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Falling Over Hurt Wrist Arthritis
The two can co-exist: Uncertain what your symptoms are. People with arthritis can also have carpal tunnel, but not everybody with hand wrist arthritis ge carpal tunnel. The reverse is also true i.e. Not everyone with carpal tunnel also has arthritis. Depending on your symptoms and examination we can usually differentiate. Do you have numbness in the first 3 1/2 fingers - that suggests carpal tunnel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
2yrs ago, fell broke rt bone in baby finger&hurt wrist. Merge casted said cast will help wrist too, then .5cast. Still now i get pain in my wrist, Why?
Easy: Make an appointment with the surgeon your physician has been bugging you to consult. I mean, really! (wanted to get your attention, best wishes; wonders await). ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the cause of the pain and injury. If traumatic, then a fracture or a ligament tear have to be considered. If no trauma, then tendonitis would be at the top of list. To start, rest from tennis, ice the area for 20 minutes 3-4 times/day and consider some anti-inflammatories if the pain is not related to major injury. Obviously, seeing an ortho/sports med specialist would be helpful. ...Read more
I have a bad wrist injury from falling a couple days ago and smashing it accidentally on ice. It damaged my whole arm. Help?
Get an exam: Falls onto your arm can damage several structures. Bones can be fractured... Good x-rays can diagnose those. In addition, ligaments can get sprained or torn. Seeing a good physician and having a through exam and diagnostics is appropriate. Missed hand injuries like scaphoid fractures, hammate fractures and torn sl ligaments can lead to long term complications if not diagnosed and treated early. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Hurt wrist 6-7 wks ago, wore splint which helped a little for a wk or so, ongoing pain Last few days is much worse, even lifting jeans hurt, hospital?
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