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Why Do I Randomly Have Sharp Pain In My Wrists For No Reason
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
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.?
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
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
Cervical spine: get an orthopedic evaluation. You may have cervical spinal disc disease. ...Read more
Ligament stretch: Likely a local joint problem, not neurologic. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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