A 39-year-old member asked:
When is it necessary to get a carpal tunnel release done?
5 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Geriatrics 31 years experience
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Hand Surgery 36 years experience
When you have pain : And constant numbness, then this is the most important absolute time to get the surgery done soon, we can debate the value of earlier treatment, but this is often the point of no return for full recovery. However if you pass this point it is not a reason to put off surgery
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Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
5.1k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
If symptomatic: A carpal tunnel release is a very effective procedure for patients that have failed conservative care. It is elective and can be done when convenient. Obviously, it should only be considered if the symptoms are significant enough to consider surgery. Good luck.
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Internal Medicine 26 years experience
3.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
A 29-year-old member asked:
What does someone typically get a second carpal tunnel release surgery?
3 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Hand Surgery 24 years experience
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
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