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Carpal Tunnel

Also known as Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

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  • I'm depressed, my mother has cancer

    I'm very depressed, my mom 87 years, has Lymphoma cancer, it keeps getting bigger, swollen and very painful. I had carpal tunnel released on the 9th, I'm still have the bandage, my surgeon said to keep them until my appointment with her on the 19th, is that ok to keep the bandages all these days?

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  • reactions from carpal tunnel surgery

    Two months after carpal tunnel surgery I still have numb fingers and a very uncomfortable feeling of sugar or coarse sand between my fingers. I do exercises for the numbness. What can I do about the gritty feeling?

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  • Month after CTS surgery could I have infection?

    Ok I had CTS surgery a month ago ok I am still in so much pain, swollen and today I discovered what looked like a black dot where my incision is healed up so I kind of rubbed it well it kinda popped up so I got my tweezers out An tried to grab with them to my surprise it was one of the stitches that...

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  • Carpet tunnel on both hands

    I was diagnosed with carpet tunnel and arthritis on both hands mainly arthritis   on my right hand., i am 60 years old. I don't  feel the carpet tunnel pain yet, the insurance at work is willing to pay for the carpet tunnel surgery now. My question is; should i do it?  if...

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  • Carpal tunnel surgery- forearm/elbow pain- normal?

    Hello. I had surgery on my right wrist for carpal tunnel back in October 2017. I did a EMG/NCV test and it came back that I was fine but my doctor/surgeon said I had signs for carpal tunnel. (Rare case which is why it didn’t show up because it’s not severe) I had the surgery and my surgeon said he was...

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  • Strange symptoms in both hands

    Hi, For the past three months I've experienced tingling, numbness, aching and electric shock sensations in both hands (in all fingers and thumbs). This has become progressively worse and now I have pain when using my hands to touch, pick up objects or even when turning a handle to open a door. I've...

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  • Cure or just relief with Carpal Tunnel Brace

    I have a 'non typical' carpal tunnel injury, caused by extreme vibration when holding wood in my hand and cutting it with an electric saw. I have been advised to wear a CT brace for '4 weeks or so' by my GP. The pain I​ experienced was like a sharp needle (or lightning bolt on bad...

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  • Fingers still numb 2 weeks after Carpal Tunnel

    Today is 2 weeks post op for carpal tunnel in my left hand.  The tips of my thumb, index, middle and inside of ring finger are still completely numb...the same as before surgery.  At my 1 week follow up, the surgeon said it can often take time for sensation to return and not to worry right...

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  • carpal tunnel surgery post op

    I had my surgery  carpal tunnel syndrome 7 weeks ago on my dominant right hand.  My job requires alot of manual handling with adults with learning difficulties and pushing of heavy wheelchairs therefore I am still off work.  I am in constant pain and scar area is solid and tender feels...

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  • Steroid injection for CTS

    I have been dizzy and nauseous following an injection for carpal tunnwl . I now have a headache that won’t stop. Is this an after effect or a councidental bug?

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  • cold fingers

    I have had both hands done a few years ago but now suffer with very cold fingers when realy cold they turn blue some one told me that crytals appear on the tendon and you can get a ingection to disperse these-----can any one advise me

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  • Great results 3 days after surgery

    Today is the 3rd day after CTS release surgery and I can feel my fingers, move them and hold a pot of yogurt. I think I am lucky. No major issues. Swollen hand but expected. Really happy.

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  • Swelling/New bruising normal 2 wks PO?

    I had Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery on Left Hand 2 wks ago. Stitches & soft cast off week 1. I'm noticing a larger bulge/swelling at incision site & new bruising about 1 inch below swollen round lump. Is this normal?

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  • Dominant hand Carpal tunnel surgery!

    Ok so I was diagnosed with CTS very bad in my dominant hand and it is in my other hand just wasn’t as bad, so with that being said I had surgery Tuesday the 10 and I already told the surgeon my other hand had started hurting as well before surgery but now after surgery I’m not sure if it’s made it worse...

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  • Carpel tunnel experiences

    Hiya. I had CT surgery to right hand 9 days ago. The advice given by the surgeon and hospital was very limited. Im just wondering whether I'm on track. Bandage was off 72 hrs post surgery, stitches due out this week. Am making progress with movement but not moving hand too much nor using it...

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  • bilateral carpal tunnels

    My carpal tunnels are healing okay.  Still VERY tender and can't really grip anything too hard.  My doctor says will always have numbness in the fingers left hand because of the long time I waited to have surgery not knowing I needed surgery? and I was blaming cervical compression since...

