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My wrist has been hurting all week and it feels like it needs popped, but it hurts to even try. Today it hurts worse and can barely move my thumb?

My wrist has been hurting all week and it feels like it needs popped, but it hurts to even try. Today it hurts worse and can barely move my thumb?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you and your symptoms warrant evaluation by a physician. If Ibuprofen is not relieving the symptoms, it is particularly important for you to see your physician for an examination and may be some tests. ...Read more

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My wrist has been hurting for 2 weeks it hurts somewhat to do pushups I fell on it wrong in my wrestling match. It hurts when I try some stretches it?

My wrist has been hurting for 2 weeks it hurts somewhat to do pushups I fell on it wrong in my wrestling match. It hurts when I try some stretches it?

See below: Go immediately to see an orthopedic pediatric surgeon you may have a fractured your wrist. Stop all your activities. You may want to go to the local emergency room if you're unable to find an orthopedic surgeon or pediatric orthopedic surgeon. Do not wait this is VERY important Good luck thank you ...Read more

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My wrist has been hurting for a week now. There is no swelling or bruising. What's wrong with it?

My wrist has been hurting for a week now. There is no swelling or bruising. What's wrong with it?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining the wrist and taking history. Is only one side affected or both? Did you experience any trauma prior to its starting hurting? Are there any constitutional symptoms? If the pain has not gone away in a week, it would be prudent to see your doctor. ...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?

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

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Wrist pain and pinky pain when twisting wrist. No swelling. And no bruise. ONLY hurts when twisted right or left. Dosent hurt when touched/bent?

Wrist pain and pinky pain when twisting wrist. No swelling. And no bruise. ONLY hurts when twisted right or left. Dosent hurt when touched/bent?

Splint: Use a popsicle stick or get masking tape to tape the pinky finger to the 4th finger. See your doctor for exam and possible x ray. More history and physical is needed. Was there a fall or an injury? Have your parents take you to your doctor at the earliest convenience. Good luck ...Read more

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3 times random wrist pain Left only. Hurts with use & movement on back of hand side of wrist. What could cause this & what to do w/o paying for appt?

3 times random wrist pain Left only. Hurts with use & movement on back of hand side of wrist. What could cause this & what to do w/o paying for appt?

Wrist: If you have no fevers and no swelling in the area or redness the most appropriate thing to do initially would be to take Motrin over-the-counter if you do not have any problems with your kidneys and utilize ice rest and elevation. You can also obtain a wrist splint from your local pharmacy to immobilize the wrist to see if this helps ...Read more

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Left wrist pain for a few months. No injury or numbness/tingling. Full range of motion, but sharp pain wen lifting and hurts randomly.?

Left wrist pain for a few months. No injury or numbness/tingling. Full range of motion, but sharp pain wen lifting and hurts randomly.?

Hand exam, x rays: The wrist has many bones and ligaments and can be injured acutely or by wear and tear or have tumors. A hand surgeon will take a detailed history, do a careful physical exam, and order plain x rays. Additional x rays often used are MRI for soft tissue evaluation and CT scan for bones. Hand therapy may be needed and splints, meds, injections, and then arthroscopic or open surgery to gain power grip ...Read more

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Left Shoulder, elbow, wrist pain/discomfort after carrying heavy bags or walking dog? Hurts starting in shoulder blade. Uncomfortable.

Left Shoulder, elbow, wrist pain/discomfort after carrying heavy bags or walking dog? Hurts starting in shoulder blade. Uncomfortable.

Myofascial: This sounds like you may be experiencing a myofascial trigger point; this irritation of muscle groups can even mimic nerve root type pain. The shoulder girdle area is a common site for these types of regional muscle fiber strains. If your dog takes you for the walk (with lots of tugging) then a few trips to dog training school may help to change unruly tugging. A lighter, fashionista bag? ...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