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Is pain normal after carpal tunnel release surgery?

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Dr. Daniel Mass
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It is normal to have pain at the site of the incision after carpal tunnel surgery for up to two weeks.
After that it should be ivestegated. If your surgeon is not interested in helping you you should seek a second opinion soon.

In brief: Yes

It is normal to have pain at the site of the incision after carpal tunnel surgery for up to two weeks.
After that it should be ivestegated. If your surgeon is not interested in helping you you should seek a second opinion soon.
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1 comment
Dr. Daniel Mass
Pain at the incision is called pillar pain. If your numbness has resolved, this incision pain will most likely resolve with time. Hand therapy can help.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery

In brief: Yes

It takes some time to heal after surgery.
Take it easy and you should heal up soon.

In brief: Yes

It takes some time to heal after surgery.
Take it easy and you should heal up soon.
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Some

While typically everyone in surgery gets a prescription for pain medicine, most state that they did not need it or used it minimally.
Many get by with tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil, alleve or a similar over the counter medication. Others feel the need to take pain medication for a few days everyone will not respond to surgery the same http://www.Handctr.Com/carpal-tunnel-syndrome-q-a.Html.

In brief: Some

While typically everyone in surgery gets a prescription for pain medicine, most state that they did not need it or used it minimally.
Many get by with tylenol, (acetaminophen) advil, alleve or a similar over the counter medication. Others feel the need to take pain medication for a few days everyone will not respond to surgery the same http://www.Handctr.Com/carpal-tunnel-syndrome-q-a.Html.
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