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If i make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury i have?

If i make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury i have?

Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more

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When i tighten my fist i feel pain in my wrist veins or somewhere around there. Why?

When i tighten my fist i feel pain in my wrist veins or somewhere around there. Why?

Hard to say: There are multiple potential causes from an inflammatory process in your wrist, to arthritis or tendonitis; I would not hesitate to be seen. An exam and X-ray would likely tell the diagnosis. ...Read more

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I can barley tighten my fist or turn the door knob because of wrist pain, what's going on?

I can barley tighten my fist or turn the door knob because of wrist pain, what's going on?

Depends on cause: Thee are a variety of causes of wrist pain ranging from ligament tears tendinitis arthritis to fractures. An examination by a hand surgeon or orthopedist and a simple xray can usually make the diagnosis to suggest treatment. ...Read more

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Moderate-severe pain when moving or using wrist. Started few weeks ago, went away for a while but is back and worse. splinting helps a little, cant grip or make a tight fist or twist wrist without sharp excruciating pain. no finger involvement. ?

Moderate-severe pain when moving or using wrist. Started few weeks ago, went away for a while but is back and worse. splinting helps a little,  cant grip or make a tight fist or twist wrist without sharp excruciating pain. no finger involvement. ?

Give it time: If splinting helps - do it and be patient. Also try both warm and cold - use both or either if it helps. Let it rest for days and days. It takes time to heal. If it's still bad - have an eval - carpal tunnel can be tough but can be treated. Patience and caution! Best wishes. ...Read more

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Today: Pins and needles all over body/ mouth. Sever hand and wrist cramping, very tight fist and wrist bending inward towards body.

Today: Pins and needles all over body/ mouth. Sever hand and wrist cramping, very tight fist and wrist bending inward towards body.

Paresthesias vs nerv: this can be a lot of problems. It may not be anything serious and could be paresthesias.you need to see your doctor to make sure it's not some infection, inflammation, myofacial pain, or even poisoning like botulism, electrolyte imbalance, etc.sometimes we see these types of symptoms with emotional stress. You need to see your physician to clarify what may be the cause of this. ...Read more

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Should I go to the hospital? My forearm got smashed in a heavy door and is a tad swollen & hurts when I move my wrist & fingers and tighten my fist.

Should I go to the hospital? My forearm got smashed in a heavy door and is a tad swollen & hurts when I move my wrist & fingers and tighten my fist.

Forearm injury: It is better to have it checked out, not necessarily in the hospital, you can got to a an Urgent care clinic or check with your regular doctors they can check it out in their office. ...Read more

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I broke my wrist. After the surgery, my hand became a closed fist. What can I do?

I broke my wrist. After the surgery, my hand became a closed fist. What can I do?

Tendon adhesions: Scarring of the flexor tendons can impair use of the finger. Early on the restricting scar can be lengthened by good hand therapy. After 12 weeks it is likely surgery will be needed to free up the adherent tendons. If impairment is significant, you should seek the consult of a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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When I make a fist I get a lump that appears a finger length down from wrist on pinky side and if hurts when I push on it what can it b?

When I make a fist I get a lump that appears a finger length down from wrist on pinky side and if hurts when I push on it what can it b?

Ganglion Cyst: Ali, it sounds like a ganglion cyst. This is a cyst filled with joint fluid. Old school solution: whack it with a bible. Modern solution, see a hand specialist, and they can fix it for you. Hope this helps! ...Read more

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