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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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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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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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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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Dr. Ted King
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Veins (Definition)

Veins are thin walled vessels that carry deoxygenated blood ...Read more