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A 53-year-old female asked:

10 mths post cts surgery, both hands; still scar tissue, soreness at incision, and meaty part of thumb, much swelling/stiffness esp in a.m., loss of strength, loss of fine motor skills, aches sometimes.cts was chronic-10yrs.are these symptoms normal?

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Dr. Alvin Wells
Rheumatology 44 years experience
Carpal tunnel synd: This does not sound typical. I would follow up with your hand surgeon. I would recommend an MRI and a follow up nerve conduction study. In regards to the scar, I like the over the counter scar cream Mederma.
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