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I have pain where the pulse is at the wrist is that a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 57 years experience
May be: May be you need examination to find out cause of your pain.
Dr. David Tuckman
Hand Surgery 24 years experience
Ganglion Cyst: This can be a ganglion cyst, which is a fluid filled sac that comes from the wrist joint. You can try a wrist brace, ice and over-the-counter anti-in... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
Doesn't sound like: This doesn't sound like it. It may be more of a ganglion, or arthrits. Or an old fracture, tendonitis, etc.

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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Usually tingling: That's not a typical presentation. Carpal tunnel surgery is a compression of the median nerve at the wrist so symptoms involve that nerve and specific... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aileen Shieu
Hand Surgery 21 years experience
No: Carpal tunnel symptoms include wrist pain and tingling in the thumb, index, middle and part of the ring finger. Wrist clicking may be from your tendon... Read More
Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 35 years experience
No: This is not a sign of carpal tunnel syndrome.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Not carpal tunnel: First off the description is of physical characteristics which is something distinct from symptoms. Symptoms of carpal tunnel would typically be relat... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
Potential: It does have the potential to aggravate précis ting carpal tunnel syndrome, and may contribute to causing it as well. That is not to say you should ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
You could wear a soft wrist splint designed for carpal tunnel patients. Get one at a medical equipment store. Try avoiding continual wrist-hand activi... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Kozminski
Neurology 17 years experience
Hard to say?: Think of it this way, whatever it is that is causing the 'crackle' may be the same thing causing the carpal tunnel. If clinically relevant, I do scre... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Tarsal tunnel: There is a similar condition called tarsal tunnel syndrome in the foot. There the posterior tibial nerve (running behind the leg and ankle) is compre... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
Neurology 59 years experience
Not the wrist!: Median nerve compression if severe enough may cause atrophy of the musc The symptoms are mostly sensoryles around the thumb (thenar eminence0
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