Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

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What is Cubital Tunnel Syndrome?

Cubital tunnel syndrome is a condition brought on by increased pressure on the ulnar nerve at the elbow. When the pressure on the nerve becomes great enough to disturb the way the nerve works, then numbness, tingling, and pain may be felt in the elbow, forearm, hand, and/or fingers.

Common symptoms reported by people with Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
Pain (5) Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Type
Physical Therapy
How many have tried
6
Tried for
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (6)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Pain (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Depressed mood (4) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Insomnia (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3) Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen 500)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Pain (3) Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Fatigue (1)

Data from patients with Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Cubital Tunnel Syndrome

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (5) Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Home Physical Therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
for Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Increased pain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (6)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Chronic Headache Disorder 1 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
Pain (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Mood swings
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (4) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Sedation 4 more
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Fatigue Sleepiness
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Insomnia (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Sleepiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (3) Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen 500)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (3) Cubital Tunnel Syndrome (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Sleepiness
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (2) Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
for Fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Jittery feeling Nervousness 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (1) Fatigue (1)
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  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has Cubital Tunnel Syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 6
30s 18
40s 32
50s 28
60s 10
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 14
30-39 years 20
40-49 years 20
50-59 years 10
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

84% Female
16% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 64
Not Diagnosed 8

These charts show data from Cubital Tunnel Syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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