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If I make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury I have?

If I make a fist, my ring finger joint to wrist across the palm hurts. Does anyone know what kind of injury I have?

Several things: With symptoms this complex, you owe it to yourself to call your doctor to help you make sense out of them. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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What type of injuries makes your wrist creek?

What type of injuries makes your wrist creek?

Several: Creakiness in a joint can be a bony abnormality, fluid build up, or soft tissue injury such as tendinous or ligamentous. Maintain your activity, ice the joint if it's hot or sore, and occasionally Acetaminophen or an NSAID could be used for pain. Creakiness typically goes away though. ...Read more

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I have recently endured a wrist injury, I need advice. Work or not? Typing causes more pain

I have recently endured a wrist injury, I need advice. Work or not? Typing causes more pain

Type with a splint: Wrist injuries can be a real problem. They should be evaluated by a hand surgeon to rule out a ligament tear. ...Read more

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What is the best position for your wrists while typing?

What is the best position for your wrists while typing?

Neutral position.: Frequent typing might increase the risk to suffer from various pain symptoms in the wrists and fingers since you put stress on nerves passing between the lower arm and hand.
The best position to minimize pain is to support the base of the hand on a soft pad and have the wrists bent slightly upwards.
Frequent rests are important. ...Read more

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How to stop tension in shoulder and wrists caused by typing?

How to stop tension in shoulder and wrists caused by typing?

Take breaks: Breaks with frequent stretching helps keep muscles and joints loose and from stiffness. ...Read more

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My wrist always hurt. Could it be from typing on a keyboard all day?

My wrist always hurt. Could it be from typing on a keyboard all day?

Could be.: You should always give a break by moving around and exercising your wrists and have a good support for typing. ...Read more

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What can I do to minimize wrist pain from typing?

What can I do to minimize wrist pain from typing?

Splints and position: Most wrist pain from typing is caused by poor positioning and movement of the wrist. You should wear straight wrist splints and adjust the height of the keyboard so your elbows are bent at 90 degrees. Also use a keyboard not just a laptop. ...Read more

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How to cure wrist pain and discomfort when typing?

Wrist pain: There may not be a cure if you do daily constant typing. You can try a wrist pad for your computer keyboard. Also try increasing your seat height which can relieve stress to the wrist. ...Read more

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What's the best way to relieve wrist pain from typing too much?

What's the best way to relieve wrist pain from typing too much?

Breaks and stretch: Yes, frequent breaks...Even if they are just for a minute or two can help. Ergonomic correct positioning is essential. In addition warm up flexibility exercises and stretching during quick breaks can make a big difference. ...Read more

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I have been having wrist pain during and after typing. What is wrong?

I have been having wrist pain during and after typing. What is wrong?

Carpal tunnel: It is most likely carpal tunnel syndrome and can probably be treated with wrist supports and a cushion under your forearms when typing. Seek a consult with a qualified hand surgeon. ...Read more

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Help! Throbbing pain in wrist while typing?

Help! Throbbing pain in wrist while typing?

Carpal tunnel: Many computer workers get carpal tunnel sypmtoms. This is treated by your physician with medications, injections, or even surgery. Aee your md. ...Read more

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How can I reduce back, neck and wrist pain from computer, typing and desk work?

How can I reduce back, neck and wrist pain from computer, typing and desk work?

Stretch and Movement: Use good posture/ ergonomics when sitting at the desk performing work related activities. Regularly move your neck, shoulders, back and limbs through various positions as a quick range of motion exercise. Occasional stretches of the muscles in these areas will keep them from becoming too tense which can lead to pain. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of wrist pain? Complained for 2 weeks but boss won't let me stop typing for 12 hours per day.

Change the job: If your job involves typing for 12 hrs a day it is too much stress on your wrist joint, . Can you run 12 hrs a day? First rest to recuperate, see your physician for some pain medications, splinting of wrist for couple of wks, . If these measures fails you will need conduction studies to rule out carpal, it tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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Is it possible to recover fast after a wrist ganglion cyst removal while typing 14 hours per day 6 days per week?

Lot of typing: Yes will recover like any one else with in few few wks of time, but you can not type! 4 hrs a day for 6 days a wk is lot of typing, that is too much stress on wrist joint. ...Read more

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Sister has large pain in her wrist that she believes is caused from bad posture while typing. She's iced and wrapped it but still pain. What do?

