there or you could try wearing a wrist splint to decrease her symptoms ...Read more

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Extreme wrist pain and swollen hands, unable to fully make a fist without extreme forearm pain. Comes and goes sometimes have numb finger tips?

Need more info: There is no short answer. We need to know where, how often, how long you've had the pain. What kind of work/hobboes you do. How's your health. ...Read more

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Low back pain with right thigh numbness and right arm/hand/wrist pain/numbness. Sneezing causes extreme aching pain in both arms. Thoughts on causes?

Low back pain with right thigh numbness and right arm/hand/wrist pain/numbness. Sneezing causes extreme aching pain in both arms. Thoughts on causes?

Spine specialist W/U: It coulb be from disc disease in your neck or high in the back creating some nerve root irritation from the sudden negative intrathoracic pressure created by the sneeze. When not sneezing the disc may look normal, which makes it very difficult to diagnose. The same phenomenon can result from a build up of bone (osteophytes) near the central canal or the foramen where the nerves travel. ...Read more

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I have extreme pain on the outer part of my elbow when I rotate my wrist. I've had this pain for a week. What could my condition be?

I have extreme pain on the outer part of my elbow when I rotate my wrist. I've had this pain for a week. What could my condition be?

Tennis elbow?: Lateral epicondylitis can present as lateral elbow pain aggravated by wrist and finger movements. There are effective nonsurgical treatments that you can do to resolve this that should be started as early as possible. See an orthopedic specialist for discussion of these nonsurgical treatments. ...Read more

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I have extreme pain on the outside of my elbow when I rotate my wrist. I am a high school baseball player. What condition might I have?

I have extreme pain on the outside of my elbow when I rotate my wrist. I am a high school baseball player. What condition might I have?

Tennis elbow.: Although the lay-term is tennis elbow, the condition is lateral epicondylitis. It usually results from repetitive stress such as throwing. The treatment would include relative rest. Since it is early in the baseball season, you may want to be evaluated by a sports medicine specialist to get the correct diagnosis and treatment and not miss any playing time. ...Read more