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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
27 years experience Pain Management
See below: Nsaids wrist splint oral or injectable steroids.
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Dr. Mark Wang answered
17 years experience Hand Surgery
Non-op modalities: Common non-operative treatment modalities for carpal tunnel include night splinting, anti-inflammatory medication, and corticosteroid injection into t ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Pain nerve: Nerve pain can come from compression, thus starting with otc meds such as nsaids ( Motrin alleve etc) is worthwhile. Some severe carpal tunnel presen ... Read More

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Ayres
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
NSAIDs: Carpal tunnel syndromoe is inflammation of the median nerve as it passes through the front of your wrist. Typically its caused by over use, so the ma ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Pain nerve: Nerve pain can come from compression, thus starting with otc meds such as nsaids ( Motrin alleve etc) is worthwhile. Some severe carpal tunnel presen ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Watson
19 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Brace, NSAIds: Many patients with carpal tunnel find relief from wearing a brace that helps immobilize the wrist. Nsaids can also lessen the inflammation and pain. ... Read More
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Dr. Jeremy Bland
40 years experience Neuromuscular Medicine
Not much: The only oral drug that has been clearly shown to benefit CTS in randomised trials is prednisolone. You are not going to get that over the counter an ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
41 years experience Internal Medicine
The non drug treatments for Carpal tunnel syndrome include:: Wrist splints, Carpal tunnel release, Splint, Surgery, Physical therapy, Occupational therapy, Trigger finger surgery, Needle aponeurotomy.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Carpal tunnel: This is a fairly specific group of symptoms characterized by wrist pain ,worse at night , numb thumb ,index finger, long finger.. It is usually a res ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: If she is overweight, then an exercise program may be of greatest initial benefit (would need to avoid cycling or other maneuvers that strain the wris ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Carpal tunnel: I would doubt that the discomfort in the back of your shoulder is caused by carpal tunnel syndrome unless hand and finger symptoms are placing strain ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
21 years experience Neurosurgery
Anyone: Anyone with repetitive motions across the wrist (most of us) can develops this syndrome.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Nerve compression: Carpal tunnel syndrome is median nerve compression in the carpal tunnel at the base of the palm. Increased pressure in the confined space of the carpa ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Coats II
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Nerve compression.: Carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) is compression of the median nerve at the wrist. Symptoms include numbness/tingling in the thumb, index, long and ring fi ... Read More
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