I am a 19-year-old female and I get wrist pain. It happens in both of my wrists and it comes without any specific cause. When I put pressure on my palms, I get a shooting pain on my wrist where I have the main veins. I play piano in a proper position and pressure. I am afraid of getting RSI. Please help me to diagnose the condition.
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I understand your concern. You can have wrist pain due to playing piano and due to usage of devices for a long time. You should take a rest for a while. If you have continuous pain, then it is necessary to do an X-ray of the wrist to rule out arthritis or rheumatoid arthritis. Usually, pain occurs due to overwork and it heals down within a few days. I suggest you apply Diclofenac gel or spray 0.1 % two to three times on the wrist when you have pain. You can take tablet Diclofenac 75 mg after a meal for three days. Please have a follow up after three days and we can go further treatment. Please say whether you have this pain for the first time, any swelling or redness in that area, and any wrist stiffness in the morning.
It can occur due to overstretching.Investigations to be done:
X-ray of the wrist has to be doneDifferential diagnosis:
It can be arthritisProbable diagnosis:
Pain in handTreatment plan:
You can take Diclofenac 75 mg.Preventive measures:
Avoid lifting heavyweight and stop playing piano
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