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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Treatment: Medicine

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Effect of Glucocorticoids on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

These cortisone-like drugs are given in short, sometimes tapering, bursts lasting a week or two. These medications are often effective in reducing inflammation.

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Effect of Nonsteroidal Anti-inflammatory Agents (NSAIDs) on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

There are currently twenty prescription NSAIDs on the market, each having a slightly different chemistry and side effect profile. NSAIDs can be as effective as cortisone in helping treat the symptoms...

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Effect of Cortisone Injection on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

An injection of cortisone directly into the carpal tunnel may be used to treat carpal tunnel syndrome if rest and other lifestyle changes are not working to treat the condition. This is a simple...

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Effect of Over-the-counter Medications on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

These over the counter medications might help to relieve some of the inflammation and/or pain that comes with carpal tunnel syndrome.

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Effect of Carpal Tunnel Release on Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Release is a simple procedure that can be done in several ways, depending upon your particular case and the surgeon's experience and preference. The thick ligament on the palm side of...

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