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Why Would My Wrist Swell Up After Doing Yardwork
Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more
It depends: How did you get the scratch? Generally it is normal to have some swelling around a scratch. However, if you are having pain it is possible you have an infection and are in need of antibiotics. If the swelling worsens or becomes painful you should see a doctor as soon as possible. ...Read more
While doing pull ups I heard a loud pop on my right wrist, for 3 days now I have some pain when ever I move, it did not swell. Any home remedies?
See the MD: See the MD, either family or urgent care or Orthopedic to examine this and possibly take x-ray image. At your age very important to treat this if there is a problem. Get going and see about this. No stress/strain on this until you are seen. Be wise and get it checked. Good Luck. ...Read more
I fell backwards onto my wrist it hurt a bit and swelled a little it hurts a lot to do push-ups but a can move it what could be wrong I did it 3 day a?
Colles fracture: There's a possibility of nondisplaced fracture.Get a more detailed answer ›
Wrist fracture: Could occur with a nondisplaced her hairline injury that doesn't swell much but still is important to be treated especially if it's a scaphoid fracture or intra-articular fracture of the radius with the step off in the joint surface x-rays and proper evaluation always are important ...Read more
My wrist popped now hurts to bend it on do anything that puts prsseure on it fingers are swelled a bit?
CTS vs. Trauma: Swelling of one wrist could be carpal tunnel syndrome, if you engage in repetitive wrist movements at work, On the other hand, it could be trauma, wherein you have injured a muscle or blood vessel and it is swelling against a nerve, causing numbness. Other possibilities exists but are less likely. If the condition persists for more than several days, then you need to see your PCP for imaging. ...Read more
Why would left wrist on 87 year old dad swell occasionally? Has happened 3 times and is always left side
I had a motorbike accident 3 monts ago and I felt on my hand. The problem is that my wrist is still hurting me. Didn't swell at that time.
Injured wrist: Presence of ongoing wrist pain 3 months removed from the inciting injury needs further evaluation. Falling on to the wrist can cause wrist fractures as well as disruption in normal integrity of the ligaments and tendons of the wrist. A physical examination by a physician in tune with wrist injuries, an x-ray, + or - mri/mr arthrogram of the wrist are needed for a diagnosis. ...Read more
Hi, I was pruning and I really really hard punched the inside of my wrist the vein instantly swelled up and it hurts to move it.
ICE& PREASSURE: It is most likely bruised wrist and vein got also swollen & possible "! hematoma"- blood collection in soft subcutaneous tissue., Best is to put ICE pack with gentle pressure. It takes few days to get swelling down. You may be sore for 1-2 weeks. If still unable to move check possible X ray. (check for fracture). ...Read more
What causes the fatty part of your palm trigjt below your thumb and before your wrist to swell and hurt. Pain is from thumb down to wrist?
Sitting on grass outside and I felt pain on wrist and there was a small scratch. Few minutes later, swelled and redness. Still swelling. What is it?
Insect Bite: I suspect that you were bitten by an insect;. ...Read more
I can take toradol injection. By 2nd day into taking tablets wrists & palms swell, itch, & break out in hives. Why can I taken one but not the other?
See below: Likely due to inactive ingredient in tablet. ...Read more
I'm a high school swimmer and I just started having pain on the ulnar side in my pinky and wrist I do a lot of weights and it swelled during lifting t?
The ulnar nerve can get compressed at the elbow level resulting in tingling in the little and ring fingers, and elbow pain, also there can be weakness in the hand.
this can be diagnosed with clinical picture or nerve study.
the other potential is injury at the neck
seek medical attention to define the problem and advise you with the right treatment ...Read more
Hi. I've had prior wrist problems but recently heard it pop (causing me to drop a basket) & more pops & grating when I try to feel if it was dislocated. It didn't swell, but I wrapped it immediately after the injury. I've been inconsistent with wrapping o
Is it normal for your fingers to swell when you have a fractured wrist? My fingers don't move well, and are swollen and hot...
Right wrist suddenly iched and burned then swelled up.. next day huge bruse and very tender.. looks like its getting bigger...
What does it mean when my wrist hurts bad my hand is swelled and when I open a bottle my wrist hurts and pops bad and I went to the doctors?
Sounds like some --:
Form of arthritis, most likely RA at your age, if there is no hx of any injury/fall etc.
What did the doctor say, as that is important as he examined u, I hope? Xrays early on might be normal even.
Other possibilities include tendonitis.
If not improving see an orthopod in your area.
Good luck. ...Read more
Injured my left wrist at 6, doctor said it was nothing serious, 17 now wrist swells up when it's cold and hurts a lot if I touch it what could it be?
Frequently in morning and evening I get intense itching behind knees, on wrists and neck. Sometimes face swells up including lips.
Needs eval: The fact that you are experiencing facial and lip swelling means that this could be dangerous. Recommend medical assessment. ...Read more
I have a lump on my wrist that swells and is very painful. After several test I'm told that its tendinitis. Can I get rid of this?
Let me explain:
The first step in treating / preventing tendonitis of the wrist is understanding what caused it.
Many general causes of repetitive stress injuries can be contributing factors for tendonitis of the wrist.
Stopping the stress.
The next step in treating / preventing tendonitis of the wrist is to use proper body mechanics in all wrist related activities. ...Read more
I had 2nd and 3rd degree burns on my hand and wrist 2 years ago and ever since my hand swells when I work and hurts alot. Could it be anything serious?
Variable: Possible however this is not abnormal.Get a more detailed answer ›
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