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Waking up with hands hurting and fingers numb and tightness. can't make a strong fist. what is wrong?

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 35 years experience
Carpal tunnel may: Begin with wrist pain, tingling in the fingers that often begins at night or upon awakening. This progresses with increased frequency of symptoms . Below video that talks the progression to more severe symptoms. Tightness in the fingers may be due to cts but also can be a sign of early arthritis. Hands swell more at night and typically tightness is in am http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=lwghddhvm.

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Last updated Sep 19, 2017

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