(HealthDay News) -- Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when a nerve that runs into the hand from the lower arm becomes squeezed at the wrist.
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The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke mentions these common symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome:
- Having a tingling sensation or numbness in the thumb, palm or nearby fingers on one hand or both.
- Having fingers that feel swollen, even with no visible swelling.
- Having pain that affects one or both hands or wrists.
- Having difficulty moving the fingers.
- Having symptoms that first appear at night, then during the day.
- Having a weak grasp or grip.
-- Diana Kohnle
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