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

Wrist pain, numbness in hand. Is it broken?

I do martail arts. I was fighting last friday, after I was done fighting my wrist really hurt . I ended up going to the er and they said I just sprained it. and to come back a week later. its been a week I came because my hand has gone numb a few times now and it still hurts. My wrist also started click if I move it side ways. Is it broken?
Asked On : Sun, 20 Jan 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  43
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Internal Medicine Specialist 's  Response
Jan 2013
Thanks for posting your query.
Are you able to move your wrist joint properly?
There may be possibility of nerve damage (as numbness is present) and wrist fracture.
You should consult with orthopedic surgeon and should go for x ray of the affected wrist.
Any type of fracture can be diagnosed by this x ray.
If x ray is normal, then you should go for POP cast for support of wrist.
You should also go nerve conduction studies of the affected limb.
You should take analgesic with muscle relaxant for relief of symptoms.
Take care,
Dr. Mayank Bhargava
Answered: Sun, 20 Jan 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