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HELP!!! Do you suffer with carpol tunnel ?

Hi Cafemoms I suffer from carpol tunnel real bad and have no insurance to have the surgery done . Is there any other moms out there that suffer from this and could give me some ideas? Thanks

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Asked by Tammy1755 at 8:55 AM on Feb. 27, 2009 in Health

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  • I am not sure I have ,but when I read the paper ,drive,or my hand is up,My thumb, pointer,middlle finger tingles,and the side of my hand goes to drives me crazy. Can you not go to a free clinic ,or qualify for free ins. Good luck,I know you have to be in a bad spot.I have ins,and still can't afford to have anything done.

    Answer by Val504 at 9:05 AM on Feb. 27, 2009

  • I went to Walmart and got a brace. I wear it at night all the time, and occasionally during the day, if I need it. Wearing it at night is what helped the most, because it gave it time to sort of relax. Hot showers and liniment helped, as well. Good luck.

    Answer by debra_benge at 11:06 AM on Feb. 27, 2009

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