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what causes the onset of pain in my hand from repetitive stress?

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Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Carpal tunnel: This could be as simple as cramps of the small muscles within the hand (the intrisics), which is a part of the syndrome known generally as writer's cramp. Or, it could be carpal tunnel syndrome. I would advise you see a hand surgeon for an evaluation as it might help.
Dr. Charles Metzger
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Carpal tunnel: This could be as simple as cramps of the small muscles within the hand (the intrisics), which is a part of the syndrome known generally as writer's cramp. Or, it could be carpal tunnel syndrome. I would advise you see a hand surgeon for an evaluation as it might help.

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