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Wrist pain when holding mug and loss of grip strength like holding pen. New onset. What is happening?
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Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Many possibilities
Most common is carpal tunnel syndrome, where median nerve is pinched in wrist.
Also can be nerve injury or disease, muscle disease, stroke. Your doctor should be able to start workup. If you have stroke symptoms (speech issue, other weakness), call 911.

In brief: Many possibilities
Most common is carpal tunnel syndrome, where median nerve is pinched in wrist.
Also can be nerve injury or disease, muscle disease, stroke. Your doctor should be able to start workup. If you have stroke symptoms (speech issue, other weakness), call 911.
Dr. Matt Malkin
Dr. Matt Malkin
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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Arthritis possibly
Carpal tunnel syndrome and basilar thumb joint arthritis are the two that have these complaints most frequently.
The only way to know is get it evaluated by your hand specialist. Ulnar nerve problems can also manifest this way.

In brief: Arthritis possibly
Carpal tunnel syndrome and basilar thumb joint arthritis are the two that have these complaints most frequently.
The only way to know is get it evaluated by your hand specialist. Ulnar nerve problems can also manifest this way.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: C A hand surgeon
You should see a hand surgeon for an evaluation and x-rays.
This could be due to an old injury, joint, nerve and/or muscle disorders.

In brief: C A hand surgeon
You should see a hand surgeon for an evaluation and x-rays.
This could be due to an old injury, joint, nerve and/or muscle disorders.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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