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Weak and tingly hand and arm especially after waking up. what can create this annoying feeling?

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 36 years experience
Carpal tunnel is: Associated with altered sensation in the thumb, index, middle and part of the ring. It can affect the muscles of the thumb. Symtpoms can be intermittent, occasional or severe and long standing. Testing such as a nerve study/emg is often used to aid diagnosis and gauge severity. Treatment can range from splinting to injectons and even surgery.A very common disorder; many function well despite it.

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