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Laurel, MT
A 41-year-old female asked:

It's been a year since my surgery and my arm is still numb and aches. is that normal? (ulnar nerve decompression and medial epicondylar tendon repair)

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
This can be long ter: this can be a long healing process. A nerve heals slowly maybe a millimeter a day. Sometimes this type of injury even with surgery can leave you with long-term numbness.
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