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Wrist Conditions

Conditions affecting the wrist

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Wrist Conditions

7 Wrist Conditions

Broken bones (fractures)

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Swelling | Malformation

 

Broken bones can occur as a result of an accident, such as a fall or being struck by an object. A bone can be broken by anyone. Bone fractures are more common in the elderly and individuals with osteoporosis. If you have a broken bone, seek medical attention right away. If the injury is serious, dial 999 for an ambulance.

Carpal tunnel syndrome

Symptoms Include:
Numbness | Pain | Muscle wasting

 

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a condition in which a nerve in your wrist is compressed. In your hand and fingers, it produces tingling, numbness, and pain. It’s usually treatable on your own, although it can take months to get better. It affects more women than males, and it grows more frequent as you become older.

 

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Hand pain

Joint pain

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Joint pain

 

Joint pain is a frequent condition that can have a variety of causes. However, it’s frequently due to an injury or arthritis. Joint discomfort that worsens over time is frequently a marker of osteoarthritis in elderly adults. If you have persistent osteoarthritis symptoms, see a doctor.

 

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Swelling | Grinding joint

 

Osteoarthritis is a disorder that causes painful and stiff joints. In Northern Ireland, it’s one of the most frequent kinds of arthritis. It can affect anyone, but it is more prevalent in the elderly. If you experience persistent osteoarthritis symptoms, you should consult a doctor.

 

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Joint pain

Rheumatoid arthritis

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Stiffness | Swelling | Inflamed joints

 

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic disease that causes joint pain, swelling, and stiffness. Adults of any age can be affected, however, it most usually begins between the ages of 40 and 50. Women are three times as likely as males to be affected.

 

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Joint pain

Sports injuries

 

Although the advantages of sports and exercise much exceed the hazards, accidents can occur from time to time.

 

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Sprains and strains

Sprains and strains

Symptoms Include:
Pain | Swelling | Bruising | Reduced movement

 

Sprains and strains of the muscles and ligaments are common injuries. They can affect anyone, but they are more common in athletes. The majority of illnesses can be treated at home without the need to see a doctor.
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