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Pain On The Top Of My Wrist
I have a very sharp pain on the top of my wrist. I haven't had any trauma. It's like a sharp pinch. Should I see a doctor for it ?
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Pain from the top of my wrist to inside of middle finger i can rub the right side of wrist and feel pain on the inside of my middle finger?
Nerve entrapment: You should see a hand surgeon. This may be one sign of carpal tunnel syndrome, correctable surgically or remediable with support devices. It may be other things as well but you need to be examined after a detailed history of how you use your hands at work and play, etc. Hope this gets better soon. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For my job I do a lot of writing and for abit now on and off i've been getting wrist pain on top on my wrist. What coul it be an how can I stop it?
May be overuse: If it happened after writing consider overuse of the wrist tendons in the back of wrist. If the non dominant hand is also painful or other joints hurt then it may be a more systemic condition and additional blood work would be recommended. Arthritis of the hand/wrist joints is possible. Initially, try resting it, using wrist brace, and see www.Osha.Gov/sltc/etools/computerworkstations/. ...Read more
I have pain the the top of my hand into my wrist. It hurts when i stretch it, but slowly goes away but when i put pressure on it it comes back. Help?
I am 22 years old feeling tingling sensation top of my wrist not so much the fingers. Slight pain and whenever I touch something vibrating it tingles?
Nerve irritation?: You seem to be describing nerve irritation. You probably have some minor irritation that happens to be where a nerve passes close to the surface (like when you hit your funny bone!) I agree with the advil; some ice might help, too. I suspect it will go away soon whatever you do. ...Read more
I have a wrist pain on the top part of my hand whenever i put any type of pressure like doing pushups, is this carpaltunnel or something else?
Sprain: Doubt carpal tunnel which generally presents with numbness/tingling in all or some of fingers: thumb, index, long (middle), and partially ring finger. A sprain, stress injury from repetetive use or impaction, ganglion cyst are common causes. See an orthopedist for proper diagnosis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sharp pain in forearm, only hurts when i lift something or try to bend my wrist back. I feel the pain on the top of my arm, in between the bones.
Lateral epicondyliti: There are several possibilities, but among the more common is lateral rpicondylitis, also known as tennis elbow. It invest an inflammation or even a tear in the extensor tendons to the wrist. Treatment can include ice, NSAIDs, a counter force brace; or if it does not respond, a cortisone shot will often take care of it. Don't hesitate to be seen. ...Read more
Last 2 mornings woken up with pain on the top side of my hand from my wrist to my ring finger, hard to grip things and hurts when touched. Feels broke?
Handy Helper: When we sleep it's possible that we sleep so deeply that we fail to move periodically. This can result in prolonged compression of nerves in our extremities. When this happens we wake with pain and discomfort in the involved limb which usually resolves upon waking. If this repeatedly occurs the problem can worsen. Occasionally night splints can help like those worn for the wrist for carpal tunnel. ...Read more
I'm having a throbbing pain on the top of my right hand, it actually just woke me up in the middle of the night. Not my wrist or forearm. Just hand.
If it recurs: If it is still present or recurs tonight, consider the way you are sleeping. Maybe sleeping on your side with your hand under a pillow, cutting off circulation. Or maybe you are displaying symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Consider a visit to your local doctor. There are a couple of things they can do in the office to rule it out. ...Read more
My wrist feels like its locked up. There is a little knot on the top of my wrist, could this be a calcium deposit? It hurts to bend wrist and touching
A common bump on: The back if the wrist is a ganglion cyst which can be painful. Other bumps are bone bumps called carpal boss. Calcium deposits or gouty deposits are known as tophi. Any of these can also irritate adjacent structures. Tendonitis or tenosynovits, tendon inflammation can present as a soft bump. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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