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If you have pain, tingling, and other problems in your hand because of carpal tunnel syndrome, you can take steps to help the pain.
Steps to relieve pain and reduce swelling include:
Other lifestyle changes such as losing weight, quitting
smoking, reducing the amount of alcohol you drink, and controlling medical
conditions, such as
diabetes, may help relieve your symptoms of carpal
tunnel syndrome related to swelling.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerHerbert von Schroeder, MD, MSc, FRCSC - Hand and Microvascular Surgery
Current as ofMay 23, 2016
Current as of:
May 23, 2016
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Herbert von Schroeder, MD, MSc, FRCSC - Hand and Microvascular Surgery
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