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Doctor insights on: My Wrist Has Been Hurting For A Few Months And Hurts Badly What Should I Do

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My wrist has been hurting for a few months and hurts badly what should I do?

My wrist has been hurting for a few months and hurts badly what should I do?

Trauma?: The wrist is a very complex anatomical structure. There are many causes of wrist pain. Even something simple like a wrist sprain often takes a long time to heal, because we are always using our hands. A qualified hand surgeon can examine you and possibly take imaging studies. You may need something as simple as a splint or possibly and steroid injection or more. ...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 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 have wrist pain that radiates up to my pinky or my elbow.The pain onset is very random but it hurts a lot (can't sleep/do things) what could it be?

I have wrist pain that radiates up to my pinky or my elbow.The pain onset is very random but it hurts a lot (can't sleep/do things) what could it be?

Varies: There are multiple potential causes, one of which is known as cubital tunnel syndrome in which the ulnar nerve that supplies the 4th.and 5th fingers is pinched at the elbow. A detailed exam and appropriate studies can usually determine the cause, don't hesitate to be seen. ...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 ?

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.
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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 had right forearm pain and wrist pain for a few days now . it hurts right in the middle of my forearm. What can I do for it ?

There are a variety: There are a variety of structures there. It could be tendon which may be my first consideration. But you have muscles, nerves, blood vessels, bone all there. Any of these can be the problem. You can try heat on the area but you may need to see your physician for a definitive diagnosis ...Read more

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Sever wrist pain and its moving uo into my arm. At first it only hurt when u applied pressure but now its hurting constant. What could this be?

General answer: cannot say in your particular case, but generally, pain in the wrist can throb and be felt in a widening area. Pain can be localized by pressing on the location where the problem is at. Carpal tunnel is a common wrist complaint. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/carpal-tunnel-syndrome/basics/definition/con-20030332 ...Read more