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24 years old, tingling in fingers and arms, have been taking hydrocodone for years, just had a baby. Is this carpal?

24 years old, tingling in fingers and arms, have been taking hydrocodone for years, just had a baby. Is this carpal?

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Posted by Ronda on August 08, 2000 at 00:03:17:

Hi. I am only 24 years old and i had a baby 2 months ago. I NEVER had this tingling in my fingers and arms (mainly in fingers), until
after i had my daughter 2 months ago. I have gone to 1 doc and he didnt even do a test on me at all. He just gave me some Arthrotec, an anti-steriodal drug, which i cant even take cause
i am breastfeeding. I am sooooo scared of losing all function of my hands, and having nerve damage that cant be fixed. I wont be able to feed or hold my baby, play my music, or work on the computer.
I have also been on hydrocodone for migraines for 3 years and i have wondered if this pain killer can cause CTS because it affects the nervous system? This tingling is getting worse and i dont have any money
to go anywhere right now. I will have to wait for at least 3 months. I am so scared. I need some help PLEASE!!!!! I am too young to have to deal with this crap. I need my hands!!! I have heard of taking antioxidants,
but which ones do i take? Can i take them while breastfeeding? What kind of pain medication can i get for this pain? Hydrocodone doesnt help with it. Has anyone heard of this tingling happening from having a baby?
Could it be because my circulation isnt as strong as it was when i was pregnant and it is getting back to normal? I also feel very weak, almost like i want to pass out and i am out of breath. Has anyone heard of
having a baby, or taking hydrocodone, to cause CTS or tingling in fingers? PLEASE help!!!!!!


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