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Bumb on wrist, it moves, it hurts and it won't go away. What is it?

Bumb on wrist, it moves, it hurts and it won't go away. What is it?

Ganglion: It could be anytihng but a ganglion attached to the tendon can be present and is a common issue. As it hurts get evaluated, most ganglions do not casue pain.

You may also have tenosynovitis or inflammatory tissue over the tendons and due to your age it should be evaluated

any prior joint issues should be noted too. ...Read more

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After playing piano I have the urge to stretch my wrists even though I don't move them that much, why is that?

After playing piano I have the urge to stretch my wrists even though I don't move them that much, why is that?

Swelling: The tendons that go to your fingers that move them up and down to play piano run across your wrists and connect to muscles in your forearm. The entire tendon may swell with playing so your wrists may feel tight as well as your fingers. Stretching your fingers, wrists, and forearms before and after playing is a good idea! ...Read more

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I broke my wrist in 2012 &today when working I fell&bent it backwards& it popped. Ican move it but it hurts is that bad? Is it broke again?

I broke my wrist in 2012 &today when working I fell&bent it backwards& it popped. Ican move it but it hurts is that bad? Is it broke again?

??: Really cannot tell without an xray and even then it can be in doubt
if you are concerned enough (and it sounds as though you are) then it is appropriate for you to see a doctor to have this checked out. ...Read more

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A couple of days ago I fell on my wrist. Now it hurts to move it any way but down. What's wrong with it? And what should I do to make it feel better

A couple of days ago I fell on my wrist. Now it hurts to move it any way but down. What's wrong with it? And what should I do to make it feel better

Get it evaluated: It may help to get an ACE wrap to provide more support and to rest your arm on pillows with a bag of frozen vegetables over the area. Follow the acronym RICE stands for rest, ice, compression and elevation. An anti inflammatory such as Motrin or aleve (naproxen) may help. But if pain is still very bad and/or swelling is occurring you should get the area examined and an X-ray to ensure no fracture. ...Read more

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I have pain in my wrists when I try lift something slightly heavy or move them to quickly?

I have pain in my wrists when I try lift something slightly heavy or move them to quickly?

Sprained?: You might have sprained your wrists by lifting or straining them too vigorously. If you use your wrists a lot, you may also be having some arthritis in these joints. The best treatment would be avoiding activities which caused the problem is the first place. See orthopedist if problem becomes disabling or intolerably painful. NSAID (oral or topical), ice/heat pad may also be tried for relief. ...Read more

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Why does my wrist pop when I move it?

Why does my wrist pop when I move it?

Instability?: Have you injured it? Weakness of the muscles, laxity of the tendons and ligaments or bone spurs can all cause a "popping" sound while moving your wrist. Questions would be, does it cause pain or is it weak? Any of these see your physician or Orthopedic Surgeon. If not, try exercising the wrist. Start slow and increase your exercise as tolerated. Need help, contact a physical therapist. Good luck. ...Read more

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My wrist pops every time I move it to the left or right?

My wrist pops every time I move it to the left or right?

If painful then, ...: ...it should be looked at by an orthopod. If not and it's been that way for some time then, I wouldn't worry too much unless if interferes with activity. And if it were me I might see if I could garner some interest at the next cocktail party & charge people to see me do something that might make them scream! Well, at least it's different in terms of pickup lines from the usual! LOL... ...Read more

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Bad Bad pain on my wrist. Can't move it very much without pain.

Bad Bad pain on my wrist. Can't move it very much without pain.

Wrist pain: wrist pain could be from inflammatory conditions or injuries such as a fracture. Please see a medical professional for further evaluation ...Read more

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My wrist hurts when I move it in a certain way == why is this happening?

My wrist hurts when I move it in a certain way == why is this happening?

See below: The most common reason would be a strained tendon or ligament in your wrist. Other possiblities are arthritis of the wrist joints, cartilage problems in the wrist, benign growths in the wrist. See a doctor to get a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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My wrist hurts when I move it up and down and hurts when it clicks also. What can it be?

Something bad: If you had a fall or other injury your symptoms are describing a broken bone in the wrist or a ligament injury. You need to be evaluated by a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I dislocated my wrist 9 years ago. It pops out of place every time I move it. Why? Help please!

I dislocated my wrist 9 years ago. It pops out of place every time I move it. Why? Help please!

Possible ligament in: Wrist sprains can result in damage to the ligaments or connecting tissues between the small bones of the wrist, or carpal bones. Camn be diagnosed by good xrays, especially something called a motion series. Can be confirmed by MR arthrogram ...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 broke my wrist in a car accident last year and Its still very sorry and It hurts when I move fast what do I do?

