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I am getting what feels like a cramp in my right hand , esp

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I am getting what feels like a cramp in my right hand , esp when on computer, index finger and ring fingers seem most affected. They feel numb like, after I rest hand, its better, could this be carpal tunnell?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr.Amita replied 6 months ago.
Thanks for your question.It can be carpal tunnel syndrome. Other possibilities also need to be ruled out.These include pronator teres syndrome, overuse syndrome and nerve compression as a result of cervical spondylosis. A simple nerve conduction velocity test would help establish if this indeed is a carpal tunnel syndrome.