A 45-year-old female asked:

I had surgery to repair my fractured distal radius (right), i had physio. my knuckles on that hand are now enlarged and my rings dont fit - why?

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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 31 years experience
Swelling: Chronic swelling in the hand, from a variety of possible causes, would likely be the cause of your symptoms. Don’t hesitate to discuss directly with your surgeon.
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