A 41-year-old female asked:
have "early sjogrens", fibro. hand,forearm pain, tingling fits carpal tunnel but ok in am until use, hasnt woken me just sjo, fibro pains? dr ignored
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Dr. Mitchell Cohn answered
34 years experience Pain Management
May not be carpal: tunnel (CT). According to the theories of John Lyftogt, MD & as seen in my practice, not all 'carpal tunnel' is due to the classic median nerve entrapment.More importantly, diagnosis by dr. that truly understands peripheral neuropathy may provide best diagnosis & treatment.Starting w/neurologist may be helpful.The whole syndrome has me suspicious as Sjogrens, fibro, & CT DON'T have same cause.
Answered on Mar 28, 2015
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