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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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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Adler
38 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Carpal tunnel is a condition in the wrist where a nerve (the median nerve) is "pinched" by tendons that surround it as it travels through an area in t ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
22 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
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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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience in Hand Surgery
Median nerve: Compression of the median nerve at the base of the palm in canal bound by bone and the traverse carpal ligament. Swelling in the canal increases press ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
No.: No. It is a local nerve compression problem of the median nerve.
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Not common: In all my years of practice i never saw a child or teenager with cts. It can happen with wrist fractures but have never seen. Also a tendon sheath inf ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Arbit
32 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Numbness: The most common symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness or tingling on the palmar surface of your hand on the thumb, index, middle and 1/2 of th ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Budoff
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
See http://rearmyour: See http://rearmyourselftexas.Com/specialties/hand/carpal-tunnel-syndrome/.

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