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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Health Center

Carpal Tunnel Overview

Carpal tunnel syndrome causes pain, tingling, and numbness in your hand from pressure on the median nerve in your wrist. Illnesses, pregnancy, and obesity can cause carpal tunnel syndrome. Rest and exercises may help relieve symptoms.

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