Carpal tunnel syndrome

What is Carpal tunnel syndrome?

The most common nerve entrapment syndrome, characterized by paresthesias, typically nocturnal, and sometimes sensory loss and wasting in the median nerve distribution in the hand; often bilateral and affects women more than men; due to chronic entrapment of the median nerve at the wrist within the carpal tunnel.

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I have carpal tunnel syndrome since 2 years back and have been advised surgery but have managed with hand exercises and homoeopathy with off and on...

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hi i have a dull ache in my left arm right to my fingertips plus i keep getting electric shock pains across my chest i have not felt well for 3...

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Such symptoms can be caused by heart ischemia, carpal tunnel syndrome or spine disc herniation. And the heart...

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I had carpal boss surgery over a month ago now, the bone was removed. The bump on the back of my hand is bigger now and more painful than before....

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hi doctor, i am 27 yr old, daily my both hands and sometimes my legs too are numb and it is very painful, this problem reaches to the very painful...

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My mon has extreme pain in her hands. She is 85 years and have been a sufferer for about two years. They thought it was carpel tunnel syndrome,...

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my mother is feeling strong tingle in her right hand

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I thInk that I have a ganglion cyst on the back of my hand. I have numbness in some fingers and in a specific area along the lower part of my arm....

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