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Fingers get numb, wrist hurts, feels like no circulation. Carpal tunnel. Any solution?

I think I have carpal tunnel but my wrist does not hurt but my fingers get numb an it hurts to clench my hand make a fist and when I'm sleeping my arm feels like there is no circulation going through and this is with both arms and hands but mainly my right arm and I wear a wrist sling for bed?? Any solutions or answers
Asked On : Sat, 12 Oct 2013
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Carpal tunnel syndrome causes pain, tingling, and numbness in your hand from pressure on the median nerve in your wrist. Illnesses, pregnancy, and obesity can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. Rest and exercises may help relieve symptoms.Bound by bones and ligaments, the carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway — about as big around as your thumb — located on the palm side of your wrist. This tunnel protects a main nerve to your hand and nine tendons that bend your fingers. Compression of the nerve produces the numbness, pain and eventually, hand weakness that characterize carpal tunnel syndrome.Fortunately, for most people who develop carpal tunnel syndrome, proper treatment usually can relieve the pain and numbness and restore normal use of their wrists and hands. Wrist splinting/NSAIDS/Corticosteroids constitutes medical treatment.If you have persisting symptoms inspite of this it requires open/endoscopic surgery.If you leave the condition untreated, nerve and muscle damage can occur.Hope this helps.
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