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I have finger numbness, is it Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

How does carpal tunnel syndrome occur? The carpal tunnel is a passageway in the wrist that contains tendons and the median nerve. Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) occurs when there is compression of the median nerve within the carpal tunnel. As a result, the median nerve is unable to function properly, leading to loss of sensation

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Why is my Elbow swollen?

What causes a swollen elbow? Many conditions can cause elbow swelling. In general, these conditions can be considered either trauma (related to injury), or atraumatic (not related to injury). Amongst the most common cause of atraumatic elbow swelling is olecranon bursitis. This refers to swelling that occurs as a result of inflammation in the cushioning

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Is my shoulder pain caused by an Acromio-clavicular dislocation?

How does an Acromio-clavicular dislocation occur? The Acromio-clavicular (AC) joint is the joint formed between the end of the collar bone (clavicle) and the shoulder blade (scapula). It facilitates rotational and gliding motions and allows for shoulder movement. Acromio-clavicular dislocation is common among athletes and occurs predominantly among males. An acromio-clavicular dislocation is more common

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What should I do if I have a collateral ligament injury of the knee?

What is a collateral ligament injury? A ligament is a connective tissue which connects two bones together. Collateral ligaments of the knees keep your knees stable by preventing your excessive sideways movement. There is a collateral ligament on the inside (medial) and outside (lateral) of the knee.[1] How does this injury occur? A collateral ligament (CL)

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Sarah Taylor

Obstetrics & Gynaecology