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Posted by: lyn | 2009/07/20

numbness of hands


every morning i wake up with pins and needles in my hands and they feel numb. It sometimes wakes me in the night. what do u suggest??

I have had BP checked recently and it is fine. dont take any medications and dont suffer from anything.

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Dear Lyn
You may have carpal tunnel syndrome
See http://www.ninds.nih.gov/disorders/carpal_tunnel/detail_carpal_tunnel.htm
Treatment is symptomatic with anti-inflammatories like Neurofen, physio and if all else fails, sometimes an operation is necessary.
dr Bets

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