Health Tip: Identify Symptoms of a Sprained Wrist

(HealthDay News) -- It's easy to sprain your wrist during a fall or while playing a sport.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons says typical warning signs of a sprained wrist include:

  • Swelling.

  • Pain or tenderness, particularly when you move the wrist.

  • Discoloration or a bruise on the wrist.

  • A sensation of tearing or popping.

  • Feeling heat in the wrist.

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