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can i safely have surgery on my trigger finger when i have lymphedema in my arm/hand?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
Wait till edema: Subsides , trigger finger surgery is simple out patient surgery , edema will delay the wound healing.

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