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A 54-year-old female asked:

Hello, i need surgery on both wrists because of severe carpal tunnel syndrome. how long will it take after surgery before i can use my hand again?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Varies: If your carpal tunnel is severe I would bet you cannot use your hands now...... Recovery varies, but fine motor is pretty good right away progressing to full strength after a few weeks.
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