Top 20 Doctor insights on: Pain outside wrist

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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.?

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 more

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A sprung wrist?

A sprung wrist?

A sprained wrist?: I think this is what you are referring to. This is usually temporary. You can try icing the wrist at first. Try to limit any heavy lifting or overuse of the wrist. Lastly, you can try medications like Motrin or advil (ibuprofen) to decrease the inflammation and pain. ...Read more

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How to strengthen wrist?

How to strengthen wrist?

Exercise: Light weight 2-4 pounds taking wrist thru range of motion. ...Read more

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How to heal a sprung wrist?

How to heal a sprung wrist?

Time: If there has been either significant trauma or no known trauma get the wrist evaluated. Otherwise try time, ice and a splint. ...Read more

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What is wrong with my wrist?

What is wrong with my wrist?

MORE NFO: Need more info.....tell us "what is wrong" with your wrist! SYMPTOMS???? INJURIES???

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I have a big knot on my wrist?

I have a big knot on my wrist?

Painful or pain-free: Pain-free knot on wrist could be ganglion cyst or some other benign structure. Painful knot on wrist suggests fracture or infection. Regardless, go see your family doc for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more

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What causes your wrist to hurt?

Variable: Ao, ra, synovitis, fracture, ligament injury, infection...Multiple reasons. Give us more. ...Read more

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What happens when I pop my wrist?

What happens when I pop my wrist?

See details: If you mean cracking your wrist then nothing happens. If you mean what causes the sound, it is the bursting of nitrogen and carbon dioxide bubbles. ...Read more

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How do I know if I broke my wrist?

See a MD: Get an x-ray. Did you have a fall or other trauma? Fx's don't usually occur without a significant injury. ...Read more

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How to tell if my wrist is broken?

An x-ay is needed: The small bones in the wrist can be particularly difficult to see if a fracture is present. A follow uop x-ray or even an MRI may be needed if the inital x-rays are non-revealing. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I broke my wrist?

How can I tell if I broke my wrist?

Pain swelling shape: ''''mechanism of the worrysome injury

of the bones, pinpoint severe pain, then x-rays are helpful. ...Read more

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I want to know about wrist damage?

Sprain?: If sprain, use splint and ice or cool compress x 10-20 min 3-4 times/day. See clinician if not improving in 3-5 days. ...Read more

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How can you tell if wrist is broken?

An x-ray: The best way to diagnose a fracture of the wrist or of any bone is with an x-ray. An orthopedic surgeon or hand surgeon is needed if fracture exists. ...Read more

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How to heal tendoniytis on my wrist?

How to heal tendoniytis on my wrist?

Start out with: Ace wraps and rest the area with a regimen of anti-inflammatory medications, then slowly start to regain activities of daily living with the wrist. Physical therapy may benefit as well. If it is severe, unrelenting and gets worse, not better, see orthopaedic wrist specialist. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can you get fordyce on inner wrists?

Yes: This is not the typical areas but they can occur. Other etiology needs to be considered as well such as skin colored warts or moles and sun damage or scarring or some things to consider. ...Read more