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Carpal tunnel syndrome medication

A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Golberg
Orthopedic Surgery 47 years experience
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
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
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 35 years experience
Pain nerve: Nerve pain can come from compression, thus starting with otc meds such as nsaids ( Motrin alleve etc) is worthwhile. Some severe carpal tunnel presen... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
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
Dr. Jeremy Bland
Neuromuscular Medicine 40 years experience
Not much: The only oral drug that has been clearly shown to benefit CTS in randomised trials is prednisolone. You are not going to get that over the counter an... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
Internal Medicine 41 years experience
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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
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
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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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 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Neurosurgery 21 years experience
Anyone: Anyone with repetitive motions across the wrist (most of us) can develops this syndrome.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
Hand Surgery 39 years experience
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Nerve compression.: Carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) is compression of the median nerve at the wrist. Symptoms include numbness/tingling in the thumb, index, long and ring fi... Read More

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