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Pregnancy CTS

Does it go away after pregnancy and is there anything I can do to relieve tingling an numbness.
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351246 tn?1379682132
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Hi!
I am sorry to hear about your medical problems. If the carpal tunnel syndrome started during pregnancy then this will reduce considerably post pregnancy. Usually, the pressure on the median nerve at the wrist is due to weight gain and water retention. If you had CTS before pregnancy then the symptoms can worsen during pregnancy. The symptoms will reduce post delivery but persist.
You can opt for physiotherapy, wrist support and local pain gels. Please consult your doctor regarding this. Take care!

The medical advice given should not be considered a substitute for medical care provided by a doctor who can examine you. The advice may not be completely correct for you as the doctor cannot examine you and does not know your complete medical history. Hence this reply to your post should only be considered as a guiding line and you must consult your doctor at the earliest for your medical problem.
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Thanks it has only come on during the past few weeks since about 30 weeks so hopefully all goes back to normal thank you xx
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