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Severe burning sensation.Left hand only.Wakes me at night.Episodic(4 episodes past 20 years.Previously just tingling/numb).2nd episode w severe pain & whole hand swelling(last was 2 years ago:took 30 mg cymbalta for 3 weeks).Began cymbalta 2 weeks ag?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology

In brief: Carpal tunnel

Your symptoms may suggest a carpal tunnel syndrome which is due to a median nerve compression at the wrist.
An exam can usually make the diagnosis. An electromyogram can be helpful as well. See a rheumatologist, orthopedist or hand surgeon.

In brief: Carpal tunnel

Your symptoms may suggest a carpal tunnel syndrome which is due to a median nerve compression at the wrist.
An exam can usually make the diagnosis. An electromyogram can be helpful as well. See a rheumatologist, orthopedist or hand surgeon.
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