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Can Treated Thyroid Disease Cause Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
The carpal tunnel is formed by the bones, tissues, and ligaments of the wrist. This tunnel exists to protect the median nerve, which controls sensations and movement to the thumb and fingers (not including the little finger). Carpal tunnel syndrome is when the carpal tunnel is inflamed and swollen, which pinches the median nerve and results in feelings of numbness, decreased grip strength, and muscle ...Read more
Is it possible an underactive thyroid could make my carpal tunnel syndrome & raynauds phunomenom symptoms worse?
I have hypo thyroidism, i was diagnosed with carpal tunnel in my hands from this, will it eventually go away?
Maybe.: Carpal tunnel syndrome is not related to your hypothyroid unless of course you were wildly out of control for a while. If this was the case you may get better with time. Otherwise, cts may go away if you wear splints regularly and take nsaid's and avoid wrist stress, . ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not usually: Sometimes patients with dupuytren's contracture who have carpal tunnel surgery will have exacerbations of their contracture. Otherwise, there is no significant relationship. Dupuytren's contracture and carpal tunnel syndrome tend to affect patients in the same age group, 50-60's. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unusual: Besides what was mentioned, make sure that 1. It really is carpal tunnel 2, there are no other illness such as inflammatory disorders, rheumatoid, lyme etc 3, there are no endocrine or metabolic issues such as thyroid disease or diabetes etc 4. Some inborn problems with nerves and fat deposition talk to your pediatrician and then see an hand surgeon. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes: Any activity where the wrist is moving up and down or if it is held in a bent position for a long time can put added pressure on the median nerve and thereby cause symptoms of tingling, numbnes, and pain i.E carpal tunnel symptoms. But if you are typing alot you need to be aware of many things besides just wrist position or you risk other rsi related problems. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
You can have problems with they thyroid making too much or too little thyroid hormone. You can also have problems with it being too large (goiter) of having nodules or cysts in it. There are also occasional thyroid cancers. Most thyroid problems can be easily diagnosed and treated ...Read more
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