A 31-year-old member asked:
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could you get carpal tunnel syndrome from masturbation?

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Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Unknown: Unknown.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Possibly: Any excessive repetitive type of motion can lead to carpal tunnel.
Answered on Jan 4, 2020
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
I guess so: But most carpal tunnel sufferers do not get it from masturbation and all who masturbate don't get carpal tunnel ( disclaimer I have not studied this).
Answered on Dec 1, 2017
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Dr. Kevin Vaught
27 years experience Neurosurgery
No: No
Answered on Dec 1, 2017

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Unlikely: Carpal tunnel can happen after to people who are involved in repetative activities but unless that activity goes on for several hours a day every day ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Choueka
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Repetative activitie: Any repetitive activities in excess can lead to carpal tunnel syndrome.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fitzmaurice
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Yes: If a patient is prone to carpal tunnel syndrome then any activity which causes excessive pressure within the carpal tunnel such as flexion, extension, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Very unlikely: But if u have cts any activity can make it feel worse at times.

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