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Based upon your answers, your wrist pain could be due to tendonitis or a sprain, perhaps related to recent activities that triggered it.
The pain should improve over time.
To decrease pain, rest the wrist and avoid overuse, particularly those activities that might have triggered your wrist pain in the first place.
Over-the-counter pain medications, topical medications (such as IcyHot or BenGay), or the application of ice may be helpful.
If symptoms are getting worse or do not resolve, consult your physician.
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