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Spur On My Thumb Wrist Bone
My left wrist is in pain and it feels like the wrist bone below the thumb pops out and maybe trapping the nerve then pops back in what can it be?
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Sharp knife like pain shoots from tip of thumb up the bone to just above wrist bone. Stops me dead in whatever I'm doing. Any Ideas?
What is the difference between a spur and a cyst when related to abnormal bone knot/growth on thumb side of wrist? I have smooth knot on my wrist.
Ulnar styloid: Is the name of the prominence of this part of the ulnar bone. In slim people it can be quite prominent, however it could also be prominent because it has become injured if you have recently had trauma and if this is the case needs urgent X-ray to exclude fracture. Best here to get a doctor licensed in your area to examine your wrist and then they can determine if normal appearance or not ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have lump on my left hand just before the wrist bone, it's there for a week w/o any injury or obvious reason. It pains on touch. Is it to worry?
Ganglion cyst: I suspect ganglion cysts that are benign ones, but without seeing them, it's actually hard to tell, so if you are concerned, please see your doc. ...Read more
Can carpal tunnel cause excuriating night time pain and cause fingers to become stiff. Pain wrist bone to outer side of hand and on top of hand.
I'm having a pain in my left thumb, actually its the bone that connect it to my wrist that hurts. And i massaged it too lessen the pain.
Thumb pain: It sounds like your carpal metacarpal joint (cmc). Unusual for someone your age to have pain there. Have you had an injury to the ligament in the past? Sometime tenosynovitis of the first dorsal compartment (dequervain's) can give similar symptoms. I would take 2 aleve (naproxen) twice a day with food for 3 days an see if it relieves your pain. ...Read more
For about a month now, I've had pain when I move my thumb in the spot the wrist begins. I hear the bone popping sometimes when I try to massage it.
Hand anatomy: The skeleton of the human hand consists of 27 bones:. The eight short carpal bones of the wrist are organized into a proximal row (scaphoid, lunate, triquetral and pisiform) and a distal row (trapezium, trapezoid, capitate and hamate). Sounds like you may be pressing on the carpal bones, but can't be sure from your question. ...Read more
Yesterday, i couldn't bend my thumb and today, every time i move my wrist too much, i get sharp pains where my thumb bone meets my index finger bone.
Thumb pain: A couple of thoughts... It could be an overuse injury, a tendonitis, it could be a flare up of arthritis caused by a previous injury. In these situations, i usually try to first rest the hand - no trying to "test" it to see if it hurts, or do any lifting or repetitive motions. I take Ibuprofen and see how it goes over a day or two. If it's improving on it's own great, if not, i see my doc! ...Read more