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Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome onset?

Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome onset?

Numbness: The most common symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness or tingling on the palmar surface of your hand on the thumb, index, middle and 1/2 of the ring finger. ...Read more

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Definition)

When the medial nerve that travels through a small space in your wrist (called the carpal tunne) is injured, resulting in pain, numbness, and tingling in the thumb, index finger, middle finger, and the thumb side ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of Carpal tunnel syndrome?

What are the symptoms of Carpal tunnel syndrome?

Numbness and tinglin: Generally, numbness and tingling affecting the thumb, index and middle fingers are telltale signs. This is usually worse at nighttime. This can be painful or not. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

What are some of the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

Numbness, pain, weak: Carpal tunnel usually starts with numbness and tingling in the thumb and first three fingers of the affected hand. Symptoms are worse at night, will often wake you up from sleep, and are temporarily relieved by shaking out the hands. Later on, if not treated, carpal tunnel can lead to pain, clumsiness, and frank weakness in the hand. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

What are the most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

Carpal tunnel: Carpal tunnel is typified by numbness and/or tingling in the thumb, index, long, & half of the ring finger. Aching may be reported but numbness & pins/needles are more common. It can be reproduced by holding your wrist in the bent forward position for well over a minute or may be considered if you can elicit tingling with forcible tapping over underside of wrist. Palmar muscle atrophy when severe. ...Read more

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I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

I am not feeling like myself. What are the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

Numbness: Typical carpal tunnel symptoms are numbness and tingling in the thumb, index, middle, and ring finger. It will often wake you at night, and improve if you shake your hand. ...Read more

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I am feeling symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome, how can I treat it now before it becomes severe?

I am feeling symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome, how can I treat it now before it becomes severe?

Activity modificatio: Carpal tunnel syndrome(cts) is compression of the median nerve at the wrist. It can be exacerbated by certain activities, positions or metabolic abnormalities. Try to figure out if certain things cause your symptoms, wear wrist splints at night and try otc ndaid's. If that doesn't help you can try occupational therapy for helpful exercises. A hand specialist may perform injections or surgery. ...Read more

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What are warning signs and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

Numbness: Numbness and tingling in the lateral 3 fingers, meaning thumb and index and middle fingers worse at night or when you wake up. ...Read more

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What are some of the signs and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

What are some of the signs and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

S&S carpal tunnel: People with carpal tunnel normally have numbness in the tips of thumb, index finger and middle finger. The symptoms may also be tingling in the same area. The symptoms may be worse during or after sleeping or while driving a car. The best way to determine carpal tunnel is with nerve conduction testing. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the signs and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

I was wondering what are the signs and symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

Numbness: patients experience numbness and tingling in the fingers and pain in the wrist which can radiate all the way up to the neck. It is worse at night but can also happen when driving and writing and talking on the phone ...Read more

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I'm experiencing a few symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome what can I do now other than stop typing?

I'm experiencing a few symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome what can I do now other than stop typing?

Wrist brace: If you wear a wrist brace to prevent flexion of the wrist, or get steroid injection close to the carpal tunnel, you can feel better==- if no help, as for surgery if carpal tunnel confirmed by nerve test. ...Read more

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What are hand symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

What are hand symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome?

Numbness/tingling: Carpal tunnel syndrome (cts) causes numbness, tingling and sometimes pain in the thumb, index, long and the radial half of the ring finger. As the median nerve compression persists, the muscles in the thumb can atrophy and the tips of the fingers can lose sensation. See a board certified orthopaedic hand surgeon for evaluation and oral/injectable steroids, splints, therapy and/or surgery. ...Read more

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Do I have symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome? Tingling and numbness?

Do I have symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome? Tingling and numbness?

It's possible: Numbness and tingling from carpal tunnel syndrome(cts) usually involves the thumb, index, long and ring fingers. The symptoms are usually worse at night and with certain activities. Cts is due to compression of the median nerve at the wrist. Ring and small finger symptoms could be ulnar nerve compression at the elbow(cubital tunnel syndrome). Nerve compression in the neck can make all fingers numb. ...Read more

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Are there tests or just symptoms for carpal tunnel syndrome?

Yes: Carpal tunnel syndrome is diagnosed by history and physical examination. Nerve conduction tests and emgs may be ordered to confirm. ...Read more

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Why do the symptoms of my carpal tunnel syndrome worsen in the morning and right before my period?

Why do the symptoms of my carpal tunnel syndrome worsen in the morning and right before my period?

All about pressure: Symptoms of carpal tunnel are worse when there is increased pressure on the median nerve as it passes through the wrist. We tend to sleep with our wrists bent, which increases the pressure and causes symptoms at night or early in the morning. You have fluid retention and swelling during your period, which increases pressure as well. Your doctor can suggest tips to reduce or eliminate symptoms. ...Read more

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I use the computer frequently when i come home. What are the symptoms of cubital (not carpal) tunnel syndrome?

I use the computer frequently when i come home. What are the symptoms of cubital (not carpal) tunnel syndrome?

Numbness, pain: The same numbness and pain seem with carpal tunnel syndrome is similar to cubital tunnel, just where it is located is different. Cubital tunnel effects the small and ulnar half of the small finger, while carpal tunnel affects the other digits. Additionally, since cubital tunnel is typically caused by the ulner nerve, patients may have pain at the elbow not traditionally seen with carpal tunnel. ...Read more

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What are the main symptoms and treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome?

What are the main symptoms and treatment options for carpal tunnel syndrome?

No : Carpal tunnel is when the median nerve gets pinched at the level of the wrist. The median nerve gives sensation to the thumb, index, middle, and half of the ring finger and these are the digits that develop the pain/numbness/tingling seen with class carpal tunnel. The mainstay of carpal tunnel management is night time splints, steroid injections, and only when those fail is surgery recommended. ...Read more

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What are the most common carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms?

What are the most common carpal tunnel syndrome symptoms?

Numbness & Tingling: The most common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome include: numbness, tingling, & pain in the hand an electric shock-like feeling mostly in the thumb, index, & long & part of the ring finger. Symptoms usually begin gradually, without a specific injury. Symptoms may occur at any time. Because many people sleep with their wrists curled, symptoms at night are common & may awaken you from sleep. ...Read more

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I don't have carpal tunnel syndrome, but i seem to have all the symptoms. What are some conditions that replicate carpal tunnel symptoms?

I don't have carpal tunnel syndrome, but i seem to have all the symptoms. What are some conditions that replicate carpal tunnel symptoms?

Carpal Tunnel Synd: Pronator teres syndrome has nearly identical symptoms and is the same nerve being pinched higher in the arm. Also spinal stenosis and cervical disk disease can mimic carpal tunnel syndrome. ...Read more

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Is tendonitis a symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome?

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Is tendonitis a symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome?

Not exactly: Symptoms may overlap but they are different. Tendinitis is inflammation of a tendon, most commonly in shoulders, heels, elbows, and wrists. Symptoms include pain with movement, swelling, and tenderness. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when a nerve in the wrist is compressed, and can cause pain radiating to the hand or shoulder, tingling, numbness, and weakness of the hand. ...Read more

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