A 63-year-old female asked:
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why is my shoulder more painful on day 4 after rotator cuff surgery than it was on day 4?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Typo likely: Would you please rephrase for clarity?
Answered on Jun 7, 2017
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Post op pain: It's not unusual for postop pain to increase somewhat as swelling, inflammation and tissue irritability develop. However if pain dramatically increases in severity, you must notify your shoulder surgeon who may want to evaluate you to make sure that nothing untoward is occurring.
Answered on Jun 7, 2017

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