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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Wrist Pain (Definition)

Wrist pain is a symptom where one has sharp or dull pain in his wrist, which may or may not be accompanied by pain or funny sensations in other ...Read more


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I have massive wrist pain in both of my wrists. it started out with just my right wrist, but then started in both of my wrists. I have to type a lot in school, and i dont know if that is the cause of this pain.. what are some suggestions that you can poss

I have massive wrist pain in both of my wrists. it started out with just my right wrist, but then started in both of my wrists. I have to type a lot in school, and i dont know if that is the cause of this pain.. what are some suggestions that you can poss

Possibilities: Hmm. Sticking to common problems, things to consider are a wrist sprain or Dequervain tenosynovitis which are both inflammation of ligaments/tendons. Other things in the differential would be: Carpal tunnel syndrome if there are symptoms of numbness, Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis if symptoms are more noticeable in the mornings. Osteoarthritis should not be considered in a young patient. ...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?

Depends on cause: The treatment depends on the cause of the pain.You did not say how long you have had the pain,if there was any trauma,if there is any swelling,if the pain is only on moving the wrist and if any other part of arm is hurting You can try Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin available over the counter if you are not allergic to those and do not suffer from stomach problems like ulcer etc And if no better consult your MD ...Read more

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What can cause severe wrist pain?

Many causes: There are many possible reasons for wrist pain including carpal tunnel syndrome, arthritis, ganglion cyst, fracture, sprain, strain, tendonitis and infection to name a few. ...Read more

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What are some causes of wrist pain?

What are some causes of wrist pain?

Many: There are may causes of wrist pain, given your age the most common would be tendinitis and a ganglion cyst. Please be specific about where you are having the pain. ...Read more

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What can I do help heal my wrist pain?

It depends: Wrist pain can be caused by many things. Doctors are trained to make a diagnosis and treat. The treatment for pain of arthritis (anti-inflammatants) is different from the treatment for carpal tunnel pain (surgery or splints) which is different from trauma pain (rest/casting or sometimes surgery or physical therapy) which is different for nerve pain, etc. See your doctor for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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How do I help my wrist pain from work?

How do I help my wrist pain from work?

Caution: You should discuss this with your supervison and risk management person and with hr. See your doctor or worker compensation provider. Splinting may be needed. Work modification may be needed. Medications may be needed. Imaging such as an x-ray may be needed. Other diagnostic studies may be needed. Often simple things can be done to help prevent pain or modify discomfort. Ask! ...Read more

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