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If I had bi lateral carpal tunnel release on both hands, what is the % that it will come back?

Unlikely. Most patients that have symptoms after carpal tunnel surgery have other problems that are causing the symptoms. It can come back if whatever caused the swelling that put pressure on the nerve continues to swell but this almost never happens if the correct procedure is done right. Read more...
Recurrence. With a successful carpal tunnel release, studies demonstrate approximately 2% recurrence rate over a lifetime. Both hands may statistically increase that chance to 4%. Read more...