Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
176 Doctors are Online

Pain in left wrist, x-ray showed sprain, wearing braces. Developed a small lump, painful to move thumb. Suggestion?

My left wrist has been hurting for about two monthes I ve seen a dr and had ex-rays done was told it was a sprain and need to rest it and wear a brace for two weeks. After two weeks it was feeling alot better but then about a week later the pain returned there is a small bump on the side under my thump its painfull to move my thumb and movement of my wrist hurts
Asked On : Mon, 11 Mar 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  23
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response
HI, thanks for using healthcare magic

The x rays would have ruled out any fracture to the bones.
Since these were normal then the pain is likely soft tissue pain.

Soft tissue pain can involve the muscles, ligaments or tendons.

The small swelling or bump that you are noticing may be a ganglion cyst. This cysts can occur in any joint but is most commonly seen in the hands and feet.

You can consider re visiting your doctor for an evaluation.

I hope this helps
Answered: Tue, 6 Aug 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor