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Pain between base of thumb and wrist, hurts after I write for a little bit or with any pressure I broke growth plate 5 years ago is it still from that?

Pain between base of thumb and wrist, hurts after I write for a little bit or with any pressure I broke growth plate 5 years ago is it still from that?

Could very well B-: -if it was where' the metacarpal bone articulates with wrist carpal bone. Another cause can B due 2 tendinitis of the long extensor @ the short abductor 2 the thumb. If U push on the tip of the radius, the long bone on the thumb side, if very tender, it's called D'Quervain's disease, not really a disease but the condition was first described by this Frenchman. C a hand surgeon 4xam & images. ...Read more

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My daughter fell earlier and hurt her thumb. It looks deformed at the base of the thumb by her wrist. She says it doesn't really hurt and she can move?

My daughter fell earlier and hurt her thumb. It looks deformed at the base of the thumb by her wrist. She says it doesn't really hurt and she can move?

Have it checked: She may not have much pain but could have an injury to the growth centers of the thumb or wrist that may cause permanent problems if not addressed. I would have her seen at an urgent care facility with x-ray capabilities. ...Read more

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My left wrist is very painful at the base of my thumb and sometimes spreads to my whole wrist and up my forearm a little. Why?

My left wrist is very painful at the base of my thumb and sometimes spreads to my whole wrist and up my forearm a little. Why?

Arthritis or break: There are 3 bones in your thumb: two in the digit and one in the hand. Pain where the digit meets the hand could be in the joint (arthritis) or one of the thumb's tendons. Pain at the point where the bone in the hand meets the wrist could be a wrist fracture. These are sometimes missed on initial x-rays after an injury. Either way, you need an x-ray of the thumb, hand & wrist. ...Read more

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What can cause pain at the base of my hand. I am having pain at the base of my hand where it meets the wrist opposite the thumb. What could cause this it started all of a sudden

What can cause pain at the base of my hand. I am having pain at the base of my hand where it meets the wrist opposite the thumb. What could cause this it started all of a sudden

Pain: Pain at the distal radial ulnar joint can be due to a number of conditions. The most common are trauma and arthritis. Other inflammatory disorders can also cause pain in this area. The best way to determine the cause of your pain is with a consultation with a hand surgeon in order to be examined and possibly have xrays taken. ...Read more

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I had a fractured scaphoid 3 maybe 4 months ago, I still get pail in the base of my thumb & radial side of my wrist. Could there be any complications?

I had a fractured scaphoid 3 maybe 4 months ago, I still get pail in the base of my thumb & radial side of my wrist. Could there be any complications?

Possible.: The bone could have failed to heal properly. You should consult with ortho surgeon or hand surgeon for expert advice. ...Read more

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What might cause the right thumb to become swollen and painful? No injury, pain generates at the base of the joint just above the wrist and, has knot?

Bony accessory: Hello, if you feel a lump around the area, bony accessories in that area are very common. And if it close to one of the joints it can cause inflammation and that can give you swelling and pain, see a doctor you might need the bone accessory removed. ...Read more

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I had a cortisone shot after wrist tendonitis, didn't wait to heal properly pain came back to the base of my thumb and wrist, what can I do, rest?

I had a cortisone shot after wrist tendonitis, didn't wait to heal properly pain came back to the base of my thumb and wrist, what can I do, rest?

Yes rest: Obviously you should have rested to allow the
cortisone injection to work
if you are still having pain in this region you
may want to consider nsaids, ice and physical
therapy.
You may need a second cortisone shot but id wait awhile before doing it. ...Read more

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Sprained wrist 7mo ago. Still having pain in wrist and now pain in the base of my thumb nightly. What should I do? Surgeon said it just hasn't! t heal

Sprained wrist 7mo ago. Still having pain in wrist and now pain in the base of my thumb nightly. What should I do? Surgeon said it just hasn't! t heal

Physical therapy: Non healed sprain can cause persistent pain and loss of function. Simple exercises like a stress ball or even use a hand grip device (sold at most sports stores). If do something that aggravates it, put an ice pack immediately x 20 mins or wear a brace. Also take an OTC anti-inflammatory med like ibuprofen or naproxen. If not better physical therapy or an steroid injection may help ...Read more

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A pain in my thumb side of wrist for 3 weeks it's getting better wz splint but lately my thumb pop out of place from base & I've 2 turn it back crack?

A pain in my thumb side of wrist for 3 weeks it's getting better wz splint but lately my thumb pop out of place from base & I've 2 turn it back crack?

Thumb pain: May be De Quervain tendonitis, splinting, NSAIDS (motrin products), rest, ice is treatment, but the thumb dislocation is not usual would follow up with orthopedist as may need MRI to assess anatomy.

http://www. Mayoclinic. Org/diseases-conditions/de-quervains-tenosynovitis/basics/definition/CON-20027238 ...Read more

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I can feel the bones in my wrist & the base of my thumb rubbing to each other some time it displaced with pain in z round bone of my wrist thumb side?

I can feel the bones in my wrist & the base of my thumb rubbing to each other some time it displaced with pain in z round bone of my wrist thumb side?

