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Health Tip: When Symptoms Indicate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Health Tip: When Symptoms Indicate Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

10/13/11

(HealthDay News) -- Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when a nerve that runs into the hand from the lower arm becomes squeezed at the wrist.

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke mentions these common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome:

  • Having a tingling sensation or numbness in the thumb, palm or nearby fingers on one hand or both.
  • Having fingers that feel swollen, even with no visible swelling.
  • Having pain that affects one or both hands or wrists.
  • Having difficulty moving the fingers.
  • Having symptoms that first appear at night, then during the day.
  • Having a weak grasp or grip.
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Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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