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Causes of Carpal tunnel syndrome pain

List of causes of Carpal tunnel syndrome pain

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Carpal tunnel syndrome pain) that could possibly cause Carpal tunnel syndrome pain includes:

  • Idiopathic
  • Genetic causes
  • Trauma or injury to the wrist that cause swelling, such as sprain or fracture
  • Over activity of the pituitary gland
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Mechanical problems in the wrist joint
  • Work stress
  • Repeated use of vibrating hand tools
  • Fluid retention during pregnancy or menopause
  • The development of a cyst or tumor in the canal

Carpal tunnel syndrome pain: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Carpal tunnel syndrome pain: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Related information on causes of Carpal tunnel syndrome pain:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Carpal tunnel syndrome pain may be found in:


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