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Sugery for CTS scheduled Dec 18th but the numbness is worse

Sugery for CTS scheduled Dec 18th but the numbness is worse

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Posted by Raven on October 14, 2000 at 18:21:05:

Hi everyone,
Today I woke up to numbness that won't go away. I have had numbness in the hand for awhile now with pain too of course. The Doctor told me I have nerve damage among other things and CTS is the cause. He says he is so booked up with surgeries but he says if someone cancels he will push me up. I am getting scared that my hand will never work again. Is this common with CTS for the numbness getting worse and not go away or is this the nerve damage and it can't be reversed? I need advice. I am on the B vitamins 100 mgs of each daily, I am wearing a splint and nothing helps. It seemed like the cortisone shot made it worse. Help me please, what should I do? I do not have any hands at this point the left one is in a cast awaiting surgery on the tendon and ligaments. Thanks, Raven


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