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What are possible causes of wrist joint chills?

What are possible causes of wrist joint chills?

Go to ER: Chills are usually an indication of ongoing infection and are accompanied by fevers. They occur when bacterial pyrogens enter the bloodstream from an infected area. You should have your wrist examined immediately at an emergency room and x-rays taken. ...Read more

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Dr. Ronda Dennis-Smithart
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Chills (Definition)

Chills may occur at the beginning of an infection and are usually associated with a fever. Chills are caused by rapid muscle contraction and relaxation, and are the body's way of generating heat when it feels that it is cold. Chills often predict the coming of a fever, or an increase in ...Read more


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Is an artificial wrist joint suggested for a 27 y/o male?

Is an artificial wrist joint suggested for a 27 y/o male?

No!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!: Out of all artificial joints, wrist and ankle probably have the least indications for use. Any joint replacement at your age will wear out. A wrist fusion is a better option. Although you won't be able to move the wrist, a solid fusion is painless and virtually indestructible. Most people can compensate for the lack of wrist motion without much difficulty. See a board certified orthopaedic hand dr. ...Read more

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How can I treat wrist joint injury?

How can I treat wrist joint injury?

Try: rest, icing and Ibuprofen or Aleve (naproxen) for swelling/irritation. I would see your doctor to make sure there are no other issues such as fracture if you haven't already done so. Best of luck! ...Read more

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I can't get my wrist joint to stop popping. What could be causing this and is there any sort of solution?

I can't get my wrist joint to stop popping. What could be causing this and is there any sort of solution?

Wrist Pain: First thing is rest the wrist. Second thing, have it evaluated as there are certain situations where wrist popping i.E scapho-lunate ligament injuries, can get a lot worse before it gets better. There are certain conditions that are readily treatable non-surgically early on, only to be come difficult surgical challenges if left to progress i.E slac wrist. ...Read more

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What could be causing the rapid decrease in wrist joint mobility?

Wrist: Common problems of the wrist not associated with injury are carpal tunnel syndrome and tendinitis which are both related to over usage . You need to see your doctor and have an evaluation. :) ...Read more

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How can I treat wrist joint dislocation?

How can I treat wrist joint dislocation?

You cannot: A true wrist dislocation can be devastating to your hand function. You need to seek the advise of a hand surgeon asap. ...Read more

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Had a cortisone injection in wrist joint 13 weeks ago, still in so much pain, why? No one can find why?

Had a cortisone injection in wrist joint 13 weeks ago, still in so much pain, why? No one can find why?

Wrist pain : Persistent or increased pain from cortisone injection into wrist after 13 weeks needs to be further looked into . At times cortisone injections can cause more pain due to steroid induced inflammation , tendon, nerve, joint or bony injury locally . Other causes are infections and occasionally avascular necrosis . Follow up with doctor for further assessment with MRI / ct and treatment. ...Read more

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Dr. Stratos Christianakis
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Joints (Definition)

Joints are parts of the body, formed by the cartilage-covered ends of bones plus the strong, flexible ligaments that attach the bones to one another. Movements at the joints in the body allow the different parts of the body to move in ...Read more