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Wrist pain Assistant: How have you had the pain? What seems

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Wrist pain
Assistant: How long have you had the pain? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: around two weeks. Pain is there only when I move the wrist or thumb in a certain way
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have recently had a baby

Hello! My name is***** to JustAnswer. I'm a Consultant Rheumatologist and I am reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply momentarily.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Thank you pain is in my left hand at the base of my thumb

Is there any swelling in the thumb?

Do you feel any numbness in hand?


Customer: replied 3 months ago.
No swelling or numbness
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I had a baby 10 months ago

Thanks for the details

This could be DeQuervain tenosynovitis or it can be Carpal tunnel syndrome

You should take some anti-inflammatory like Ibuprofen and apply Capscacin cream over the area

This will help in resolving your problem in few days

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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Ok thank you ��