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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Carpal tunnel & PN: Carpal tunnel is a musculo-scheletal disorder, peripheral neuropathy is a neuropathic disorder.
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
38 years experience in Pain Management
Neuropathy: Yes its quite possible that it will not be picked up on EMG. Peripheral neuropathy is a small fiber disease - EMG's are not very specific with small f ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tung Nguyen
30 years experience in Neurosurgery
Depends: This can be a systemic disease process (neuropathy, hiv) affecting multiple nerves at once. Carpal tunnel affect the hand specifically, not the arm. Y ... Read More
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A 72-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Need an examination: You need to have a medical examination to help you find the cause of your pains. What is sll? Please do not confuse us with use of abbreviations...The ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
High risk pregnancy: With someone with your medical conditions this is a high risk pregnancy. I recommend you see an obstetrician and call for an appointment soon. You hav ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience in Hand Surgery
Yes: Rarely the nerve is injured during surgery. You need to get a second opinion from a hand surgeon.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
42 years experience in Neurology
Numbness: Carpal tunnel syndrome may cause numbness, tingling or pain in the thumb, index, middle, and sometimes thumb side of the fourth which which can also b ... Read More
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
CTS = Mononeuropathy: Cts refers to the condition brought on by compression of the median nerve as it travels through the carpal tunnel (compressive focal mono-neuropathy). ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: But since you present no details of your symptoms, it is impossible to say. See a doctor and determine is an electromyogram would be helpful in making ... Read More
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Neuropathy: Small fibers are slow uninsulated fibers that transmit pain and temperature. Large fibers are insulated (myelinated) fibers that are fast and transmi ... Read More
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