A 27-year-old female asked:
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i had surgery on my elbow and now my arm is in a cast, what would be the best way to sleep? the cast is from fingers to halfway up upper arm bent

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Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
Which is most: comfortable for you is the way you sleep , speak to your surgeon for further instructions .
Answered on Nov 28, 2017
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Try: ...on your side with an extra pillow between your cast and your side. A few more suggestions: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-pUOZdg0A8
Answered on Oct 29, 2016
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Sleep: try sleeping on to the normal side . Try using pillows to get into a comfortable position
Answered on Dec 28, 2016

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