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My wrist is swollen, reddened over the base of my

My wrist is swollen, reddened over the base of my thumb, and hurts when attempting to use my thumb and forefinger. My forearm and wrist ache and keeps me awake at night.
I have not injured my wrist that I can remember. My elbow
is also sore. I spend a lot of time on the computer and lean on that elbow. Could that be the cause of the wrist and finger soreness and weakness?
Tue, 2 Oct 2018
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