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carpal tunnel vs tennis elbow
A 36-year-old member asked:
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not even remotely : Carpal tunnel presents with wrist and hand pain, with numbness and tingling usually involving the ring, middle, and index fingers and thumb. Most sym ... Read More
20 years experience Hand Surgery
Typically not: Carpal tunnel syndrome typically causes hand pain and or numbness. Tennis elbow usually causes pain over the lateral elbow and slightly down the forea ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Numbness/pain: Carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness of the fingers. Tennis elbow is pain at the elbow.
A Verified Doctor answered
They can overlap: Janet g. Travell, md who was/is the matriarch of pain therapy noted in the 1950-90's something interesting about joint pain. She stated that any joint ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
51 years experience Neurology
Can vary: Historically, most docs used cortisone, but there are many newer steroids, and oral Prednisolone or intravenous methyl-prednisolone are used more ofte ... Read More
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Any: There is no definitive data to suggest one steroid medication works any better than another. I prefer to use celestone (betamethasone) and when we ru ... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tennis elbow has --: -pain @ the elbow on the outer aspect. A tendinitis could B actually @ the wrist, U should C an orthopedic surgeon 4 eval @ images.
A 48-year-old member asked:
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Yes u can and it is not uncommon.Cts is compression of the median [email protected] the wrist.Lateral epicondylitis(tennis elbow)is tendinitis of the wrist/finge ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
59 years experience Family Medicine
Tennis elbow: Yes it can. You should see an orthopedist to help you with these conditions.
A 42-year-old member asked:
36 years experience Family Medicine
See WebMD: See webmd, the question is too broad for this forum.
A 39-year-old female asked:
16 years experience Hand Surgery
Nope: Radial tunnel is a compressive neuropathy of the radial nerve. Tennis elbow is a inflammation of the lateral epicondyle. It is important to deferent ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
10 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: These nerve blocks can last for a few days on occasion. It may actually be saving you a lot of agony at the moment. You should start to regain sensati ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No. The Steroid shot: May ameliorate the symptoms of these conditions, but i don't believe atrophy would be causing any such conditions.
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