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What are the symptoms of arthritis vs carpal tunnel?
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Wrist arthritis
Arthritis of the wrist can cause carpal tunnel---but carpal tunnel syndrome the median nerve is trapped, causing numbness and tingling in the lateral 3 fingers.

In brief: Wrist arthritis
Arthritis of the wrist can cause carpal tunnel---but carpal tunnel syndrome the median nerve is trapped, causing numbness and tingling in the lateral 3 fingers.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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Dr. Randy Hauck
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Pain vs numbness
Carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness caused by pressure on the median nerve at the wrist.
Arthritis is pain and swelling of joints. Both can cause pain but present very differently.

In brief: Pain vs numbness
Carpal tunnel syndrome is numbness caused by pressure on the median nerve at the wrist.
Arthritis is pain and swelling of joints. Both can cause pain but present very differently.
Dr. Randy Hauck
Dr. Randy Hauck
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