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Sprained Wrist Topic Guide

Sprained Wrist Sprained Wrist: A torn or stretched wrist ligament characterizes a sprained wrist. Symptoms and signs of a wrist sprain include warmth, redness, swelling, and pain. Treatment options depend upon the grade of the sprain. Treatment may include rest, ice, compression, elevation, wearing a splint, brace, bandage, or wrap, and taking over-the-counter pain medications.

Sprained Wrist Topic Guide - Visuals

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Sprained Wrist Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

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naproxen Naproxen

Naproxen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Naproxen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »

ibuprofen Ibuprofen

Ibuprofen is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Ibuprofen works by reducing hormones that cause inflammation and pain in the body...learn more »