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Menlo Park, CA
A 27-year-old male asked:

My 55 year old mother having trouble picking up objects with her right hand. hand goes to sleep, bones make cracking sound, has little swelling. help?

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Dr. Timothy Silver
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 25 years experience
Discuss with MD: She may be having symptoms of advancing arthritis. The dropping things may also be from carpel tunnel syndrome or the muscle weakness seen often with severe prolonged nerve compression through the carpal tunnel. Get an evaluation.

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Last updated Nov 25, 2013

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