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I have very cold fingers 1week after carpal tunnel release surgery. Is this normal?

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Dr. Tariq Niazi
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: No, but possible --

Due to these reasons: 1: with tight splint or bandages, your fingers maybe bluish in color, tingly or cold; 2: with hand held hanging down most of the time ; bandages, the circulation in fingers is not great; 3: if you are not exercising your fingers or are or have been a smoker, then fingers do feel cold.
4: some people have cold fingers for no specific reason, with nothing to do with surgery.

In brief: No, but possible --

Due to these reasons: 1: with tight splint or bandages, your fingers maybe bluish in color, tingly or cold; 2: with hand held hanging down most of the time ; bandages, the circulation in fingers is not great; 3: if you are not exercising your fingers or are or have been a smoker, then fingers do feel cold.
4: some people have cold fingers for no specific reason, with nothing to do with surgery.
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