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What exactly can cause wrist and hand pain/weakness?

What exactly can cause wrist and hand pain/weakness?

Carpal tunnel syn: It is most commonly caused by carpal tunnel syndrome. Other conditions that may cause your symptoms are arthritis and tendinitis. ...Read more

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So I broke my wrist and hand 2 years ago and it started bothering me yesterday night. The pain in on the palm side almost radiating to my fingers.

So I broke my wrist and hand 2 years ago and it started bothering me yesterday night. The pain in on the palm side almost radiating to my fingers.

Recent trauma: If there has been recent trauma to the area, then DR visit is needed for exam and x ray. If no trauma, then try taking advil 200 mg 3 times per day with food, for the next few days. If no improvement, or is worsening, then DR visit. ...Read more

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Is acupuncture useful to heal pain in the wrist and hand?

Is acupuncture useful to heal pain in the wrist and hand?

You can: Try it. In some people it helps, in others it does not. You may also want to consult with an orthopedist who specializes in hands. ...Read more

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What causes pain in arm, wrist and hand?

What causes pain in arm, wrist and hand?

Pinched Nerve: While there are many causes of arm, wrist, and hand pain one of the most common causes is cervical radiculopathy. This occurs when one of the nerves leaving the neck gets compressed as it leaves the spine and travels down the arm. Compression may occur due to degenerative/bulging discs or arthritic bone spurs contacting the nerve. See your physician if these symptoms last longer than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Wrist and hand pain/ weakness, who is the best qualified to treat this?

Wrist and hand pain/ weakness, who is the best qualified to treat this?

Maybe carpal tunnel: Most specific would be hand specialty surgeon, but you might want to see a neurologist, get evaluated and perhaps do an EMG study for confirmation. ...Read more

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I fell and landed on one hand, now i fell pain in the side of my wrist and hand, and when i flex i feel pain up the middle of my arm and into my bicep?

I fell and landed on one hand, now i fell pain in the side of my wrist and hand, and when i flex i feel pain up the middle of my arm and into my bicep?

Need exam, xray: Please go see your doctor for an exam and xray if indicated, that is a common way to fracture your radius bone called a Colles fracture. ...Read more