Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (cont.)
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When To Call a Doctor
Call your doctor if you:
You can treat mild symptoms of wrist and hand pain or numbness at home. You may try home treatment for 1 to 2 weeks before calling your doctor.
Who to see
To check your symptoms, you may first want to consult the doctor who provides care for your other health conditions, especially conditions that may be contributing to carpal tunnel syndrome. (Health conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis, hypothyroidism, or diabetes can all lead to carpal tunnel syndrome.) Or, you may choose to see:
For more testing, see:
For treatment, see:
For surgery, see:
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
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