A 36-year-old member asked:
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had carpal tunnel release and but am still having sharp pains in hands and wrists more than 4 months later. what could i do?

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Dr. Randy Hauck
38 years experience Hand Surgery
See your surgeon: Pain in patients with carpal tunnel syndrome is usually caused by another problem. Carpal tunnel syndrome is primarily numbness. You probably have another problem.
Answered on Oct 4, 2016
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Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin answered
19 years experience Hand Surgery
Therapy: Scar massage and desensitization exercises can be helpful. However, i would see your operating surgeon to rule out any other causes of sharp pains.
Answered on Dec 9, 2012

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