Carpal Tunnel And Neuropathy

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Ask the Experts

Carpel Tunnel or Neuropathy?

Hi Dr. Henry,How can I tell the difference between Carpel Tunnel and Peripheral Neuropathy? I have pain and numbness in my hands and it is much worse at night - I lose almost all sensation on the surface of my skin, but my hands really hurt. This...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...The hand symptoms you describe would be much more consistent with carpal tunnel syndrome than due to HIV or drug related neuropathy. I would recommend an evaluation by a neurologist possible with nerve conduction Read more »

Minor neuropathy before taking Atripla...

I developed a very annoying but fairly mild neuropathy in my toes/feet a few months ago but pretty... Read more »

Could I have neuropathy?

My left arm becomes numb from the elbow to the tips of my three fingers. My thumb and index finger... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Understanding and Managing Peripheral Neuropathy

...and are easily distinguishable from DSPN. Today, many cases of mononeuropathy are due to repetitive stress injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Risk Factors for DSPN The prevalence of DSPN ranges from 9% to about 60% in the various... Read more »
Project Inform

Peripheral Neuropathy

...injury, inherited diseases, chronic conditions, infections, medicines, lack of vitamins or HIV itself. A common example of PN is carpal tunnel syndrome . Peripheral neuropathy can be due to damage to the coating ( myelin ) of the nerve... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

... What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? How Is PN Diagnosed? How Is It Treated? Other Resources The Bottom Line What Is Peripheral Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support Read more »