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Right hand pain when doing foreplay. Carpal tunnel? Too much repetitive motion?

Right hand pain when doing foreplay. Carpal tunnel? Too much repetitive motion?

Not likely: It may be the position of your hand during foreplay. Extremes of wrist flexion or extension may put pressure on the median nerve, inside the carpal tunnel. Thumb arthritis is also a common cause of hand pain. Either of these conditions could be your problem. Try to get into a comfortable position and if you start to feel discomfort, change positions. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (Definition)

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


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Is it possible for doctors to determine if hand pain is carpal tunnel or radiculopathy?

Is it possible for doctors to determine if hand pain is carpal tunnel or radiculopathy?

Yes: A clinical examination coupled with a nerve study called an emg/ncs can usually sort these. ...Read more

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Left back and left hand pain, heart attack or carpal tunnel?

Needs evaluation: Symptoms of left sided pain and numbness in the arm can often be confused with a heart attack. However, it is critical that any symptoms of left arm pain associated with any cardiac issues such as chest pain or shortness of breath have an evaluation to rule out a heart attack. ...Read more

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Can carpal tunnel b detected by xray?Pain b/hands stiff middle/ring finger b/hands.pain on top of b/hands.r/hand pain extending to elbowSometingling

No: x-ray is a modality that only detects abnormalities in the bone structures such as fractures and/or arthritis. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a diagnosis made on a clinical level based on your symptoms, findings on examination,and usually a confirmatory test such as nerve conduction study/electromyography (NCV/EMG). ...Read more

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Could carpal tunnel be causin my hand pain?

Yes, very much so.: See an orthopod to ensure that is only or the main cause of your pain, as one could have other causes as well. ...Read more

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Can emg determine if carpal tunnel cause of hand pain? Mri shows cervical stenosis. Emg only done on arm, confirmed carp tunl, not done on neck?

Can emg determine if carpal tunnel cause of hand pain? Mri shows cervical stenosis. Emg only done on arm, confirmed carp tunl, not done on neck?

Yes: The nerve study can determine if there is a compression at the neck or further down such as the wrist in carpal tunnel syndrome. This is only one portion of the diagnostic workup and should include a full exam by a hand surgeon. If there are 2 issues then release of the carpal tunnel is generally regarded as the first line treatment as recently evident in an article published this month. ...Read more

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I have carpal tunnel and I fell last week hadn't bothered me for sone time ubtil now. Since I fell nit only does my hand hurt but it radiates up my arm.?

I have carpal tunnel and I fell last week hadn't bothered me for sone time ubtil now. Since I fell nit only does my hand hurt but it radiates up my arm.?

Likely from the fall: You likely have an exacerbation of your carpal tunnel syndrome. I would use a velcro wrist brace to help. If the pain doesn't improve with bracing, ice and rest, you should see an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Have carpal tunnel in right hand . Numnus in middle finger 24/7 can you help?

Have carpal tunnel in right hand . Numnus in middle finger 24/7 can you help?

Carpal tunnel: First I would ask you if carpal tunnel syndrome was diagnosed by physician or are you assuming this is what you have? If you do have Carpal tunnel and numbness is constant it is very likely time for surgery. This is especially true if you have tried splinting without success. You run the risk of permanent nerve damage. This is not terribly difficult or risky surgery. ...Read more

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