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Hunainabout 2 months ago
Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome

Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome

Symptoms Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome may include: Numbness, tingling, burning, and pain — primarily in the thumb and index, middle, and ring fingers. This often wakes people up at night. Occasional shock-like sensations that radiate to the thumb and index, middle, and ring fingers Pain or tingling that may travel up the forearm toward the shoulder Weakness and clumsiness in the hand — this may make it difficult to perform fine movements such as buttoning your clothes Dropping things — due to weakness, numbness, or a loss of proprioception (awareness of where your hand is in space) In most cases, the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome begin gradually, without a specific injury. Many patients find that their symptoms come and go at first. However, as the condition worsens, symptoms may occur more frequently or may persist for longer periods of time. Nighttime symptoms are very common. Because many people sleep with their wrists bent, symptoms may awaken you from sleep. During the day, symptoms often occur when holding something for a prolonged period of time with the wrist bent forward or backward, such as when using a phone, driving, or reading a book. Many patients find that moving or shaking their hands helps relieve their symptoms

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