A 54-year-old member asked:
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could i have carpal tunnel, ulnar nerve compression, or unknown neuropathy?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Yes: But since you present no details of your symptoms, it is impossible to say. See a doctor and determine is an electromyogram would be helpful in making an accurate diagnosis.
Answered on Dec 22, 2013
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Dr. Mark Burke
Dr. Mark Burke commented
18 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes, definitely see a hand specialist who can sort out quite a bit just from history & physical. Carpel tunnel often is noted in the morning and affects the thumb, index, middle fingers. Ulnar compression at the wrist would affect the small finger and half the ring finger. Compressions higher up the arm may have different (more) symptoms. May start w/ splints/injections if u have carp tun synd.
Dec 22, 2013

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