What Does A Swollen Wrist And Burning Pain Mean?

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Pain - wrist


Prevention

To prevent carpal tunnel syndrome:

  • Adjust your keyboard so that you do not have to bend your wrist upward while typing.
  • Take frequent breaks from activities that require wrist movement.
  • Work with an occupational therapist.

To prevent gout attacks:

  • Limit alcohol.
  • Lose weight if you are overweight.
  • Drink plenty of water.
  • Eat lower amounts of liver, anchovies, sardines, and herring.
  • Your doctor may prescribe medication.

References

Swigart CR. Hand and wrist pain. In:...

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