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can carpal tunnel happened after triggered surgery

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice
21 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Recent research just published within the last few months does show an increased risk of developing trigger finger after carpal tunnel surgery. The bi ... Read More
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
No: Cts does not cause a trigger finger.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Chang
21 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No: No not at all (if it's true trigger finger). However you should make sure there is no scar tissue adhesions in the carpal tunnel that may be "tugging" ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice
21 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: There has been new research demonstrating an increased risk of trigger finger after carpal tunnel surgery. The release of the thick ligament which is ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes it could be done in the same time.
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Dr. Zahid Niazi
39 years experience Cosmetic Surgery
Yes, minor surgery: Both conditions are common and can be performed at the same time. It will only take a few minutes as an outpatient surgical procedure.
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Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice
21 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: These are commonly associated conditions and they can certainly be treated at the same time using either a traditional open incision or minimally inv ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, but not likely: Inflammation is common after any surgical procede. Swelling in the hand after carpal tunnel release may lead to inflammation in the tendons and tendo ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. W. Batson
Dr. W. Batson answered
44 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Rarely after a carpal tunnel release I have had patients develop triggering of their thumb. Some have occured after only a few weeks , others over a ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Levens
39 years experience Plastic Surgery
Probably: Carpal tunnel and trigger fingers can coexist and may be related to conditions such as repetitive trauma or diabetes.
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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Carpal tunnel: Ask to work with an occupational therapist. They have multiple ways of regainingmotion of fingers and hand as well as reducing scar formation which s ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
May as well do it no: It is common for a trigger thumb to develop after carpal tunnel surgery. This first line of treatment is an injection, which will not have any signifi ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice
21 years experience Hand Surgery
Several treatments: There are several treatment options other than surgery that can help. Only Splinting, steroids (both oral and injected) and anti inflammatories have d ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
27 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Many patients can adequately treat symptoms of cts with simple, non-operative treatment. This might include night splints, nsaids, cortisone injectio ... Read More
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