Unstable wrist joint: Or it can be a navicular fracture. Get an x-ray to rule out fracture. If x-ray ok, then exercises of squeezing a rubber ball frequently can rebuild the strength. ...Read more

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A lump and swelling at the base of my thumb and wrist with an elevated vein which occurred while typing today?

A lump and swelling at the base of my thumb and wrist with an elevated vein which occurred while typing today?

Ganglion cyst.: The most common cause of the sudden appearance of a lump in the hand or wrist would be a ganglion cyst. These are benign fluid filled structures. If painful, they may warrant treatment. It should at least be looked at by a qualified doctor. ...Read more

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Thumb/wrist frozen solid after cast removal 2 weeks ago for broken thumb (first metacarpal at the base).Thumb is still swollen/sensitive. What's wrong?

Thumb/wrist frozen solid after cast removal 2 weeks ago for broken thumb (first metacarpal at the base).Thumb is still swollen/sensitive. What's wrong?

Thumb and wrist: See your Orthopedist and have him exam you and take new X-rays and maybe an MRI if indicated. How did you break your thumb and 1st MT??? It might be that you fractured more than your thumb and 1st MC. ...Read more

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Pain and sensitivity in the radial side of the wrist and base of thumb. Also pain in snuffbox and fingers. X-rays and MRI are normal. Why pain?

Pain and sensitivity in the radial side of the wrist and base of thumb. Also pain in snuffbox and fingers. X-rays and MRI are normal. Why pain?

Tenosynovitis: DeQuervain's tenosynovitis can cause pain at the anatomical snuffbox, due to repetitive stress and movements causing inflammation or tenosynovitis of the sheath or tunnel that surrounds two tendons that control movement of the thumb. ...Read more

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My wrist is sore for just over a week. It only hurts for specific movements just below the base of my thumb. Some movements makes my thumb twitch/move very slightly. What could be wrong and what can I do?

My wrist is sore for just over a week. It only hurts for specific movements just below the base of my thumb. Some movements makes my thumb twitch/move very slightly. What could be wrong and what can I do?

Tendonitis or sprain: Get examined and use a wrist support. You can try OTC NSAIDS like Advil or Aleve if not allergic; however, your symptoms require an examination and x-rays. ...Read more

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Very painful left wrist just art the base of the thumb is where its worst, sometimes spreading around the whole wrist joint and the back of my hand.?

Very painful left wrist just art the base of the thumb is where its worst, sometimes spreading around the whole wrist joint and the back of my hand.?

Other possibilities: Include thumb extensor tendonitis and basal joint arthritis of the thumb. Look these up online. Then see a board certified hand surgeon for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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Left wrist weakness with no tingling/numbness. Pain/discomfort when wrist is rubbed at base of the thumb and when bent. Emg, X-ray and MRI are normal.

Occupational therapy: It seems that you are already seeing a neurologist and they have ruled out common neurological causes of wrist and hand pain. See an occupational therapist who may be able to help. Diagnosing such conditions can be challenging and sometimes take several months and repeated follow up. In the meanwhile pain management is recommended and various classes of different analgesics may have to be tried. ...Read more

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Small round hard like bone lump at base of wrist (palm side) thumb side. Doesn't hurt, could it be ganglion cyst? It is hard like a bone though

Small round hard like bone lump at base of wrist (palm side) thumb side. Doesn't hurt, could it be ganglion cyst? It is hard like a bone though

Maybe: These cysts can be very hard. They are typically removed by a hand specialist ortho, general surgery, or plastics. Ask your primary care provider if a referral is appropriate. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Causes of sudden pain/stiffness in the base of both palms (between thumb joint and wrist) accompanied by extremely dark blue/bulging veins-no injury?

Causes of sudden pain/stiffness in the base of both palms (between thumb joint and wrist) accompanied by extremely dark blue/bulging veins-no injury?

Common spot for OA: The basal thumb joint is a common spot for osteoarthritis of the hand. At age 30, you are young for that diagnosis, but osteoarthritis is a common problem at that location. ...Read more

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My thumbs hurt at the base where they meet my hand?

NEED MORE INFORMATIO: We need more information like how long you have had pain, is there any history of injury and do you have any other medical conditions
it may be an inflammation in the tendon, fascitis or may be arthritis.You can try some anti inflammatory meds like ibuprophen or Aleve (naproxen) over the counter and if pain persists have it checked by your doctor. ...Read more

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On the base & 2nd joints of my thumb are very painful & puffy & I have a knotty prominence going over the top of my hand.

On the base & 2nd joints of my thumb are very painful & puffy & I have a knotty prominence going over the top of my hand.

Knots/lumps on hand: You need blood tests/X-rays and in person examination with hand surgeon. Must rule out cysts lesions vs gout arthritis vs trauma... ...Read more

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I fell and landed on my left hand. It's been five days and its still swollen at the base of my thumb. Could it be more then a sprain?

I fell and landed on my left hand. It's been five days and its still swollen at the base of my thumb. Could it be more then a sprain?

Could be: Sprains are likely, but fractures are also possible.. You should see your doctor. If your pain continues. ...Read more