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Is it possible to have a "trapped nerve" in my hand?

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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics

In brief: Hand nerve entrapmen

Yes, there are several identified locations for nerve entrapment in your hand.
The specific symptoms will guide evaulation. Two common locations are the carpal tunnel or guyon's canal for example.

In brief: Hand nerve entrapmen

Yes, there are several identified locations for nerve entrapment in your hand.
The specific symptoms will guide evaulation. Two common locations are the carpal tunnel or guyon's canal for example.
Dr. Otto Placik
Dr. Otto Placik
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Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Carpal tunnel

The most commonly trapped nerve in the hand is carpal tunnel syndrome.
The median nerve can be compressed as it enters the hand leading to numbness and tingling in the thumb, index, middle, and ring finger. Less commonly, the ulnar nerve can be pinched leading to numbness in the ring and small finger and weakness of the hand.

In brief: Carpal tunnel

The most commonly trapped nerve in the hand is carpal tunnel syndrome.
The median nerve can be compressed as it enters the hand leading to numbness and tingling in the thumb, index, middle, and ring finger. Less commonly, the ulnar nerve can be pinched leading to numbness in the ring and small finger and weakness of the hand.
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
Dr. F. Thomas Kaplan
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