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Wrist Pain (Definition)

Pain coming from the wrist. In general, the wrist is described as including the radial-carpal joint, the radial-ulnar joint, the joints between the eight carpal bones, and the joints between the carpal bones and the five metacarpal bones. Wrist pain can be caused from traumatic, degenerative, vascular, and inflammatory causes ...Read more


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I have sudden severe left wrist pain when turning knobs or reaching back for seat belt, etc. Popping sound. Tendon seems to "catch." Accutane related?

I have sudden severe left wrist pain when turning knobs or reaching back for seat belt, etc. Popping sound. Tendon seems to "catch." Accutane related?

Maybe, maybe not: 1-10% of people can have problems with their muscles or joints on Accutane. However, what you describe can be due to other things as well. Best to call your doc today and ask what the best next step is to sort out the cause. ...Read more

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I am experiencing wrist pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, wrist weakness, finger weakness, hand pain, finger pain, knee pain, ankle pain...

I am experiencing wrist pain, popping or snapping sound from joint, wrist weakness, finger weakness, hand pain, finger pain, knee pain, ankle pain...

Be seen: A good medical screening exam would probably be a good place to start; in part screening for a variety of rheumatologist and structural abnormalities of the musculoskeletal system. ...Read more

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Wrist was pulled a week ago and pain seems to have reduced but there is a clicking or popping sound when I move my wrist forward or back cusing pain?

Wrist was pulled a week ago and pain seems to have reduced but there is a clicking or popping sound when I move my wrist forward or back cusing pain?

Need more info: Possibility of some injury to the ends of the bones in your wrist. Please make an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon who sub-specializes in hands. ...Read more

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When I rotate my wrists, a clicking sound occurs most of the time, but there is no pain or swelling.

When I rotate my wrists, a clicking sound occurs most of the time, but there is no pain or swelling.

Wrist problem.: That would seem to suggest that two of the eight bones in the wrist are hitting into each other. Those bones are connected by ligaments, and a tear of one of those ligaments can lead to two bones encroaching upon each other, causing contact and clicking. You may need an X-ray and/or MRI to know for sure. ...Read more

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Why does my right wrist make clicking sounds with wrist extension? Specially after working out?

Tendon?: Usually it is one of the tendons passing over a honey prominence in the wrist. As long as no pain and no instability, then no worries. Very normal for many folks. ...Read more

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Joints hurt when I exercise. My knees and wrist make clicking sound. I'm 23 and have been experiencing this since forever, even when I was stick thin!

Joints hurt when I exercise. My knees and wrist make clicking sound. I'm 23 and have been experiencing this since forever, even when I was stick thin!

Go gentle...: Improve your diet...increase protein intake, slow start and gradually escalate exercise programme. Get you stool examined for ova and parasite. Get Vit D level checked if you stay mostly indoor. ...Read more

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Wrist pain when lifting?

Depends: Causes of wrist pain during lifting include tendonitis, synovitis (early arthritis), wrist sprain (ligament injury) just to name a few. If syndromes persist despite rest and activity modification, see you doctor or a hand specialist for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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What can cause wrist pain?

What can cause wrist pain?

Complex question: Several reasons can cause wrist pain, from osteoarthritis, to ligament injury. Fractures and dislocations could also be the reason. Kiembock's dz and preiser.
For a more specific answer you need to see a specialist. ...Read more

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How can I treat my wrist pain?

How can I treat my wrist pain?

Depends: Wrist pain without fracture is usually due to tendonitis, synovitis (early arthritis), wrist sprain (ligament injury) and arthritis (degenerative and inflammatory). Occasionally wrist pain is the result of something more complicated (cartilage tear, kienbock's, etc). If symptoms persist despite rest and activity modification, see you doctor or a hand specialist for a comprehensive evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I treat this wrist pain?

Brace and rest: Wear a brace, take NSAID's if you can tolerate, apply ice, rest. If your pain does not improve or if you have a lot of pain, see a specialist. If you have an injury, see a specialist to make sure that you do not have a fracture or a torn ligament. ...Read more

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What are some causes of chronic wrist pain?

What are some causes of chronic wrist pain?

Arthritis, Tendonitis: Her are the most common causes for the wrist pain.
Arthritis.
Tendonitis.
Carpel tunnel syndrome.
Fracture.
Sprain of the wrist. ...Read more

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What's the diagnosis or cause of my wrist pain?

What's the diagnosis or cause of my wrist pain?

Need more info: There are many potentially injured structures. It's impossible to tell without examining you. For an idea of what could be the cause go to www. Rearmyourselftexas. Com. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Wrist pain?

What is the definition or description of: Wrist pain?

See below: Pain coming from the wrist. In general, the wrist is described as including the radial-carpal joint, the radial-ulnar joint, the joints between the eight carpal bones, and the joints between the carpal bones and the five metacarpal bones. Wrist pain can be caused from traumatic, degenerative, vascular, and inflammatory causes among other possible etiologies. ...Read more

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What could my wrist pain because of, can you help me?

Not enough info: Please relay type of pain, location on wrist and what makes it worse OR see a hand surgeon. ...Read more