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Posted by Laura
on April 14, 2000 at 23:01:35:
In Reply to: Is numbness in arm CTS? posted by Nina on April 14, 2000 at 08:41:03:
: A couple of months ago I started getting numbness in forearm and hand - doctor indicated it was probably CTS and suggested use of splint. More recently I have been getting numbness also in upper arm. Could this still be CTS? If not, what (pinched nerve, tendonitis)? Treatment?
I have just had my CTS surgery on my right hand. My symptoms appeared rather quickly,also. But I never had numbness / pain above the wrist. It IS possible, but unusual, to progress that quickly. It might be that you actually have a pinched nerve in your neck, or in the chest (thoracic outlet syndrome). The only way to find out, for sure, is to have the EMG. Don't wait too long, though -- it can become irreversible.
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