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A 31-year-old female asked:

Numbness in thumb, middle and index finger, sharp pains when grasping, stiffness and swelling in wrist, gets worse with time. carpal tunnel?

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Dr. Zahid Niazi
Cosmetic Surgery 40 years experience
Carpal Tunnel Syn: Nocturnal numbness ; paresthesia associated with burning pain is fairly typical of nerve compressions like carpal tunnel with or without associated nerve compression in the neck.Your pcp will refer you to a neurologist for emg/nct to confirm/exclude the dignoses ; you will then likely be referred to a hand surgeon.In interim, start using hand brace and nsaids.Md may inject steroid.

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