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Is it normal for my fingers to feel numb after carpal tunnel surgery?

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery
5 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Give it time to heal. This can improve with time.

In brief: Yes

Give it time to heal. This can improve with time.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Barry Press
Surgery - Plastics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

Carpal tunnel release is done to relieve pressure on the median nerve.
If the pressure has been longstanding or severe, resolution of numbness may take some time and may never completely resolve. In such cases, ctr will prevent any further damage to the nerve.

In brief: Maybe

Carpal tunnel release is done to relieve pressure on the median nerve.
If the pressure has been longstanding or severe, resolution of numbness may take some time and may never completely resolve. In such cases, ctr will prevent any further damage to the nerve.
Dr. Barry Press
Dr. Barry Press
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Dr. Todd Sisto
Breast Surgery

In brief: Possibly

If numbness was constant rather than intermittent before surgery it may rake longer to fo away after, or may not go away.
Surgery still kept it from getting worse. Constant preop numbness implies increased risk of postop permanent numbness.

In brief: Possibly

If numbness was constant rather than intermittent before surgery it may rake longer to fo away after, or may not go away.
Surgery still kept it from getting worse. Constant preop numbness implies increased risk of postop permanent numbness.
Dr. Todd Sisto
Dr. Todd Sisto
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