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Carpel Metacarpul Joint
I have hypothyroidism and and having worst pain in the wrist joint. Is it a symptom of carpel tunnel syndrome?
Could be: Many people with thyroid disorders do develope numbness and tingling in their hands, and sometimes feet. This usually occur at night or upon awakening in the morning. These symptoms often persist even when your thyroid level returns to normal. Hypothroidism can cause some generalized joint achiness, not specific to wrist. Get it checked out. ...Read more
My hand was crushed in 2008, after that developed carpel tunnel, had surgery, just found out have dip thumb joint could crush be the cause?
Traumatic arthritis: Sounds like the crush to your hand started a cascade of problems. Carpal tunnel can develop for a multitude of problems. It sounds like you are describing joint changes if the ip joint in your thumb. If it was previously injured you are a increased risk for developing arthritis. ...Read more
Carpal tunnel: Is a problem that arises due to increased pressure in the carpal canal. The carpal canal is not a joint, it is a u shaped channel in the carpal bones covered by a flat ligament. While the individual carpal bones are in the wrist joint, the carpal tunnel takes its name form the way the bones are lined up to form this channel or tunnel. Which is needed for tendons and a nerve to get to the fingers. ...Read more
Rarely: Ganglion cysts and arthritis of the wrist can decrease the size of the carpal tunnel, creating or exacerbating symptoms. This is unusual. Most cases are age related, due to changes in the dimensions of the carpal tunnel and a lowered threshold for median nerve compression. Sometimes activities and overuse can affect carpal tunnel symptoms. Distal radius fractures can injure the median nerve. ...Read more
I think I have capsulitis of the carpal joint of the little finger. It is most painful when I awake in am. What do you recommend to treat this?
Joint pain: Is normally not related to cts. But keep in mind that cts pain could cause pain that you are describing as joint pain. Best way to know for sure is to get it check by a hand surgeon. ...Read more
1) can extended cane use, especially wooden curved grip, lead to carpal tunnel syndrome? 1) can extended cane use, especially wooden curved grip, lead to carpal tunnel syndrome? 2) can putting all of your weight on one leg lead to joint problems in the k
I've got pain in my hands. Mostly in the joints of my fingers. I drive Motorbike and spend most time in front of PC so wondering if it is Carpal Tunnel and how to find out?
What type of surgery can I get for thumb joint pain? I previously had carpal tunnel tunnel surgery6 months ago
I have a bump on my thumb joint near the carpal metacarpal joint it isn t tender but it seems bigger than at first it s about the size of a pea?
Possibly: Hand numbness, more so than wristnumbness, can be a symptom of carpal tunnel syndrome. So can pain in the digits of the hand. Predominately the symptoms are felt in the first three digits of your hand. Electro diagnostic testing may help determine if you have carpal tunnel syndrome or something else. ...Read more
Common to get carpal and tarsal tunnel in all 4 extremities even if you have very minimal swelling during preg? Numbness/joint pain for over 7 wks now
I was just diagnosd with mctd rnp antibody of 1.9 and anachoice screen-positive the only symptom is joint pain in my hand/wrist (i do have carpal tnl?
Positive Labs: Positive labs are meaningless unless you have symptoms. At this point, your doctor is aware of the positive results and will likely follow your symptoms. The positive simply means you are at a greater chance of developing symptoms though not everybody does. ...Read more
On 12/14/15 I had left thumb arthroplasty with tendon transfer, carpal tunnel release, and dequerains release. Still have finger swelling and joint st?
Patience: It could very well be that it may just take more time. You can get better from the arthroplasty up to 6-8 months. So if you are slowly getting better, you will likely continue to improve. If you are not getting better, or are even getting worse, you need to let your surgeon know. ...Read more
I was diagnoised with left elbow tendonitis with degenerative joint disease. Can this cause carpal tunnel in my wrist?
It depends.: It depends on whether your elbow tendonitis is related to you degenerative joint disease, or to tendonitis at the wrist or hand. The muscles and tendons used by the wrist and hand begin at the elbow attachments sites. If the inflammation extends into the wrists, especially along the palmar aspect, then you may have symptoms of tendonitis at the radial elbow and carpal tunnel as well. ...Read more
Lupus joint pain vs. Preg carpal tunnel? How to tell the difference? 36 wks being tested for lupus but hoping for the best pain in fingers toes feet
Many things: There are a number of factors that can either cause or significantly exacerbate carpal tunnel syndrome. This condition is caused by an increase in pressure within the carpal tunnel. The exact cause of this increase in pressure os usually not identified but many conditions such as repetitive activity, diabetes, hypothyroidism, etc can contribute to the symptoms. ...Read more
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