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tendonitis vs carpal tunnel syndrome

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Yang
9 years experience General Practice
Not exactly: Symptoms may overlap but they are different. Tendinitis is inflammation of a tendon, most commonly in shoulders, heels, elbows, and wrists. Symptoms i ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Cause: It is not only a symprom but the cause of cts tendons swell in carpaltunnel no room left over forr median nerve.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
It may seem: Similar at times, due to wrist pain, it may be a cooncurrent problem in the right anatominc region, ie there are 9 tendons and only one nerve in the c ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below:: In carpal t syndrome, the main nerve to the hand gets trapped against a thick ligament, causing pain, numbness in palm and fingers and these may even ... Read More
Dr. M Felix Freshwater
49 years experience Hand Surgery
Many: Carpal tunnel syndrome means that there are symptoms from the median nerve being compressed inside the carpal tunnel. Tendonitis means that there is s ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Carpal Tunnel syndrome is a compression of the median nerve at the wrist. Tendonitis is a inflammation of a tendon, often related to overuse.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
10 years experience Family Medicine
Maybe and yes: Carpal tunnel syndrome is thought to be caused by the tendons and nerves traveling through the wrist becoming inflamed, putting pressure on the median ... Read More
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Dr. Julian Bragg
17 years experience Neurology
Typically not: Unless the tendon involved is one of those that passes through the carpal tunnel, it is unlikely to be associated with carpal tunnel syndrome. Tendini ... Read More
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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No, yes: No,?tendinitis is a different condition than carpal tunnel syndrome, it is not a symptom. Yes, there are many treatments for Tendonitis.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Numbness and: Tingling is not typical of tendinitis but is of carpal tunnel.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randolph Evans
43 years experience Neurology
Numbness: Carpal tunnel syndrome may cause numbness, tingling or pain in the thumb, index, middle, and sometimes thumb side of the fourth which which can also b ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Therapist: best option is to seek out an occupational therapist who specializes in hand therapy to fabricate a device to ease your ability to hold the pen or pen ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
The : The short answer is no the tendonitis unlikley "caused" carpal tunnel. But the longer answer includes the idea that the same factors that led to tend ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Khorsandi
22 years experience Hand Surgery
Tendon / nerve: Tendinitis are inflamed tendons. Carpal tunnel syndrome is pressure on the median nerve within the carpal tunnel. You should know that there are 9 f ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Rothschild
48 years experience Rheumatology
not directly: Not directly, but the problem that causes carpal tunnel can also cause tendonitis.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Big difference: Tendonitis refers to inflammation of a tendon or tendons, carpal tunnel is compression of the median nerve. Both can cause pain, and some of the trea ... Read More
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