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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

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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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Why do my hands and wrist hurt before and after i breast feed? It feels like a numb tingling feeling. They feel heavy and extremely weak.

Why do my hands and wrist hurt before and after i breast feed? It feels like a numb tingling feeling. They feel heavy and extremely weak.

Are you using a : Boppie for support & resting your forearms on the padded arms of a rocking chair? Somehow your position is pulling on the roots of nerves to these areas in your neck or you're developing thoracic outlet syndrome ( pinching of nerve, vein & artery bundles as they leave your thorax, or chest). Other neurological disorders are less likely, but a neurologist can diagnose any or all of these. ...Read more

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What makes my wrist hurt when i bend it?

What makes my wrist hurt when i bend it?

Pain with motion can: Be from tendinitis, joint swelling, bruising, ligament injury, fracture, mild arthritis in a 40+ year old person, or even fatigue and a little soreness from activity. Other things such as inflammation from infection, gout or other causes too can occur. Typical treatments involve ice, rest splinting , and over the counter anti-inflammatory medication but seeking care if symptoms do not get better. ...Read more

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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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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 does my wrist hurt with extension and flexion?

Why does my wrist hurt with extension and flexion?

See below: You may have sprained or strained your wrist. Arthritis in the wrist joint can also lead to pain. See your physician if this does not clear up in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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My right wrist hurt when i move around. I was making things of clay then a day after it started to hurt?

My right wrist hurt when i move around. I was making things of clay then a day after it started to hurt?

Temporary overuse: It should quiet down. Avoid the same activity for 5-7 days. If no gastrointestinal problems, taking a non-steroidal medicine such as Ibuprofen 3 times a day for 5 days is advised. ...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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