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Wrist hurts. X-Ray showed shadow in carpal. What does it mean?

I had an xray done a week ago for my wrist , I hurt it 2yrs ago and it still has not healed, my wrist mobility is very limited. But after the Xray, the doctor called back the next day and said there was a dense shadow on one of my carpals (he didn t say which one). The doctor referred me to a pediatric specialist and I should be getting it looked at soon. What do you think this means for me?
Asked On : Sun, 3 Feb 2013
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Psychiatrist 's  Response
Jun 2013
Hi there ~

For one, your doctor might have meant that you have "carpal tunnel syndrome". More information regarding this condition may be found on the pubmed health website below:

You may have to see a podiatrist (not a pediatric specialist) per your doctor's recommendation.

I hope this helps. Take care.
Answered: Fri, 8 Feb 2013
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