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Carpal Tunnel

Also known as Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

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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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    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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  • 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 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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  • Post op carpal tunnel

    Hi all Had carpal tunnel surgery 3 weeks ago and all went well. Wrist still weak . For a long time before the op I had elbow pain, since having surgery the pain in my elbow as got worse more so first thing of a morning . Any ideas anyone ???

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  • How to be able to write when surgery was done on right dominant hand

    Have been doing 4 different hand and finger exercises and icing wrist. Dr.sent me to work on 2nd po date with restrictions but said I should be able to write. Job involves a lot of writing, left hand writing is very difficult if more than a few words. I am day 6 po and can write cursive for 5 minutes...

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  • Recovering from carpal tunnel relase

    On May 19th I had carpal tunnel release surgery I still have my stitches in and I want to know what am I'm suppose to be doing..not able to move fingers and can't make a fist please any advice

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  • New pain on the opposite side of my hand which had the CT op

    Had the CT op a year ago on my dominant hand-a bit of a waste of time- still the same numbness -and now I have a constat ache/pain in the bone that runs down the OTHER side of the same hand just above my wrist and even just by having it on the desk with fingers aroiund the mouse when on the pc hurts...

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  • Wound on still open

    Hello I had open carpel tunnel op on 22ns June and stitches taken out 2 weeks after..im.due to return to on 7th August..im seeing my nurse tomorrow to see how it is going but the top layers on skin still havnt closed up and is still open.... Any ideas on what to do.. Thanks

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  • Still got pain after 5mths.

    Hi. I had CTR op done on my left hand 5mths ago and still have numbness and pins and needles sometimes at night in my end 2 fingers. I'm due to have my right hand done next year. I have the same symptoms in the same to fingers. I'm thinking maybe the op didn't work but the physio said it...

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  • 2 weeks since op

    Hello.i had carpel tunnel decompression on my right hand almost 2 wks ago and stitches are due to come out Thursday and my dr will let me.lnow I'd I can return to work. I do a lot of typing on computer as I work on a phramacy and my kob does involve me lifting but manager knows I can't. I drove...

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  • Carpal tunnel help

    Please help, I had burning tingling and stinging symptoms before surgery, never really had pain, had surgery 2 weeks ago, when do these symptoms go away, immediate or takes time.

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  • Pins and needles

    I have got very bad pins and needles in my right hand could this  be carpal tunnel would steroid injection help xx

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  • About my carpal tunnel surgery on my left hand...

    Hi folks, need some advice here. I had been having carpal tunnel syndrome on both hands - the right side worse than the left side. Right hand was having no sensation or grip, apart from the numbing and tingly feeling on fingers. Not much pain. Had surgery on May 23rd. It has been a month now, and recovery...

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  • Post op carpal tunnel.

    Hi all, Had carpal tunnel surgery today all went well and found the team really good and relaxing . One thing I'd like to ask you all it's been seven hours and all my fingers are completely numb apart from my little finger ? Is this normal. Regards

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  • Joint pain after cortisone injection

    I had a cortisone injection 5 days ago in my right wrist, that night I started getting quite bad pain in my elbow as if it had been knocked both sides of knuckle really hard, then the following day the same pain was also in my wrist. Today they both still really hurt and now my shoulder blade has same...

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  • Carpal tunnel test

    I went for my test and the tech said my hands were warm but my nerves in hand were cold. I'm trying to figure out how that could be. She had to warm up my hands in hot towel

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  • I had carpal tunnel release surgery on June 1st

    Okay so I had carpal tunnel release surgery on both wrists.😭 June 1st. My hands so still so sore but they do feel better. The only problem is my index finger still gets numb & tingles like it did before surgery on my right hand and my left hand my thumb is so sore and my wrists hurts sometimes...

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  • Carpal Tunnel Newbie

    Hey Everyone   I have managed to get carpal tunnel syndrome (not formally diagnosed) as a result I believe of my profession (sports massage), along with doing weights etc. I also have a part time desk job.   My symptoms are pretty mild at present, occasional paraesthesia in the hands, and...

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  • A new symptom of carpal tunnel?

    Hi guys... I've had carpal tunnel for about four years now. It's just recently gotten to where I'm having a really rough time pain wise with it. I have an appointment to see a new doctor this month. I'm writing this post because I have a new symptom that I've noticed. This past week,...

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  • Carpal tunnel symptoms

    Hi all, I've had carpal tunnel now for a few years and due for surgery on the 22nd of this month . What I'd like to know if I do any jobs in garden like cutting privet digging etc etc it's not just the tingling and numbness and pain in wrists , I also get pain in my elbows . Did anyone else...

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  • Carpal tunnel surgery

    Hi I've been suffering from CBT now for a few years. In a few weeks time I'm due to have surgery. But here in the UK the only give you a local anaesthetic before the op to numb the area. The thing is I hate injections. Does anyone or anyone had the operation know how bad the injection is ?...

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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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  • Pilar pain after surgery any effective treatment?

    This is my week 10 after surgery but I am still having a lot of pilar pain specially at night.  All I am taking at the moment is Ibuprofen and paracetamol which released pain for a few hours but please please I will like to know if is anything else that I can do or take??  that any of you found...

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  • Thumb pain

    I am 5 weeks post op and have started getting constant pain in my thumb down to my wrist. Is this normal ?

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  • Carpal tunnel in both hands miserable no insurance help

    About seven months ago my hands wrist and forearms started killing me. I couldn't work cook open doors could barely even eat or brush my teeth it was so excruciating for about 2 months. It got a little bit better like the bones in my hands and fingers Don't Hurt Anymore but still kills me everyday....

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  • Meloxicam /Mobic for CTS

    Still undergoing tests for on going pain/stiffness/weakness in joints in both hands and wrists. Specialists thinks it may be CTS so prescribed Meloxicam whilst i undergo more tests. Anyone with CTS tried this and found it helpful??

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