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A 64-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
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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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Can be fixed: Do not worry, as we see carpal tunnel frequently as a consequence of keyboarding on computers, i-pads, cell phones, and sports. Not a sign of impendi ... Read More
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A 78-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
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Avoid nightshades: Avoid foods in the nightshade family as they contribute to inflammation. They include peppers, eggplant, cayenne pepper, paprika, pimentos, potatoes a ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
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Carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel syndrome is curable. Numbness and tingling in the hand that wakes you up at night is a complaint in over 95% of people with carpal tunne ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Please see an: orthopedic surgeon (hand surgeon is best). Acupuncture may be very helpful in the meantime.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tuckman
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Something else: Carpal tunnel syndrome typically causes numbness and tingling in the fingers it can occasionally cause pain. More common causes of pain include arthr ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Levine
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Splints and NSAIDs: You should try wearing so-called carpal tunnel splints. You also should avoid activities that may aggravate your symptoms. Finally since there is a po ... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
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Carpel Tunnel: A Non-Surgical Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Stretching the anatomical structures of the hand, over time, may reduce the pain of severe carpal ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
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Some solutions: Not unique to have claustrophobia with mri, and some of my pts have done far better with "stand-up" and "open" mri's. But resolution far better with ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
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No: Carpal tunnel is a narrowing of the tunnel the nerves and ligaments of your hand run through. The result is numbness and weakness of the hand but not ... Read More

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