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Carpal tunnel syndrome: What you need to know

May 24, 2022

From the Medical News Today website

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a painful condition that occurs when the median nerve in the wrist is compressed.

Also known as median nerve entrapment or median nerve compression, CTS may happen when a nerve swells, the tendons become inflamed, or something causes swelling in the carpal tunnel.

Symptoms include tingling, burning, or itching and numbness in the palm of the hand and the fingers, especially the thumb and the index finger.

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