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is it possible for a seventeen year old to have carpal tunnel syndrome?

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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: But unusual. Note what activity causes symptoms.
Dr. Annette Occhialini
Plastic Surgery 36 years experience
Yes: This is unusual and most commonly associated with weight gain and or pregnancy.
Dr. Gary Pess
Dr. Gary Pess answered
Hand Surgery 40 years experience
Rare: Yes, but that is very rare. I have seen a case of an abnormal tendon wrapped around the nerve. Masses can also cause carpal tunnel syndrome.

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