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A 53-year-old male asked:

I, had. my left hand, carpal tunnel, operation, done last november, my thumb keeps throbbing, still, and my arm aches, and is quite tender, should, this be happening, i don't think so can you advise please ?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
Extent of healing: In most cases, the CTS release surgery is totally beneficial. You may have developed post-operative scarring or compression may have extended into palm as a wider problem. Best solution is to do updated EMG/ NCT to assess current severity. See hand specialist subsequently.
Last updated Jan 1, 2021


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