Wrist sprain most commonly occurs after a fall. Many people with a wrist sprain may treat it at home with rest to the injured wrist, ice application and taking simple analgesics such as acetaminophen, aspirin or ibuprofen, which can help to decrease pain.
Consult a doctor for wrist sprain if you have any of the following symptoms suggestive of significant injury:
Consult a doctor immediately or go to a hospital's emergency department if:
Who to consult
Health professionals, who can be consulted for wrist sprain, include:
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