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Wrist pain after carpal tunnel release

A member asked:
Dr. Herbert Krob
Neurology 30 years experience
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
Dr. Patrick Schaner
Surgery - Plastics 24 years experience
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
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
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 36 years experience
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Hauck
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
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
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shinanswered
Hand Surgery 21 years experience
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
Hand Surgery 37 years experience
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
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
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
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
General Surgery 46 years experience
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
General Surgery 25 years experience
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 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine 56 years experience
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.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Coutts ii
Family Medicine 27 years experience
No!: Getting tattoos and body piercings greatly increase the risk of hepatitis (viral infection of the liver ) or some other infection. There has been an ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 35 years experience
Finger Numbness: Peripheral neuropathy can be the cause. Unlikely that carpal tunnel can cause numbness of little finger.