Risk Factors for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Raynaud's disease , which impairs blood flow in the hands
Water retention from:
- Heart failure
- Kidney problems
- Hormone-related conditions
- Birth control pills
- Cortisone pills or shots
- Some high blood pressure drugs
- Tumors and cysts in the carpal tunnel
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- Reviewer: Teresa Briedwell, DPT, OCS
- Review Date: 09/2013 -
- Update Date: 09/30/2013 -
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