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How can I know if I've strained something or if I have carpal tunnel syndrome?

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Dr. Olav Jaren
Neurology
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In brief: Diagnose wrist sympt

The best way to know is to have a nerve conduction test.
Second to that, carpal tunnel syndrome normally causes numbness in the finger tips, straining the wrist causes soreness with movement. Hope that helps.

In brief: Diagnose wrist sympt

The best way to know is to have a nerve conduction test.
Second to that, carpal tunnel syndrome normally causes numbness in the finger tips, straining the wrist causes soreness with movement. Hope that helps.
Dr. Olav Jaren
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Dr. John Kayvanfar
CTS causes spoteneious pain and tingling in three redial fingers, however with straing it is pulled muscle, so Rom causes pain or stressing that tendon.
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