I broke my wrist in a car accident last year and Its still very sorry and It hurts when I move fast what do I do?

Consult orthopedics: You should see an orthopedist for proper diagnosis, as it may not have healed properly. That being said, you may just need physical therapy to help you feel better. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have pain in my wrist when I bend it forwards and move it in a round circle, and also picking things up, I just woke up with it.

I have pain in my wrist when I bend it forwards and move it in a round circle, and also picking things up, I just woke up with it.

Positional: Most likely since you woke up with it. It is positional. Try changing positions when you sleep and relax the wrist See how you feel in a week. ...Read more

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A painless ganglion of one CM suddenly appeared overnight. It moves when I move my wrist up and down. I am concerned. Please advice.

Bible cysts: Most likely been there and you just notice it. Likely a ganglion cyst. Your doctor can drain it but often they return. But if no symptoms, leave it along for now. Cosmetic reasons is another indication to get it treated. Most surgeons (general, hand, ortho, plastics) can take care of it. But even with surgery there is a chance of recurrence. ...Read more

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Is my wrist broke or sprained I was shoveling snow yesterday and now it has hurt since then I can't move it with out pain I've iced it?

Is my wrist broke or sprained I was shoveling snow yesterday and now it has hurt since then I can't move it with out pain I've iced it?

Need wrist exam: Shovelling snow is not an activity that causes a broken wrist. Inflammatory conditions such as tendonitis are more likely after this type of activity. With such severe symptoms you should be evaluated by a specialist to determine the diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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My wrist feels like it needs to pop, but when it does the discomfort doesn't go away. It is becoming painful to bend and move it. Please help.

My wrist feels like it needs to pop, but when it does the discomfort doesn't go away. It is becoming painful to bend and move it. Please help.

Motrin or aleve (naproxen): If you have injured your wrist see a doctor. If not there may just be some irritation or inflammation in the joint. Try some warm compresses and an anti-inflammatory like motrin or aleve (naproxen) for a few days and hopefully the discomfort will go away. Popping the wrist will just cause more irritation and is not a good idea. ...Read more

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While doing pull ups I heard a loud pop on my right wrist, for 3 days now I have some pain when ever I move, it did not swell. Any home remedies?

While doing pull ups I heard a loud pop on my right wrist, for 3 days now I have some pain when ever I move, it did not swell. Any home remedies?

See the MD: See the MD, either family or urgent care or Orthopedic to examine this and possibly take x-ray image. At your age very important to treat this if there is a problem. Get going and see about this. No stress/strain on this until you are seen. Be wise and get it checked. Good Luck. ...Read more

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My wrist hurts in the middle of it when I move it too far back or forward. It goes off and on for months and I don't know what's wrong. I am only 14?

My wrist hurts in the middle of it when I move it too far back or forward. It goes off and on for months and I don't know what's wrong. I am only 14?

Wrist pain: Many possibilities. Have you injured your wrist? Do you use a computer and use the wrist texting or on a mouse? Are you an athlete and use the painful wrist in a sport?
Please ask again with more information ...Read more

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My wrist hurts when I move it in any Direction it hurts to try to pick up things it hurts to touch it's been going on for a couple years and it comes?

My wrist hurts when I move it in any Direction it hurts to try to pick up things it hurts to touch it's been going on for a couple years and it comes?

After a couple of: Years I would hope that you have seen a health care professional for evaluation. If you have not then you need to make an appointment now. It will be impossible to tell you what is wrong over the internet without an examination and x-rays. ...Read more

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My wrists crack anytime I move them, no injury.

My wrists crack anytime I move them, no injury.

Wrist cracks: This is quite normal in some people. Just as long as it does not hurt you. ...Read more

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When I move my wrist I get shooting pains down my fingers what is this?

Possibly tendinitis: You should have it evaluated to rule out nerve entrapment problems like carpal tunnel syndrome, ligament or tendon inflammation/strains/tears. Basic treatment consists of resting, use of a over the counter wrist splint, avoidance of painful activities, icing especially if re- irritated by ongoing activity, and use of anti-inflammatories. See an orthopedist for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more

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What happen if I hear a loud pop in my wrist and it pops when I move up and down?

Many: Wrists make popping the noise and the key is wheter that pop really is associated witht he pain and then if there is a tendon or ligmanent injury, Rest ice and compression will help acutley but sounds like you ll need to see a hand surgoen in the near future ...Read more

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Would it be unusual or concerning for my fingers to hurt when I move them after I broke my wrist?

Yes: Elevate your help to help with the swelling. Have you doctor check and make sure the cast is not too tight. ...Read more