A 29-year-old female asked:
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extreme forearm pain from typing at call center. have been at this job 6 years and it's too painful to type. can i get dr's note? don't want to quit

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Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Carpal tunnel?: I think before you try for any sort of note (which you couldn't get from us anyway), you should be evaluated by a Hand Surgeon for consideration of carpal tunnel syndrome. This can be corrected, which means you'd be able to continue working comfortably.
Answered on May 10, 2017
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