By Anonymous / Sunday 17 March 2013 03:08 / Australia - Melbourne
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  stevenJB  |  22

Yea I got it too. Doing papers on my laptop :/ it's not inflamed jus gets red and gets calloused?

  stevenJB  |  22

Yes, I want to hold my wrist(s) in the air while I use my computer.

  jelly713  |  19

Immerse hands in a bowl of warm water to loosen the hand muscles. It should help the entire hand. Or you can put your hands at a sink of running water.

By  kait11  |  16

I have one in my wrist too- except mine gets inflamed when I play volleyball.
Have you tried seeing a doctor for it? I've been told mine is a cyst

  stevenJB  |  22

Can just buy one of the cushions for the wrists for computer mice...

By  astralvagan  |  20

Sketching = fapping..... If you keep it up, it'll turn into tennis elbow also... But seriously, I hope you find a way to make it feel better, and good luck in engineering

  stevenJB  |  22

I think your replying to the wrong FML...

By  msbrendabella  |  10

I have it too.. You can massage it down and it seems like it goes away but it will come back...massage it down and then wear a wrist guard while you draw and use your computer.. I got mine junior year of high school from drawing and writing..it's been two years since I started using the guard and it prevents it from coming back but if I don't use the guard it does..

  CharresBarkrey  |  15

I'm assuming you're talking about a ganglion cyst? That's what I've got and your description sounds similar to mine. I'll have to try the wrist guard, I never thought of that!

  Izabushel  |  65

I have that as well, on the underside of my wrist. Started when I was around 10. When it gets too big and annoying, I slam it down on hard surface so it ruptures. It is not a treatment I recommend to people. I tried it on another lump which came up on the top of my foot. I tried hitting it with a hammer to see if it would go away because it was irritating where one of my shoes buckled. When it didn't I went and had it x-rayed. Turns out it was arthritis. The Dr though my treatment was amusing, but not advised.

  Kovu_fml  |  16

Ironically that is how doctors used to treat it. They would slam a book down on it to burst it. Now they have better ways of extracting it Less painful ones :)

By  Evie_fml  |  14

Yep, that sucks. There are things you can do to help alleviate the stress on your wrist and prevent it from recurring though; talk to your doctor about your options. It isn't the end of your design career if you take care of yourself.

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