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Pain in wrist, thumb and fingers - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
User :   I have increasingly intermittent pain in my wrist hand thumb and indsx and pointer fingers on both hands, right one is worse. It inhibits my ability to grip or keep ahold of things and is painful and difficult to bend fingers, there is minimul swelling and no numbness or tingling. I have had blood tests and xrays to rule out authritis. No injurys..I am currently trying a wrist brace from the dr but it is not helping and only supports my wrist not my fingers or thumb especially. I am an administrative assistant so am on the computer and phone a lot but do not play any sports.. Any thoughts?
Doctor :   let me read what you have typed
User :   hi thanks for your time
User :   any thought?
Doctor :   your symptoms do suggest possibility of work related injury
Doctor :   which is common in people working with computers for long hours.
User :   yeah but no numness or tingling so prob not carpol tunnel
Doctor :   yes I understand. try with these steps: Doctor :   1) apply the wrist band as instructed
Doctor :   2) do alternate hot and cold water fomentation
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