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Wrist swelling

Wrist swelling: Introduction

Wrist swelling: Swelling of the wrist due to an inflammatory reaction. See detailed information below for a list of 33 causes of Wrist swelling, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Wrist swelling:

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

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Causes of Types of Wrist swelling:

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Wrist swelling: Symptom Checker

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Stories from Users for Wrist swelling

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Message Boards for Wrist swelling

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Wrist swelling: Comorbid Symptoms

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

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Wrist swelling

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Organs affected by Wrist swelling:

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Detailed list of causes of Wrist swelling

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How Common are these Causes of Wrist swelling?

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 swelling. Of the 33 causes of Wrist swelling that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

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

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Wrist swelling:

The following list of conditions have 'Wrist swelling' 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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Causes of Wrist swelling Based on Risk Factors

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

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

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    Medical Conditions associated with Wrist swelling:

    Wrist symptoms (37 causes), Swelling symptoms (3730 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes), Hand symptoms (2016 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Joint symptoms (1430 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes)

    Symptoms related to Wrist swelling:

    Swelling (3730 causes), Edema (208 causes), Hand swelling (54 causes), Wrist bruise (10 causes), Wrist pain (45 causes), Wrist tingling (10 causes), Wrist weakness (33 causes), Wrist lump (20 causes), Wrist inflammation (11 causes), Wrist fracture, Wrist arthritis, Arthritis (224 causes), Osteoarthritis (29 causes), Rheumatoid arthritis (17 causes), Carpal tunnel syndrome

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