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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Golberg
46 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Not likely: medications cause weird symptoms but CTS has a fairly specific presentation that is usually evident on examination or testing. EMG/NCS is a very relia ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
NSAIDs: Carpal tunnel syndromoe is inflammation of the median nerve as it passes through the front of your wrist. Typically its caused by over use, so the ma ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
18 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Brace, NSAIds: Many patients with carpal tunnel find relief from wearing a brace that helps immobilize the wrist. Nsaids can also lessen the inflammation and pain. ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Carpal tunnel syndrome include:: Wrist splints, Carpal tunnel release, Splint, Surgery, Physical therapy, Occupational therapy, Trigger finger surgery, Needle aponeurotomy.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Depends: If she is overweight, then an exercise program may be of greatest initial benefit (would need to avoid cycling or other maneuvers that strain the wris ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
When other treatment: When other treatment has not helped, evaluating any other medical problems, avoiding activities that may be causing symptoms, using nonsteroidal anti- ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See below: The symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome vary but usually involve aching in the wrist and numbness and tingling in the thumb, index and middle finger a ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
20 years experience in Neurosurgery
Anyone: Anyone with repetitive motions across the wrist (most of us) can develops this syndrome.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Nerve compression: Carpal tunnel syndrome is median nerve compression in the carpal tunnel at the base of the palm. Increased pressure in the confined space of the carpa ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
History and physical: Usually one can diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome just by doing a good history and physical. People complain of numbness and tingling and/or weakness i ... Read More
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