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What causes swollen hand and sore wrist?

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my hand is swollen and my wrist are very sore
Posted Thu, 14 Aug 2014 in Bones, Muscles and Joints
 
 
Answered by Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma 25 minutes later
Brief Answer:
I want to know little detail about your illness

Detailed Answer:
Hello sir,
I have read your question but to advise you any thing I want to know little detail about your illness.
1.Have you hurt, or injured your wrist?
2. Since when you are having this pain?
3. Can you send me your investigations if you have done any thing like X ray.
Please send me these answers. I will try my best to help you.
Thanks.
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Follow-up: What causes swollen hand and sore wrist? 1 hour later
I did not hurt my wrist's
I have not had Xray
I can not completly close eather hand,the swelling is from my knuckles to wrist
I have had this problem for about three weeks
 
 
Answered by Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma 21 hours later
Brief Answer:
It can be arthritis

Detailed Answer:
Hello sir,

if there is no history of trauma then I think it is most probably wrist synovitis or wrist arthritis. It is usually age related change and also accentuate due to low calcium.
I would suggest you to get a x ray to confirm the diagnosis.

I would recommend following treatment in such conditions.
1. Calcium and vitamin D 3
2. Hot water fomentation
3. Compression bandage
4. Steroid injection in wrist if synovitis is present.

I hope these measures will help you. Let me know if you want to ask any further questions.
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