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My wrist started hurting at work back in October and it felt

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My wrist started hurting at work back in October and it felt like it was out of place like I constantly needed to move it and get it back into place... it’s a numb pain that turns into a sharp pain when it gets moved certain ways. I saw a doctor and they said it might be because of not getting enough vitamin D. I still get episodes ever since then… every few months and it limits my work. The pains started to travel past my wrist and now my knuckles hurt too when I make a fist. I also have less range in my wrist movement, it won’t bend as far back or forward. I did crush my hand 3 weeks ago and there’s still a little lump on my hand so this could cause the sudden knuckle pain but I thought it was best to check it’s not related to the wrist
JA: Have you had any recent injuries? What seems to make the pain better or worse?
Customer: I don’t have any injuries I can recall that effected the wrist and a splint does help my wrist… I feel the episode ends quicker cause it hasnt been moved
JA: Is there anything else the Doctor should know before I connect you? Rest assured that they'll be able to help you.
Customer: no I think that’s it thank you
Submitted: 15 days ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Ahmad replied 15 days ago.
welcome to JA.
Expert:  Dr Ahmad replied 15 days ago.

how old are you? do you have any other medical problems?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
I’m 21 female and have no conditions nor am I on any medication
Expert:  Dr Ahmad replied 15 days ago.

whereabouts is the pain located in the wrist?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
On the top in the centre
Expert:  Dr Ahmad replied 15 days ago.

have you had a XR of your wrist?

Customer: replied 15 days ago.
Hi sorry I can’t do calls
Expert:  Dr Ahmad replied 14 days ago.

No problem. I recommend you to visit your GP for an examination face to face and he will be able to organise a XR for you and refer you to physiotherapy. If there is any further concern a MRI of the wrist can be performed.