Sister has large pain in her wrist that she believes is caused from bad posture while typing. She's iced and wrapped it but still pain. What do?

Use a splint: Using a carpal tunnel splint/brace (available without prescription at pharmacies) will immobilize the wrist and help her maintain appropriate wrist position (neutral) while typing. If pain does not resolve or she starts developing hand weakness she should seek physician evaluation. Evaluation of her workstation is important as positioning while typing is common reason for this type of problem. ...Read more

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Why is my finger tingling when I lean on wrist while typing?

Why is my finger tingling when I lean on wrist while typing?

Pressure on a nerve: Can alter the blood supply temporally causing tingling and numbness, partial pressure on one select portion of a nerve in your wrist can affect one finger, or multiple depending on the pressure pattern. ...Read more

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Stiffness and pain in wrist and hands after typing for a few minutes?

Carpal tunnel: Hi!
this is often due to carpal tunnel syndrome or arthritis. Any color change in the hands when they are painful? Cold temperature? You can try changing the angle of the keyboard, or getting an ergonomic keyboard. If simple changes don't improve your symptoms, you should be examined by a physician.
best regards,
Garrett Norvell, MD ...Read more

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After typing on the computer all day I have a lot of wrist and thumb pain, besides taking n'said what else can I do for pain relief?

Carpal tunnel: This is carpal tunnel syndrome, a repetitive stress injury. Nsaids are good. The other things are to wear wrist splints at night, take frequent breaks to stretch your wrists and fingers throughout the work day, and follow up with your doctor for surgery if that becomes necessary (fairly simple procedure). ...Read more

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I was wondering what could be the cause of a thobbing pain in my right arm close to my wrist. I work as a bank teller and am constantly typing?

Tendonitis or CTS: Your pain is likely either a tendonitis or carpal tunnel syndrome. A good exam by your physician should be able to narrow in on the cause. In the meantime, stretching, rest, ice, and anti-inflammatory medication can all be beneficial. ...Read more

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I get wrist and thumb pain/tingling/numbness when playing clarinet, piano, writing, typing etc. I really can't stop playing these instruments. Advice?

Carpal tunnel. Is: One of the most common peripheral entrapment nerve disorder. However more detail is needed for a potential dusgnosis. Perhaps a consult with a hand surgeon. Use of a store bought splint not too tight and over the counter. Aniinflmatory medication may help ...Read more

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Diagnosis of wrist pain with normal CT scan, increase with exercise, stress and typing.

Diagnosis of wrist pain with normal CT scan, increase with exercise, stress and typing.

MRI Much Better: Mri shows the tendons and ligaments much better than ct, as well as bone edema/bruising that ct cannot.

Ct is best for suspected fracture after significant trauma. ...Read more

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A lump and swelling at the base of my thumb and wrist with an elevated vein which occurred while typing today?

A lump and swelling at the base of my thumb and wrist with an elevated vein which occurred while typing today?

Ganglion cyst.: The most common cause of the sudden appearance of a lump in the hand or wrist would be a ganglion cyst. These are benign fluid filled structures. If painful, they may warrant treatment. It should at least be looked at by a qualified doctor. ...Read more

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Pain in the wrist, mainly the carpal bones, for a while. Hurts when typing, writing, doing hair, bending long periods of time, etc. Why?

Carpal tunnel: Hi PaigeP, sounds like carpal tunnel syndrome. Go see your family doctor and he can test for this. In many cases, wearing special wrist braces is sufficient. In severe cases, sometimes surgery is helpful. In the meantime, anti-inflammatories can be helpful for pain, and limit long exposures to typing and working on the computer. Hope that's helpful. ...Read more

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I think I have a sprained hand? Could that be from typing

I think I have a sprained hand? Could that be from typing

Probably Not: Sprains usually come from some type of injury. Typing can cause overuse injuries such as tendinitis. Try rest, ice and over the counter anti inflammatory medications such as advil or aleve (naproxen). If you symptoms do not improve I would recommend you see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I overdid typing and now my hand is tingly and fingers feel tingly?

I overdid typing and now my hand is tingly and fingers feel tingly?

Carpal tunnel syndro: Carpal tunnel sydrome is the most common causes, and repetitive activity is the most common causes of carpal tunnel. Keyboard rests are avaialable to minimize this. You can have it injected, if it does not go away. Afterwards, electrodiagnostic studies are indicatede, with possible out patient surgery. ...Read more