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I have a swollen sore spot on the top of my wrist. It hurts and limits my hand and finger movement. Is this a tumor?

I have a swollen sore spot on the top of my wrist. It hurts and limits my hand and finger movement. Is this a tumor?

Could be, but....: It is most likely a ganglion cyst--a benign cyst that originates from (usually) the wrist joint and is filled with joint fluid. To be sure, see a hand surgeon. These can be removed, but they have a fairly high recurrence rate and their removal may not relieve the pain. Get it checked. ...Read more

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Broke left wrist 7 years ago and now lots of pain with movement and hand and fingers are swollen?

Broke left wrist 7 years ago and now lots of pain with movement and hand and fingers are swollen?

Wrist pain: It is possible to get arthritis in the wrist after you've had a fracture there. You should see a doctor to have the swelling evaluated. Until you can see a doc, rest the hand as much as possible, try elevating the hand to reduce the swelling, and use ibuprofen 600 mg every 6 hrs to reduce pain and swelling. ...Read more

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The top of my right hand is swollen with a painful spot halfway up the first finger bone (between my finger and wrist) the pain and swelling are only?

The top of my right hand is swollen with a painful spot halfway up the first finger bone (between my finger and wrist) the pain and swelling are only?

Infection can be: Present when swelling and pain spreads along hte finger from the hand or the finger to the hand. Seek medical care as infections can get serious fast. Especialy if it just started rapidly and is associate with pain and redness and you dont have a history of gout or other joint issues. ...Read more

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My hands ankles feet and wrists are swollen and sore no known reason for this sometimesmy hands or fingers go to sleep heart attack in 03 high blood psi i take plavix topril Lipitor (atorvastatin) , protonix , soriatane

My hands ankles feet and wrists are swollen and sore no known reason for this sometimesmy hands or fingers go to sleep heart attack in 03 high blood psi i take plavix topril Lipitor (atorvastatin) , protonix , soriatane

In : In light of your cardiac history, you should be evaluated by your cardiologist as some of these symptoms may indicate impaired heart function. If this is not a heart issue I am sure that your cardiologist will be able to make an appropriate referral to an appropriate specialist. ...Read more

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I have a c4/c5 SCI I have no movement in my hands or wrist. My wrists flop around and my fingers are curling, can they be set in a certain position?

I have a c4/c5 SCI I have no movement in my hands or wrist. My wrists flop around and my fingers are curling, can they be set in a certain position?

See specialists: I would definitely recommend you be seen at a center that treats spinal cord injuries as the outcome and functional benefits can be drastically better. In America, among the finest centrs are the sheperds center in Atlanta, ric in Chicago, and the Miami spine project. ...Read more

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Wrist pain that's constant with any movement no swelling or injury just came upon extremely sore when I first wake up I notice a swollen vain?

Wrist pain that's constant with any movement no swelling or injury just came upon extremely sore when I first wake up I notice a swollen vain?

Tendonitis: First off, the swollen vein may not be significant. The painful wrist can develop from a poor position during sleep, it may subside with immobilization of the joint (an ACE bandage) to limit motion, but not so tight that it may cause swelling of the hand. On the other hand it may go away on its own. ...Read more