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is shocking pain in hand after having carpel tunnel surgery normal

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Pain hand: Acute pain, yes there can be an infection or another issue, call your doctor. Other things such as arthritis at th base of the thumb, or irritation fr ... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Could be: The pinky finger, not so much, but the palm, especially the middle of the palm, yes. In fact, different sensations could occur. There could be an ac ... Read More
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A 63-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carlo Hatem
24 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Yes: It's blood under the skin. It might take a while to go away.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Elevate high (statue of liberty) and use ice. Swelling is more common after open surgery than the newer endoscopic techniques.
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Swelling and stiffness us common after endoscopic carpal tunnel release and it can take a little time to resolve. Numbness can take quite a while to r ... Read More
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Dr. Steven Zaretsky
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Normal: This is part of the normal healing process. Some patients after carpal tunnel release can develop pillar pain that can take up to 12 months to resolv ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Todd Sisto
36 years experience Breast Surgery
No: But may have nothing to do with it.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mathew Chengot
42 years experience Cardiology
Yes: Can last up to 6 months.
A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Likely unrelated: Likely unrelated to the carpal tunnel. The more common issue with bending of fingers that can come on out of the blue is flexor tendonitis, more commo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
May want to discuss: With your surgeon. The numbness should nothave gotten worse at two months and you may be having some scarring/adhesion issues or increased edema causi ... Read More
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