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What are hand symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Carpal tunnel: Typical symptoms of cts include pain, numbness, and tingling in the thumb, index, and long finger. In early stages, symptoms are intermittent. Untreated, symptoms become more regular, and you can develop weakness in the hand. Initial treatment includes nsaids and night splints. Good luck.
Answered on May 5, 2016
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