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Acute left wrist pain when rotated, thumb is weak, 2 lumps below thumb. Waiting for doctor appointment. How best to control pain?
Have taken x strong Advil.
when did the symptoms start?
It sounds like you have injuredthe tendon supplying the thumb.
You should apply ice pck generously.
Please get a wrist brace to immobilize the wrist.
Advil can be taken up to 4 tablets ( 200 mg each) every 8 hours with food for pain control.
Tylenol also can be taken along with advil if required
Yesterday morning, got worse during day. Took x strong Advil last night. Pain continues today. Can't open jars and fastening bra was a big challenge!
If these measures do not help, then you need to go to the emergency room for urgent evaluation.
You need to rest the hand for faster recovery.
as I described above
Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX heat or cold help while I wait to hear from the doctor?
ice pack for now