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carpal tunnel vs tennis elbow

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
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
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Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice
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
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Hauck
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Numbness/pain: Carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness of the fingers. Tennis elbow is pain at the elbow.
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
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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:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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
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Dr. Robert Coats II
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
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
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:
Dr. David Trettin
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:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Tennis elbow: Yes it can. You should see an orthopedist to help you with these conditions.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See WebMD: See webmd, the question is too broad for this forum.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Ciaglia
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
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gilbert Ramirez
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
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
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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