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Left wrist pain for a few months. No injury or numbness/tingling. Full range of motion, but sharp pain wen lifting and hurts randomly. ?

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Dr. Sharon Ann Clark
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In brief: Hand exam, x rays

The wrist has many bones and ligaments and can be injured acutely or by wear and tear or have tumors.
A hand surgeon will take a detailed history, do a careful physical exam, and order plain x rays. Additional x rays often used are MRI for soft tissue evaluation and CT scan for bones. Hand therapy may be needed and splints, meds, injections, and then arthroscopic or open surgery to gain power grip

In brief: Hand exam, x rays

The wrist has many bones and ligaments and can be injured acutely or by wear and tear or have tumors.
A hand surgeon will take a detailed history, do a careful physical exam, and order plain x rays. Additional x rays often used are MRI for soft tissue evaluation and CT scan for bones. Hand therapy may be needed and splints, meds, injections, and then arthroscopic or open surgery to gain power grip
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