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Pain On The Outside Of The Wrist
Pain on outside of wrist when lifting weights. So pulling a weight towards my body using my wrist causes pain on the right side of right hand.?
Wrist strain: Sounds like a simple wrist strain, or overuse injury of the soft tissues of the wrist. It's best to rest it, wear a brace or support, ice when possible and take Ibuprofen or other anti-inflammatory. Avoid or limit activities that cause pain or this can become more chronic. Go see your doctor if it's not improving within a week or so. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Had mono 2 mnths ago, then minor shingles, now sharp nerve/vein pain along wrists/knees/outside armpit. on acyclovir. veins sticking out, concerned?
Pain: Yes, you should go see your medical provider. ...Read more
I have pain on the outside of my wrist after benchpress and incline benchpress. Hurts when lifting items. For 2 weeks without weight training?
Strong achey pain starting in wrist and extending to the elbow down the outside of the forearm. What is this?
I have pain on the outside of the wrist when twisting it like a corkscrew (in either direction). Tendonitis?
Possible: Tendinitis is a possibility. Overuse is another option. If no history of trauma or a visible bump (ganglion cyst), then the two options described are most likely ones. Recommend avoid offending activities. Using a wrist splint may help rest the painful spot. Anti-inflammatory meds - ibuprofen/naproxe, topical rubs voltaren/flector patch may be tried. Icing should help as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could cause swelling on outside of left wrist, there is no pain and when i lift my arm up it goes away?
Cyst: There are many things that cause swellings but at the wrist, it would be most common to have a ganglionic cyst. Other possibilities are traumatic cyst, lymph node, etc. The only way to know for sure what it is is for you to have it examined and perhaps a test called MRI or ultrasound to image the lesion. I would have your physician look at it and evaluate it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How do I treat pain on the outside of my hand right below my pinky to wrist. I know its from texting.
Rest: If your assumption it is from texting than rest from texting will be the first thing to consider. Also you might want to consider an NSAID like Ibuprofen or aleve. Icing the area can also reduce inflammation. These are the most common treatments for tendinitis or muscle fatigue/inflammation. If it does not resolve after the rest and these things i would see a hand specialist for an evaluation. ...Read more
I have extreme pain on the outside of my elbow when I rotate my wrist. I am a high school baseball player. What condition might I have?
Tennis elbow.: Although the lay-term is tennis elbow, the condition is lateral epicondylitis. It usually results from repetitive stress such as throwing. The treatment would include relative rest. Since it is early in the baseball season, you may want to be evaluated by a sports medicine specialist to get the correct diagnosis and treatment and not miss any playing time. ...Read more
Sitting on grass outside and i felt pain on wrist and there was a small scratch. Few minutes later, swelled and redness. Still swelling. What is it?
Insect Bite: I suspect that you were bitten by an insect;. ...Read more
Swelling outside wrist, where forearm meets wrist, between knuckles & pain - been this way over 1 yr, how long before swelling causes permanent damage?
Really cannot say: Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, and the swelling doesn't often cause as much damage as the CAUSE of the swelling. So, if someone fell and fractured the wrist, the fall and fracture would be the key thing. Or chronic wear and tear from jack-hammer use as another example. Rest, warmth, anti-inflammatories help if nothing else going on. ...Read more
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