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I hand-wrote a paper wednesday night, for approx. 4-hours straight. The thumb on the hand I used to write with is numb, but it still tingles to touch. Could this be from writing so much over such a long period of time? It's been over 3 days since I began noticing how numb my right thumb has become.

P.S. - i'm 21-yr's w/out health insurance, so I can't see a doctor right now.
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replied March 16th, 2007
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oooh hunny it sounds like you have carpel tunnel syndrome.

You need to see a specialist and get a wrist brace.
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