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Surgery:, what is carpaioltunnel, and what can you do about it?Do i need surgery? My left hand throbs, feels like needles in it all the time, and hurts badley.

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Dr. Monica Wood
Surgery - Hand Surgery
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In brief: Carpal

Carpal tunnel syndrome is typically experienced as the hand "falling asleep" with numbness and tingling, mostly involving the thumb, index, and middle fingers.
Some people will also have wrist pain with it. Early, mild cases do not require surgery, but more advanced cases will. It is best to see a certified hand surgeon for a full nerve evaluation, as more things than just carpal tunnel syndrome can cause the symptoms. A related condition, cubital tunnel syndrome is also common and involves the small finger (pinky) and often the ring finger. It requires surgery less often.

In brief: Carpal

Carpal tunnel syndrome is typically experienced as the hand "falling asleep" with numbness and tingling, mostly involving the thumb, index, and middle fingers.
Some people will also have wrist pain with it. Early, mild cases do not require surgery, but more advanced cases will. It is best to see a certified hand surgeon for a full nerve evaluation, as more things than just carpal tunnel syndrome can cause the symptoms. A related condition, cubital tunnel syndrome is also common and involves the small finger (pinky) and often the ring finger. It requires surgery less often.
Dr. Monica Wood
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In brief: Carpal

Carpal tunnel syndrome is the result of tightness in the wrist area which conmpresses the nerve into the hand.
You probably to warrant surgery. Contact a hand surgeon.

In brief: Carpal

Carpal tunnel syndrome is the result of tightness in the wrist area which conmpresses the nerve into the hand.
You probably to warrant surgery. Contact a hand surgeon.
Dr. J. C. DiGiacomo
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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Carpal

Carpal tunnel syndrome refers to compresion of the median nerve in the carpal canal or "carpal tunnel" made up of wrist bones.
The median nerve which typically conducts nerve impulses that records sensation of the tip of the index, middle and half of the ring finger is comoressed, reducing the speed of the nerve signal and resultant loss of sensation and eventually motor or muscle function http://www.Avvo.Com/health-guides/do-you-have-carpal-tunnel-syndrome.

In brief: Carpal

Carpal tunnel syndrome refers to compresion of the median nerve in the carpal canal or "carpal tunnel" made up of wrist bones.
The median nerve which typically conducts nerve impulses that records sensation of the tip of the index, middle and half of the ring finger is comoressed, reducing the speed of the nerve signal and resultant loss of sensation and eventually motor or muscle function http://www.Avvo.Com/health-guides/do-you-have-carpal-tunnel-syndrome.
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