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carpal tunnel post op pain

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Could be: The pinky finger, not so much, but the palm, especially the middle of the palm, yes. In fact, different sensations could occur. There could be an ac ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Re-evaluate cause: Carpal tunnel surgery will work if the nerve is being compressed in the wrist. Similar symptoms can also develop if the nerve is being compressed else ... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Talk to your surgeon: A lot depends upo n what "the problems are common issues hand pain due to something else not normal sensation failure to understand limits in re ... Read More
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Talk to surgeon: Not unique that healing may take some time, especially if the central axon has been compressed, as it may slowly recover at rate of 0.1mm daily, speed ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience Neurosurgery
6 weeks: Most patients return to non-lifting work in 6 weeks after this surgery.
Dr. Steven Arbit
32 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Depends: It depends on the type of surgery. A few weeks to six to even eight weeks.
Dr. Randy Hauck
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: Depends on what you mean by recover. The hand can be used right away for most activities. Gripping or pushing with the palm is painful for about 2 mon ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Pain with pushing : The palm ahaist surfaces, called pillar pain is common and can take 2/3 of a year to go away. Pain at rest could be due to inadequate release or may b ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Henley
19 years experience Hand Surgery
No: If your wrist and palm were numbed up with a shot before the surgeon started operating, it's normal to feel lots of pressure while he's working. Feeli ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
Minimum: One.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It is possible to do: It without the surgery , if it is mild case, use night splint medication and avoid repetitive movement and if not getting better steroid injection..
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Berkley
24 years experience Pain Management
Testing needed: Not sure what your question is but it would be advisable to have a repeat nerve study and possibly an MRI of your cervical spine if the neck pain has ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Steffy
13 years experience Family Medicine
Follow up : You should follow up with your surgeon. You may have scar tissue causing pain/pressure.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Wells
41 years experience Rheumatology
Tattoo: There is no contraindication to have a tattoo shortly after a relatively minor procedure such as carpal tunnel release. Just be sure to use a good, cl ... Read More
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