A member asked:

I am two weeks post op distal radius fracture rh. stitches were removed yesterday, and my hand looks swollen and just odd want to know if its normal at this stage. its very difficult to make a fist without pain down my wrist and top of hand ?

A doctor has provided 1 answer

Postop: Postoperative swelling and discomfort would not be unusual, but if it is marked and quite painful, the surgeon would want to evaluate you.

Answered 1/5/2019



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