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wrist pain after carpal tunnel release

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Dr. Herbert Krob
28 years experience Neurology
Endoscopic : Endoscopic carpal tunnel release is one type of therapy used to treat compression of the median nerve as it passes through the wrist into the hand. O ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Video carpal tunnel: <iframe src="http://www.showme.com/sma/embed/?s=ktl08wk" width="578" height="433" frameborder="0"></iframe> real footage: surgery video of endosc ... Read More
Dr. Patrick Schaner
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Minimally invasive.: Endoscopic carpal tunnel release (ectr) is a minimally inasive technique for releasing the carpal ligament. I use the microaire system in my practice ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Hardware in wrist: Once the hardware that is in the bone has been removed it takes 6-8 weeks for that to fill in with new bone. It is important to protect the wrist and ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Removing bone screw: After the anesthetic and the exposure is like a screw in any solid substance. except can be overlying tissue or bone that the surgeon has to remove. A ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Hauck
38 years experience Hand Surgery
See your surgeon: Pain in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome is usually caused by another problem. Carpal tunnel syndrome is primarily numbness. You probably have ano ... Read More
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Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin answered
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Therapy: Scar massage and desensitization exercises can be helpful. However, i would see your operating surgeon to rule out any other causes of sharp pains.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raymond Wittstadt
35 years experience Hand Surgery
You need F/U: This is not typical after a routine carpal tunnel release. You should be feeling much better by now. A potential complication of any surgery is the ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Need re-eval.: What you’re going through sounds above and beyond what we would normally expect as the recovery process after carpal tunnel release. I think you deser ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: you need to see your surgeon, best wishes
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience General Surgery
Depends on: lots of things, such as severity of nerve damage, extent of operation, exact nature of your job, and any possibility of complication. You should ask ... Read More
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
23 years experience General Surgery
Combo: After carpel tunnel release you should be improved. Try a combination of track pad and mouse. You are trying to alternate and give enough time to re ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrea Gonzalez Gamez
Specializes in General Practice
Orthopedic surgeon: Hi, your problem may be carpal tunnel syndrome of the right hand, or it might be a problem with you cervical spine. Go vist your orthopedic surgeon as ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Contact surgeon: If you were numb before surgery it will take few months to improve. If you were not, contact the surgeon as local anesthetic should be gone by now.
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