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Constellation

Re: Samsung galaxy watch causing pain

I'm glad I found this. I'm having nerve pain through my hand and fingers. I kept loosening the band thinking I had it too tight. Love this watch but dont think I'll be able to continue wearing it. 

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Constellation

Re: Samsung galaxy watch causing pain

I do! Same symptoms! My pain started at night, I would wake up middle of the night and couldn't bend my hand due to intense pain in my wrist. Then I started to feel the pain during the day too, it was so intense that I couldn't use my arms to stand up from the floor or a low chair. I didn't associated it at first with the watch; I removed the watch to wear a wrist band but noticed few days later that didn't help much so I just stopped wearing it and left my wrist free of any tights. It got better so I started to wear my watch again and here comes the pain again!!! I went to the orthopedic and he diagnosed a possible bone island in my wrist, ordered an MRI to confirm, that might interfere with a ligament or something hence causing the pain. 

I've had my Gear for about two years but only started to use it at night some months ago to monitor my sleep. 

This is so odd and disappointing. I hope the damage is reversible. 

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Astronaut

I have the same issue. I rarely wear mine

I have the same issue. I rarely wear mine

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Supernova

For couple of months I was using the band that came with...

For couple of months I was using the band that came with my watch. But because of some rash, I bought a nylon band with velcro on Amazon. I don't recall the pain that users here are describing, but maybe nylon band saved me from future pain


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Halo

Do you have the heart rate sensor as "always"? Have you t...

Do you have the heart rate sensor as "always"?

Have you tried the phone with heart rate off?

Just trying to see if its the weight or heart rate sensor

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Constellation

Re: Do you have the heart rate sensor as "always"? Have you t...

In your opinion, heart rate sensor set as "always" could cause pain?
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Halo

Watch* with heart rate off?

Watch* with heart rate off?

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Asteroid

Re: Watch* with heart rate off?

Before returning mine I did try turning heart rate off to manual but it made no difference.  My arm Just constantly ached. I have worn a Fitbit forever and now have recently bought a Fitbit Charge 3 (to replace the Galaxy Watch I returned) it has the heart rate sensor and I have had no problems at all. I'm curious if all the people who are experiencing problems, does your watch have the LTE function? Some research needs to be taken out by Samsung as this is an actual real problem. 

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Halo

I dont have issues with my galaxy watch active

I dont have issues with my galaxy watch active

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Constellation

Have you tried a different (after-market) band, e.g. leat...

Have you tried a different (after-market) band, e.g. leather? From my experience, the standard band is too soft and clings too tight

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