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Who can get carpal tunnel syndrome?
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Dr. Steven Arbit
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
12 doctors agree
In brief: If you have a hand..
Anyone with a hand can get carpal tunnel syndrome.
Certainly pregnant women, diabetics, hypothyroid patients and people who do a lot of hand intensive work have a higher incidence of it. None the less, you don't have to be in one of those groups to develop it.

In brief: If you have a hand..
Anyone with a hand can get carpal tunnel syndrome.
Certainly pregnant women, diabetics, hypothyroid patients and people who do a lot of hand intensive work have a higher incidence of it. None the less, you don't have to be in one of those groups to develop it.
Dr. Steven Arbit
Dr. Steven Arbit
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Dr. David Tuckman
I agree, there has never been a published study linking carpal tunnel to repetative use.
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Neurosurgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Anyone
Anyone with repetitive motions across the wrist (most of us) can develops this syndrome.

In brief: Anyone
Anyone with repetitive motions across the wrist (most of us) can develops this syndrome.
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
Dr. Ramin AmirNovin
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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Susceptable
Carpal tunnel affects a wide range of patients.
Its more common in females and generally affects patients 18 years and older.

In brief: Susceptable
Carpal tunnel affects a wide range of patients.
Its more common in females and generally affects patients 18 years and older.
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
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