Developed swelling on both the wrists. Having pain in fingers and palm radiating to shoulders. Cure?

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Posted on Thu, 18 Jul 2013 in Brain and Spine
Question: I have developed a swelling on both my wrists (inner side). My fingers and Palm are aching and the pain is going up to the shoulders
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Answered by Dr. Gopal Krishna Dash 13 hours later
Hello,
Thanks for the query
I understand your concern
The possibilities could be a local joint inflammation which may cause pinched nerves. You need a detailed evaluation which included blood investigations like erythrocyte sedimentation rate, thyroid function test, blood sugar. You also need a nerve conduction test to exclude pinched nerves. Please get evaluated by a local neurologist and get the condition diagnosed properly so that treatment becomes easy

Let me know if you need any additional information
Best wishes
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