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Swollen Wrist Feel Like Knots
Do you mean by the size of a pea kind of knot?
It that is the case it is likely to be a ganglion, which is thickening of the surrounding of the tendon.
Usually it stays for long time with no trouble, but at times it might cause discomfort to the patient.
If you mean otherwise, kindly I would like to ask you to post a photo of the wrists for better assessment ...Read more
What might cause the right thumb to become swollen and painful? No injury, pain generates at the base of the joint just above the wrist and, has knot?
My mom hit her hand on something hard while trying to show me something, & now there is a big swollen knot on her middle finger. Is this serious?
Probably not.: As long as she can bend and straighten her finger fully without severe pain, it is probably just a bruise. Ice it at least 3-4 times a day. ...Read more
Hi my wrist has been hurting since friday I have been putting gel on it but its nor better and feel like its bit swollen what can I do?
The top part of my wrist hurts when I move it up or down, and it feel like something is swollen inside. When I it and touch it, it hurts. What's wrong?
Could be an: Inflammatory arthropathyGet a more detailed answer ›
My husband at work, holding a wrench. Coworker hit wrench with a hammer to loosen it. My hubs felt a pop in his wrist and now its swollen. Broke?
Could be: Your husband probably needs to be seen in the er, be examined and have xrays of his wrist. Any of multiple bones in the wrist could be broken. ...Read more
See your doc: What you describe is not normal and should be diagnosed by your doctor. ...Read more
Woke up in mornin arm swollen stiff and still hurts didn't fall or anything like that buldge near wrist closer to arm lots of pain
Maybe an infection: Get in to your doctor or er as soon as possible. It can be an infection or other problem. You need to get this looked out to find out what is wrong and get this corrected. ...Read more
There are a myriad: Of reasons one might have a swollen joint. It is encouraging that it does not hurt, but a complete history and exam will be required to sort this out. ...Read more
Arthritis: Morning swelling and pain of the small joints can be indicative of rheumatoid arthritis if it has been over 6 weeks and associated with fatigue. There may be another cause in your case, but it's worth a visit to your primary care physician for an exam of your joints and possibly some blood tests. ...Read more
I have a green vain color bump on the side of my wrist its somewhat swollen. I don't know what it is.
Cyst: Lumps in the wrist area are often ganglion cysts which are benign and usually nontender. They are flesh colored as they are covered by normal colored skin. However a physician will have to inspect this lump in order to make a diagnosis and advise you. ...Read more
My wrist is swollen after I fell months ago. I still cant move it well what should I do? I got it looked at they said im faking.
I have a big bite that is swollen and has a red trail spreading and going up my wrist. I took a Bemadryl just now. What should I do?
See a doctor: Red, swollen with streaking erythema is probably an infection of the skin that requires antibiotics. ...Read more
My husbands wrist is swollen. He does have some pain. He did not hurt it and did not get bit. Just wondering what the problem could be.
Not enough info: Your info isn't specific enough. Where does it hurt? When does it hurt? What is the pain like - burning, stabbing, electricity, ache? What lessens the pain? ...Read more
I hurt my outer right wrist lifting something, its not too swollen and only hurts if I put weight on it. This happend about 3 hrs ago, is it ok?
Likely a mild strain: You likely sustianed a mild strain injury of one of the tendons crossing the wrist on the outer (ulnar) aspect. Rest, ice, and decreased use (consider simple wrist brace if desired) for a couple days to a week should allow full recovery. Seek further medical evaluation if pain persists or worsens past 1-2 weeks. ...Read more
How do you know if you sprained your wrist? My wrist has been hurting for a day now, and looks a little swollen. What could it be? What should I do?
Depends: Did you have a sufficient injury to hurt your wrist? If you did you should probably be seen and have an x-ray to rule out a fracture. If you did not injure your wrist, then an inflammatory condition is more likely and best initially treated with rest, ice, compression, and elevation (rice). If it does not get better, be seen. ...Read more
Wrist jumped on with cleats. Immediate pain, couldn't move.4 days later can move but still very painful to touch and bit swollen. Broken? Sprained? Treat?
Be seen: I would definitely advise you be seen, examined, and get an X-ray to make sure you do not have a serious injury that needs to be treated. ...Read more
Could be: But best to see doctor to be sure no infection ...Read more
A number of possi--:
Bilities, including rheumatoid arthritis due to the bilateral involvement of multiple joints; other types of arthritis. Sometimes viral infections can cause multiple joint swellings/pain.
Need to see pcp for onward referral to a rheumatologist, who can diagnose/treat such conditions.
You needs xrays, labs and likely joint fluid to help aspiration to DX or rule out other diagnoses.
Good luck. ...Read more
Various: Most cysts that come from the wrist reflect a small amount of damage to the wrist joint. They swell up when the wrist swells from increased use or trauma. They can be aspirated (sucked out), left alone, or removed. There is always a chance that it will come back, since there is underlying damage to the wrist. Depending on the location, there is a very small chance of something more serious. ...Read more
Ice.: Ice the wrist for 20 minutes at a time, 3-4 times per day. Also, take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication. ...Read more
Yes: It's commonly seen. See your doctor for persisting pain. ...Read more
I keep getting swollen wrists and fingers, it is also painful, last 48-72 hours then goes, 2 weeks it comes back?
Hi. My 4yo son has a bite to his left wrist. It is hard and swollen. Shows No pain to the touch. Should I be worried?
Bite: Human bites carry risk of infections because the mouth has anaerobic organism and most bites which puncture the skin should be considered for abx. Rabies vaccine is not needed. Rabies would be needed for a animal to human bite where the animal is unknown and wild and carry risk of rabies. The reason for him doing this is key and needs a child psychiatrist. ...Read more
I fell down the stairs and have hurt my wrist. My wrist is really painful to move and is swollen. What could I have done?
Pics best not words!: This is the perfect illustration of the common saying: "A picture is worth a thousand words" and in this case, an X-ray beats all words! Nothing you write & nothing we say can replace an image of your bones, the only way to determine if you have a fracture or not. Please go to an ER or an UC center & get an X-ray. If fractured, proper treatment is essential to ensure that your wrist works OK ...Read more
I have two bites on my wrist that have swollen they itch itch cream is not working and they are not going down in size any help?
Meat tenderizer: Try making a paste out of meat tenderizer and apply to the bites the enzymes in the meat tenderizer will extract the venom from the bites. ...Read more
My mom broke her wrist nearly 4 weeks ago. The dr said it is starting to heal but still as swollen as when first broken. Is this normal?
I bet following with orthopedics
As long as he is monitering with repeat xrays, show healing
My left wrist hurts has had some pain for months, maybe years when I bend it back or forward. It seems to come and go and is not swollen.?
Previous trauma?: At your young age, worry about prior trauma such as a "wrist sprain". If you have pain with bending side to side and pain behind the thumb then need x-ray evaluation. If no history of trauma then would consider tendinitis if your occupation requires a lot of work with hands. Even remote trauma and show up years later if you had an undiagnosed ligament injury or fracture ...Read more
The right side of my left wrist looks a bit swollen. There seems to be a fat pocket there. What is it? It's not in pain, so any ideas? Is this serious?
It needs to be seen: To know for sure, but it could certainly be a lipoma, make an appointment ...Read more
I hurt my wrist in gym class and its been 2weeks and its not getting etter its stil swollen and we thought it was sprained but its not getting bette?
See doctor: You need an exam and probably an X-ray now especially since no improvement. ...Read more
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