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I have a collapsed vein in my wrist and it hurts very badly am i gong to be ok? How will this effect me? It is very painful can this be treated?

I have a collapsed vein in my wrist and it hurts very badly am i gong to be ok? How will this effect me? It is very painful can this be treated?

Collapsed vein: Collapsed veins usually do not hurt unless it is collapsed because of a traumatic episode and now there is a vasculitis. If it hurts so muck then see a doctor. ...Read more

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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The veins in my wrists and arms hurt i get shooting pains in them. There's no redness or bulging they look normal but very painful?

The veins in my wrists and arms hurt i get shooting pains in them. There's no redness or bulging they look normal but very painful?

Probably normal: It is unusual for arm veins to to hurt unless they are inflamed or have a clot in them. What you describe does not go along with either one. I do not think that your veins are the cause of the problem. Something else is causing your pain. ...Read more

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Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (Checklist)

Stay as active as you can
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Follow your doctor's anticoagulation recommendations
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Elevate your leg, if possible
Daily
Wear your compression
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Why does my wrist and area above my wrist hurt?

Why does my wrist and area above my wrist hurt?

More info needed: More information is needed to answer the question. Your doctor will take a complete history, perform an examination and order appropriate tests. ...Read more

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Please explain why does my wrist hurt only when it gets cold out?

Please explain why does my wrist hurt only when it gets cold out?

Reactive changes: Cold can trigger pseudo motor changes such as vascular constriction resulting in an exacerbation of pain, particularly with inflammatory overuse disorders or fractures. ...Read more

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Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (Checklist)

Take anticoagulation
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Wear support stockings
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See a vein specialist
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Walk
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What do you suggest if my wrist hurt a lot at random times?

What do you suggest if my wrist hurt a lot at random times?

Work up: The wrist is without question the most complex and sophisticated joint in the body. Encompassing 8 bones and a multitude of ligaments not to mention the array of tendons, vessels, and nerves that traverse the wrist, any single or combination of structures can be involved so I recommend you start with your family doctor who can treat most problems or refer you to his trusted Hand Surgeon. ...Read more

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Why my wrist hurt a lot even though I take pain medicine because I got a sirugey yesterday?

Why my wrist hurt a lot even though I take pain medicine because I got a sirugey  yesterday?

Post-op pain: Pain after surgery can be difficult to manage - barring any allergies, alleve, numbing creams, or even stronger pain drugs such as narcotics (i.e. Percocet) can alleviate the pain. Non-medication choices include ice. If the pain is uncontrollable and seems to be getting worse each day, visit your surgeon. ...Read more

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Treating Deep Vein Thrombosis (Checklist)

Take blood thinners as indicated
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Use elastic compression stockings for symptomatic relief
Daily
Drink plenty of fluids
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Wrist pain...Hurts when move side to side and up and down...Comes and goes...No previous injury...In middle of wrist?

Wrist pain...Hurts when move side to side and up and down...Comes and goes...No previous injury...In middle of wrist?

Wrist pain: Wrist pain with motion in an atraumitic hand can be a difficult diagnosis. Since it is with all axis of motion it most likely is a problem with the radiocarpal joint. An eval by a hand surgeon is essential. Good x-rays will help provide a diagnosis. Including kienbocks a vascular problem with a wrist bone. If still unsure an MRI will provide soft tissue imaging, possible a ganglion cyst. ...Read more

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