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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Wrist Pain (Definition)

Wrist pain is a symptom where one has sharp or dull pain in his wrist, which may or may not be accompanied by pain or funny sensations in other ...Read more


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Sharp shooting pain in my right wrist?

Sharp shooting pain in my right wrist?

Well, I am a: Neurologist, so i always want to blame this type of thing on carpal tunnel syndrome; however, if you are having pain, i would ask if you fell onto your hand recently and make sure that you did not fracture a bone in your hand. Check with your regular doctor first, take it from there. ...Read more

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Both wrist pain.occasionally when gripping something have shooting pain in wrist hand and fingers and cannot bend or straighten fingers.

Both wrist pain.occasionally when gripping something have shooting pain in wrist hand and fingers and cannot bend or straighten fingers.

Get a check up: There are multiple structures in wrist and hand and pain can originate in any of the. Muscles, tendons, nerves and bones might be affected. A thorough examination, possibly combined with xray examination and or nerve studies may be indicated ...Read more

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Tingling in left thumb, pointed and middle finger and shooting pain in wrist? Could this be heart related or more likely a nerve?

Tingling in left thumb, pointed and middle finger and shooting pain in wrist?  Could this be heart related or more likely a nerve?

Wrist pain: neural complaints are classical of carpal tunnel syndrome and he should have an EMG done for this.CTS initially is treated with wrist splint at night and NSAIDs 3 times a day for 2 months. If symptoms persist then further interventions may be required. Cardiac disease would primarily involve chest pain with radiation to the arm and is not classical in this manner. ...Read more

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29/f had EKG a few weeks ago came back good. Still having aching/shooting pain in wrist/hand/shoulder?

29/f had EKG a few weeks ago came back good.  Still having aching/shooting pain in wrist/hand/shoulder?

Neuropathic pain.: Your symptoms merit a careful history and exam by your doctor. The focus should be on the upper limb itself as well as the cervical spine. ...Read more

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Left hand thumb joint hurts for few months. Lately, the joint on index hurts. Shooting pain in wrist. Cannot open bottles, doorknobs etc without pain.

Left hand thumb joint hurts for few months. Lately, the joint on index hurts. Shooting pain in wrist. Cannot open bottles, doorknobs etc without pain.

Dominant hand?: You may want to see an osteopathic physician, who can examine you by doing an osteopathic examination of your neck, spine, upper extremities: arm, elbow, wrist, thumbs. Sometimes, there is a relationship between dysfunction of your wrist, from findings in the neck area that may be in spasm. This is difficult to do without a musculoskeletal examination. Once identified, it is easy to treat. Be seen soon, and get relief. ...Read more

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For the past couple of days i've been having a sharp shooting pain the right side of my wrist i can't pick up stuff why? Should i go hospital?

For the past couple of days i've been having a sharp shooting pain the right side of my wrist i can't pick up stuff why? Should i go hospital?

Wrist pain: The focal wrist pain, if worse with activity, or with pressure, sounds like an orthopedic issue, perhaps an inflammatory problem. Could be something as simple as tendonitis if it is around the base of the thumb. Check to be sure there is no rash in the area, and that the area does not feel warm to the touch, as these might represent a local infection. Doctor office visit seems appropriate. ...Read more