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I have a lump on my wrist that swells and is very painful. After several test i'm told that its tendinitis. Can i get rid of this?

I have a lump on my wrist that swells and is very painful. After several test i'm told that its tendinitis. Can i get rid of this?

Let me explain: The first step in treating / preventing tendonitis of the wrist is understanding what caused it. Many general causes of repetitive stress injuries can be contributing factors for tendonitis of the wrist. Stopping the stress. The next step in treating / preventing tendonitis of the wrist is to use proper body mechanics in all wrist related activities. ...Read more

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What's does a hard and painful lump on the wrist mean?

What's does a hard and painful lump on the wrist mean?

Mass: There a number of different thing this could be, but the most common mass in the hand is a ganglion cyst. Have a hand surgeon take a look at it. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a painful lump on the underside of my wrist what is it?

What to do if I have a painful lump on the underside of my wrist what is it?

Different options: The wrist has a lot of things in it both in the skin and below it. Sweat glands, hair follicles and skin cysts as well as lymph nodes, fatty tissue, tendons, vessels and other things. Is the lump growing, inflamed, painful, painless, draining, recurrent or constant, moveable or fixed...? Each of these (and many more) will provide your doc the answers as to what it is and what needs to be done. ...Read more

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Painful lump on back of wrist from IV from ER I went the monday before last, it hurts when I press on it, it feels like my vein is swollen.. Help??

Painful lump on back of wrist from IV from ER I went the monday before last, it hurts when I press on it,  it feels like my vein is swollen.. Help??

Hematoma or IV infil: You either have a small hematoma at the site of IV insertion or had IV fluid or medication infiltrated into the soft tissue next to the vein where the IV was inserted, do warm compresses. Take a face-cloth, wet it, few seconds in microwave..warm compress every few hours. ...Read more

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