Pain in the Wrist Overview
Another name for Pain in the Wrist is Wrist Pain.
What is wrist pain?
A person with wrist pain has discomfort in one of the structures that make up the wrist. Wrist pain may be due to inflammation, infection, or injury.
What are the symptoms of wrist pain?
Symptoms that occur with wrist pain include wrist redness, stiffness, swelling, tenderness, and warmth. Additional symptoms may include deformity, difficulty moving the wrist, hand numbness (unilateral), and hand weakness (unilateral).
How does the doctor treat wrist pain?
The treatment for wrist pain depends on the underlying cause. Treatment for wrist pain may include rest, elevation, cold compresses, and a splint. Additional treatment may include a sling, antibiotics, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain.
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