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If i make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury i have?

If i make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury i have?

Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more

Dr. Steven Griggs
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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How often to use DMSO for a tendon (hand/wrist) injury?

How often to use DMSO for a tendon (hand/wrist) injury?

3 time a day at 1st: Dmso is a very safe agent that often reduces pain and inflammation when applied topically. Once absorbed it's metabolized into msm, also anti-inflammatory. While there's not much research it's reasonable to try. For guidelines ; other suggestions see http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/id/qaa123924 also see http://www.Dailymile.Com/blog/health/dmso-the-best-injury-treatment-youve-never-heard-of. ...Read more

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I sustained a wrist injury 10 mos ago. I have a 6mm volar ganglion cyst and i continue 2 have wrist pain with my hand swelling. Would a shot help?

I sustained a wrist injury 10 mos ago. I have a 6mm volar ganglion cyst and i continue 2 have wrist pain with my hand swelling.  Would a shot help?

Need proper diagnosi: First you need a proper diagnosis as to why your wrist is still painful.Inyections may help to control wrist synovitis or inflamation but proper diagnosis is the key to a sussccelful treatment. ...Read more

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How to tell if I have a wrist injury?

How to tell if I have a wrist injury?

Wrist injuries: Any part of the body which develops pain , stiffness, swelling , is indicative of either an injury or structural abnormality. Injuries r the culprit if their has been an obvious one time or repetitive force which starts the process. Note that these symptoms can also arise as a result of other causes such as infection, rheumatoid diseases, or metabolic abnormalities such as gout ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to heal a wrist injury?

Depends: Speed of recovery depends on the type and severity of the injury. For example, a mild wrist sprain can be treated with a few days rest, activity modification, anti-inflammatory medication, and temporary splinting as needed. More severe injuries, such as a wrist fracture or ligament injury may require closed treatment casting or surgery if indicated. Consult your doctor for further evaluation. ...Read more

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How can a significant wrist injury affect my immune system?

How can a significant wrist injury affect my immune system?

?: I can't think of an association of a wrist injury with an immune disorder other than if one is immune suppressed an infection can occur more easily anywhere. ...Read more

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What should I do next to heal my wrist injury after getting a cast?

What should I do next to heal my wrist injury after getting a cast?

Cast -> splint ....: Changes are that when your cast is removed you will be put in a removable splint for a little while to allow you an opportunity to regain full motion and strength with some protection during higher risk activites. Depending on your injury you may also be asked to attend occupational or physical therapy for help with stretching and strengthing. ...Read more

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How can I take care of a pinched nerve from a snowboard wrist injury?

Decompress: If you still have symptoms since last winter then you need to have surgery to decompress the nerve before you have permanent damage. See a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I have a bad wrist injury from falling a couple days ago and smashing it accidentally on ice. It damaged my whole arm. Help?

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 more

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