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is there anything you can do to ease the pain for carpal tunnel

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Few ways to do that: Avoid the movements which make your symptoms worse, splint (wrist support), medications for inflammations, steroid injection all these things could he ... Read More
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Night splints: Night splints can be helpful to ease the symptoms of cts especially those that occur at night.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
27 years experience Neurosurgery
Splints, surgery: The most common treatments for cts are wrist splints that typically are worn at night , anti inflammatory medications, some advocate steroid injecti ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Hand specialist: Pain meds of course, perhaps pyridoxine supplements, or even a wrist brace. More persistent might be local steroid injection, or even an arthroscopic ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Splint: A night splint, vitamin b6 and over the counter anti-inflammatory meds.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends on time: If your surgery was less than 3 months ago then it is not unusual to have soreness or tenderness after surgery. You can try nsaids as long as you don ... Read More
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Dr. M Felix Freshwater
48 years experience Hand Surgery
Return to your MD: It may be too soon after your surgery since some people recover more quickly than others. As long as you continue to improve be patient.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tucker
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: Carpal tunnel was thought to be due to repetitive motions, but research failed to prove this theory. There are many etiologies of carpal tunnel syndro ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Carpal tunnel : Symptoms can come and go for a long time until the frequency increases. No one can predict how long that may be but in situations where the episodes ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Carpal tunnel night: Symptoms occur 1 when you are supine your bodies extra cellular fluid is redistributed so your face and hands often swell slightly. 2 one tends to fle ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Any activity where the wrist is moving up and down or if it is held in a bent position for a long time can put added pressure on the median nerve and ... Read More
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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Sometimes: Carpal tunnel happens in individuals who are predisposed to having excessive pressure on their median nerves at the wrist by virtue of their wrist ana ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: Carpal tunnel syndrome once it develops is usually a chronic problem. It can often be controlled for many years by use of activity modification, use o ... Read More

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