What Does A Swollen Wrist And Burning Pain Mean?

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Definition
Wrist pain is any pain or discomfort in the wrist.
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Pain - wrist


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Common Causes

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause of wrist pain. You may feel aching, burning, numbness, or tingling in your palm, wrist, thumb, or fingers. The thumb muscle can become weak, making it difficult to grasp things. Pain may extend up to your elbow.

Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when an important nerve (called the median nerve) gets compressed at the wrist because of swelling....

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