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Wrist pain, Carpal tunnel syndrome, surgery - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
User :   i have an acute pain in my wrist
Doctor :   Please proceed with the query
User :   left wrist which starts when i twist my wrist
Doctor :   may i know your age, sex. height and weight
User :   i think its some problem in the nerve
User :   I am 31 year old female..weight 67 kgs and heigh 5.5
Doctor :   From when is this,
User :   what shd I apply for this problem that i am facing
User :   around 2 weeks
Doctor :   Have you showed any doctor,
Doctor :   Do it increase with work.
User :   when i touch that section on the wrist...then also it pains
User :   no its constant....doesnt pains when i twist the wrist and when i touch that area on the wrist
User :   doesnt pain when hand is straight
Doctor :   ok, you will have to meet a othopaedic surgeon, this look like a repettitive stress injury to the wrist or a carpel tunnel syndrome
Doctor :   Both of these need exercise, which a pysiotherapist will show you.
User :   okay
User :   wont it go with some cream application?
Doctor :   Presently you can take pain killers, an dstart with exercises,
Doctor :   IF it is carpel tunnel injury you will need surgery, not creams.
User :   i dont want to take pain killers cause its not unbearable pain
Doctor :   It is common in females of your age.
Doctor :   Ok, slowly start with exercises. Apply volini gel for time being. And you can apply hot compression on the wrist.
User :   okay but what is hot compression
Doctor :   You can check out basic exercises in the net itself, see the following.Apply hot water bag over the wrist or place it hot water to releive the pain.
User :   okay thanks...i will visit doctor tomorrow itself...and apply volini for today
Doctor :   Yes , do it.
Doctor :   Do you have any more queries.
User :   no
User :   thanks for your guidance
Doctor :   Check out this christinas pain therapy blog for exercises
Doctor :   Kindly login for further medical queries.
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