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Is my hand sprained? Dull pain just above wrist bet. Pinky knuckle and wrist. Minimal/no swelling, full rom w/ only dull pain. Punched refrigerator

Is my hand sprained? Dull pain just above wrist bet. Pinky knuckle and wrist. Minimal/no swelling, full rom w/ only dull pain. Punched refrigerator

Sprained or bruised: If the pain is truly dull, and there is minimal swelling and full pain free motion of the joints of the fingers knuckles and wrist, there is little chance of a fracture. Swelling, deformity and pain is more of a concern and should be evaluated by a medical professional. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with OA-joint pain, swelling, finger nodules. This week sleepless-pain, numb above wrist to fingertips. Fell Mon. Go 2 dr or normal?

Recently diagnosed with OA-joint pain, swelling, finger nodules. This week sleepless-pain, numb above wrist to fingertips. Fell Mon. Go 2 dr or normal?

Go 2 dr: The history of a fall with the significant change in the intensity of the pain as well as swelling causing numbness make a fracture likely. See a doc timely as a delay may affect long term range of motion and overall function of the wrist and hand. ...Read more

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How can I strengthen my wrists?

How can I strengthen my wrists?

Resistance training: Using either weights or resistance bands to create tension in both the flexor and extensor muscles repetitively is a good method of strengthening the wrists. My preferred method is using resistance bands to do isometric strengthening exercises - i.e. Create tension in the wrist then hold for 10+ seconds, repetitively.
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How can I make my wrists thinner?

How can I make my wrists thinner?

Gee: I'm not sure that's possible...what I the world do you need this information for??? There is very litte body fat in the wrists themselves!!


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Any exercises that work to strenthen my wrists?

Any exercises that work to strenthen my wrists?

Multiple: A good hand therapist or trainer will have a great home program.
However. Silly putty/thera putty round into a ball then squeeze then round. Take a dowel with a weight hanging from rope. Then twist dowel both directions to bring weight to dowel. Tuck elbow into side while holding a hammer in your hand then turn palm up and down...Just a couple to get you going. ...Read more

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A sprung wrist?

A sprung wrist?

A sprained wrist?: I think this is what you are referring to. This is usually temporary. You can try icing the wrist at first. Try to limit any heavy lifting or overuse of the wrist. Lastly, you can try medications like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) to decrease the inflammation and pain. ...Read more

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How to strengthen wrist?

How to strengthen wrist?

Exercise: Light weight 2-4 pounds taking wrist thru range of motion. ...Read more

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How to heal a sprung wrist?

How to heal a sprung wrist?

Time: If there has been either significant trauma or no known trauma get the wrist evaluated. Otherwise try time, ice and a splint. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my wrist?

What is wrong with my wrist?

MORE NFO: Need more info.....tell us "what is wrong" with your wrist! SYMPTOMS???? INJURIES???

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I have a big knot on my wrist?

I have a big knot on my wrist?

Painful or pain-free: Pain-free knot on wrist could be ganglion cyst or some other benign structure. Painful knot on wrist suggests fracture or infection. Regardless, go see your family doc for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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What causes your wrist to hurt?

Variable: Ao, ra, synovitis, fracture, ligament injury, infection...Multiple reasons. Give us more. ...Read more

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What happens when I pop my wrist?

What happens when I pop my wrist?

See details: If you mean cracking your wrist then nothing happens. If you mean what causes the sound, it is the bursting of nitrogen and carbon dioxide bubbles. ...Read more

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How do I know if I broke my wrist?

See a MD: Get an x-ray. Did you have a fall or other trauma? Fx's don't usually occur without a significant injury. ...Read more

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How to tell if my wrist is broken?

An x-ay is needed: The small bones in the wrist can be particularly difficult to see if a fracture is present. A follow uop x-ray or even an MRI may be needed if the inital x-rays are non-revealing. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I broke my wrist?

How can I tell if I broke my wrist?

Pain swelling shape: ''''mechanism of the worrysome injury

of the bones, pinpoint severe pain, then x-rays are helpful. ...Read more

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I want to know about wrist damage?

Sprain?: If sprain, use splint and ice or cool compress x 10-20 min 3-4 times/day. See clinician if not improving in 3-5 days. ...Read more

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How can you tell if wrist is broken?

An x-ray: The best way to diagnose a fracture of the wrist or of any bone is with an x-ray. An orthopedic surgeon or hand surgeon is needed if fracture exists. ...Read more

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How to heal tendoniytis on my wrist?

Start out with: Ace wraps and rest the area with a regimen of anti-inflammatory medications, then slowly start to regain activities of daily living with the wrist. Physical therapy may benefit as well. If it is severe, unrelenting and gets worse, not better, see orthopaedic wrist specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you get fordyce on inner wrists?

Yes: This is not the typical areas but they can occur. Other etiology needs to be considered as well such as skin colored warts or moles and sun damage or scarring or some things to consider. ...Read more

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My wrist keeps sticking why is this?

My wrist keeps sticking why is this?

Sticky: Sounds like your lubricant is thick in your wrist or tendons. More fluids and consider glucosamine. Also you may want to look into a possible thyroid problem. ...Read more

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Pains shooting up my wrist remedies?

Pains shooting up my wrist remedies?

Antiinflammatories: If this is a new pain and not severe, no swelling or redness, try ice packs or an antiinflammatory like ibuprofen, see your doctor if not better or worsening. ...Read more

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How can I know if my wrist is broken?

How can I know if my wrist is broken?

Consult your PCP: If you notice deformity to wrist appearance or severe continuous pain, consult your physician for referral to an orthopedic surgeon. Take care. ...Read more

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How to brake your wrist with no pain?

Why?: Self mutilation is a bad idea. Bone fracture is always associated with pain. Why would you want to break your wrist? Please consult a doctor for behavioral health assessment. ...Read more

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I think I broke my pinky and my wrist?

I think I broke my pinky and my wrist?

Need to: Get an xray to confirm also to see extent of injury ...Read more