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My wife delivered a baby 4 month ago & now her wrist hurts when she move it a certain way. Her friend told her it's because her delivery. Is it normal?

My wife delivered a baby 4 month ago & now her wrist hurts when she move it a certain way. Her friend told her it's because her delivery. Is it normal?

Wrist pain: Wrist pain worsened with certain motions in a 4 month post partum female makes me think of a form of tendonitis called dequervains tenosynovitis. This leads to wrist pain at the base of the thumb. If so splints can help, nsaids can help , cortisone can help. ...Read more

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How come my wrist/ hand hurts when I move it a certain way?

How come my wrist/ hand hurts when I move it a certain way?

See below: The most common reason would be a strained tendon or ligament in your wrist. Other possiblities are arthritis of the wrist joints, cartilage problems in the wrist, benign growths in the wrist. See a doctor to get a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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My wrist hurts when I move it in a certain way == why is this happening?

My wrist hurts when I move it in a certain way == why is this happening?

See below: The most common reason would be a strained tendon or ligament in your wrist. Other possiblities are arthritis of the wrist joints, cartilage problems in the wrist, benign growths in the wrist. See a doctor to get a proper diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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My left wrist is swolen, red and it hurts to move it in certain ways also I can't put any weight on it or it hurts a lot what should I do?

My left wrist is swolen, red  and it hurts to move it in certain ways also I can't put any weight on it or it hurts a lot what should I do?

Red swollen wrist: Can be from trauma, infection, or an underlying inflammatory disorder such as inflammm arthritis, gout. Lyme disease etc. ice and antiinflammatories a we'll as a not too tight splint and get seen Xrays Possibly an aspiration of the joint may follow ...Read more

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What can I do for wrist pain, mainly pisiform bone? Pain even when i move wrist a certain way. Pinky has felt numb in the past. Brace hasn't helped.

What can I do for wrist pain, mainly pisiform bone? Pain even when i move wrist a certain way. Pinky has felt numb in the past. Brace hasn't helped.

See hand doc: There is a possibility u have a fracture of the pisiform bone as well as compression of your ulna nerve which lies i the same area. See hand specialist for exam it may include special x-rays ( ct scan or mri) and possibly a nerve test. ...Read more

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After I injured from skateboarding my wrist is painful and clicking when I move it to certain positions it's been 2-3 years ?

After I injured from skateboarding my wrist is painful and clicking when I move it to certain positions  it's been 2-3 years ?

You may have: fractured it at the time of the skateboarding accident .... you don't say whether you had it properly evaluated and treated at that time. It may have healed improperly. Only an Orthopedic Hand specialist could tell you if there is anything that can be done about it now. I would make an appointment. Good wishes:) ...Read more

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What does it mean if i apply pressure to a certin spot in my wrist and either rotate my rist or move all my fingers or my thumb it will snap,?

What does it mean if i apply pressure to a certin spot in my wrist and either rotate my rist or move all my fingers or my thumb it will snap,?

Snapping and popping: joints or tendons may not be anything at all or could be a sign of injury or inflammation. Often we don't notice subtle pops or snaps until we start to feel around and look for reasons we might have had pain in these areas, other times we discover that making the pop or snap occur duplivate a maneuver that highlights pain. It is hard to be more specific than that! except to say see a hand surgeon ...Read more

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I had carpal tunnel before my wrist I have a little pain when i move it certain ways I do lefting at my place of work can it be carpal or tendonitis?

I had carpal tunnel before my wrist I have a little pain when i move it certain ways I do lefting at my place of work can it be carpal or tendonitis?

Possibly: Pain in the wrist has many different possibilities from carpal tunnel to tendinitis to ligament injuries and arthritis. The hallmark of carpal tunnel is numbness and tingling in addition to pain. Without this numbness and pain i would be evaluated by a medical professional to investigate the other possibilities. ...Read more

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For 2 wks, I've had left wrist aching on the pinky side of my wrist. It's only felt when I move my wrist/hand in certain ways. What could this be?

For 2 wks, I've had left wrist aching on the pinky side of my wrist. It's only felt when I move my wrist/hand in certain ways. What could this be?

Torn cartilage: Pain on the little finger side of the wrist (ulnar) is often from tearing on the cartilage between the ulna (the smaller wrist bone) and the wrist. You should see a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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