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periwinkle52 posted:
Does anyone know, Could Hyperparathyroidism, being treated with Steroids, for Adrenal Insufficiency, be related @ all to my both arms having "Severe Carpal Tunnels Syndrome"?
Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff responded:
Hi Periwinkle52,

I also saw your post about having surgery for carpal tunnel, hopefully you can have a consult with the surgeon and anesthesiologist to plan for the stress of the surgery and recovery.

Until you get more response, wanted to pass along this information, Causes of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome . It discusses HYPOthyroidism as one contributing condition.

Let us know when surgery is scheduled,

(By the way, we spent Thanksgiving a couple years ago in Hilton Head, loved it and had a great time!)
periwinkle52 replied to Elizabeth_WebMD_Staff's response:
Thank-you for writing, Interesting as I've never been diagnosed with anything related to my Thyroid! And, YES, I absolutely know about having extra Anestesiologists & plenty of Steroids handy! After I found out I had developed Adrenal Insufficiency, my "Endo", makes sure to be on top of everything! He is GREAT! p.s., Glad you enjoyed Hilton Head. It is lovely, unfortunately, it;s nicer to visit, than live here! (but that goes for anywhere!) periwinkle

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