A 43-year-old female asked:
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how long will it take for carpal tunnel surgery to feel i just had ir done on 9/6/20013?

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Dr. Daniel Solomon
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
3-6 weeks: Typically pain goes away first (2-3 weeks); then numbness goes away (2-6 weeks) and finally strength may or may not return over the course of 2-4 months.
Answered on May 18, 2014
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