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I have pain on the outside of the wrist when twisting it like a corkscrew (in either direction). Tendonitis?

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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Possible

Tendinitis is a possibility.
Overuse is another option. If no history of trauma or a visible bump (ganglion cyst), then the two options described are most likely ones. Recommend avoid offending activities. Using a wrist splint may help rest the painful spot. Anti-inflammatory meds - ibuprofen/naproxe, topical rubs voltaren/flector patch may be tried. Icing should help as well.

In brief: Possible

Tendinitis is a possibility.
Overuse is another option. If no history of trauma or a visible bump (ganglion cyst), then the two options described are most likely ones. Recommend avoid offending activities. Using a wrist splint may help rest the painful spot. Anti-inflammatory meds - ibuprofen/naproxe, topical rubs voltaren/flector patch may be tried. Icing should help as well.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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great answer!
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Tendinitis

Likely. Use a ace-band pressure helps with stability.

In brief: Tendinitis

Likely. Use a ace-band pressure helps with stability.
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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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