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My mom gets carpal tunnel syndrome, so am I likely to get it later?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
5 doctors agree
In brief: It depend
Carpel tunnel effect the people in young age because the kind of work they do, so if you do not have repetitive motion( kind work )most likely you will not have it.

In brief: It depend
Carpel tunnel effect the people in young age because the kind of work they do, so if you do not have repetitive motion( kind work )most likely you will not have it.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Raymond Raven
Surgery - Hand Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
Many things contribute to the development of cts.
Heredity is the most important factor. Carpal tunnels are smaller in some people, and this trait can run in families. Hand use over time and hormonal changes related to pregnancy can play a role. Typing may aggravate cts but it doesn't cause it! advanced age and medical conditions such as diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis can also play a role.

In brief: Possibly
Many things contribute to the development of cts.
Heredity is the most important factor. Carpal tunnels are smaller in some people, and this trait can run in families. Hand use over time and hormonal changes related to pregnancy can play a role. Typing may aggravate cts but it doesn't cause it! advanced age and medical conditions such as diabetes and rheumatoid arthritis can also play a role.
Dr. Raymond Raven
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Dr. Randy Hauck
Surgery - Hand Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly
It is most common in women of middle age who are overweight and it does tend to run in families.

In brief: Possibly
It is most common in women of middle age who are overweight and it does tend to run in families.
Dr. Randy Hauck
Dr. Randy Hauck
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