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Why is my wrist hurting like it was sprained, for weeks? What can I do about it?

My wrist has been sore for weeks. I've tried icing and using compression. It hurts to put weight on it, like lifting heavy objects or trying to do a push-up. It sort of feels like a sprain. I haven't done anything to injure it that I can recall. I've had this happen for a prolonged period in the past and then it went away. I do use a computer often for over 10 years, but it doesn't match the symptoms I found when looking up carpel tunnel, no tingling or numbness, just sharp pain.
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It is likely carpal tunnel, and can cause what you are describing.
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Okay thank you, that's what I had feared. I'll need to work on keeping my wrists straight while I type and other office ergonomics + more breaks. I have been an entrepreneur for 10 years and I grind long hours on the computer. Thanks for confirming.
We can’t offer a diagnosis, just possibilities of what might be causing the wrist pain. Please see your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment suggestions.
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