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Why do I randomly have sharp pain in my wrists for no reason?

Why do I randomly have sharp pain in my wrists for no reason?

Hard to tell : See your local doctor to help determine the cause and the right treatment plan for you. ...Read more

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I have sharp pain when I bend my wrist or push on it. It hurts to write and type. I've had tendonitis before but have no reason to have it now. Help?

I have sharp pain when I bend my wrist or push on it. It hurts to write and type. I've had tendonitis before but have no reason to have it now. Help?

Without an exam: It's not possible to diagnose the problem. You could have a nerve issue, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis or other overuse injury. Perhaps inflammation due to recent illness, or even autoimmune arthritis (which is rare in your age group but not unheard of). The best thing to do is see your family doctor, pediatrician or sports medicine and get diagnosis, so you can figure out treatment. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain that shoots down my left pointer finger that lasts a second or two and is gone. It happens randomly for no apparent reason.?

I have a sharp  pain  that shoots down my left pointer finger  that lasts a second or two and is gone. It happens  randomly  for no apparent  reason.?

Joint problem: Probably joint problem like arthritis. Try resting it ( do you use it a lot?), heat, anti inflammatories. If progresses or goes up your arm, talk to doctor. ...Read more

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Left wrist pain for a few months. No injury or numbness/tingling. Full range of motion, but sharp pain wen lifting and hurts randomly. ?

Left wrist pain for a few months. No injury or numbness/tingling. Full range of motion, but sharp pain wen lifting and hurts randomly. ?

Hand exam, x rays: The wrist has many bones and ligaments and can be injured acutely or by wear and tear or have tumors. A hand surgeon will take a detailed history, do a careful physical exam, and order plain x rays. Additional x rays often used are MRI for soft tissue evaluation and CT scan for bones. Hand therapy may be needed and splints, meds, injections, and then arthroscopic or open surgery to gain power grip ...Read more

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I'm having sharp pain in my wrists when i lift weights. Whats wrong?

I'm having sharp pain in my wrists when i lift weights. Whats wrong?

Couple things...: This could be the start of osteoarthritis, stress fractures, or even carpal tunnel syndrome. Any of these things could cause problems when you lift weights. If you have pain and tingling in your hands, more likely carpal tunnel syndrome. If this continues, i would recommend xrays and physical exam. May need MRI or bone scan depending on findings. Hope this helps and best of luck! ...Read more

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What causes sharp pain in the wrists and ankles?

What causes sharp pain in the wrists and ankles?

Arthritis: You need some x-rays of your ankles and wrist. See your doctor. Meanwhile try stretches, ice, wraps, nsaids. ...Read more

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I have a sharp pain that travels from my neck to my wrist?

I have a sharp pain that travels from my neck to my wrist?

Cervical spine: get an orthopedic evaluation. You may have cervical spinal disc disease. ...Read more

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When I bend my left wrist back, there is sharp pain that shoots to the tip of my pinky?

Compressed nerve: Sounds like similar symptoms as in ulnar tunnel syndrome ( similar to carpal tunnel). More info http://bit.ly/2fhcU8G. You should get it evaluated to confirm a diagnosis and see what the cause is, especially if there's some numbness involved or you can't grasp objects properly as a result. ...Read more

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