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  • carpal tunnel surgery post op

    I have bilateral carpal tunnel surgery 10 days ago.  The nerve conduction studies said left was "severe"....right was moderate.  I am right handed. My option to have them done at the same time which has proved absolutely NO problems, my husband has helped with some things, but I'm...

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  • Purple finger

    Anyone else get discoloured fingers with their carpel tunnel ? Felt a sharp pain last night and now I have a purple finger!

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  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel release

    I hope someone can answer my question. I had Endoscopic CTR procedure last week. My hand is very bruised and my thumb and index finger are completely numb. My fingers are appear to be swollen and it is still sore. The numbing is way worse then before I had the procedure. The doctor stated that it was...

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  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

    STEP #1: Relating your medical and work history to your doctors is the first step in diagnosing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ("CTS". Your doctor will ask you to describe your symptoms. The commonly associated symptoms  include: Tingling, pain or numbness in the area of the hand served...

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  • Carpal tunnel and cubital tunnel release at the same time

    I am having a left open carpal tunnel release done and a right cubital tunnel release in the next couple of weeks ( already did right CTR) my Dr is suggesting I do both elbows and Left wrist at the same time. Does anyone have an idea of how limited my moving around will be? Is the healing from the cubital...

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  • Surgery scheduled and starting to have doubts

    I'm scheduled for CTS surgery on Wednesday.  After being on this forum and reading other things online, I'm starting to question what my doctor told me about recovery.  He acted like it was no big deal - in fact I'm planning on returning to work the following day. He said a lot...

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  • Carpal tunnel within 3weeks of work?

    I started a high paying job building car seat 4 weeks ago. 1 week training, 3 weeks of work. I use drills and torque guns, and I didnt notice how hard and unnecessarily I was pushing down on them before using the triggers. Now, I'm honestly in tears and terrified. The above average work day...

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  • BEFORE SURGERY TRY THIS TREATMENT

    I have had a great deal of success in treating my carpal tunnel symptoms, with The Carpal Solution from First Hand Medical, WITHOUT altering my activities much at all! I have used these therapeutic devices for many years and I have enjoyed long periods of remission when I use them as directed. I strongly...

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  • Thumb/thenar....or just normal anatomy?

    I noticed a bit of a dent in my left hand when extending my hand (only left hand, underneath the thumb...the thenar, bottom of palm of hand). I don't really see it when my hand is relaxed though. Is this just normal anatomy, or CTS atrophy? The picture is not me, but its the same thing...

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  • Carpel tunnel surgery tommorow

    I have my carpel tunnel surgery tomorrow and the doctors office won't tell me if the doctor will prescribe me pain meds or what kind! I'm on tramadol now and that doesn't help any. I don't want to be in pain after. Or at least help it. I don't think I want it done if they say...

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  • Pain and numbness 17days after carpol tunnel surgery

    hi please tell me if this is normal it has been 17 days since my surgery and my thumb is still numb and now recently my wrist below scar (not scar area it's selfhas been feeling sore it is worse when a make a fist like something is pulling. Since stitches came out 3days ago havebeen massaging scar...

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  • Carpal tunnel within 3weeks of work?

    I started a high paying job building car seat 4 weeks ago. 1 week training, 3 weeks of work. I use drills and torque guns, and I didnt notice how hard and unnecessarily I was pushing down on them before using the triggers. Now, I'm honestly in tears and terrified. The above average work day...

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  • Carpal tunnel injections 5 days ago still in pain

    I had the injections on Monday it's now Saturday I had the injections on Monday it's now Saturday and I'm in excruciating pain more than before I got the shots. Is this normal? There is a little bruising as well as specially on my right wrist . The doctor told me I should start feeling...

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  • Carpal tunnel surgery 7days ago pain in wrist

    Changed bandage today week out from surgery. The incision looks great My arm and thumb quite bruised. There is a soft bruised lump that's quite sore just below break in wrist. Fingers work great. Didn't have this with other cts in January. Anyone else have this

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  • Early days?

    Had my carpal tunnel release op on Mon, 22 Sept on my right, dominant hand - so just over a week ago but am frustrated because the area is still painful and I can't lift anything, push anything, clean my teeth with my affected hand etc.  It is getting better but I thought I would be able to...

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  • Hand swelling post surgery

    My Mom had carpal tunnel surgery July 10; when I removed the dressing this am, I noticed some swelling in her hand (this didn't happen whe she had the other hand done). She tells me there is no pain, but I'm wondering if I need to contact her physician? 

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