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Wrist pain

Wrist pain: Introduction

Wrist pain: Pain at the distal radioulnar joint(pivot joint). See detailed information below for a list of 45 causes of Wrist pain, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Wrist pain:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Wrist pain. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Home Diagnostic Testing and Wrist pain

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Causes of Types of Wrist pain:

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Wrist pain: Symptom Checker

Listed below are some combinations of symptoms associated with Wrist pain, as listed in our database. Visit the Symptom Checker, to add and remove symptoms and research your condition.

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Wrist pain Treatments

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Alternative Treatments for Wrist pain

Alternative treatments or home remedies that have been listed as possibly helpful for Wrist pain may include:

  • Traumeel tablets
  • Chamomile supplement or cream
  • Arnica supplement or cream
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Stories from Users for Wrist pain

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Message Boards for Wrist pain

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Wrist pain: Animations

Wrist pain: Comorbid Symptoms

Some of the comorbid or associated medical symptoms for Wrist pain may include these symptoms:

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Wrist pain

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Wrist pain: Deaths

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Misdiagnosis and Wrist pain

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Wrist pain: Research Related Doctors & Specialists

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Wrist pain: Undiagnosed Conditions

Conditions that are commonly undiagnosed in related areas may include:

Causes of Wrist pain listed in Disease Database:

Other medical conditions listed in the Disease Database as possible causes of Wrist pain as a symptom include:

Organs affected by Wrist pain:

The list of organs typically affected by Wrist pain may include, but is not limited to:

Detailed list of causes of Wrist pain

The list below shows some of the causes of Wrist pain mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Wrist pain?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Wrist pain. Of the 45 causes of Wrist pain that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 3 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 1 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 41 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Wrist pain:

The following list of conditions have 'Wrist pain' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Conditions listing medical complications: Wrist pain:

The following list of medical conditions have Wrist pain or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.


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Causes of Wrist pain Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Wrist pain based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Diabetes - history of diabetes or family history of diabetes?

    Classifications of Wrist pain:

    Medical Conditions associated with Wrist pain:

    Pain (6458 causes), Wrist symptoms (37 causes), Sensations (6520 causes), Nerve symptoms (9132 causes), Common symptoms (8589 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Pain symptoms (6458 causes), Sensory symptoms (7134 causes), Neurological symptoms (9575 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Joint symptoms (1430 causes), Brain symptoms (2787 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Body symptoms (5672 causes), Head symptoms (10192 causes)

    Symptoms related to Wrist pain:

    Wrist swelling (33 causes), Hand pain (60 causes), Finger pain (57 causes), Hand paresthesias (57 causes), Finger paresthesias (23 causes), Hand numbness (39 causes), Finger numbness (32 causes), Pain (6458 causes), Joint pain (773 causes), Arm pain (133 causes), Elbow pain (41 causes), Forearm pain (19 causes), Wrist bruise (10 causes), Wrist pain (45 causes), Wrist tingling (10 causes), Wrist weakness (33 causes), Wrist lump (20 causes), Carpal tunnel syndrome, Tuberculosis, Fracture, Ganglion (11 causes), Sprain (3 causes), Strain, Tenosynovitis, De Quervain's disease

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    Evidence Based Medicine Research for Wrist pain

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