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Swollen Pisiform Bone
I was silly and hit a wall with my right hand with the outer side I think I have hurt the pisiform bone? It is slighty swollen but there is no bruise
See your doctor: This problem can only be solved by seeing your doctor and being evaluated face-to-face. After a thorough examination, your doctor should be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more
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
Possible but rare: The pisiform bone is one of the eight carpal (wrist) bones. It is a small pea-shaped sesamoid bone located where the ulna (one of the lower arm bones) joins the wrist (on the pinky side). Dislocation of the pisiform is possible, but rare. Fracture of the pisiform is also uncommon. ...Read more
I had surgery on my wrist for kienbocks disease in oct. And recently either the (triquertrum or pisiform) bone and been hurting bad should I worry?
Pain behind/under the Pisiform bone of the Hand. What can it be? Pain started when lifting a weight over hand. Pain mainly hurts when do a push up
What I think is my pisiform bone has moved to the centre of the back of my left hand and is sticking up : (Any idea what this is and what should I do?
Bony lumps: If you are seeing a bony lump in the back of your hand, you may want to have it looked at by an orthopedic surgeon or a hand surgeon. If there is no pain and it is not bothering you, then it may not require any treatment. An Xray of your wrist and hand would likely show the cause of the lump. ...Read more
Hand pain near my pisiform bone. I can massage it & there's no pain but if I do a push up there's a sharp pain. Haven't rest it. What can it be?
What can I do for wrist pain, mainly pisiform bone? Pain even when I move wrist a certain way. Pinky has felt numb in the past. Brace hasn't helped.
Tendinitis is common: Cause of these symptoms with this history. In general sudden onset of pain swelling, responds to rest, , ice applied for about 15 minute s on and off, compression gentle wrap, or use a soft splint not too tight, ad gentle elevation. If one can take these then tylenol (acetaminophen) or other OTC Nsaids can work well. X-rays are used to rule out other issues such as calcium deposit or fracture ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How many Depo-Provera Medrol (methylprednisolone) 40mg injections will get rid of my chronic inflammation of the pisiform bone and the flexor carpi ulnaris? Had 2, no improvement.
Not a good option-: -though steroid injections help, they are also great destroyers of soft tissue as tendons, articular cartilage, , so you should not keep getting them. You are young & the damages can B life long. The tendon may rupture, and the pisoform may loose blood supply. The drugs are great but their use need be judicious. ...Read more
Which autoimmune disease or other process causes big toes to suddenly deviate into other toes, creating painful bunions, and the pisiform bones in wrists to enlarge at the same time?
Mri shows bone marrow edema of pisiform, trigger thumb, mcp capsulitis and mild distension of first cmc joint capsule. What does it all mean?
Will mcp capsulitis, moderate bone marrow edema at 1st pisiform, mild edema at 1st metacarpal due to contusion/stress reaction, mild distension of 1st cmc joint capsule effect surgery on trigger thumb?
Injury: The majority of patients I see with coccydynia, have developed it after an injury. A hard fall on the butt is usually what happened. ...Read more
Severe pains on my left spatula bone and significantly swollen at the tip, but the pain is subsiding. What could be the problem?
Scapula?: If you meant the scapula, there are attachments of the scapula ("shoulder bone") to ones muscles; these points of attachment are fibrous tissue which can become inflamed. Initial use of ice might help, however, the sooner one sees an orthopedic doctor the quicker one knows the diagnosis and appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Swollen "node" on mastoid bone. Small (.5 CM or less), stable, firm/rubbery feeling, fixed in place, painless. It has been there 8 months. Worrisome?
Eval: If you have persistent enlarged subclavicular lymph node - recommend medical assessment. ...Read more
See your doctor: A swollen lymph node in this area could be caused by multiple different things. A complete and detailed history as well as physical examination to look for other associated signs or lymph nodes is important to narrow the diagnosis and guide further testing. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My wife has accessory navicular bone sprained 2 days still moderately swollen on crutches can she fly for 12 hours in 5 days from now?
Should be ok: As long as she gets up and moves about the cabin and stretches. Unless she has any issues with aspirin, a baby Aspirin prior to flying should prevent blood clots from sitting for prolonged periods of time. ...Read more