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Tendinitis of the wrist. - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   hi
Doctor :   How can I help yoiu
User :   i would love if u could help me
User :   i have a problem with my wrist
User :   u there?
Doctor :   Please continue
User :   i think i strained it last year september and it has not fully recoveres
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Was the Xray takne
User :   yea
User :   nothin is broken
User :   i only feel it wen i put pressure on it
Doctor :   What was the doctors impression
Doctor :   on it
Doctor :   then
User :   it wears off
User :   he said i had a strain
User :   or tendonitis
Doctor :   k
User :   is there anything i could do
Doctor :   Did yuo follow up after the injury with the doctor
Doctor :   and what was done then during the episode?
User :   he was just sayin like it will go away
User :   u got any advice?
Doctor :   I would say it is there is stress on the tendonitis
Doctor :   i mean tendon
User :   will it dissappear?
Doctor :   It should but it needs rest for 2 to 3 days
Doctor :   taking the pain killers after the food
Doctor :   twice daily
User :   but i had it from like last year
User :   do u think its anything major
Doctor :   Tendonitis or sprains usually should not last 3 to 5 das
Doctor :   and if they last you shouyld see the doctor for evaluation
Doctor :   I dont understand in your case that it is free of pain till now and then restarted again
Doctor :   I am wondering whether it is a new problem or the same problme recurring due to the stress on the tendons
User :   i only feel it wen my hand is forced back
Doctor :   do you feel it since you are hurt or first time after on eyear
Doctor :   one year
User :   wen i got the injury i kept on workin it
Doctor :   oK dint you take enough rest then? i mean sling like thing hanging around
User :   i had it on for like 3 days
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Recurrences can occur if there is continued overuse, but use of splints, proper technique during exercise, and muscle strengthening exercises can usually help.
User :   do u think its something permanent
Doctor :   You would better see the doctor and get assessed once again he may refer you to the physical therapist
Doctor :   What is your age?
User :   21
User :   wen i take the pain killers i dont really feel it
Doctor :   It is a good age to recover by doing some strenthening exercises
User :   but i smoke so i dont think takin those pills r good
Doctor :   so g et the exericises done
Doctor :   recommended by the physical therapist
Doctor :   the early you start the better for the cure
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Please fill this Feed back form I send, while I type the necessary information, say done when done.
User :   ok
User :   done
User :   u there?
Doctor :   okyes tell me.
User :   i smoke marijuana so u think pain killers r good
Doctor :   Pain killers are good enough but not Marijuana..
User :   is marijuana bad
Doctor :   yes it is bad in the long term for the brain cell that tend to die out..
Doctor :   too early..
User :   ok
User :   wat ab cigarrettes
Doctor :   that is tricky better to avoid but if not at least bring it down..
User :   ok
User :   suppose i just leave my hand will it recover naturally
User :   its the left hand
Doctor :   yes it has all teh chances too..
User :   so u think i should be worrying ab it?
Doctor :   Not for now.
Doctor :   though
User :   is it something to worry about?
User :   can it be permanent?
Doctor :   Well it needs to be evaluated..
Doctor :   only then further treatment will be seen
User :   wat is tendonitis
Doctor :   Inflammation of the tendone..
Doctor :   Tendons.
User :   i like to let u know that the hand is movin and workin well but its just wen i force it back i feel a little uncomfortness
Doctor :   ok..
Doctor :   You have mentioned that earlier..
User :   r there symptoms of badly damaged hands
Doctor :   I did noit get you.
User :   r there symptoms u would like to know ab
User :   wen i got the injury, i had no swells or blodd or ntn
User :   the only thing that happend is wen i tried to open and close my hands it was weak
Doctor :   ok.
User :   wat does that say to u
Doctor :   It might have been a nerve Injury that had occured..
Doctor :   which has no blood loss or other things..
Doctor :   Just the Pain and the other symptoms that you have mentioned..
User :   could that make it a minor?
Doctor :   Nerve injury will take tme to heal and then the growth is also slow..
User :   then that means it could be the problem why i still feel it
User :   will it get stronger or back to normal
Doctor :   Yes it will be back to normal
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User :   is there anything to speed it up
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User :   hello
User :   hello
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