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Harveys Lake, PA
A 49-year-old female 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 ?

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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Postop: Postoperative swelling and discomfort would not be unusual, but if it is marked and quite painful, the surgeon would want to evaluate you.
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