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Step 4: Read and complete the decision guide to learn more about your symptoms.

Wrist Pain

Based upon your answers, your wrist pain could be due to  tendonitis or a sprain; it should improve over time.

To decrease pain, rest the wrist and avoid overuse. Over-the-counter pain medications, topical treatments (such as IcyHot or BenGay), or the application of ice might be helpful. If symptoms are getting worse or do not resolve, consult your physician.

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