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I Have Had A Pain In My Wrist For 4

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Posted on Mon, 16 Dec 2019
Question: I have had a pain in my wrist for 4 weeks- could it be strain from using my computer daily at my job? what can I do
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Follow up: Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (7 minutes later)
it hurts to twist it back and forth and put weight on it. I type reports throughout my day
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Follow up: Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (2 minutes later)
it radiates to my thumb
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Answered by Dr. Olgeta Xhufka (2 hours later)
Brief Answer:
Carpal tunnel syndrome possible.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear, welcome Ask a doctor's service.
I read your query and here is my advice.

I think the pain in risk and thumb may be, related to hard and frequent job in computer.
It is mire likely to be carpal tunnel syndrome where the median nerve is compressed and squeezed.
You should try to use it less or as few as you can.
You can use a slint to immobilise it. Use antinflamatory drugs such advil or acetaminophen for pain.

Hope I have answered the question.
Let me know if I can assist you further.
Note: For further queries, consult a joint and bone specialist, an Orthopaedic surgeon. Book a Call now.

Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Prasad
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Dr. Olgeta Xhufka

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Practicing since :2011

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I Have Had A Pain In My Wrist For 4

it hurts to twist it back and forth and put weight on it. I type reports throughout my day